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SHS News May 2012

Added by Stradbroke High School on May 31, 2012 at 9:56 — No Comments

Breakfast and Revision

We would like to remind all Year 11 pupils that breakfast, followed by a revision session will be available for each morning examination.

Added by Stradbroke High School on May 15, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Year 7 Gurdwara Assessment

Assessment sheet on the Gurdwara

Gurdwara Assessment Leaflet.docx

Added by Philosophy and Ethics Department on May 15, 2012 at 10:04 — No Comments

Visit from Danny Nobbs

Danny Nobbs visited the school and spoke to the pupils in an assembly. Danny was an ordinary young man until at 17 he became extraordinary. He had a tragic motor bike accident that left him fighting for his life and then paralysed from the chest down – for ever.

Most of us, both staff and pupils feel hard done  by at times, we feel sorry for ourselves, because we fall out with our friends or we have too much homework (or marking homework) or we have to come to school every day when we…


Added by PE Department on April 27, 2012 at 14:38 — No Comments

Our Eco-Friendly school

You may have noticed that there has been great building activity on the school roof recently.  Suffolk County Council have installed and commissioned 106 photo-voltaic solar panels (PV).

For those that are not eco-minded, the words ‘solar panel’ is used for two entirely different devices. The first, thermal solar panels are essentially black painted radiators; they heat up in the sun and transfer the heat into your water tank, thereby saving you energy. The photo-voltaic…


Added by Stradbroke High School on April 27, 2012 at 14:31 — No Comments

UEA Trip Report

Fifteen would-be undergraduates joined other schools from the region to sample what UEA might have to offer after sixth form.

The day was extraordinarily well organised, each group of pupils had two minders (ambassadors) who were all current students. Each of our pupils had chosen three workshops to join, where they mixed with other schools and their temporary passes were pre-printed with those details – so no-one could get it wrong.

Said Jacob Cleverly “… the workshops…


Added by Careers Department on April 27, 2012 at 8:45 — No Comments

Revision Tips

"Check out read my revision tips and you can reply or post revision questions"

Added by Philosophy and Ethics Department on April 24, 2012 at 20:18 — No Comments

St John Ambulance Schools Mark

We are pleased to announce that Stradbroke High School has become the first high school in Suffolk to receive the St John Ambulance Schools Mark.

The St John Ambulance Schools Mark is awarded to schools that show a significant commitment to the safety and health of their pupils, workforce and the wider community.

We achieved the Schools Mark after deciding to run a St John Ambulance basic first aid course as part of an Enhanced Learning Day. (ELD)

To read more…


Added by Stradbroke High School on April 24, 2012 at 11:55 — No Comments

Summer Term Letter

Welcome back to the last term of this academic year and, following the forthcoming GCSE examinations, we will soon be saying farewell to our current Year 11.


We wish them good luck in their examinations and in whatever they do in the future. Governors visiting the school always comment on the work ethic of the pupils and the positive working relationship between staff and pupils. I know staff  are working hard to support the pupils in their examinations and the support pupils…


Added by Governors on April 23, 2012 at 18:39 — No Comments

News Update April 23rd

I hope everyone enjoyed the Easter break despite the poor weather.

I am grateful to the staff who led revision sessions over Easter and know that they were valued by the pupils who attended.

We are pleased to welcome a new member of staff, Miss Moss (History) to the school.

If any parent / carer has a concern about any aspect of school life please do not hesitate to contact the school.


Andrew Bloom.

Added by Stradbroke High School on April 23, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments

PE London 2012 Competition

If you would like to win a ticket for a free day out to watch the Sainsburys UK School Games at the London 2012 Olympic Stadium, have a look at the competition information below:

Competition Information

Added by PE Department on April 20, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

News Update 26th March

This has been a busy term in a number of ways, but particularly due to our new Academy Status, with effect from March 1st.  Over the coming weeks and months we will be making changes to our school stationery and pupils’ uniform, to reflect the change to Stradbroke High School.

The only forthcoming staffing change involves Mrs Cheyne and our temporary History teacher, Miss Barnett, who will both be leaving to undertake new challenges.  I am very pleased to announce the appointment of…


Added by Stradbroke High School on March 27, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments


Stradbroke High School currently has three vacancies for parent governors to sit on our Governing Body. The commitment is not an onerous one, and it is an opportunity to help to make a difference to our pupils’ education. The amount of involvement is down to you.


There is one full formal governing body meeting each term. In addition, there is an informal full governing body meeting to discuss, and learn about, specific issues.  Committees also meet once per term. Three…


Added by Governors on March 5, 2012 at 15:20 — No Comments

News Update 5th March 2012

We are pleased to announce that as of 1st March 2012 our school became an Academy and will now revert to the title of Stradbroke High School.

What does this mean and what difference will it make to the running of the school?  Initially very little will be seen to change; we will gradually change over to our new letterheads, website names and eventually uniforms.  The longer-term effects will be significant.

You know that OFSTED rated our school as ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’…


Added by Stradbroke High School on March 5, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Fund raising update

I would like to thank everyone who took part and supported the World Land Trust on Thursday 2nd February by bringing in things for the bring and buy stall and making leaves and cakes and donating money.  We raised £170 which has the ability to buy 1.5 acres of rainforest and 4 trees.  We have received a certificate and a letter from the Land Trust thanking us.  From Jo Capp in 8RH

Added by Philosophy and Ethics Department on February 23, 2012 at 8:36 — No Comments

SBEC News February 2012


Added by Stradbroke High School on February 8, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

Parent Governor Vacancies

Stradbroke Business & Enterprise College will convert to an Academy Trust with effect from 1st March 2012. 

Converting from a maintained school to an Academy requires us to hold an election for Parent Governors.  There are seven Parent Governor vacancies.  Present Parent Governors may seek to be re-elected.


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Added by Governors on February 7, 2012 at 16:09 — No Comments

Rainforest Day

Thank you to Jo Capp for organising our Rainforest Day and thank you to everyone who supported this important cause.  We raised around £164 which will go twoards saving an acre and a half of forest.

Added by Philosophy and Ethics Department on February 6, 2012 at 15:27 — No Comments

News Update 2nd February 2012

Our progress towards the School becoming an Academy from 1st March continues.  I am grateful to Governors and Caroline Driver (Business Manager for the Stradbroke Pyramid of Schools) for the work they have undertaken behind the scenes to meet this deadline.


Despite the change of name to Stradbroke High School, I would like to confirm that the uniform will not change for our current pupils.


Last week the Department for Education issued data running…


Added by Stradbroke High School on February 2, 2012 at 12:37 — No Comments

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