Kite Runner English Theatre Visit

On 4th October students in Y9 and Y10 visited the Salford Lowry to see a production of The Kite Runner.  

 

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Winner of Rotary Writers' Competition

A huge well done to Y9 pupil Ella Peebles who won this year's Rotary Club Young Writers' Competition.  She was awarded her prize in assembly.

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Students Teach Each Other in English!

Students who recently visited Poland caught up on missed work in the best way possible  when they were taught Rupert Brooke's first world war poem 'The Soldier' by their classmates.

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English Department Handwriting Competition Winners Announced!

Pupils in Y7 took part in a handwriting competition as part of the drive to improve presentation standards across the school.  Well done to the winners of the two very posh and expensive pens, Lucy Brown and Alexandra Karadzhinov.  The runners-up are Klaudia  Zaneta and Sam Harrison. Their writing…

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8Z1 Make National Accelerated Reader Roll of Honour!

Pupils in Mr Prescott's top set Y8 class read over 30 million words for Accelerated Reader and made the national roll of honour!  Well done and keep reading!

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Y12 Trip to Lytham Hall to see 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Students in Y12 braved the British summer weather to see an outdoor production of Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' performed at Lytham Hall

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Performance Poet Adam Kammerling Visits Y7 on Flexible Learning Day

Perormance poet Adam Kammerling worked with Y7 on Flexible Learning Day.  Pupils created and performed their own poems.

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Y9 Students were not 'Bard' at Stratford!

Pupils from Y9 travelled to Stratford-upon-avon, birthplace of playwright William Shakespeare, to spend the day seeing the sights of the town

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Y9 Students Publish Their Novel!

Students in Miss Kendrick's Y9 top set wrote and published their onw novel!

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Winners of the 'Two Words Not One' Competition

Students in Y7 created posters to show the difference between two words and one e.g.  a lot not 'alot'

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Byron Biographies

Y10 students studied the life of George Gordon, Lord Byron, as part of their GCSE English Literature studies.  They produced a Hello-style magazine article featuring all the key details.

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Y8 pupils see Gangsta Granny

Pupils in Y8 visited Blackpool's Grand Theatre to see a performance of David Walliams' 'Gangsta Granny'.

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Sixth Formers Share Their Skills!

Y12 English AS students taught a lesson to Y7 on poet Seamus Heaney's 'Digging'.

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English students celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare!

LSA English students celebrated 400 years of Shakespeare by baking a cake.

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World Book Day at LSA!

Staff and students alike dressed up as pirates in tribute to our Y7 novel 'Treasure Island'  when celebrating World Book Day on 3rd March.

 

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Y7 Say Goodnight to Mr Tom!

Pupils from Y7 English visited Manchester Opera House last week to see a production of the Michelle Magorian's wartime novel 'Goodnight Mr Tom'.  Not only was a good time was had by all, but two separate theatre-goers complimented Mrs Rothwell-Morroll on the excellent behaviour and conduct of the…

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Y7 Students get creative alongside reading Treasure Island.

Pupils in Y7 have been studying Robert Louise Stevenson's 'Treasure Island'. Miss Maxwell and Miss Rowe's classes have been showing off their creative skills!

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