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16 Jul 2019

Year 9 Residential

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In early July, I went on a residential to Paris with other Year 9 pupils. It was a three day trip filled with lots of exciting things to do and see. We went on a river cruise, visited the Louvre museum, Montmartre (a village in Paris), the Parisian catacombs and the Palace of Versailles, among […]

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16 Jul 2019

Year 8 Think Tank

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On Friday 5th July, the whole of Year Eight had the opportunity to experience the exhibitions, a show, and a workshop at Think Tank, Birmingham. The day began with getting us into groups including some people who we had not worked with before, and then we got on the buses to go to Think Tank. […]

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16 Jul 2019

Year 7 German and French Spelling Bee

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On Friday 12th July our six Year 7 German and French Spelling Bee representatives created a bit of a buzz at the inaugural finals, held at King Edward VI, Five Ways School. Hot on the heels of other recent Handsworth successes, they managed to sting the opposition with their spelling wizardry. Tam-Binh Nguyen Pham was […]

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16 Jul 2019

Sustainable Department

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Do you work at or run a manufacturing or printing business? In the efforts of becoming more sustainable in our approach to sourcing and using materials the Design and Technology department is interesting in making links with companies within our community that may be able to supply materials for our Key Stage 3 and GCSE […]

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16 Jul 2019

Science Lab

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On Thursday 4th July, a few Year 7 volunteers assisted Miss Campbell and Mrs Daniel with some Year 5s who were visiting our school science labatories. They did a carousel of experiments from Don’t Blow it! To: ‘Can you see as well as a chameleon?’ They demonstrated for the students and took charge of everything. […]

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16 Jul 2019

RSA Pupil Design Awards

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The RSA Pupil Design Awards is a competition in which students aged 11-17 are encouraged to come up with innovative ideas to overcome real life problems through design thinking.  Design is about more than making beautiful things; the competition aims to help solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as loneliness, unhealthy diets […]

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16 Jul 2019

Rotary Club

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We are delighted to announce that Anjali Churcher in year 11 has received a Rotary Club of Birmingham Design and Technology Award. She won 2nd prize in the “ideas” category and a £75 cash prize! She was presented the award by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham and had the chance to explain her project to […]

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16 Jul 2019

Policies Reminder

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Dear Parents/Carers As we come to the end of the academic year, I would like to ask for your support in reinforcing some of the policies and procedures we have in school. Please can I remind you that we do have a strict uniform policy which we expect students to adhere to. If you or […]

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16 Jul 2019

PE Update

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Regional Handball On the 8th May after winning the Birmingham schools round we went to represent the school at the West Midlands final. Unfortunately due to clashes with exams we were unable to take our full year 10 team so we asked the ever so talented year 9s to step in. Being relatively new to […]

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16 Jul 2019

Parental Workshops

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