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  • 17/05/24

    17th May 2024

    This week saw two big sporting events for our younger students whilst our older students have been engaged in examinations. First, our U14 football squad narrowly missed out on the title in the county cup. Second, our year eight students were on the water at the National Water Sports Centre with Oly...
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  • 10/05/24

    10th May 2024

    Last week we held our consultation evening for year twelve and next Thursday 16th May will be an opportunity for parents and carers of students in year seven to get an update from teachers on progress and achievements this year. Please make sure you have signed up for appointments from the link sent...
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  • 03/05/24

    3rd May 2024

    The year 7 team played their first game of the season on Thursday, losing narrowly to a talented Toot Hill team. With a growing range of opportunities for students to take part in team sports, we are also keeping an eye on individual success in the school's sports day in July which will soon be...
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  • 26/04/24

    26th April 2024

    On Thursday we met families of September new starters at the first of our welcome evenings with information on the support available over the next few months. We shared the exciting developments at the school and what will be in place for our cohort of 2024.
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  • 19/04/24

    19th April 2024

    With our return to school we have had a busy week with activities and events across all year groups. We have been promoting the importance of voting with our sixth form students, many of whom will be eligible to vote in the forthcoming local elections and a possible general election later in the...
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  • 28/03/24

    28th March 2024

    A day earlier with this end of term blog, wishing all families a restful break. We look forward to seeing students again on Monday 15th April. 
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  • 22/03/24

    22nd March 2024

    In the last full week before the Easter break, we have been finalising revision sessions for the holidays and enhancement sessions for the new term.
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  • 14/03/24

    15th March 2024

    We end this week with Red Nose day and the opportunity for the school to raise funds for charity. It has been a week full of activity, from fund-raising to performing and curriculum option choices to busy enhancement and after school clubs. It is always good to end the week with a smile.
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  • 08/03/24

    8th March 2024

    Today has been discovery day with a wide range of activities taking place. Our year seven students have been at Beaumanor hall with a range of team building activities. Year eight students have been developing a range of "hidden talents." Our year nine students have been focusing on o...
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  • 01/03/24

    1st March 2024

    Today is national offer day for primary to secondary transition. We welcome all of the students and their families that will be joining us in September. Mr Hobbs and I met students from Beeston Rylands yesterday and we will be visiting our other partner primary schools over the next few weeks...
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  • 23/02/24

    23rd February 2024

    GCSE Pod We have been using GCSE Pod for some time now in science and after a really positive response from students, we are excited to announce that we have extended the subscription to GCSEPod for year 10 and 11 students across all subjects. Students can access resources and activi...
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  • 09/02/24

    9th February 2024

    As we head into our half term break, we wish everyone a restful break, an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends and for our examination groups a time to independently plan for success this summer.
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