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Newsletter
23 Jul 2018

Charity Update July 2018

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At the end of the first spring half term we had a non-uniform day for “Cure Leukaemia” a charity founded by Prof C Craddock the parent of one of our pupils. The charity funds clinical trials of new drugs to treat blood cancers. Prof Craddock delivered 2 assemblies about the work they do and on […]

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5 Jun 2018

Instrumental Music

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The end of the Spring Term and the start of the Summer Term has been a busy time for the Instrumental Music Department preparing for concerts and AB Board Instrumental Music examinations.  On March 23 the following ensembles participated in the Three Kings Concert at KE Aston.  Chamber Ensemble, Senior Quintet, Dhol Ensemble and the […]

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Newsletter
24 May 2018

Summer Term I Newsletter 2018

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Instrumental Music The end of the Spring Term and the start of the Summer Term has been a busy time for the Instrumental Music Department preparing for concerts and AB Board Instrumental Music examinations. Click Here to read more Pastoral Update This half term’s pastoral update is about something that affects every one of us, in […]

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24 May 2018

Year 13 Politics EU Afternoon Tea

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It has now become an annual tradition to conclude our time together in A Level Politics with an EU-themed afternoon tea! The photo below gives you a flavour of some of the foods we came up with, complete with EU flag! The selection was really quite diverse, ranging from scones and jam for the UK […]

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24 May 2018

Year 11 History Trip to Hardwick Hall

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Y11 GCSE History students are nearing completion of their course and have recently been studying Elizabethan England. They will be assessed in the summer on their study of Hardwick Hall in its historical context, so we thought it would be a good idea to visit! Here Niamh Franklin gives her account of the day: “The […]

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24 May 2018

Year 10 Geography Trip

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On 18th and 19th of April year 10 Geography students went to Carding Mill Valley in Shropshire to study river processes as part of their GCSE.  They investigated how the river changes downstream which involved carrying out multiple measurements looking at river width and depth, velocity, and the size and shape of its bedload.  Students […]

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24 May 2018

Pastoral Update

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LOSS AND GRIEF This half term’s pastoral update is about something that affects every one of us, in one way or another, throughout our entire lives. When we think about loss we automatically think about a bereavement, but actually the feelings that emerge and the thoughts that we struggle to process are not only associated […]

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Newsletter
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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