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Newsletter
27 Mar 2018

GCSE Science Live

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On Tuesday 27th February, Year 10 went to Symphony Hall for GCSE Science Live. There were lectures from professional scientists who gave us an insight into their careers and how the science we learn is relevant to their work. After starting the day with some quizzes and activities in school we headed to Symphony Hall, […]

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27 Mar 2018

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Visit

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A Level Art Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Visit Friday 23rd March 2018 Our A level Art and Design students spent an afternoon visiting this renowned gallery in the heart of the city centre to gain inspiration for their A Level Art practice.  They were able to take advantage of the permanent and temporary collections at BM&AG […]

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27 Mar 2018

Becoming an MYP

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Becoming a member of the UK Youth Parliament Until November, last year, I had not heard of the UK Youth Parliament nor knew there was a chance to become an MYP (Member of Youth Parliament), representing the young people of Birmingham. My dad had brought it up in conversation over a lunch, knowing it would […]

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27 Mar 2018

Beat

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https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk As part of our focus on promoting the welfare of staff and students, we embarked on a campaign to raise awareness for eating disorders with the support of Ms. Glendenning, the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead. The campaign was led by Sophia Badhan, a Year 12 pupil whose own experiences have led her to develop […]

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16 Feb 2018

Spring Term I Newsletter 2018

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Headteacher’s Introduction Dear Parents, I am delighted to introduce the newsletter for this half term which gives an insight into what has been a very busy half term for the school. I hope that you will enjoy reading about the many and varied activities which our girls have enjoyed.  Without exception, their participation and commitment […]

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16 Feb 2018

Year 9 Physics Big Quiz Writeup

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In January a group of enthusiastic pupils went to the University of Birmingham for the annual Physics Big Quiz. We really enjoyed the range of topics and challenging questions which put our teamwork and reasoning skills to the test. It was also nice to have the opportunity to have a look around the campus and […]

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16 Feb 2018

Year 9 History Plate Competition

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COMMEMORATIVE PLATE COMPETITION 2018 Each year the History department runs a competition to design a commemorative plate for the 19th Century, based on the theme of ‘Industry and Empire’. As usual, some girls chose to emphasise the positive aspects of our unit, such as inventions and entrepreneurial spirit, others chose to highlight the darker side, […]

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16 Feb 2018

Year 8 Cyberfirst Challenge

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The Cyberfirst challenge commenced on Monday 29th January and ended on Monday 5th February. It was designed to test the skills of year 8 girls, regarding the basic knowledge in computing. There were four sections of the competition: Cryptography, Cyber security, Logic and coding and Networking. The aim of the competition was to complete as […]

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16 Feb 2018

Year 7 Challenging Changes

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Challenging Changes Evening, Thursday 25th January One of the main events for the Year 7 calendar is the Challenging Changes evening that we hold every year for parents. This is the best opportunity that parents have to find out about what makes an 11-12 year old ‘tick’, without their daughter being party to these revelations […]

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16 Feb 2018

Safeguarding Update

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Safeguarding update from Miss Glendenning, Designated Safeguarding Lead Tuesday 6th February was Safer Internet Day and with this in mind, I thought this half term’s safeguarding update should focus on the world of social media in particular. At my recent talk to Year 7 parents I mentioned that the hours it takes to resolve online […]

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