November 2016 Blog Posts (12)

World War 2 poem by Lily Alexander wins annual Royal British Legion competition

Congratulations to Lily Alexander in Year 9, the overall winner of the Stradbroke and District branch of the Royal British Legion's annual poetry competition with her poem "World War 2".
Lily looked very surprised when her name was called out in a whole…
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Added by English Department on November 30, 2016 at 11:18 — No Comments

Christmas Craft Fair exceeds £1000 contribution towards pupils' education

FOSH have done it again, with a successful Christmas Craft Fair which raised over £1000!

Well done and thank you to all the stall holders and everyone who came along to support this lovely event, beautifully enhanced by the harmonious voices of the choir.…

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Added by School Office on November 29, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Scrap metal collection raised over £528 !!!

Thanks to everyone who helped FOSH to raise funds with the scrap metal collection recently - over £528 was raised which will certainly be put to good use in aiding our pupils' education.

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Added by School Office on November 23, 2016 at 12:56 — No Comments

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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Added by Gifted and Talented on November 23, 2016 at 12:07 — No Comments

STRADBROKE CHARITY BAKE OFF!

Friday 18th November saw Waveney House organise a whole school charity bake off and non uniform day for the pupils chosen charity - parting seas. 

The day was a huge success with almost £400 raised.

A big thank you and congratulations goes to all the pupils that took part in some way, especially the cake makers! We had a fantastic range of different colours sizes and tastes. We would also like to thank the Stradbroke WI for kindly donating the trophy and coming in to…

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Added by PE Department on November 22, 2016 at 16:19 — No Comments

Parent Governor Vacancies

The governing body has two Parent Governor vacancies.  If you are interested in becoming a Parent Governor, please click here for more information.

Added by Stradbroke High School on November 15, 2016 at 9:00 — No Comments

Music Success for Marty

Many congratulations to our Head Boy, Marty Gionis, on being accepted into the County Youth Orchestra. The talented Stradbroke High Year 11 musician, who plays a number of instruments, successfully auditioned for the brass section on trombone. Well done.

Added by Music Department on November 14, 2016 at 18:06 — No Comments

Quality Sweets create confectionery mountain for Christmas Craft Fair - 26th November

 Come along to the Quality Sweets stall at the Christmas Craft Fair on November 26th to buy fabulous gifts for all the family at very reasonable prices. Top quality, hand picked confectionery presented in attractive packaging - ideal stocking fillers!…

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Added by Business Studies on November 14, 2016 at 17:59 — No Comments

Businesses praise Year 10 pupils on Careers Day

It was a day of learning life skills such as hand shakes, eye to eye contact, confident body language and first impressions, and it culminated in a mock interview with a business person; this in a nutshell sums up Year 10 Careers Day, our annual event to help prepare pupils to present themselves effectively when they leave school whether it is for a college or university application or later when applying for employment.…

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Added by Business Studies on November 10, 2016 at 9:49 — No Comments

Whole school PSHE session on Diversity and British Values

On Thursday 3rd November we held an extended tutor time and the whole school was involved in a discussion game on diversity, equality and British values. This game involved moving around a board and answering questions that ranged from factual questions to opinion questions.  All students took part and this was a very positive experience for all.  One Head of House made the comment: …

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Added by PSHE Department on November 8, 2016 at 12:46 — No Comments

Non Pupil Day and Bake Off Day

click here for a link to news of our Non Pupil Day tomorrow (11th) and Charity Bake-Off and non-uniform day next Friday 18th.

Added by School Office on November 4, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Year 9 build wind turbines to generate electricity during STEM Day

Today, with help from the Smallpeice Trust (spelt correctly-honest!) year 9 pupils enhanced their understanding of problem solving, creativity, design and engineering. Working together in small groups they were teams of engineers working on an island facing drought. They had to create a wind turbine, with a tower, turbine and gearing system connected to a generator to produce electricity. The winning team was the one which built the turbine which when tested with a voltmeter produced the…

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Added by Maths Department on November 3, 2016 at 18:00 — No Comments

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