December 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Christmas Card Competition

This year we decided to run a competition to create an interesting school Christmas card. Entries were invited to design a card - or part of a card. The winning entries were then scanned and added to a card background to form the 'official' school Christmas Card which was then sent out to our friends.

We had 86 entries from the Lower School and the original intention was to choose around 20 - but the standard was high and we ended up squeezing 34 small scans into the picture. Some…


Added by Art Department on December 17, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments

Top Ten Reads


The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Cabin Fever  by Jeff Kinney

'CHERUB' series by Robert Muchamore

The Hobbit…


Added by School Library on December 11, 2012 at 11:04 — No Comments

Bronze Qualifying Expedition 2012

Despite a weather forecast which left a lot to be desired, the Qualifying Expedition remained dry and even, at times, sunny!  Spirits were high and determination ruled.

The start point was just outside Aldeburgh and participants had planned their own routes to the campsite at Eastbridge.

The site is on a farm, is small and very basic (two huts with a toilet and washbasin – no showers or other ‘luxuries’), but just the job for DofE. An energetic game of football in the evening…


Added by Duke of Edinburgh's Award on December 10, 2012 at 15:21 — No Comments

Reading Cafe


The Reading Cafe

Year 6 pupils from our feeder primary schools were treated to an especially warm welcome in the school library earlier in the term.

The pupils were in school for a ‘taster session’ of High School life and all attended the ‘Reading Café in the library where the tables were decorated with checked table cloths, a menu and a cake selection.

Students from years 8, 9 and 10 waited at table and took orders of poetry…


Added by School Library on December 10, 2012 at 14:59 — No Comments

Book Mastermind 2012/2013

There are 12 entries for this year's Book Mastermind Competition. The school heats start on Monday 10th December 2012. The winner of the school heats will go on to take part in the Area Finals answering questions on a different book of their choice.

All students who take part will not only earn house points, but also be able to go on a trip to the Norfolk Children's Bookshop to choose a book for the Library which will have a dedication to themselves on the title page.



Added by School Library on December 10, 2012 at 14:50 — No Comments

Pyramid Carol Service 2012

The Pyramid Carol Service will take place this year at St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Fressingfield on the 11th December at 6.30pm. Musicians from Stradbroke High School and its feeder primary schools will be performing. Come and get the festive season off to a memorable start by joining us.

Mr Williams

Added by Music Department on December 4, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments

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