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16 Feb 2017

Army Project

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On Friday 13th January, 7L had the opportunity to talk to some people who worked in the British Army. We had to design a cooling vest for the soldiers to wear under hot conditions using our Science understanding on conduction, convection and radiation. During this amazing experience, they also gave us a talk about the different […]

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16 Feb 2017

GCSE Science

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On 23rd January, Year 10 had the fantastic opportunity to attend ‘GCSE Science Live’ at Symphony Hall. At this event, students from all over Birmingham had the chance to listen to lectures given by inspiring scientists and even watch some live demonstrations. Each presentation focussed on different aspects of Science. One of our favourite lectures, by Jim Al-Khalili, involved physics and covered the topic […]

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15 Feb 2017

Y9 History Commemorative Plate Competition 2017

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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, such as child labour […]

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15 Feb 2017

Sixth Form Stars!

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Over in the Sixth Form block, we like to celebrate our What a helpful and inspiring Sixth Form we have! Just look at the array of achievements, experiences and contributions to the school that are below…   Harpreet Sandhu and Emma Coleman – delivering a whole school assembly on Holocaust memorial Carys Howell, Lucy Pinkney, […]

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15 Feb 2017

Archery

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The County and Regional Junior Championships were held on Sunday 29th January.  The following girls were involved: Cherelle Burton Nafeesa Mahmood Neha Panyam Raeanne Davidson   The results of the County Championships were: Nafeesa Mahmood came second in the girls under 16 recurve competition In the girls under 14 recurve competition Raeanne Davidson came 1st with […]

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15 Feb 2017

Aston Schools Basketball Tournament

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On Thursday 19th January we participated in a basketball tournament. Overall, we came first but had to play some very tough games to get there, because we hadn’t practised for long we had to all work our hardest. Our hard work obviously payed off as we won all of our matches. Nicole got player of […]

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15 Feb 2017

Snowdome Ski and Skate Trip

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On the 15th of December 2016, all of the students from year 7- 11 were given the exciting opportunity of going on a skiing and ice- skating trip to the Tamworth Snowdome. The trip was on twice: once on the Monday and once on the Thursday. Upon arrival we were all very excited for the […]

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15 Feb 2017

Year 7 Birmingham Schools Novice Gymnastics Competition

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Our Year 7 Gymnastics team really enjoyed the competition held at Edgbaston High School; it was certainly a day to remember. We had a quick warm up after waiting for the floor to become available and watching the other schools compete. Then we had two practices to get used to the vault, of which afterwards […]

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15 Feb 2017

Year 8 and 9 Birmingham Schools Novice Gymnastics Competition

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On Friday 20th January 2017 a group of girls from our school’s Gymnastics Club competed in the Novice Gymnastics Competition at Edgbaston High School. In our over 12s team there were 4 of us: Raeanne Davidson, Isobel Smith and Anjali Sandhu and me: Mahfuza Khandokar. Apart from Raeanne, none of us felt prepared or experienced […]

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15 Feb 2017

Year 11 leading Year 5 Beat the Ball Rounders

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On Friday, January 20th, Year 11 Sports Leaders led a class of Year 5 students from Nishkam Primary through a variety of different activities to help them gain a wider knowledge of the sporting world, especially Rounders. The session started off with a warm up and some stretches. The leaders divided Nishkam into three teams […]

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