Congratulations to the following students who are our PE Stars of the Month!
Year 12 Biology students recently competed in the prestigious British Biology Olympiad 2022 Competition. This competition is extremely challenging and involves applying problem-solving, logic and abstract skills to a variety of biological scenarios. All the students performed well, with the following achieving a Bronze Award: Ellie Archer, Abi Cannell, Violet Cramphorn, Lottie Hobson, Bethan Sleath and Zoe van Maanenberg. Well done also to Emilia Fiedler, Maddie Robb, Hannah Stapleton, Jodie Austin and Maisie Pryke, who achieved a Highly Commended.
Ms Walsh, Head of Biology
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This Wednesday, the Year 7 Robotics Club travelled to RAF Honington to compete against other schools in a number of challenges with a Lego Mindstorms robot which they have spent the past months building and programming.
They had a fantastic day learning about engineering opportunities within the RAF and competing in a number of challenges against other schools, including winning first prize in the challenge to present and explain their robot design to a panel of RAF engineers.
Congratulations to Anna Stichbury, Scarlett Mills, Hollie Adkin, Amelie Langford and Molly Price on their fantastic achievement.
Again, 50% of the money raised will go to supporting the School Charity, ‘Beat UK’, and the other 50% will be spent directly on our students, as determined by our Student Council.
If you haven’t already made your voluntary £2.00 contribution, we would be grateful if donations could be made via WisePay. You will find the listing within the ‘General Products’ section of your WisePay account.
Thank you in advance.
The English Department is delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 Creative Writing Competition. The challenge this year was to write the opening chapter of a fantasy novel, to include one item from a list of objects linked to the six houses: a crown, a placard, a bus, a lamp, a test tube or a diary.
1st prize – Libby Caine – 7LH
2nd prize – Scarlett Mills 7LC
1st prize – Caitlin Lambourne 8FG
2nd prize – Alice Hawkins 8NP
1st prize – Madison Scully 9JC
2nd prize (joint) – Anjali Jadeja 9EF and Chloe Wood 9JC
1st prize – Poppy Friedner 10NW
2nd prize – Daisy Reid 10KM
1st prize – Alexis Broad 11LD
2nd prize – Madalyn Parker 11GP
1st prize – Amber Mills 12DS
2nd prize – Roisin Hurley 12LM
1st prize – Anthe Beston 13NG
2nd prize (joint) – Myfanwy Harlow 13AH and Maddie Hunter 13AH
We also awarded a number of highly commended certificates.
Videos are being uploaded below featuring staff reading extracts from the first prize winning entries.
Well done to everyone who entered – keep writing!
Year 7 Winning Extract
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