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16/10/20

You could not be more welcome!

16/10/20

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WOW. You've really pulled out the stops for us today. We could never say thank you enough. https://t.co/crcrEEmvMp

16/10/20

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Great work boys! 🏆 https://t.co/FLP28R30z4

16/10/20

Over 100 of our boys have been rewarded for their consistently good conduct at special breakfasts with Principal Mr Groves this week. Our boys' conduct has remained excellent this term, with 25,836 points awarded by staff. Well done boys! Find out more https://t.co/ABLH2FwICN https://t.co/Zy2oz49S9U

16/10/20

We are proud to be an anti-racist school and stand united: changing minds and changing lives by being https://t.co/ws2BDdSaIa

16/10/20

Supporting anti-racist education every day at . Solidarity with and working to make lasting change https://t.co/hAXY7RmAxM

14/10/20

Year 11... don't miss this one! https://t.co/1S3P9YeDSp

14/10/20

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Dear students, we hope you have a restful half term from Fri. If you have any emotional concerns or worries over the holiday, remember you can get support from . It’s free, safe and easy to use. Watch the video below to find out more https://t.co/hfAVDIk4de

12/10/20

We're continuing our tradition of Principal’s Breakfasts as part of our programme this year, even though this year they must be in year group bubbles and socially distanced, of course. Find out more at https://t.co/BwGtRonXgU https://t.co/Zt1ZBBnFvG

09/10/20

6th Form Virtual Open Evening, Weds 14th Oct, 5.30pm. Find out how our Sixth Form can help you take the next step towards university, apprenticeships or work. Sign up for this LIVE online event at https://t.co/699o1JeN0W https://t.co/ubzTPloim0

09/10/20

"I’m happy that our school has taken the time to talk about this week in lessons and that we can wear stickers today too." Daniils https://t.co/lGd2YNgQL2

09/10/20

This comment from one of our former Year 11 boys has brought a tear to the eye... "Thank you so much for everything the school did to support me and my classmates. The school was like a family to me and I will really miss it."

09/10/20

"As boys, I feel that it’s important to talk about ," says Che. All this week we've been raising awareness of the struggles and sometimes hidden issues surrounding . Our teachers and boys are proud to support and . https://t.co/5PNfRU4Gm3

08/10/20

This made us happy🙂 . A comment sent to us by a local resident: "I just wanted to say how nice it is to see the boys back. It is nice to see them around, chatting and laughing to each other and giving off a nice positive energy around them."

07/10/20

Music industry executive gave an inpiring talk to Year 10 today on the importance of and in helping to realise your ambitions. A big to Mr Lyn from all our boys! Find out more https://t.co/4Dk6fPWfQL https://t.co/eUL37LMaop

02/10/20

To kick off , 30 of our students interviewed Baroness Wheatcroft of . They asked a range of probing questions around equality & diversity, raising achievement, global warming, the police and gender. Very proud of our boys' professionalism... https://t.co/dKoWMjtGwi

02/10/20

Visit our Virtual Open Day to learn more about our academy and meet Principal Peter Groves. We look forward to welcoming you! https://t.co/hBl8VyPPm0 https://t.co/2uzJqdDkbm

02/10/20

Our boys are excited about meeting Baroness Wheatcroft of today for a two-way online conversation about democracy and role of the House. Thank you to “Learn with the Lords Online” programme (https://t.co/n9nRbqnciN) for organising. https://t.co/a3AP8A5u4B

01/10/20

Our Poetry Table is proving popular... why not try a verse novel for ? A great story that gets to the point and doesn't waste time... https://t.co/ZKH290qmdE

01/10/20

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On , we're thinking about all of the amazing verse novels that are out at the moment! Here's the brilliant reading from Long Way Down - head this way to find out why he thinks poetry is so powerful: https://t.co/T0YMpGpxyR https://t.co/M6FfehhRkk

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Posted on August 21st 2017

GCSE Results 2017 - News and Pictures

Tom and Ms Seward Science   CopyOur students are celebrating some excellent GCSE results, which were announced today, Thursday 24 April. Here's what some of our highest-achieving students had to say.

Tom (right, pictured with science teacher Ms Seward) gained 13 A-A*grades and an 8 in Maths, English Language and English Literature. "I'm excited and a bit overwhelmed," he said. "I think the revision made a difference and giving my all. The school definitely supported me and pushed me to get through this.” He’s now going on to study French, History and Geography at A Level.

Filip   CopyFilip (pictured with Mr Everitt), who achieved eight A-A* grades, said: “I’m really happy with what I got. I revised hard and put the work in and the teachers were there for me morning and evening.”

Mark, who achieved 14 A-A* grades and a 9 in Maths said : “I prepared really hard and learned a lot and am really happy with how I did. The teachers set me extra work to help me take things to the next level.”

Nii-Akwei’s dad, Adotey (pictured below, right), was really proud of his son’s achievements. “We’ve had two boys at this school. We wanted to send them here because it has an ethos of achievement and a good system for supporting students. Every time we’ve come to the school we’ve met teachers who have provided inspiration and they’ve always been very accessible.” Nii’s mum, Hilary (pictured below, left), said she was “absolutely delighted. Nii gave A* effort and got A* results.” Nii (pictured below, centre) achieved eight A-A* grades.

Nii Akwei

“The reason I did so well was definitely the teachers,” said Dylan, who gained seven A-A* grades. “They don’t just take care of your educational needs but your whole wellbeing. If I was overworked or stressed they reassured me and reminded me of previous times when I’d felt like that but come through it.”

JudeJude (pictured right, with Mr Groves), who achieved six A*-A grades, said: “My approach was to revise quite a bit every day and if there was a topic I didn’t understand the teachers were there for me.”

“I wasn’t expecting an 8 in Maths!” said Theo, who also gained 11 A-A* grades and an 8 in English Literature. “My approach to the exams was to focus on key knowledge. I would say the time here was well spent! I’m off to do A Levels now, probably History, Chemistry, Politics and EPQ.”


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