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Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Thank you to Wolverhampton Art Gallery for accommodating our KS3 artists on Thursday.聽 The students pictured are sketching the works of Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. 聽聽 聽聽

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Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice聽

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice聽

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice聽 聽 This weekend saw the practice expedition of our year 10 Silver DofE students. 54 students embarked on a two day walk and an overnight camp carrying all their equipment and cooking for themselves (some I am sure for the first time). They walked about 15 miles...

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Wicked

Wicked

On Wednesday night, some of our Year 9, 10 and 11 students travelled to the Hippodrome in Birmingham to see Wicked! The night was described as very "inspiring" by our young musicians at the Earls. The GCSE Music cohort in particular enjoyed hearing Defying Gravity in person for the first time; a...

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Samba House Competition

Samba House Competition

The 杏吧原创Music Department hosted their Samba House Competition on Tuesday. The 4 competitive houses composed their own pieces and lead their ensembles. Shenstone took the win in a close competition, with a fantastic twist on a previous summer concert piece! 聽聽聽聽聽 聽 聽  

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Formula 1

Formula 1

On Thursday 8th and Friday 9th聽February, four teams competed in the F1 in schools regional finals at Aston University. Since June last year, students have been working hard preparing for the competition, designing and making a miniature version of a F1 car alongside a pit display, a design...

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Ski 2024 – Day 5

Ski 2024 – Day 5

Mrs Wycherley writes: Our final day of skiing is over! Skis, poles and boots have been returned, cases have been packed and we have had our final evening meal. This evening students had another opportunity to visit the local supermarket where they stocked up on snacks for the long journey home. If...

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Ski 2024 – Day 4

Ski 2024 – Day 4

Mrs Wycherley writes: Our penultimate day has been full of personal achievements. Lots of students have gone higher into the mountains or managed to do things that they haven't been able to do before. The sense of pride amongst them has been delightful to see. We have had 4 of the 5 groups up on...

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Ski 2024 – Day 3

Ski 2024 – Day 3

Mrs Wycherley writes: We are just over halfway through our trip and every student is now skiing with confidence. The 5am departure last Saturday morning now seems like such a long time ago!聽 I am pleased to say that today has been a little warmer and we have had clear blue skies and sunshine this...

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Ski 2024 – Day 2

Ski 2024 – Day 2

Mrs Wycherley writes: Another long and very successful day. The students have improved quickly and by the end of the morning's skiing all of the staff were both very impressed and very surprised! On another positive, all of the students are remembering to put the correct kit on in the mornings and...

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Ski 2024 – Day 1

Ski 2024 – Day 1

From the slopes of St. Johann in the Tirol, Mrs Wycherley writes: After 4 countries, 3 airports, 2 planes and a couple of short coach journeys we arrived in resort all excited for the week ahead. A lovely spaghetti Bolognese cooked for us by the hotel and students were ready for bed (eventually)....

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Classical music experience!

Classical music experience!

Another year and another fantastic day for our year 7s to see the CBSO at Symphony Hall! The students heard familiar pieces such as Bolero聽and the聽Harry's Wonderous World聽from聽Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Students described the day as 'spectacular' and 'enthralling'.聽A truly inspiring...

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PROJECT GAMBIA – Day 8

PROJECT GAMBIA – Day 8

Mrs Sevier writes... Final breakfast this morning! The pancakes 馃 that have been a morning staple for most students were enjoyed for the last time! I did joke with the pancake chef this morning that he will be out of a job tomorrow when there is not a queue of 30 hungry students to cook for! After...

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