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Duxford Trip Summer 2017

As a reward for their hard work we took our 14 Year 9 students to Duxford War Museum.  We had a great day out looking at all the aeroplanes and exhibits.  One exhibition involved a really cool sound and light display where we had headphones and hand held speakers that could connect up with beams of light. When this happened we could hear sound bites from people who had been in the war.…See More
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Challenge Project

Year 9 were invited to take part in an extra-curricular challenge project. They chose a subject to research and we met every week to check on their progress. We then had a 'party' this term where everyone brought in their projects and explained what they had created.The projects were excellent and very varied.…See More
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Year 4 and 5 Philosophy Morning

On the 23rd November, we invited some Year 4 and 5 pupils from various local schools to take part in a Philosophy morning where we enjoyed refreshments, biscuits and discussing different ideas and opinions.We asked some big questions such as 'do animals feel guilty?' 'does God exist?', 'Is there life after death?', 'Is there a…See More
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Year 6 Philosophy Morning 17th March 2016

Year 6 Philosophy MorningThursday 17th March 2016 Twenty Seven Year 6 students from a large number of primary schools came up to Stradbroke High School for a Philosophy morning today and had a great time.  We participated in lots of fun activities such as answering ‘What if …?’ questions, modelling an object to represent a religious or philosophical idea, and answered many ultimate questions, for example ‘Is there a God?’ ‘Are all babies born good?’ and ‘Can animals feel guilty?’ …See More
Mar 17, 2016
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Year 9 and 10 Trip to St Catharine's College, Cambridge

On Thursday 25th February 34 students from Year 9 and 10 went to St Catharine's College, Cambridge University.  We arrived early and…See More
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Gifted and Talented Performance Evening

On Thursday 29th January, Stradbroke held its first Gifted and Talented Performance Evening.  Around 14 students took part in what was an excellent evening. There were two musical groups who performed some modern songs, three piano solos, guitar solos, a cornet duet and a choral solo performance. In addition the new Jazz band, the Orange Blues, performed a fantastic rendition of Ronson and Mars' 'Uptown Funk'.  All of our students did us proud and the standard was outstanding. We hope this will…See More
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Suffolk STEM Challenge Event

On 4th June twelve of our Year 8 and Year 9 students visited University Campus Suffolk Ipswich to take part in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) challenge event.  They were:  Ciaran Carr, Kerry Scarfe, Alex Pierce Saunderson, Ben Brown, Skye Lintott, Evan Read, Adam Childs, Amelia Chilvers,…See More
Jun 5, 2014

Gifted and Talented Provision at Stradbroke High School

At Stradbroke High School we believe that all students deserve to be challenged so that they all achieve their potential.  We try to offer challenge activities and opportunities that are open to all students.  We have organised regular trips to universities and we have had regular visitors in school to provide additional opportunities for our students.

We often provide the opportunity for students to get involved in additional projects that they can complete in their own time and we have had a good uptake when this has been offered, giving students the chance to explore a topic of their own interest.

Each year we have offered a variety of activities for our most able or talented students.  These have included a script writing club with a local writer and film producer, a coding club with a local software developer, a jazz band run by the students themselves and many more clubs and activities to stretch and challenge.

For the past two years we have put on a Musical production which has enabled our talented musicians, actors, make up artists and back stage crew to gain invaluable experience.

For our most able students we have organised trips to Cambridge University and we encourage student leadership.  Our Head boy and Head Girl and their deputies run our school council, VOSH, and we also have a Sports Council run by students.

As part of our challenge provision, we run an Aim Higher session every Thursday after school to give our Year 10 and 11 pupils the opportunity to complete homework in school and meet with teachers if they want extra help or challenge.  

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Duxford Trip Summer 2017

As a reward for their hard work we took our 14 Year 9 students to Duxford War Museum.  We had a great day out looking at all the aeroplanes and exhibits.  One exhibition involved a really cool sound and light display where we had headphones and hand held speakers that could connect up with beams of light. When this happened we could hear sound bites from people who had been in the war.…

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Posted on July 7, 2017 at 15:50

Challenge Project

Year 9 were invited to take part in an extra-curricular challenge project. They chose a subject to research and we met every week to check on their progress. We then had a 'party' this term where everyone brought in their projects and explained what they had created.

The projects were…

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Posted on March 17, 2017 at 11:30

Year 4 and 5 Philosophy Morning

On the 23rd November, we invited some Year 4 and 5 pupils from various local schools to take part in a Philosophy morning where we enjoyed refreshments, biscuits and discussing different ideas and opinions.

We asked some big questions such as 'do animals feel guilty?' 'does God exist?', 'Is there…

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Posted on November 23, 2016 at 12:07

Year 6 Philosophy Morning 17th March 2016

Year 6 Philosophy Morning

Thursday 17th March 2016

 

Twenty Seven Year 6 students from a large number of primary schools came up to Stradbroke High School for a Philosophy morning today and had a great time.  We participated in lots of fun activities such as answering ‘What if …?’ questions, modelling an object to represent a religious or philosophical idea, and answered many ultimate questions, for example ‘Is there…

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Posted on March 17, 2016 at 15:34

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