Monthly Archives: October 2012

Year 9 Reading Week – “Everybody Jam” by Ali Lewis

Each year the English Department devote the week before the Autumn half term to the Year 9 Reading Week. Classes stop their normal routines and set aside their lessons for just plain, simple reading. Instead of reading short extracts or … Continue reading

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Hilary Mantel wins the Man Booker Prize a Second Time with her Tudor Sequel

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Book of the Week

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Extended Project Qualifications Presentation Evening

Students from the sixth form, who have been researching for an EPQ, gave an evening of presentations last week which exhibited clearly the amount of independent learning they had undertaken and the varied skills they had acquired during the course of their … Continue reading

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It’s National Poetry Day!

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EPQ Presentation Evening Wednesday 10th October

Students wishing to submit their Extended Projects in November will be giving presentations on the 10th October.  The presentation, to a non-specialist audience, is not only an important part of the assessment procedure, but also a celebration of the very hard work … Continue reading

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Year 9 Library Induction – The Body in the Library

Who has Murdered Mr Cooper? “When we opened the Library this morning the  body of Mr Cooper was found sprawled across the chairs on the lower deck. How had he died and who was responsible? Did he have enemies within the … Continue reading

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