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15 Feb 2019

Mary Queen of Scots Cinema Trip

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As part of our A level History course, we went to watch the new Mary Queen of Scots movie only a couple of days after its release. It really helped us gain an insight into the period and the atmosphere of the time, something which a textbook can’t really capture! From the struggles of being […]

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15 Feb 2019

GCSE Science Live 2019

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On 4th February 2019 Year 10 had the chance to attend Science Live, an annual event to help further GCSE students’ understanding of different fields of science that are available to them. Students were also given useful advice for their GCSE exams by the chief examiner for AQA. “This was extremely helpful in explaining to […]

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15 Feb 2019

Charity Update February 2019

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As a result of the wonderful donation we had of tinned food, toiletries, toothpaste and other goods year 13 were able to assemble over 150 homeless care packages. In addition we were able to donate several crates of food and clothing to help the homeless community in Birmingham. Where some donations were unsuitable for the […]

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15 Feb 2019

Bletchley Park Article

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On the 29th of January, a group of Sixth Form students visited Bletchley Park and the National Museum of Computing – located in Milton Keynes. The trip allowed students to explore how some of their subjects at A-Level – in this case, Maths, Further Maths, History and Computing – were integral to a defining moment […]

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18 Dec 2018

Autumn Term II Newsletter 2018

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BAR Mock Trial On Saturday 10th November, 16 girls from Sixth Form attended the Bar Mock Trial Competition at Stafford Crown Court. Click Here to read more Ceramic Club Remembrance Poppy Wreath Throughout several weeks, we have created a wreath of ceramic poppies within our ceramic club in the Art Department. Click Here to read […]

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18 Dec 2018

Youth Speaks Competition

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Students’ Success at Speaking Competition! In early December, twelve students from KS3,4 and 5 represented King Edward VI Handsworth in  the Rotary Club’s annual Youth Speaks competition. During the evening, Rotarians were treated to a fascinating range of topics, everything from caring for the environment and the power of positive thinking to democracy and the […]

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18 Dec 2018

YEAR 12 Early Tudors Lectures

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On Thursday 22nd of November, the two Year 12 History A-level classes took a trip to Carrs Lane, Birmingham to hear some extremely interesting lectures about the Tudors. We arrived at the venue at around 10:45 with the lectures starting at 11 o’clock. Travelling there was quick, easy and simple as it was pretty close, […]

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18 Dec 2018

Year 10 Spoken Language Endorsement

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The Power of Human Magnificence! On Wednesday 12th December, students in Year 10 were privileged to have the opportunity to listen to an award-winning professional speaker in preparation for their GCSE English Spoken Language Endorsement. Michelle Mills-Porter is a speaker, author, multi award-winning business owner and one of the “Top Recommended People” on LinkedIn, worldwide. […]

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18 Dec 2018

Year 9 Black Country Museum Visit

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Y9 HISTORY AND COMPUTING TRIP TO THE BLACK COUNTRY LIVING MUSEUM On Thursday 15th November the History and Computing departments arranged for all of Year 9 to visit the Black Country Museum in Dudley. They were treated to a tour of the underground coal mine, a lesson in the Victorian schoolroom and the opportunity to […]

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18 Dec 2018

Under 14s County Chess Champion

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On Sunday 25th November, I was awarded the title of Staffordshire County Chess champion for Under 14’s. I went to Newcastle (under Lyme) to play this and I competed in six arduous games in total. After a very long day of chess I had won the most matches. As a result, I was awarded the […]

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