January 2016 Blog Posts (16)

VOSH Meeting 22 January 2016

On Friday 22nd January 2016 VOSH announced that the GCSE Pods has been purchased and will be available to pupils in the upcoming month. There will be an assembly regarding GCSE Pods next week which will provide further information.


Another success was that the recycling posters have been put up around the school and more posters with information on what to recycle will soon be displayed.


Mrs Rowe has suggested a charity which we could support: “A…


Added by Voice Of Stradbroke High School on January 28, 2016 at 13:35 — No Comments

Year 8 Parents Evening

Please click here to view letter.  Please click here to view appointment sheet.

Added by School Office on January 26, 2016 at 16:38 — No Comments

Ofsted Reports: Stradbroke High School stands out for Pupils’ Progress

Official figures recently released by Ofsted and the Department for Education show that our pupils’ GCSE exams results at Stradbroke High School in 2015 position the school in the top 4% of all schools nationally for the value that they add to their pupils.

  • In all…

Added by Stradbroke High School on January 23, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments

Second Round of Careers Interviews for Year 11 with Mrs Clements

We are making a good start on catching-up with all year 11 pupils to see where they are in organising their Further Education provision whether it be A Levels, vocational courses or Apprenticeships/work-based learning.

I am in the library on Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays if anyone would like to discuss any issues or questions, or wants a hand with submission of…


Added by Careers Department on January 19, 2016 at 15:54 — No Comments

Summary of VOSH Meeting (15/01/2016)

VOSH’s suggestion of the GCSE Pods was hugely popular from both pupils and staff and as a result, it has now been given the “Go-Ahead”. This will allow pupils to revise at home and teachers to set specific revision topics with greater ease due its portability. It is available as an app on Android, Blackberry and iOS platforms.

For more information on GCSEPods, visit https://www.gcsepod.com/


The Eco-Group has also completed…


Added by Voice Of Stradbroke High School on January 19, 2016 at 13:43 — No Comments

Code Club Celebrates a Flying Start!

Soon after the new kit was opened, the peripherals plugged in and power turned on then pupils started using Python to instruct Minecraft and make a difference to their world...and to others' worlds through the LAN.…


Added by ICT Department on January 14, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

The Revenant - Golden Globe winner!

Year 11 students are very excited to hear of the recent Golden Globe awards for The Revenant - a perfect revision tool for the American West GCSE!  A family evening at the cinema PLUS revision... the history department can't wait to hear everyone's review (will year 11 agree with the Golden Globe judges?!)

Certificate 15

Added by History Department on January 14, 2016 at 9:00 — No Comments

Year 7 County Cup football fixture 25/1/16

Team sheet and details are on the link below


Added by PE Department on January 13, 2016 at 14:04 — No Comments

A big thank you to FOSH

FOSH gave the science department some money to buy components to improve the teaching and learning of electrical circuits. Year 7 used this equipment for the first time in January and it worked brilliantly. Thank you to FOSH for their fantastic fundraising.…


Added by Science Department on January 13, 2016 at 11:50 — No Comments

Summary of the VOSH Meeting (08/01/16)

In the first meeting of 2016, VOSH discussed the recent visit from Parting Seas (a charity from Kenya). One idea brought up was to help raise money for a home tutor for the girls at the home. Whether or not this will take place will be further discussed.


Another topic raised was GCSE Pods. The results were hugely in favour of the mobile application. Over 85% voted in favour. If agreed by staff, it will be investigated further.


The Eco-Group has also formed and…


Added by Voice Of Stradbroke High School on January 11, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

Year 10 Create Tailor Made Business Start-Ups

Entrepreneurs in GCSE Business Studies have shown true ingenuity by devising business start-up ideas for each other.

Not only have they generated business ideas; they have devised the market research required, the SWOT analysis, drawn up the market maps and prescribed the…


Added by Business Studies on January 8, 2016 at 17:24 — No Comments

Join us for Raspberry Pi on Mondays

 Join us for Raspberry Pi and Python on a Monday 

evening from 4.00 until 5.30 in the Geography room.

Our coding club will teach pupils how to program a

computer to do all kinds of things including make

music. Led by volunteer Ben Anderson, this after-

school club aims to provide…


Added by ICT Department on January 8, 2016 at 14:34 — No Comments

Sportshall Athletics team sheets 18/1/16 and 20/1/16

See team sheets below for more info

Team sheet U15 Monday 18th Jan 2016 Sportshall%20athletics%20U15%202016.doc

Team sheet U13 Wednesday 20th Jan 2016 …


Added by PE Department on January 8, 2016 at 10:15 — No Comments

9SC Learn about ratio using photography

9 SC have completed an active learning challenge in which they enlarged a photograph from a film negative.

The challenge was to create the size…


Added by Maths Department on January 7, 2016 at 14:30 — No Comments

Visitor from a charity in Kenya

On Wednesday 6th January we had a visit from Jane Hutt, from the non-profit organisation, Parting Seas who is based in Kenya.


Jane tal ked briefly in assembly about the work of their home, The Beehive which houses young pregnant girls and their babies.  The home has been open since…


Added by Voice Of Stradbroke High School on January 6, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Year 11 Parents Evening

Please CLICK here to view letter

Added by School Office on January 4, 2016 at 14:19 — No Comments

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