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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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28 Jul 2017

Summer II Newsletter

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Headteacher’s Introduction Dear Parents and Carers, I am delighted to introduce our summer term newsletter. You will see from this the wide range of opportunities, activities, extra curricular provision and superb achievements that the girls have been involved with this term.At the end of this term, we say goodbye to the following members of staff; […]

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28 Jul 2017

Year 10 RAF Brize Norton

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Twenty-two year 10 students visited RAF Brize Norton and really enjoyed themselves. We went there with no huge interest in the RAF but with a curiosity to find out more and it has really opened our eyes to a possible career in the RAF. All of the personnel we met were friendly and approachable – […]

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28 Jul 2017

Year 10 Industry Day

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For Careers day I went to Land rover. It was an absolutely amazing experience, which taught me a lot about the company itself. To begin with we were given a presentation on Land rover and a bit of background information. In 2008 they were taken over by India’s Tata Motors, which took them out of […]

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28 Jul 2017

Year 10 German Exchange

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11 other students and I had the opportunity to visit Kaufbeuren, a small town near Munich in Germany, on an exchange last week. We spent a weekend with our host families when we arrived, emerging ourselves into the German lifestyle. During the week we were able to visit an outdoor monkey zoo, where we could interact with the […]

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28 Jul 2017

Year 10 GCSE Art and Design Visit

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On June 28th, Year 10 Art GCSE students visited the Lapworth Museum of Geology and Barber Institute of Fine Arts, both located locally as part of Birmingham Universtiy. Pupils were provided with many opportunities to observe art and natural forms and handle precious artefacts such as ammonites, the skull of a sabre tooth cat and […]

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