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28 Jul 2017

Year 9 Residential Whitemoor Lakes

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For our Year 9 residential, we were given the choice to either go to Rhineland, Germany or Whitemoor Lakes, Lichfield. As you can probably tell I choose to go to Whitemoor Lakes. Unlike the smaller group of year 9s that had chosen to go the Germany, we left school in the morning on Monday 10th […]

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28 Jul 2017

Year 9 Residential Boppard

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On July 7th 44 students and 5 teachers arrived in Boppard, Germany. Our three full days in Germany were filled with exciting activities the teachers had planned for us. Everyone who went on the trip fully enjoyed the experience. Throughout our visit to Boppard we learnt a lot about the history of Boppard and we […]

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28 Jul 2017

Best Nuffield Research Placement Project

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Engineer of the future, Mariyam Bi – Best Nuffield Research Placement project in the West Midlands Region. In the summer of 2016 I took part in a Nuffield Research placement at Coventry University, this involved 4 weeks of research in an academic setting. My project was to develop a cheap microscope using a glass bead […]

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28 Jul 2017

Year 8 Activity Day Saltmine Theatre Company

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On Friday 7th July, for activity day, year 8 was treated to a special visit from Saltmine Theatre Company. They performed a short show for us about radicalisation and extremism, because they were the important themes that our activity day was based around. They also led a workshop with us where we got to ask […]

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28 Jul 2017

Year 7 Stratford-upon-Avon Trip

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On Friday 7th July, Year Seven headed off to Stratford with the English Department to widen their knowledge on famous author, William Shakespeare. We departed from Hall Road in coaches with our form.  When we got off the coach, everyone was really excited! We were informed that we would be going to Shakespeare’s place of […]

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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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