AR Quality Quizzers

This term’s winners are Read it and Weep, 7En6 with Miss Cleaver and The Latecomers, 8En7 with Miss St Pierre. Between them, these classes have passed 26 AR quizzes with a 100% score, and this is just in the last 5 weeks alone! Each class has received a certificate and a chocolate prize to share […]

Superior Student – English

The final ‘Excellence in English’ award winners for this year have been drawn! The names of each Superior Student from the Summer term were put into a draw and winners from KS3 and KS4 selected at random by Mrs Purshouse. And the winners are… Mya Foster 07.F Keren Mafuta 10.D These students have shown an […]

Superior Students – English

Our final Superior Students of the year for English have now been chosen! These students have had an incredible week and have really shown an enormous amount of effort in their English lessons recently. Year 10 particularly impressed teachers with their performance and attitude in the recent mock exams, and our newest member of staff […]

Superior Students – English

The English department has been a hive of activity this week! Year 9 have been producing some superb stories and getting creative with their vocabulary and punctuation skills, and students across Year 7 and Year 8 have been working hard on their STAR reading tests. Some students have increased their reading age by as much […]

AR – Star of the week!

This week, Harvey Bright in Miss St Pierre’s class, 7En7, is the AR Star of the Week. Harvey has taken a STAR test this week and has dramatically improved his reading age since the last test in April, going up by an incredible 43 months! Harvey has actually had the biggest increase in reading age […]

Accelerated Reader Star

For the week commencing 16th May, our AR star of the week was Jozef Gazi in Miss St Pierre’s class, 8En7. Jozef got off to a flying start with his reading and quizzing during our library lessons.  He was calm and read beautifully throughout the lesson. He completed three books and scored 100% on every […]

Superior Students – English

It was a busy end to half term and the English department had seen some superb work across all year groups. Our Y11 students have continued to put 100% effort into their exams, and poetry lessons have been inspiring our Y9 students to get creative and have a go at writing their own poems. The […]

AR Star of the week

Congratulations to the new AR Star of the Week, Sherefedin Xhoka in Miss Bribbock’s class, 7En4! Sherefedin is making huge progress in his reading lately and his enthusiasm shines through. He has taken four reading quizzes since the beginning of March and has scored 90% or higher in every one of them.  The commitment that Sherefedin […]

Superior Students – English

We consider the techniques writers have used and the effect they have on the reader – We are imaginative and ambitious writers – We read for pleasure and explore new texts. Congratulations to all of our new Superior Students of the week in English. They are perfect examples of The English Way. David Horvath 09.H […]

AR Star of the Week

The AR Star of the Week is Faaz Abrar in Miss Briddock’s class, 7En4. Faaz has shown an impressive level of determination with his reading recently and is already reading books that are over halfway through his new reading zone! The last six quizzes that Faaz has taken have all been passed at 90% or […]