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Year 11 Parents Evening - 8th November 2017

We encourage all Year 11 parents to attend the parents evening on Wednesday 8th November.  Please click here to view Mr Axtell's letter.

Added by School Office on October 31, 2017 at 15:38 — No Comments

Zak Hills-Brown becomes Under 14 Korean Kata World Champion.

Zak Hills-Brown in year 8 has great news to report:

" Last month, I flew out to America to the WMAGC 2017 World Games to represent Team GB in three different styles of martial arts alongside 23 of my teammates including four others from my club.

The tournament was condensed…

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Added by School Office on October 30, 2017 at 16:41 — No Comments

Stradbroke harnesses the power of 'Yet' to achieve top 3 status in Suffolk

John Axtell our Head of School, told a packed assembly hall at our recent annual awards evening, that the school had deservedly won its place among the top two schools in Suffolk for achievement – with 59% of students achieving level 5 or higher in their GCSEs in 2017. He continued to wow the audience with the news that in total, 79% of students achieved a level 4 or more which puts the school among the top three schools in Suffolk in that respect. 

Mr Axtell said “I am truly…

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Added by School Office on October 20, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

VOSH Meeting 9/10/17

VOSH Minutes

Friday, 13 October 2017

Topics Discussed:

Improvements On The Agenda

Air Conditioning in All Rooms

Door for the Boys Toilets

Sanitation for the Girls Toilets

More Charity Days

Litter

Shorts

 

Boys Toilet Door – When we discussed this, issues such as privacy came up. Henry, James and Thomas are going to speak to Mrs Millar about this issue.

 

Sanitation in Girls Toilets-…

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Added by Voice Of Stradbroke High School on October 13, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Assessment Information Presentation

Many thanks to all of the parents and carers who attended the Assessment Information Presentation on Wednesday 11th October. As promised I have attached the presentation:

New Assessment Grades…

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Added by School Office on October 12, 2017 at 12:36 — No Comments

Many thanks to all of the parents and carers who attended the Assessment Information Presentation on Wednesday 11th October. As promised I have attached the presentation: New Assessment Grades How to…

Many thanks to all of the parents and carers who attended the Assessment Information Presentation on Wednesday 11th October. As promised I have attached the presentation:

New Assessment Grades…

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Added by School Office on October 12, 2017 at 12:31 — No Comments

Assessment Information Evening

Many thanks to all the parents and carers who attended the Assessment Information Evening on Wednesday 11th October. As promised I have attached links to my presentation:

New Assessment Presentation

How to Access…

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Added by School Office on October 12, 2017 at 12:06 — No Comments

'Blood Brothers' theatre trip

On 21st September the GCSE Drama group went to the Theatre Royal in Norwich to see the long running hit musical 'Blood Brothers'.  'Blood Brothers' is a multi-award winning show which has seen 10,000 performances in London's West End.  It is only one of three musicals ever to achieve that milestone.   The fact that our pupils were able to see it at a 'local' theatre was an opportunity not to be missed!

Written by Willy Russell, the show tells the story of twin boys, who,…

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Added by Drama Department on October 12, 2017 at 10:48 — No Comments

Brilliant start year 10!

Year 10 have made a fantastic start to their new GCSE course, with some students achieving 5, 6, and 7 on their FIRST attempts at a GCSE style paper!

Added by History Department on October 12, 2017 at 9:34 — No Comments

CARnival 2017 raised over £4000

CARnival 2017 made over £4,000 profit this year which is a fantastic amount. This will now all be spent directly on the pupils. Thanks for all your help and…

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Added by Friends of Stradbroke High on September 27, 2017 at 12:19 — No Comments

Business Breakfast engages employers with Work Related Learning

Members of The Business Association of Stradbroke High School (BASH) have met to confirm the action plan of support, provided by over 20 local and national businesses, for students across the school in the coming year.  

Oct 18th: Assembly for Years 8 and 9 with a doctor/lawyer

Nov 2nd: …

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Added by School Office on September 27, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

Houses of Parliament Tour for Y11 Students

Following our school tradition, Year 11 students who were nominated to be Head Girl, Head Boy or a Prefect recently enjoyed a trip to London to Westminster. As well as visiting the Jewel Tower at Westminster Palace, they enjoyed a tour of the Houses of Parliament, and found out among many other things, why Her Majesty the Queen is not allowed into the House of Commons. After learning about the monarchy, the history of the art at the palace and the role of government and parliament, students…

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Added by School Office on September 26, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Year 6 pupils' taster day whets young appetites for High School

Year 6 pupils from local primary schools have just enjoyed a taster of lessons across the school in order to give them an idea of what to expect in September. Apart from lunch - always a favourite - science, maths art and food technology where among the subjects helping to ease the transition from primary to secondary school.…

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Added by School Office on September 25, 2017 at 18:08 — No Comments

VOSH Meeting 25/9/17

Present:  We welcomed 25 members, many of whom were new faces.

We created a new register and discussed and wrote down ideas we have for the coming year.

 

We discussed:

 

  • What we like about Stradbroke High School
  • What we would like to improve
  • What we want VOSH to achieve
  • What we think are the roles for our senior students and prefects
  • What we would like to contribute to VOSH this…
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Added by Voice Of Stradbroke High School on September 25, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

Sion Hill

On Thursday 14 September we had the Irish Singer-Songwriter Sion Hill come to our school to sing and talk about online safety and Cyber bullying.  He performed to Years 7, 8 and 9 and everyone really enjoyed his music and appreciated the important message he gave about staying safe online and how to find help if any issues arise.

Added by PSHE Department on September 15, 2017 at 9:13 — No Comments

What we value

Statements from students following a PSHE day of respect:

Added by PSHE Department on September 15, 2017 at 8:38 — No Comments

Musical Excellence for Spencer

Many congratulations to Spencer Pretty-Kent in Year 10, who has just passed his Grade 4 pianoforte examination with distinction. This is an excellent achievement as Spencer embarks on his G.C.S.E Music studies with confidence. Thanks go to Miss Hawood, who guided him through the demands of the syllabus for this exam.

Added by Music Department on September 12, 2017 at 18:00 — No Comments

Extra Curricular activities Autumn Term 2017

Extra Curricular Clubs 2017

Added by PE Department on September 12, 2017 at 11:42 — No Comments

Brass Examination Success

During the Summer music examination season, the following pupils were successful in their brass grades:

Reuben Maguire (Year 7) passed Grade 2 cornet with merit, Emily Goddard (Year 8) passed Grade 2 cornet with merit, Emily Havers (Year 9) passed Grade 2 trombone with merit, Lily Hunter (Year 9) passed Grade 2 cornet with merit, and Charlotte Watson passed Grade 3 baritone horn. Many congratulations to all pupils for their hard work and achievement, and many thanks to Mrs…

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Added by Music Department on September 11, 2017 at 20:00 — No Comments

Musical Joy for Josie and Jessica

Many congratulations to Josie Palmer in Year 7 and Jessica McInnes in Year 8 on their recent music exam success. Josie passed her Grade 4 Tenor Horn exam with distinction, and Jessica passed her Grade 4 Cornet exam with distinction. This is a fantastic achievement for both girls, and demonstrates their excellence in the subject. Well done!

Added by Music Department on September 8, 2017 at 19:00 — No Comments

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