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28 Jul 2017

Year 7 and 8 Ultimate Frisbee Tournament at KEHS

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On Saturday 8th July, a team of 10 girls (8 from Year 7 and two from Year 8) took part in an Interschool Ultimate Frisbee event at King Edward VI High School. The day consisted of a short training session with Mr. S. Hammond of KEHS School, lunch and then three hours of matches. Overall, […]

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28 Jul 2017

Year 9 Activity Day Leicester Space Centre

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On Friday 7th July, Year 9 went to Leicester Space Centre for Activity Day. We spent the morning at the planetarium learning about Rocket Science and the Laws of Physics. We also had a quiz on our knowledge on the topic and it was extremely exhilarating! Afterwards, we were allowed to split up into separate groups […]

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28 Jul 2017

Unifest Year 10 STEM experience

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Unifest is an organisation set up to help encourage young people, around the age of 15, to join university as a part of their future. I responded to an email from Mr Trotter about the opportunity and was fortunate to be part of this project this term. Unifest worked with a range of universities around […]

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28 Jul 2017

Project Soothe

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In year seven, in PSHCE have been studying ‘Project Soothe’. These are the images I chose for project soothe…but first, what is project soothe? In research and psychological therapy, we know that the ability to soothe ourselves at times of distress helps us stay well. However, little is known about how people soothe themselves in […]

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28 Jul 2017

Physical Education

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Year 8 House Frisbee On Friday 16th June, Year 8 participated in the House Frisbee competition. Although it may not appear that way, frisbee is quite a complex sport, with a lot of different rules of play. Each game lasted for 5 minutes each and they were very tiring. Frisbee involves running from one side […]

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28 Jul 2017

Performing Arts Tour

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King Edward VI Handsworth Performing Arts Tour at the Learning Trust for Excellence. Earlier this half term, we were invited to perform with a few other students in a series of assemblies to be delivered at the Schools of the Learning Trust for Excellence in Sutton Coldfield. This involved visiting four different primary schools around […]

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28 Jul 2017

Jewellery Making

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Hello there! In this article I will be sharing with you the process that I used to make some of my jewellery in Resistant Materials. To start with, I made a moodboard to showcase my ideas for my prototypes. This was in the style of ‘steampunk’. Steampunk is a subgenre in science fiction. It was […]

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28 Jul 2017

Instrumental Music Report

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July 2017  Once again this has been a very busy year for the Instrumental Music Department.  Mr Parry would like to thank all pupils that have helped to provide musical entertainment for a wide variety of school events throughout the year.  These have included 2 very successful School Concerts, Speech Day, KS3 Awards, Sports Awards […]

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28 Jul 2017

History Film Club

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This is my final report as the manager of History Film Club before I hand over to next year’s cohort who I trust will do an excellent job! These past two years of History Film Club have spanned over 1800 years of history, across three continents, and many different genres, including musicals, epics and comedies. […]

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28 Jul 2017

The Big Sleuth Trail

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Meet ‘Eco Edward’ Eco Edward was designed by two talented year 10 girls: Phoebe and Poppy, both GCSE art students who proposed great design ideas fitting our theme of sustainability. As you may have noticed, all materials used to create Eco Edward are either reused or recycled. Many of the materials were donated to us, […]

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