Gifted and Talented KayakingOn Sunday 21st September, nineteen Gifted and Talented Students in year nine spent three hours at Deben Water Sports Centre learning the basics of kayaking. For many students this was ...
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Our Young Poets
This collection of poems is the result of a gifted and talented English department poetry day which was held in June 2014 at the Sixth Form centre. Poet in residence ...
Posted 23 Jul 2014 05:36 by Robin Oxborrow
am delighted to be able to write to you as Acting Headteacher. Welcome all to
the new school year and an especially warm welcome to all our new parents.
students celebrated some excellent results in both A levels and GCSEs this
year. In A2s we saw some fantastic personal performances and are delighted to
report that the majority of our students secured their places at a wide range
ofuniversities including Cambridge,
Sheffield, Nottingham, and Kent. We had a 100% pass rate at A2 which we are
GCSE there were some superb individual results. Overall our English results were particularly impressive with 67%
of our students achieving A*-C and 76% achieving expected progress. This is
despite a decrease in English results nationally.
are proud of all of our students and the exam results are a real credit to
their hard work and the excellent support provided by you and their staff.
would like to welcome several new staff to the school this year.Mr Page joins us on secondment as Deputy Head
this term from Copleston High School.Miss Merrett and Mr Senior join our English department; Mr Senior is also
Head of Year 10.We welcome a new Head
of ICT, Dr Karen Hunsdale, and a new ICT technician Mr Wilson who started just
before the end of summer term. In Maths we welcome Ms Escribano and also Miss
Medler who will be teaching Music and Maths, Miss Medler joined us towards the
end of the Summer term. Mr Scarce also joins us to teach Music and Media
Studies. Joining our excellent Learning Support team are Ms Wedekind and Mr
Powley. We also have a new Aspirations Ambassador Mrs Barker and Exams and
Communications Officer Mrs Butcher. Mrs Atkinson-Rose is our maternity cover
for History and Mr Hallatt will be teaching Business Studies this term.
to two of our staff who gave birth over the holidays, Mrs Godbold had a baby
girl Elizabeth Grace, and Mrs Evans also had a girl, Olivia Rose. Both doing
Many thanks to all
parents who’ve done so much to ensure the students looked great at the start of
the year.Please name all students'
uniform and personal possessions that you can so that we avoid having masses of
items in lost property that we can’t return.It is vital that students are in the correct uniform. We will lend
students uniform items if needed, please speak to Heads of Year if there any
year has got off to a very positive start. As always please don’t forget we are
only a phone call away and are here to support students during their time with