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Exam Timetable Summer 2015

Attached below are details of our Summer Exams. Exam Timetable

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Hurling Shakesperian Insults in Period 6!

Our Year 7 Period 6 drama group impressed an invited audience this afternoon with a top notch, fifteen minute interpretation of Romeo and Juliet. The production included some of the Bard’s famous insults, with the two families calling each other Maggot Pie, Vile Baggage and Apple John! Of course, true love was declared by our …

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Year 9 Intervention Group Art Trip

On Saturday 24 January, a group of Year 9 students visited the Ikon Gallery in conjunction with a multi-media project they are working on. Students were excited by the fact that they had the opportunity to experience the gallery for a whole hour before it was open to the public. They learnt about the Pakistani-born …

On Saturday 24 January, a group of Year 9 students visited the Ikon Gallery in conjunction with a multi-media project they are working on. Students were excited by the fact that they had the opportunity to experience the gallery for a whole hour before it was open to the public. They learnt about the Pakistani-born artist Imran Qureshi, who is Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year 2013. We were all fascinated by his contemporary abstract art which incorporates miniature painting, a technique that hails from the sixteenth century Mughal courts of the subcontinent. Students found the work extremely powerful and striking, as they made connections with the social and political questions his work raises. Then it was time to have a go! We all had a crash course in the techniques of miniature painting with the Ikon Learning team: using fine brushes and water colour, everyone created their own miniature self portrait, adding our own individual touches. They will feature as part of the exhibition we will be putting together to show off all of the great ideas students have been working. Well done lads!

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Waving Jelly Babies

It’s amazing what a pupil can create with kebab sticks, jelly babies, duct tape and clamps when they have a couple of hours to spare! A fantastic wave machine has been created for the science department that shows how energy is transferred in a very accessible way; keep up with the blog for more practical …

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Big Physics Quiz

Ten of our Year 9 science students took part in the University of Birmingham’s Big Physics Quiz yesterday. This is a chance for our teams to show off their scientific knowledge. Competing against 40 different teams across the midlands they gave a great showing with our top team coming in the top half with over 50% …

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First night of KS3 Vivo reward

X-Box nights and Exclusive Astroturf got underway tonight with over 30 pupils using their Vivos to stay at school to play football on the astro or use the QB XBoxes to play FIFA 2015 or Minecraft with friends. Sign up is available every week on a first come first served basis.

X-Box nights and Exclusive Astroturf got underway tonight with over 30 pupils using their Vivos to stay at school to play football on the astro or use the QB XBoxes to play FIFA 2015 or Minecraft with friends. Sign up is available every week on a first come first served basis.

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