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28/03/2018

Sutton Scholars – March 2018

For two days in March chosen pupils worked with other pupils in year ten from 7 other schools in Norfolk at Cambridge university on the Sutton Scholars programme.  Across the two days they worked with other pupils to produce an information poster to inform about their research topic. They got the opportunity to sit in […]

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28/03/2018

Up For Debate

The Up for Debate event took place at Harrow School in London. The pupils spent the day debating with a range of schools from across the country. They prepared for two of the three debates that they took part it – spending time with Mrs King and Miss Vanner researching, preparing and practising before the […]

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16/03/2018

Library Assistant of the Year Award

In January, we shared the wonderful news that Destiny in year 9 was one of eight finalists nominated for the award, which is a joint venture between the School Library Association and the CILIP School Libraries Group.  Unfortunately, Destiny did not get the award but we are tremendously proud as a school for her nomination […]

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16/03/2018

British Science Week 2018

British Science Week, 9th -18th of March, run by the British Science Association was a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages. Thanks to grants from the BSA all of year 8 took part in a CREST Award challenge.The CREST […]

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13/03/2018

Cub Scientist Activity Badge

The Science Department were thrilled to welcome Caister Cubs to the Academy. The Cubs completed six practical experiments in total, over two evening sessions. The activities involved chemistry, where the Cubs made a pH indicator and tested the alkalinity or acidity of some household liquids. They also grew crystal gardens. For the biology experiments they sowed cress seeds under various conditions and observed the different germination and […]

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13/03/2018

GoGo Hare

Selected students in years 8 and 9 have been painting a sculpture of a Hare which is to take its place among other Hares for the GoGo Hares trail in Norwich. The trail is part of the GoGo create design competition where schools and other artists decorate a sculpture which will form part of the […]

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12/03/2018

11th Annual Dance Revue

Our 11th annual Dance Revue took place on Friday 9 March and showcased the fantastic work that takes place in the dance department as well as the year 10 and 11 examinations. The pupils worked incredibly hard to prepare for performance, especially as there was snow to contend with so rehearsals went on much later then […]

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01/03/2018

Selwyn Collage Debating Challenge

Year 9 pupils had the opportunity to visit Selwyn College in Cambridge for a Debating Challenge. They were joined by three debating mentors from London who took the lead on the debates. The first topic of debate was ‘Are burgers better than pizza’ which they discussed to build up their confidence in public speaking, which then gave them a good grounding […]

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