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Mr Stone and his Year 12 language students celebrated Mardi Gras on Tuesday 5 March by making ‘les crêpes’ and writing up their recipes in French. Ooh la la!
Well done to all the sixth formers involved in this week’s fundraising activities. They have raised over £500 with a range of activities including: Valentine’s Bingo, staff car washing, Valentine’s Day rose delivery, I’m a Celebrity eating challenge, plus a red/pink-themed non uniform day.
All the money raised goes towards the Year 13 Leavers’ Ball at Ardencote Manor on 4 July 2019.
Sarah Hinks in Year 13 has completed and self-published her first novel, Galex, a science fiction fantasy in which supreme galactic overlord, Galex’s hedonistic lifestyle is shattered when a mysterious force from his past re-emerges.
Sarah, an English Language A level student and a keen reader and librarian, has written the novel as part of her Extended Project Qualification. If anyone would like to read it, there is a copy available in the school library. Well done Sarah on this fantastic achievement!
If you’re in Year 11 or 13 and are looking to work in the Automotive Industry, you might be interested in the Bosch Automotive Apprenticeship Programme which has approximately 350 apprentice vacancies targeted at school leavers across the UK each year. (more…)
Congratulations to Bronwyn Hansen and Leila O’Hara who have both been offered places at Cambridge University. Bronwyn is hoping to study English Literature at Magdalene College and Leila is hoping to study Maths at Clare College. Well done to both of you!
Huge congratulations to Leila O’Hara in Year 13 who, along with fellow head chorister at St Mary’s Church, has achieved a Royal School of Church Music gold award. Leila said of the award: “This opportunity has been both very enjoyable and challenging for me. I have benefited so much from the help and guidance of my Directors of Music and I feel that my knowledge of both choral music and music theory has vastly improved.”
Well done to all the students who dressed in yellow today for Children in Need and thank you to the sixth formers who organised a cake sale to raise money for such a good cause.
Our Year 12 geographers attended a GIS (Geographic Information Systems) conference in Birmingham this week where they looked at mapping crime in their local area. They also had a lecture from a Geographer at the University of Liverpool who is a leading expert in using digital mapping.