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July 2019 - School News
18th July 2019
The Newts are Buzzing!
In their final project of the year the Yr7 Newts were tasked with designing and making a buzz wire game in Design & Technology.
18th July 2019
Over the Summer term, Woodpeckers have been looking at the Egyptians. So to finish off the term we decided to mummify each other! The children really enjoyed this activity and there was some great teamwork going on! Although... after we had finished there was quite a lot of tidying to do!
16th July 2019
Here Comes Summer
LAST DAY OF TERM : FRIDAY 19 JULY 2019
School will close at 1:30pm on Friday 19 July 2019. Available taxi's will be at school to pick up pupils at 1:30pm, alternatively, some parents will be collecting pupils at 1:30pm.
School will be re-open to staff at Monday 2 September 2019 and Tuesday 3 September 2019. These are teaching training days.
PUPILS SHOULD RETURN TO SCHOOL on WEDNESDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2019.
11th July 2019
Entry Level Stars
A selection for Yr9 and 10 students achieved Entry Level certificates in Design & Technology this year.
The students had to answer a wide ranging brief, generate ideas and then make them using workshop tools and machinery. They then had to produce a comprehensive presentation to go alongside their work.
4th July 2019
Music Workshop with Andy Bennett
On Wednesday secondary pupils took part in a Music Workshop delivered by professional musician Andy Bennett (formerly of Ocean Colour Scene).
Andy showed pupils how to play a variety of instruments including percussion, guitar and keyboard.
1st July 2019
Fruit Picking with the Kingfishers
Kingfishers class visited Manor Fruit Farm in Tamworth last week.
June 2019 - School News
27th June 2019
Northern House Sharks Race to Victory!
A selection of Yr9 students took part in the fourth annual Soapbox Derby at Shenstone Lodge school last week. They were successful in winning the overall fastest soapbox with their shark entry.
25th June 2019
Woodpeckers Egyptian Masks
For our topic we have been looking at Pharaohs, we have been looking at Tutankhamun's mask and we have discussed how we can make our own masks and which materials we can use to make it. The children have worked really hard making their own masks over the past few weeks.
24th June 2019
Woodpeckers Visit Sandwell Valley
Last week the Woodpeckers class went on their outdoor education trip to Sandwell Valley. The students got to visit the farm and feed the animals in the morning. In the afternoon they got to play in two of the adventure play grounds and had an enjoyable time. An enjoyable day was had by all, well done!
News and features from BBC News - Education and Family
- Student loan overpayments of £28m going unclaimed
Graduates have paid millions in repayments after their loans have been cleared.
- No-deal papers reveal council fears over food supply
Councils' no-deal Brexit plans warn of more expensive school meals and lower nutritional standards.
- Knife crime curfew plan for 12 year olds
The Home Office is to allow courts to impose restrictions on people police suspect carry weapons.