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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Superior Students – English

We explore texts carefully and search for meanings and ideas. We read for pleasure and explore new texts. We communicate our ideas and listen to the ideas of others. Congratulations to all of our new Superior Students of the week in English. They are perfect examples of The English Way. Darcie Johnson 11.D Josh Hough […]

AR Star of the Week!

This week, the AR Star of the Week is Yusuf Saho in Miss Allison’s class, 9En8. Yusuf has been making steady progress with his reading in recent weeks and has shown a keen interest in improving his skills even further by taking his book home to work on his reading out of school. His recent […]

Superior Students – English

We strive to be an expert in character and themes – We adapt our writing style to meet the purpose – We plan, proofread and edit our writing carefully. Congratulations to all of our new Superior Students of the week in English. They are perfect examples of The English Way. Adyan Musa-Ashraf 10.A        Tehmeed Mian […]

AR of the Week

This week, Chris Stephenson in Mr Foster Finn’s class, 7En6, is the AR Star of the Week. Chris shows true dedication towards and real pleasure in his reading, consistently attending his Reading Buddies sessions with his Year 10 mentor, and always trying exceptionally hard with each new book that he chooses. His outstanding effort is […]