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This term has been an eventful one for SWSC young writers: our College was invited to take part in a number of competitions that are opened to KS3 and KS4 students.
This term has started with launching KS3 creative writing competition, where students were invited to write a story. It was their chance to voice opinion, share a memory or dilemma, impart advice, or indulge in creative writing about hidden powers. A number of our students were encouraged to explore and express their opinions, inner feelings and inmost emotions.
The English staff would like to congratulate all our participants and we would like to confirm that: in third place is Romay Francis with his ambitious story The Power Within; in second place is Lisa Evans with her gripping and poignant account Hidden Powers.
Both students were awarded extra Vivos, school certificate and a small prize. We do hope they will show further commitment to our next competitions.
The teachers decided not to give the first prize this time in order to encourage our students to demonstrate more attention to technical writing of stories. Continue reading
Students from all of the schools joined together into a massed choir and learnt seven songs which they performed in the concert at the end of the day. The concert also included a song performed by just our students and our performance was exceptional. A massive well done to all the students who took part.
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The girls had a great experience, it was also very hard for them at times during the week. The girls overcame some massive hurdles and were smiling when we collected them!
Tiffany Passco was awarded the medal for ‘Edneavour’ out of 50 girls for her resilience, attitude & never giving up.Hollie Chamberlain was presented with a medal for being part of ‘Section 1’ who were the best overall company section for the week.
The girls carried out a parade which was a real delight to watch.
On the 4th November the following students took part in a national cake competition.
Laura Lea Jenkins achieved a Bronze award and the following students all Achieved Certificate of Merit:
- Marcelina Rybicka
- Tiffany Passco
- George Woods
- Aailyah Cox
- Lucy Male
- Oliver Lynam
- Charlotte Dove Heaven
- Daisy Rigby
Well done to them all.
On Thursday 10th November 12 Smith’s Wood students went to the RAF in Cosford for an Stem/Engineering Project. The project is the start of a 10 week Project in which they will work with Engineers from external companies on a specific project. Then on the 28th Feb they will return to Cosford to do a presentation and Q and A, in which they will be completing against another 10 teams.
Team 1: Working with Mick Curran , Senior Technology Engineer at Carillon Roads Technology Project: Eco Hotel
Team 2: Working with Ellen Powell and Rachel Moore Deputy Watch Mangers, Air Traffic Birmingham Airport Project : Our School is an Island
Keep an eye out for our engineers of the future!