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30 Oct 2017

Year 7 STEM Activity Day 2017

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I personally think that the Activity Day was a great way of improving our team building skills and our perseverance, and also like the residential, it allowed us to bond more. I believe after these two events we are all much closer, and I know certain people agree that school is almost like a second […]

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30 Oct 2017

The Year 7 Residential

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The Year 7 residential must be one of the most memorable school trips I have ever been on. It was exactly what the teacher’s said it would be: an opportunity for the girls to get to know girls from other forms. I have to be honest with you, I only knew around two girls in […]

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30 Oct 2017

Sri Lanka Trip July 2017

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During the Summer Holidays a selection of students from Year 11 – 13 were fortunate enough to be able to travel on a two week trip around Sri Lanka.  After a year of fundraising for community projects and expenses we were raring to go. After the draining journey we began our expedition at a fish […]

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30 Oct 2017

Safeguarding Update

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Changes in the pastoral system With the beginning of a new academic year has come some new developments to the pastoral system in school. We would like to welcome Mrs Miras-Pye as our new Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator who is in school four days a week and is based in our new Learning Hub. Mrs […]

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30 Oct 2017

PE Update

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Year 7 and 8 Football Match against the Jewellery Quarter Academy The newly formed Year 7/8 football team played their first match this week against Jewellery Quarter Academy. We arrived at the NIA after limited training time but feeling excited and ready. The whistle blew for kick off and King Edward’s had the ball; we […]

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30 Oct 2017

The Next Generation Awards Toys for Tods

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The Next Generation Awards is a programme set up by the Birmingham Civic Society, with support from Newman University, The royal Bank of Scotland, Anthony Collins Solicitors and Professional Polishing Services Ltd. The focus of the programme has been developed to stimulate creativity, encourage enthusiasm for life, and teach pupils to be active, responsible citizens […]

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30 Oct 2017

Governors Charity Update October 2017

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At the end of the academic year we held what has now become the annual “Race for Life” event in aid of Cancer Research UK. All pupils and staff are asked to come dressed in as much pink as possible. We then all do the Handsworth mile. Pupils are sponsored by family and friends. It […]

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30 Oct 2017

London Museums Trip

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On Activity Day, Year 13 had the opportunity to go to London and visit a museum from either the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum or the V&A Museum. I chose to visit the Natural History Museum as I had never been before and it was a great experience. Whether it was seeing a simulation […]

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30 Oct 2017

Help the Homeless Update

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Last year, my group and I were fortunate to win the Next Generation Awards and receive £1500 to spend towards our homeless care packages project. So far we have already created and distributed 200 care packages and this year, with your help, we would love to increase this number and continue to help combat homelessness […]

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30 Oct 2017

KS4/5 History Film Club

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To start the year off, we watched A Knight’s Tale, a lesser known film starring the late Heath Ledger. It follows the peasant-born William Thatcher on a quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. The film, taking its title from Geoffrey Chaucer’s ‘The Knight’s […]

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