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Regional Schools Debating Competition

Regional Schools Debating Competition

Debating plays an important part in our House system with teams competing throughout the school year across all Year groups. These competitions build up to our Sixth Formers representing

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Y8 Trip to The High Peak Trail

Y8 Trip to The High Peak Trail

Our Year 8s travelled to Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Matlock, to master orienteering skills on the High Peak Trail as part of our Geography curriculum. The students practised

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Battle of the Bands Montages

Battle of the Bands Montages

We have had lots of contact about how enjoyable our ‘Battle of the Bands’ Show was – with a face off between Rock Anthems and Britpop. Consequently, we have produced a photo

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Year 9 Pop Art Portraits

Year 9 Pop Art Portraits

Our Art Department teaches a wide range of artistic styles and practices in order to ensure that our students get an excellent grounding in all areas before deciding whether to

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Y10 House Debating Competition

Y10 House Debating Competition

As part of the Crime Awareness Focus Week, our Year 10 students participated in a debate entitled, ‘Young people who get involved in crime should be locked up.’ The debates were

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An Afternoon of Smiles for our Year 7 Netballers!

An Afternoon of Smiles for our Year 7 Netballers!

Having re-arranged our league match against Nether Stowe, and with great numbers coming to after school club, we managed to take 22 girls with us to play. Due to these great numbers

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Year 10 Employability and Mock Interview Workshops

Year 10 Employability and Mock Interview Workshops

As part of our Raising Aspirations Programme, across 3 days this week our Year 10 students took part in our annual employability and mock interview workshops. The first session

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Crime Awareness Week Student Assemblies

Crime Awareness Week Student Assemblies

We saw stunning assemblies by students this week on the theme of Crime Awareness Week – with a detailed focus on our local community.. The students had met with representatives

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Architecture Careers Pathway Talk

Architecture Careers Pathway Talk

A targeted group of Year 10-13 students got the chance to listen to a careers and education pathway talk that provided information given by a team of employees that work as architects

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LGBT+ History Month

LGBT+ History Month

Our Focus Week ahead is based on LGBT+ History Month and is part of our wider teaching on inclusivity, respect for others and more simply our fairness and openness to others

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