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Parent Bulletin 20/01/23

Parent Bulletin 20/01/23

This week Thank you to parents/carers who were able to attend the Year 13 Parents’ Evening on Thursday. We hope you found the opportunity helpful and that students understand how they can make the most of their time before public examinations this summer. We wish them well in their final year at school. They have exciting times ahead but the next few months will no doubt be challenging. Their teachers and other staff are here for them. Assemblies this week…

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Parent Bulletin 16/12/22

Parent Bulletin 16/12/22

This week The arrival of snow on Sunday night meant too many staff were unable to reach the School on Monday morning and we had to close to all but three year groups. Our site staff had put grit down in anticipation the week before and this ensured they were able to clear paths and roads around the site on Monday morning. They worked incredibly hard and with the whole school back in on Tuesday they continued gritting as the…

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Parent Bulletin 09/12/22

Parent Bulletin 09/12/22

This week It is has been the turn of Year 13 to complete mock examinations as well as an opportunity for any Year 11 students who missed an examination over the last few weeks to sit remaining papers. The aim is to provide Year 11 students with their results on Wednesday, 14th December. Whatever the results show, this will be an opportunity for them to reflect, to have a break over Christmas, and then to return refreshed and ready to…

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Parent Bulletin 30/09/22

Parent Bulletin 30/09/22

This week Our thanks to Ella and Sasha who led assemblies all week to share their idea of a Plant a Tree Day on 25th November. Their idea is that if more of us plant trees and grow plants, it can be part of a wider national and international effort to combat global warming. The summer of 2022 in the UK alone was a reminder to us all that the climate is changing and more extreme weather is becoming more…

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Parent Bulletin 08/07/22

Parent Bulletin 08/07/22

This week It has certainly been one of the busiest weeks of the year so far, largely because of the return of many events that we have not been in a position to run during the pandemic. On Tuesday we welcomed students who will start in Year 7 in September for their induction day. They seemed to have a fun packed day and most looked excited about making the move to secondary school. We look forward to meeting most of…

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Parent Bulletin 05.04.19

Parent Bulletin 05.04.19

Achievement Assemblies All week in assemblies we have been recognising the achievements of our students. Awards were given for subjects and for House Points. These ceremonies close with a final presentation of Head Teacher’s Awards for those who have excelled in one way or another over the past term. Senior Prefects This week was also the week where we interviewed candidates for the role of Head Boy and Head Girl. Candidates need to first be elected as Prefects. They then…

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Parent Bulletin 29.03.19

Parent Bulletin 29.03.19

Latest news In this bulletin last week we reported on the success of DWSAudio. Here you will find an increasing range of interesting podcasts created by our students with help from Mr Chappell (Head of Media) and our Media Technician, Mr Utton. This week, we are proud to announce that two of our plays were entered for the 2019 International Radio Drama Festival and One of our exercise books is missing was placed first by the jury for the short…

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Key Stage 3 Awards

Key Stage 3 Awards

With monthly Pupil of the Month awards, termly achievement assemblies, our House Points system in Class Charts and other awards given out by individual teachers, we believe it is vital to acknowledge in as many ways as possible the hard work of our pupils. We are always looking for new ways to do this and recently the Head Teacher met with the top three pupils in Years 7 to 9 in terms of attainment and progress¬† They were awarded Bronze,…

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