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Excellence in English Awards

Our new ‘Excellence in English’ award winners have been drawn! Read more

Reading Racers Easter 2018

There have been some mind-blowing reading results across all of our groups since September with most classes now well and truly in the Millionaires Club and, after another incredible term of super speedy reading and quizzing action, our Easter Reading Racers results are now in! Read more

World Book Day Celebrations

Last week we celebrated National World Book Day in style.  Our festivities included a Reading Relay of classics, such as George Orwell’s 1984 and Anne Frank’s Diary; competitions such as a literary treasure hunt and review writing; showings of films and an opportunity for students to see staff metamorphose into their favourite book characters.  The corridors of Clifton were filled with Maleficent, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, The Queen of Hearts, The Wicked Witch of the West and a plethora of colourful characters. Students loved asking questions about the stories and spotting their favourite protagonists.

In addition, Curriculum Support transformed their classrooms into Wonderland and they held a Mad Hatter’s tea party to raise money for charity.  Teachers had tirelessly decorated their doors so they looked like book covers, with a splendid effort from Mr Fisher who showed his artistic skills in recreating the cover of Peter Benchley’s ‘Jaws’.

Throughout the week in English lessons student have been completing reading tasks linked to the topics they have studied, for example activities around the lyrics of Liverpool songs to complement their study of Willy Russell’s play ‘Our Day Out’.  They have also had additional opportunities to visit the library and see how they can use this excellent facility in their learning.

All of these activities have been geared towards raising the profile of reading in school and highlighting to students the school vision:  Read to succeed. Read for purpose. Read for pleasure. Read for power.

 

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Christmas Reading Racers

After an incredible term of super reading and quizzing action, our Christmas Reading Racers results are now in! Read more

Excellence in English Awards

Our new ‘Excellence in English’ award winners have been drawn! Read more

Y8 Xmas Performance

On Monday 18th December, the whole of Y8 were involved in Christmas performances. Read more

Superior Students in English

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

These students have shown consistent effort and enthusiasm in English lessons this week.  They have involved themselves in class discussions and are working hard to reach their target grades.  Well done everyone!

Mrs Mather: Dylan Parker 11.3 Kristen Sneddon 11.3

Miss Pyott: Kashif Hussain 8.1 Megan Grimstone 10.6

Miss Foster: David Zupko 7.6 Shohaib Shafia 10.6

Miss Wilkinson: Abigail Johnson 9.4 Jack Johnson 11.1

Miss Allison: Abigail Foord 7.6 Gul Yshak 10.6

Miss St. Pierre: Logan Billen 7.1 Molly Burgin 10.2

Miss Stephen: Ndumbey Dibba 8.2 Yasmin Saleh 11.3

Mrs Purshouse: Nikola Bila 8.3 Gloria Horvat 11.5

Superior Students in English

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

These students have shown consistent effort and enthusiasm in English lessons this week.  They have involved themselves in class discussions and are working hard to reach their target grades.  Well done everyone!

Mrs Mather: Callum Boyle 7.6 Sameera Mazhar 11.4

Miss Pyott: Archie Birch 7.6 Alzbeta Chroma 9.4

Miss Foster: Frantisek Gabor 7.4 Juste Ziulpaite 10.4

Miss Wilkinson: Lana Abdulrahman 8.5 & Zara Hussain 8.1 Jessica Lee 10.6

Miss Allison: Korie Keeling 9.1 Natalia Dunkova 10.1

Miss St. Pierre: Saleh Ali 8.1 Tomas Sivak 9.1

Miss Stephen: Richard Eblet 7.3 Jack Stocks 9.5