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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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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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