14/07/20

Summer Term I Newsletter 2020 | Newsletter

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.

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Extra Curricular Classroom

At the start of lockdown, the decision was made to create a Google classroom that all could enrol onto with a view that it could become a repository for ideas that members of staff or pupils had received for other pupils to browse

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I’m a Scientist Virtual Chat

The ‘I’m a Scientist’ platform connects students to professional scientists and engineers to ask questions in a virtual chat.

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Lessons from Auschwitz Project – Trip to Poland

On March 11th we visited Auschwitz as part of the Lessons from Auschwitz Project. The aim of the project is to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive

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Art Department in the Lockdown

We have been delighted with many pieces of artwork created during lockdown by all year groups. For our collaborative A Level pupils have been responding to their personalised learning plans

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RS Department – Online Seminar with a Holocaust Survivor

Year 10 students, as part of their general RE studies, have taken part in a webinar with Dr. Martin Stern, a survivor of Westerbork and Theresienstadt concentration camps.

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English – Creative Writing

At the start of teaching remotely, Mrs Bates (English department) set up a Creative Writing Google classroom to replace the club which usually ran on Mondays.

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PE Department in the Lockdown

Just before we entered the lock down period we should have had our Sports Relief Mile Charity Event, all sponsor money was brought in and collected but the mile was rained off.

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Face Coverings – Handsworth Cottage Industry

Thank you to Mr McCarthy (SL DT) for producing a supply for face shields for use by staff in school as well as Mrs Russell (SL Drama), Mrs Adams and Miss Plante Bekken (Teacher of English)

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English Department Showcase Microsite

To showcase the creative brilliance of our students, the English Department have launched a new website, Handsworthy.

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