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13/07/20

Are you or someone you know experiencing abuse? For help, please see our new safeguarding and reporting system, Glyn SHARP: https://t.co/wszZOdIMvP

13/07/20

Your School - Your Vote! Please vote for your new Head Boy and Head Girl. Candidate videos and the voting form have been emailed out to your school accounts this morning!

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13/07/20

Captain Revision and Memory Boy... What would you name yours? https://t.co/BWchnNL7vN

11/07/20

Retweeted From Amjad Ali

Essentially a massive thank you HeadTeachers. A massive group hug to you all. These last few months have been incredibly difficult. And you have been shelters, protectors and guides. Thanks to Trusts, CEOs who like mine have been amazing to all their colleagues.

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10/07/20

I will be fishing with my kids, what will you be doing? https://t.co/HG2CBdIl6L

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09/07/20

I wish I had known this when I was younger. https://t.co/HR7UL9iKqF

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08/07/20

Another artistic challenge. https://t.co/Eo8wQ1DuKc

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07/07/20

Time to get artistic. https://t.co/8seP2DR8HZ

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06/07/20

Let’s get to it. Acrostic definition: a poem, word puzzle, or other composition in which certain letters in each line form a word or words. https://t.co/eZ3apBkJ5t

03/07/20

Amazing to see the year 7’s in this morning. We have definitely missed them around school 🙌👌

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03/07/20

What key items will you put in your capsule? https://t.co/PmPZkNdQcF

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01/07/20

Your parents will probably know a couple of classics to watch. https://t.co/RMBddejm5L

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30/06/20

Come dine with me, but with people you actually want there. Who would you choose? https://t.co/JUQrSFN5PN

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29/06/20

Something for the coastal towns might be appropriate currently. https://t.co/KKJeiftUF0

26/06/20

Year 10 - reminder that week commencing Mon 29 June you have online face to face tutorials, online provision is suspended that week, so use Knowledge Organisers. Unsure what to do? Email Mr Lightfoot r.lightfoot.org

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26/06/20

What are the must have items which you think go nicely with chocolate? https://t.co/sIaa3G3LfK

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25/06/20

What rules would make social media a nicer, safer platform? https://t.co/dFptZoSDh4

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24/06/20

I know that I need this type of cafe at the moment. What healthy foods will you have? https://t.co/BE0KRBQnB0

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23/06/20

What don’t you know about your friend? https://t.co/oJZipPTfNn

22/06/20

. Time to cook. Research and prepare a healthy meal for you and someone in your family.

Learning Resource Centre

Welcome to the LRC

The LRC is located on the first floor of the main school building and provides a pleasant, bright and spacious environment for students to read and study. The LRC aims both to promote reading for pleasure and to support students and teachers with learning across the curriculum.

Opening Times and Use

The LRC is open Monday to Friday from 8.10am to 4.00pm. Before and after school it is open to all students. The LRC can be used by students from two year groups each break and lunchtime. Students need to check the notice board outside the LRC for details of year group entry

 

Mrs Woolridge

Study Skills Director

Caroline woolridge

Facilities

There are approximately 12,000 books and other resources, such as CD-ROMs, available for loan to help with projects and study.  
Resources include wide range of up to date fiction for all year groups. Kindles with a selection of fiction can be borrowed at break and lunchtime.
Magazines, journals and newspapers are also available as well as a comprehensive collection of careers information.
We have chess sets for use during lunch and break.
There are 54 computers for use outside lesson time for homework and research with printing and copying facilities.
The online library catalogue, Eclipse, available to all library members, also includes useful web sites and linked articles to library books and can be accessed via an app.

Homework Club

This is open to all students Monday to Friday 3.10pm – 4.00pm. Students are welcome to use books and computers. A member of the library staff is always present to assist if needed.

Book Activity Club

This takes place every Wednesday lunchtime in the LRC and is open to all lower school students.
Refreshments are provided and activities include book related quizzes and competitions.

  Board Games Club

This runs every Friday lunchtime in the LRC. A variety of board games are provided, including Ludo and Scrabble and members are encouraged to bring their lunch.

Book of the Week

Each week one of the students reviews a book for the LRC. This appears in the newsletter and on Eclipse.

Author Visits & World Book Day

An author visit involving one or possibly two year groups is arranged every year. This is always an enjoyable and informative experience for the students. World Book Day is celebrated in the Library with different activities such as a live author streaming, book swap and a cake sale to raise money for Book Aid International.