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10 Apr 2019

Year 7 Trip to Warwick Castle

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As part of our History curriculum, we were very grateful to have been taken to Warwick Castle last Thursday. We had the opportunity to explore the castle through time, from William the Conqueror onwards. Warwick Castle was an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime experience no-one would want to miss. It was great to have a day out of […]

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10 Apr 2019

The Library and the Scholastic Book Fair

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Thank you to everyone who made a purchase from the Scholastic Book Fair and to the Pupil Librarians for their excellent customer service. We sold over £500 worth of books and stationery resulting in just over £200 worth of free books for the Library. The event began with a competition for five students to each […]

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10 Apr 2019

Science Club

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Since the start of the year Science Club has evolved from soldering to also include studying! Adhering to strict laboratory rules whilst working with molten metal which can reach up to temperatures of 330oC, we have made Christmas trees, flashing wands, and portable speakers. All we need to do is work on our technology skills […]

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10 Apr 2019

PE Update

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Winter School games Basketball The girls have been training really hard for the Winter School Games Basketball Tournament. The games were very fast paced and competition was high, all of the team played really well and secured 3rd place overall. Birmingham School games Dance Congratulations to DLP Dance Company for winning the Birmingham School Games […]

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10 Apr 2019

Online Scare Article

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There’s a viral scare online. What should I do? Reports of online scares or challenges encouraging harmful or suicidal behaviours can be alarming and confusing. Here we look at how you can speak to your child about scares and challenges, and how to respond if they have seen one. Stories and warnings often circulate online […]

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10 Apr 2019

Maths Challenge

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On the 29th of April, I went to Aston Engineering University for the math challenge. I went with a year 9 and two year 8s. There were four different rounds- all of which were difficult and took some thought. For the first round, we all could work together to solve ten questions. We split the […]

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10 Apr 2019

Magistrates Mock Trials

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We are delighted to be runners up from the local heat and very much look forward to the regional heat next half term. Below are pupil accounts from the day. We wish the pupils every success for the next heat. On Saturday the 16th of March, our Mock Trials team consisting of lawyers, witnesses, court […]

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10 Apr 2019

History Globe Speaker

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On 27th March we were very pleased to receive a visitor from The Globe Theatre in London. As a trip with 120 girls had just proved impractical, this was a very happy compromise! Mike Fenner is both an actor and a teacher, quite an expert on the history of The Globe. We learned about why […]

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10 Apr 2019

Free Flow

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Last year we achieved a gold award in the next generation awards, although we didn’t get through to the final, we still think period poverty is a big issue so we have had the opportunity to continue our project in our school. Last month, the Government launched a bid to end period poverty worldwide by […]

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10 Apr 2019

British Science Week

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This term saw British Science week celebrated with an inspiring program of assemblies, talks and activities during mid-March. We welcomed Tax Manager and ex-pupil Sharandeep Hayer to share her interesting experiences of the world of work in the UK and abroad. The lunchtime Q & A resulted in discussions about everything from gaining appropriate work […]

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