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26 Oct 2020

Free School Meals

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Birmingham City Council announced late on 23rd October that it would be funding support for eligible students during half term. BCC has confirmed that the support will be vouchers issued retrospectively after half term. In the meantime please use the link below to find support available from Birmingham Childrens’ Partnership should you need more immediate […]

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21 Oct 2020

Autumn Term I Newsletter 2020

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Finalists in National Association of Pastoral Care in Education Awards In March 2020 the Pastoral Team, having been put forward for a number of categories in the National Association of Pastoral Care in Education were delighted to hear Click Here to read more Photograms with Year 11 Art Students This half term our fabulous Year […]

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21 Oct 2020

Physical Education

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Key Stage 3 pupils are following the AfPE advice and continuing with sports and skills. We are doing Year 7 – Tennis and Gymnastics Year 8 – Dance and Athletics Year 9 – Fitness and Badminton These are individual sports and equipment is sanitised after and before use and where possible into year group bubbles. […]

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21 Oct 2020

The First charity day of the year

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Before we talk about this year, we can announce that we raised a fantastic £10 491 in the last academic year, despite not being in school from the end of March. The new (strange) year has started off with a brilliant socially-distanced charity event where the school did not fail to disappoint with wonderful dress-ups […]

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21 Oct 2020

White Rose Physics Work Experience

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In July, I took part in the White Rose Work Experience Week, which was hosted by the universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield and involved engaging in academic research for a week during the summer holidays. Despite being online, the programme offered meetings with academics and informative sessions on studying physics at undergraduate level, and […]

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21 Oct 2020

Pupil Design Awards

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Congratulations to Team “Hang On” who won the 2020 Pupil Design Awards with their idea for a multipurpose, reusable hanger designed to be used in shops and suitable for transportation. The judges were impressed by the team’s systemic approach in considering the product’s entire life cycle, and the simplicity of the focus on a single object. […]

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21 Oct 2020

Photograms with Year 11 Art Students

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This half term our fabulous Year 11 art students have been introduced to the onsite darkroom. Students have been busy developing and experimenting with photograms and the results are fantastic! Kira- ‘During our art lessons we were given the opportunity to use the dark room to create photograms to further explore our chosen theme. It was […]

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21 Oct 2020

Finalists in National Association

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In March 2020 the Pastoral Team, having been put forward for a number of categories in the National Association of Pastoral Care in Education were delighted to hear that we were one of the finalists for Raising Awareness about Pastoral Care (An individual, group or organisation who through their actions have raised awareness about pastoral care […]

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14 Jul 2020

Summer Term I Newsletter 2020

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EES 2019-20 Throughout the academic year, a group of year 12 students have taken part in the Engineering Education Scheme in addition to our usual academic studies and extensive extracurricular commitments. Click Here to read more Extra Curricular Classroom At the start of lockdown, the decision was made to create a Google classroom that all […]

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14 Jul 2020

English Department Showcase Microsite

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To showcase the creative brilliance of our students, the English Department have launched a new website, Handsworthy.  It is a dedicated space for our students to share their written work with the wider world. From interesting stories and poems to speeches and articles, if it stands out, then it’s Handsworthy! We currently have the winning entries from […]

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