Guernsey’s International Poetry Competition winner

Congratulations to Year 11 student, Leila Dickinson, who has just won first place in the young people’s category in Guernsey’s International Poetry Competition 2014. Leila’s poem was among 33 poems chosen by Sir Andrew Motion – poet, novelist, biographer and Poet Laureate of the Unite
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Health and Social Care Year 13 destinations

The value of studying Health and Social Care as preparation for primary teaching nursing, midwifery and even physiotherapy has been positively tested again this year.   Our four would be primary teachers, Leah Sandoe, Marianna Weston, Charlotte Legg and Imogen Omosevwerha have at
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A new link with the Riseborough Care Home

Six Year 12 Health and Social Care students have committed to regular Friday afternoon visits to the Riseborough Care Home in Bournemouth.   Tracey Shipley, the entertainments organiser at the home is keen to establish links with the school and we have already benefitted from her
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U15’s defend their County Cup 7-a-side rugby title

On Thursday 19 March the U15 boys embarked on the journey to defend their county cup 7-a-side rugby title at Chapel Gate Sports Club, the home of Bournemouth rugby. Fifteen teams from around the county met to lock horns in what is one of sport’s most exhilarating and action pack
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Bravo!

Twelve of our Sixth Form students who took part in a course at Christchurch Amateur Radio Society, have all passed their foundation licence examination, and are now licensed to operate an Amateur Radio Station.   Most of the training was practical, with a small amount of radio an
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A Crystal clear guide to linguistics

Year 12 and 13 A Level English Language students travelled to Corfe Hills Sixth Form to experience a university style lecture from famous linguist Professor David Crystal. Crystal gave two lectures, the first entitled ‘The Structure of Language’ which as the title suggests, was all ab
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Internet Safety

Two policewomen came into school this week to give the Year 10’s a talk on Internet Safety. The talk lasted an hour and covered many topics on how and why it is so important to stay safe on the Internet. They covered different methods of hacking and the importance of having a secure p
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St Patricks Day Céilí

There was a promising turn out amongst the Year 9 students for this year’s St Patricks Day Céilí, with a few parents and members of staff also eager to give it a go. The session started off with an energetic warm up to the soundtrack of Riverdance before being taught a few simple step
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Shore Ideas Success Slow, Steady and Stressful

Last year as part of our Sixth Form Enrichment Scheme, collaborating with Shore Ideas, five of our students successfully attended a ‘Dragons Den’ style business pitch, presenting their ‘pop shake make!’ idea to five ‘Lions’.   ‘pop shake make!’ is a drinking cup that has a multi-
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STEM Challenge

Congratulations to two groups of Year 8 students who participated in the STEM Challenge over the course of three months. All were awarded Bronze certificates from the Crest Awards, which is internationally recognised. They attended the awards evening last night where they also met wit
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