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11 Feb 2020

Spring Term I Newsletter 2020

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Engineering Education Scheme Update From the 16-17th December, we went to the University of Birmingham to use the facilities to make a prototype for the Engineering Education Scheme. Click Here to read more Internet Safety Week Following Internet Safety Week assemblies, I thought it important to share with you some useful resources to enable you […]

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11 Feb 2020

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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11 Feb 2020

Year 8 CyberFirst Girls Competition Report

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In January 2020, 8 teams of girls from our school took part in the national CyberFirst Challenge For Girls. Out of the eight teams, one team made it through to the semi-finals (that’s us!). The semi finals took place on the 8th February in the centre of Birmingham, Cleo, Toni, Zubeida and Mrs Brown made […]

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11 Feb 2020

What Parents Need to Know About Discord

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Click Here to view What Parents Need to Know About Discord

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11 Feb 2020

PE Update

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Handball In January a group of year 9s and 10’s played in the Aston schools handball tournament hosted by us with the hopes to get through to the Birmingham school games. We played 2 other teams hoping we could beat the talented team before us. Thanks to all the hard work of our team we […]

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11 Feb 2020

Online Safety Tips for Parents of Teenagers

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Click Here to view the Online Safety Tips for Parents of Teenagers

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11 Feb 2020

Music Department Update

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The Autumn Term is always a very busy one for the music department with Speech Day, Y12 GCSE Awards Afternoon and the Christmas concert needing music.  There was a wide variety of music performed at the Christmas Concert on Tuesday 11th December and the following school ensembles performed to their usual high standard. Dhol Ensemble […]

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11 Feb 2020

Macbeth Theatre Trip

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On Thursday 6th February, a group of year 10 and 11 girls went on a trip to The Old Rep Theatre to see a performance of our English Literature GCSE Shakespearean text – ‘Macbeth’. After watching many different film adaptations of the play and studying it both as a text and a piece of drama, […]

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11 Feb 2020

Internet Safety Week

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Following Internet Safety Week assemblies, I thought it important to share with you some useful resources to enable you to support us with our key messages to the young people in our school. DOING IT TOGETHER #DITTO is a free online safety (e-safety) magazine in PDF format for schools, organizations and parents to keep you up to date with […]

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11 Feb 2020

Engineering Education Scheme Update

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From the 16-17th December, we went to the University of Birmingham to use the facilities to make a prototype for the Engineering Education Scheme. Using drills, hammers and a bit of superglue, Team Flow worked together to create components for a valve, the purpose of which is to control the flow of water. Team GDU […]

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