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4 Apr 2018

Spring Concert 2018

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Our Spring Concert will take place on: Monday 23rd  April  2018 Venue: Main School Hall         Time: 7:00pm Please print off the poster attached and return to Miss Powell (Poster)

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29 Mar 2018

Tudors Lectures

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UVI Sixth Form Lectures On Tuesday 6th March, our history group were given the opportunity to attend lectures which were provided by Sovereign Education. The title of the lectures we attended was ‘Tudor History 1547-1603: Mid Tudor Crisis to the Magic of Gloriana’ which consisted of smaller one hour lectures, which were conducted by several […]

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29 Mar 2018

PE Update

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Winter School Games – Badminton On the 23rd February girls played Badminton, the final sport for the winter school games (please see last newsletter for other sports). They played strongly all day with both teams coming out on the top of their pool, conceding no games and hardly any points. Both teams had to play […]

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29 Mar 2018

British Science Week

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This month saw British Science week celebrated with an inspiring program of assemblies, talks and activities during mid-March. Well done to the wonderful year eight students who designed, wrote, and delivered assemblies to the whole school on notable British Scientists and how they inspire us. We are much obliged to the teachers and science clubbers […]

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27 Mar 2018

Year 8 Pirates

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To celebrate World Book Day, on Tuesday 6th March Year 8 students took part in a day of pirate themed fun to explore the pleasures of books and reading.  In particular, they were celebrating the book Pirates! by Celia Rees, a successful children’s author, who came in for the day to inspire girls’ reading and […]

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27 Mar 2018

Who can your child turn to

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Who can your child turn to? As a school we have a strong Pastoral Team who work tirelessly to support the students in school. Sometimes however young people need a bit of extra help, often from trained professionals who specialise in areas such as bereavement or anxiety. For support and guidance here are just a […]

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27 Mar 2018

There is a way to be good again

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In preparation for this year’s A level English Literature exam, we were fortunate enough to see Khaled Hosseini’s ‘The Kite Runner’ come to life at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. The poignant retelling of the novel was accompanied by the soft beat of the tabla to create an authentic portrayal of Afghan life. Set against the […]

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27 Mar 2018

Pastoral Update

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Pastoral support – how to talk to your teenager In my role as Director of Pastoral Care for KS3/4, I often get asked if I can point parents in the direction of support for bringing up a teenager. Anyone who has been to Challenging Changes for Year 7 parents knows that Liz Bates talks about […]

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27 Mar 2018

Parentzone and Parent Info advice on WhatsApp

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The Pastoral Team continue to fight our long standing battle with inappropriate use of the internet and the need to share thoughts and feelings with everyone that can be contactable via this route. The impact of young people using social media inappropriately does have a knock on effect academically and therefore I would appreciate it […]

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27 Mar 2018

My Experience of the Show

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Since September, we have been working on the show ‘Pride, Prejudice, Rock n Roll’, which is the story of Pride and Prejudice set in the 1960s. The songs are classic Beatles and Rolling Stones tracks that have been really fun to sing and dance along to. I am pleased with how well the show worked […]

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