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Y7 Theatre Trip to Private Peaceful, Newark

Private “Tommo” Peaceful, 17 years old, is to be shot at dawn. The British Army did this to its soldiers 306 times during the First World War, for cowardice, for desertion, for disobedience: forward was the enemy, backwards was the firing squad. Based on a children’s novel by Michael Morpurgo, this one-man staging took Y7 [&hellip…

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Year 8 Languages Activity Weekend

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Last weekend (29 June – 1 July) the Year 8 Languages Activity Weekend took place in beautiful Littondale in the Yorkshire Dales. Blessed with beautiful weather, 33 Year 8 students participated enthusiastically in a whole range of French and German activities, including word relay games, a nature trail, a treasure hunt and of course the [&hellip…

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Year 12 Visit to WW1 Battlefields

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Over the weekend of 11th to 13th of May, the English Department led the annual trip to the First World War Battlefields and Cemeteries of France and Belgium in support of  students’ A-Level Literature studies. Over the course of a very busy weekend students were able to experience first hand the sites of many of the key [&hellip…

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