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Year 11 Updates

For an update regarding Year 11 academic support and forthcoming mock exams press here

For Year 11 after college booster timetable press here

For Year 11 mock examination series timetable press here

 

Army Success for Year 10 Girls

armyA massive ‘well done’ to 4 of our Year 10 girls who participated in a ‘girls only’ Army Work Experience Camp in Swynnerton, Staffordshire.

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.

Great Bake Off!

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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.

Go 4 Set Engineering Project

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!

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Smith’s Wood Students Achieve Bronze and Level 1 Arts Awards

dscf11671Several of our students have recently worked hard to achieve their bronze arts awards and for 4 studious pupils, their level 1 award in the arts.

The students worked with UNITY and had to research artists, genres and review music performances, with our level 1 students also learning how to teach fellow pupils how to play an instrument.

The award comes from the prestigious music institute, Trinity in London. This is a fantastic achievement for our students, and we look forward to seeing them go from strength to strength in their performing arts education here at Smiths Wood Sports College!

Social Media and Sexting Parent Workshop – Tuesday 15th November

On the 15th of November Smith’s Wood Sport College will be holding a parent workshop aimed at building closer relationships between the college and parents.

The workshop will be from 4pm-5pm in our Staff Room. The objective of the workshop will be to provide parents and carers with information about how to ensure their child is safe online. We look forward to seeing you there! If anyone would like anymore information about the event, please speak with Mr Roberts.

‘My Home Town’ Competition

erAs part of developing cultural awareness in school, the Erasmus+ team held a competition to see who could produce the best photo of a local bus stop, alongside a poem or story as part of their creative writing pieces in English.

The winners of the competition received some LovetoShop vouchers as well as having their work displayed in one of our partner schools in Yalove Lisesi, Turkey.

Experiment at Science Club

science-clubScience club takes place every Wednesday in S8 from 3.10pm to 4.00pm for Key Stage 3 pupils. Pupils should get a letter from Mrs Parry, their science teacher or the sciences hub which needs to be signed by a parent/guardian.