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Newsletter
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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16 Feb 2018

PE and Sport

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Year 7 Netball Match 16/01/18 Opposition: St Pauls School for Girls It was Tuesday 16th of January and the mighty year sevens were about to compete in their first match of 2018. After listening (in the mini bus) to “Heart of A Lion”, we were feeling courageous and inspired to play. However, after a bumpy […]

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16 Feb 2018

Looking forward to March events

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Shelfie competition In celebration of World Book Day the Library will be holding a Shelfie competition. Can you guess which member of staff owns which book shelf? Book Sale The Scholastic Book Sale will return on Monday 19th March until Thursday 22nd March. Sadly this one is not a half-price sale but there will still […]

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16 Feb 2018

Joint School Production

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Pride and Prejudice and Rock and Roll. Since September, pupils from both Handsworth Girls and Aston Boys have been busy rehearsing for the 2018 Joint Schools Production of Pride and Prejudice and Rock and Roll. Jane Austen’s classical tale has been updated to 1960’s Birmingham and tells the story of the five Bennet sisters, whose […]

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16 Feb 2018

Instrumental Music

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February 2018 The last two weeks of the Autumn Term were once again a very busy time for the Instrumental Music Department. Staff and pupils went into overdrive to prepare for the Christmas Concert, the Associated Board Music Examinations and the end of term Assembly which featured a Staff Choir once again.  The Christmas Concert […]

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