Entries by Leonie

Students working from home: Year 7 Poetry

Year 7 students have been writing a range of poetry, taking inspiration from the styles of some of the poetry’s greats – Maya Angelou, Pablo Neruda and Sylvia Plath So far, they have written inspirational poems, odes celebrating ordinary things, and personification list poems.  Maymuna and Ezinne won £10 book tokens for their poems and […]

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Update on the government’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Department for Education   This is your daily email to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Schools, colleges and early years settings to close Yesterday Gavin Williamson, the Secretary of State for Education, announced that as part of the country’s ongoing response to COVID-19, schools, colleges and early years settings have […]


Public Health England Advice

We know that there is an ongoing concern about the Coronavirus. As a school we follow the guidelines from Public Health England. The Government is closely monitoring the situation and has advised that it is still safe to send your child to school. If you are going or been to one of the areas on […]


HOBY House workshops

On Thursday 6th February, 60 of our House Leaders participated in a leadership training day run by Hugh O’Brain Youth Leadership. Alongside the fun, it was brilliant to see these wonderful, aspirational students exploring and identifying their unique leadership skills. The experienced and enthusiastic facilitators encouraged students to mobilise their own unique traits as they […]


MAS House Challenge Quiz

This Tuesday, 22nd January 2020, saw the first ever MAS Challenge quiz. Representatives from all six Houses squared off in a tense ‘University Challenge’ style arena. Questions came thick and fast at the teams who were more than a match for what the Heads of House could throw at them! When all was said and […]


Sixth Form Scholarship winners

A huge well done to the following students who won the main Scholarship award given by The Mulberry Trust. Ten winners received £300 to spend on their future and ten runners-up won an amazing prize of a book of their choice either online or by paper book every month. It was lovely to see parents there […]

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House trip to Lausanne 2020

On January 9th 2020, Mr Stokes, Ms Bartlett and Ms Hassan set off with a group of students to the sporting city of Lausanne in Switzerland.  They were there to attend the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympics; a major international multi-sport event and cultural festival for teenagers. The House leaders spent the weekend watching […]