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Newsletter
10 Apr 2019

History Globe Speaker

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On 27th March we were very pleased to receive a visitor from The Globe Theatre in London. As a trip with 120 girls had just proved impractical, this was a very happy compromise! Mike Fenner is both an actor and a teacher, quite an expert on the history of The Globe. We learned about why […]

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10 Apr 2019

Free Flow

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Last year we achieved a gold award in the next generation awards, although we didn’t get through to the final, we still think period poverty is a big issue so we have had the opportunity to continue our project in our school. Last month, the Government launched a bid to end period poverty worldwide by […]

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10 Apr 2019

British Science Week

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This term saw British Science week celebrated with an inspiring program of assemblies, talks and activities during mid-March. We welcomed Tax Manager and ex-pupil Sharandeep Hayer to share her interesting experiences of the world of work in the UK and abroad. The lunchtime Q & A resulted in discussions about everything from gaining appropriate work […]

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10 Apr 2019

Art Imagine Peace Ceramics Club Project

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Inspired by our involvement in the Lichfield Cathedral ‘20,000 doves’ project, Ceramics Club have created a range of ceramic doves sculpted over a series of weeks. Inside each dove is a personal message of peace that each ceramicist placed inside the wet clay on a small piece of paper. These notes would have burned away […]

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15 Feb 2019

Spring Term I Newsletter 2019

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Bletchley Park Article On the 29th of January, a group of Sixth Form students visited Bletchley Park and the National Museum of Computing – located in Milton Keynes. Click Here to read more Charity Update February 2019 As a result of the wonderful donation we had of tinned food, toiletries, toothpaste and other goods year […]

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15 Feb 2019

Young Wellbeing Leads

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A group of considerate pupils have formed a Young Wellbeing Leads group to support the wellbeing of pupils of pupils in school. We would like to thank Newstart for their support and training of the pupils. So far the YBL’s have delivered sessions on strategies for organisation, mindfulness, drop in ‘time to talk’ , peer […]

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15 Feb 2019

Year 9 History Plate Competition

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Each year the History department runs a competition to design a commemorative plate for the 19th Century, based on the theme of ‘Industry and Empire’. As usual, some girls chose to emphasise the positive aspects of our unit, such as inventions and entrepreneurial spirit, others chose to highlight the darker side, such as child labour […]

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15 Feb 2019

Visit to school by the Minister of State for School Standards

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I was greatly honoured with the fantastic opportunity to meet Nick Gibb (MP) and give him a tour around our school on Thursday 7th February. As the tour progressed, I discovered that he was a very well-spoken and good-mannered man and was clearly interested in what we had to say, and the appearance of the building. […]

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15 Feb 2019

PE Department Update

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Never having played a Handball match before the girls arrived at the Futsall stadium full of nerves and trepidation. After winning their first game 3-1 the team gained in confidence and went onto win their next game 2-1 against a much more aggressive and organised team. The girls kept their heads and worked well as […]

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15 Feb 2019

Music Department Update

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Spring term has got off to a flying start. In January, the department took all 160 Year 7 students to Symphony Hall to watch a special concert by the CBSO exploring the orchestra. Below are 2 students accounts of the trip. On the 17th January 2019, Year 7 went on a music trip to the […]

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