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Headteacher’s Blog 23.8.18

      Congratulations to all our hardworking Year 11 students on a great set of results! We have seen some lovely improvements, especially in English, maths and science. Our engineering results were outstanding and many of our students have secured the results they need to return to the sixth form or go on to…
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Art Workshop

Beckfoot Thornton Workshop 'Of Real Worlds'

Drawing on Emily Brontë's ‘tremendous themes and minute observations’ of the natural landscape around her, as well as its inhabitants, students used photographs of nature and landscape to create collages.

Visual poems were then created using text cut directly from the works of Emily Brontë, along with objects found from the surrounding area.

Assembling these together using macro and standard photography on smart devices, we recorded our assemblages.

The work of our students will be displayed alongside works made with Thornton Primary and other local artists, at an exhibition which will run June-August 2018 at South Square Centre.

The Brilliant Club

        The Brilliant Club Tutorials have begun in school for students who are part of The Brilliant Club. The topic they are studying is called "Disease Detectives" and Sarah Ward, a PhD Tutor, came in to school to deliver the second tutorial on it, which pushes beyond the normal curriculum. Now students have to…
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