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Our Sixth Form is in the top 1% of schools nationally (18th out of 2100 schools) based on value added data.

This places us as the best Sixth Form in Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.

 

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Latest News

 

KS4 Explained Evening

KS4 Explained Evening, Monday 27th June
 
Download the PowerPoint Here
 
Further to last night’s KS4 Explained Evening please see the presentation above. The purpose of the evening was to:
 
·         To provide information on the new Mathematics, English and Science Curriculum
·         To provide information on the new grading systems in GCSE Examinations
·         To identify how we can help our students achieve
 
If you were unable to attend and have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

CNPS Year 4/5 creative writing workshop

yr45 creative writingWe welcomed our Year 4 & 5 Partnership pupils to the first of five Creative Writing Club workshops that we will be running this term. The children are all very enthusiastic to learn and are looking forward to having lots of fun with Mr Long and Miss Millar from our English Department. In the first session the children used paper plates and cardboard to turn themselves into monsters in preparation for writing Gothic stories in the weeks to come.

Sad News - Alexander Daniel

Earlier this week we were made aware of the death of Alexander Daniel, a year 13 student. We understand that Alex took his own life. Our thoughts are with Alex’s family and friends. Alex joined our school at the start of year 12. He was well liked by both staff and his fellow students for his quiet but friendly manner.

See headteacher's letter below which includes signposted support.

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House Bake-off competition

bake offThe House Bake Off started in earnest in October 2015 with 40 eager students keen to showcase their baking talents. The first round was to bake and decorate six individual cupcakes with a violet theme to coincide with the non-school uniform day in support of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Southampton Hospital. The standard was set very high from the outset and continued throughout the subsequent rounds.

At the beginning of May, the long anticipated final took place with competitors challenged to create a ‘showstopper’ based on a classic sponge cake. The judges tasted and deliberated over each of the cakes and after much debating eventually declared the Overall Bake Off winner to be Laurence McCulloch of 9EN.

Callum swims for Team GB

callum smartYear 10 student Callum Smart competed as part of Team GB at an international swimming competition in Italy at the beginning of May. He had a brilliant competition and came home with Gold medals in the 200m breaststroke, 2 bronze medals in 4 x 100m medley and 100m breaststroke and 4th in the 50m breaststroke.

Last year Callum achieved success by winning Gold Medals at the National Swimming Championships in Sheffield for both 50 and 200 Metre breaststroke events, and a silver in the 100m breaststroke. He also achieved a British record for the 50m Breaststroke event (by age group). He has just returned from the Olympic Trials (British Championships) in Glasgow and qualified for both the 100m and 200m breaststroke finals for juniors (Age 15-18), coming third in both of these finals. Callum also achieved a regional (15 years) age group record for the 200m breaststroke of 2:20.08, breaking the previous record by some 2 seconds.

 

 

 

 

 

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