What an amazing year we have had from starting our new build last September, through winter months, having some interesting pizza lunchtimes and snow days due to the Beast from the East and on to this term with some amazing sports and fitness events in scorching heat and of course our leavers prom and awards ceremony.
We return to school on Monday 5th June. Another pupil will be starting in the next week or so. They have pitched their tents well and cooked some tasty meals on the Trangia stove.
We have heard lots about the trip already - they have been enjoying kayaking, campfire singing, zip wire, sensory trails, orienteering and a disco - I think there may be some very tired pupils when they return today.
Please note that all Parent Evening meetings that are on Thursday 8th November for secondary pupils attending our main site or those who attend Hinckley Academy will be held at the new site on Barwell Lane, the address is as follows: This week our new Family leadership programme started with a group of parents and their children from Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 helping our pupils and their families make decisions about their futures and to gain a better understanding of what is available locally as they progress into adulthood.
Have a lovely weekend. Kieran really flourished and had responsibility for taking some photos of the judging getting that close meant that even though he didn't win, he knew he got a top score for an element of his cake which he was really pleased about.
We have also had a few farm trips and trips to Bosworth battlefields this week. It is always such a pleasure to see all the pupils of the school together. Have a good half term and we look forward to welcoming the children and young people back on Monday 19 February.
We have had the first performance from the Sinfonia Viva Project yesterday. Pupils were confident and added a touch of their personal styles to the performances which was lovely to see.
I have seen pupils exploring new materials including coal and I have tasted some super cooking! More on the Tudors This created some hunger interest from escorts and parents at the end of the day but I heard pupils were less keen on the smell of strong French cheese!
It was girl power Olivia. Hercules and Janus KS3 classes went on a farm trip this week and have written, drawn or created some lovely letters to say thank you for the visit. As ever our pupils were a credit to the school and were all good sports!
Pupils came back full of energy!. The classic structure is to divide a screenplay into three acts: We have encouraged the pupils to experience a range of different cultures and places of worship and to understand differences in culture and beliefs with respect.
It is such a privilege to be part of such positive experiences with our pupils and I am very grateful to all the staff who work so hard to make them a success.
This week Beth has also returned for her final student placement in Turtles and Tigers. The staff reported… It was lovely to take Kieran and Elizabeth to the Bake Off on Saturday although none of our 3 entries won we all had a lovely time and the venue was packed.
I think the pupils liked the leaking roof the best! We have made sure all pupils have a classroom until it is finished. We will be holding a healthy schools week during the week starting 23rd January it may help us all get over the excess of celebrations!
In a play, this is difficult, though a good actor can suggest a lot, e. Following modelling of writing a playscript on a familiar story, the children continue to write and perform subsequent scenes referring to the class list of text type features.
We have three new pupils starting at the school, one who came for a visit to Kites this week and one who started in Neptune class. I hope we see many of you at the church service next Thursday at St Peter's church arrival after Mayan and Sam MH who often lack confidence obviously enjoying the experience singing and playing the rhythm.
At upper we have some very enthusiastic gardeners and I was very privileged to be given some beans from the garden carefully picked by Harley. It heightens conflict and keeps audiences glued to their seats.
We have seen some super work throughout the week from pupils investigating crime scenes to some wonderful clay sculptures.
We were all very proud of their achievements and especially their teamwork and perseverance. Team work has been really strong and they have all supported each other.
A very busy week had by all! At upper school, alongside lots of hard work, the annual reviews for this years leavers have been taking place.For example, a script has to take into account the visual nature of film and cannot rely on the imagination of the audience.
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Fable play set in the jungle. Read more about the play at Miguel the Monkey script. Show the first image of the clip and invite the pupils to choose one of the animals and write a diary for them, describing how they might feel when they grow (such as when the skin is getting too tight for them) or how safe they might feel when being attacked by other animals.
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This pack includes assembly PowerPoints and scripts for the upcoming events of Healthy Eating Week, the Wimbledon Tennis Championship, Refugee Week, Father's Day, Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.
This lovely poster features a great example of a play script, with labels showing the different features you can find, including scene setting statements, stage directions, character directions, and script structure.
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