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Online safety advice for parents

9th September 2021

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead, Tracy Preston has written to parents with a helpful guide to online safety. With information on the most used apps, what we teach as part of PSHE and some of the problems young people can encounter online along with links to helpful website – its a must read.

Head’s Blog –
The truth behind ‘inflated’ exam grades

23rd August 2021

You can listen to Head, Robert Lobatto talk about this year’s exam results in this vlog or the same content is available as a blog immediately below. Making sense of the exam results this year With exams cancelled for the second year in a row, grades were once again determined by teachers. Using grade descriptors…

Well Deserved Success for GCSE Students

12th August 2021

Celebrations were in order today as Year 11 students came into school to collect their excellent GCSE results. 51% of results were at grades 8 and 9 (equivalent to A*), and 74% at grades 9-7 (equivalent to A* and A). Overall, 99.5% of results were graded 9-4 (equivalent to A* – C). With the support…

Outstanding Academic Success for A level students

10th August 2021

Students gathered at Manor Wood today to pick up their A level results after a difficult two years with their studies interrupted by the pandemic. Despite the challenges the results are great with 73% of grades at A*-A, 88% at A* – B and a 100% pass rate. After navigating all the uncertainty which came…

BubbleFest 2021

15th July 2021

To celebrate the end of term our Reception Teachers and TAs hosted the second annual BubbleFest! Reception teacher Emma explained the day: “BubbleFest started last year when we returned after the first lockdown, the names comes from the fact we were in our own socially distanced bubbles. I wanted the children to have something very…

Visual Arts Exhibition – Year 13

8th July 2021

Our Visual Arts Departments teamed up to display work by our Year 13 students in an end of year show which took over the school on a rainy Friday in June. Parents, staff, current and ex-students were treated to work from Art, Photography, Film Studies and Design Technology. Click on the images below to scroll…

The Village Renewed – 2021

1st July 2021

The Village Project is over for another year, but in reality, the legacy of each Village lives on in the students who’ve taken part. The Village sees Year 8 students live in the school grounds for a week, creating their own shelters, community and guiding their own activities. This year there was a new approach…

Raised Voices in Lower School

23rd June 2021

The sound of singing has been echoing round Lower School over the last couple of weeks as the children have been able to enjoy performing together. First came the Year 5 & 6 students who took part in the Young Voices Biggest Sing challenge. Along with thousands of other schools across the world, they learnt…

Year 11 Graduation and Prom 2021

21st June 2021

The never-ending assessment period was over, the sun had come out and it was time to say goodbye to our intrepid Y11 students who have had a turbulent last couple of years as they completed their GCSEs under the additional pressures brought by Covid-19. The day started with an outdoor Graduation Ceremony in the Amphitheatre….

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