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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 last night’s 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

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

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

Celebrating Cycling!

The whole school went out to cheer on Stage Six of Britain’s premier road cycling race today which takes place entirely within Suffolk, a first for the county. The tour headed east from Newmarket and is on its way to the finish in the centre of Aldeburgh. 

Amid slightly dubious weather, ( it…

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Added by School Office on September 8, 2017 at 13:38 — No Comments

Congratulations to all our hardworking pupils!

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Added by School Office on August 24, 2017 at 10:46 — No Comments

GCSE Results are stunning!

Following the release of GCSE Results today, John Axtell, Head of School sends out the following important message:

I am absolutely thrilled with the results attained by the students at Stradbroke High School this year. They have been justly rewarded for the effort and commitment that they have put in during their time with us. These results are also testament to the dedication and hard work of our incredible teaching staff.

Sixty-two students sat GCSE…

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Added by School Office on August 24, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Year 9 pupils excel in Super Physics Inter-school Competition

Congratulations to Morgan Roper, Spencer Pretty-Kent, Katie Childs and Eleanor Durston who were the Stradbroke team competing at County Upper School in Bury St Edmunds this week to put their physics skills and knowledge to the test. The competition was organised by the Stimulation…

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Added by School Office on July 14, 2017 at 18:03 — No Comments

Congratulations to Mrs Leeks -Triathlete!

Mrs Leeks recently took part in the Norwich Triathlon Sprint Distance race - her first ever triathlon! It comprised a 750m swim in a lake, an 18km bike ride followed by a 5km run.  Mrs Leeks said " I was really excited to be taking part and my 2 goals were to finish it, and to not stop on the run. I finished with a time of 1:31:55 in 9th place out of 15 for my age category and 46th out of 72 women. I am really pleased with my result and achieved my 2 goals, but there are always…

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Added by School Office on July 14, 2017 at 17:52 — No Comments

Congratulations to teachers who ran the East Harling 10K

After training for about 3 months, these five sporty teachers teamed up to complete the East Harling 10K at the weekend. They have been seen running around the school's track on Friday evenings over the past few weeks then comparing tales of training runs every weekend...now they have other goals in…

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Added by School Office on July 10, 2017 at 18:36 — No Comments

Stradbroke students bring The Sound of Music to Raising the Bar Awards

At the recent Raising the Bar Awards at Trinity Park in Ipswich, our students performed songs from the school's sell out production of The Sound of Music. The Raising the Bar Awards, celebrate excellence in Suffolk education and acknowledge the outstanding work happening in schools across the county.…

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Added by School Office on July 5, 2017 at 10:30 — No Comments

Updated advice about Snapchat for safety using social media

SNAPCHAT – Dangers with new SNAP MAP

 

Snap Map lets people search for places such as schools and see videos and pictures posted by children inside. It allows others to locate exactly where you are, which building you are in and exact whereabouts within the building. This is obviously a concern if young people were to access this and share information that could be misused by others. The information below should help parents and students turn off the…

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Added by School Office on June 26, 2017 at 10:05 — No Comments

Mock Election results in Conservative majority vote.

Students throughout the school came and voted this morning following the recent visit of three of our local MPs who each spoke for three minutes then answered students' questions.

The results are as follows:

235 votes were made

94 – Conservative Party

74 – Labour…

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Added by School Office on June 7, 2017 at 15:08 — No Comments

Multi-Academy Trust Update

Please click here to see Chair of Governors update letter concerning the Multi-Academy Trust.

Added by School Office on June 7, 2017 at 12:19 — No Comments

School Uniform

Please click here to view the latest School Uniform Letter

Added by School Office on May 25, 2017 at 10:08 — No Comments

Local candidates address Stradbroke High School's students in advance of 'Mock Election'

Thanks to three of our local parliamentary candidates from the Labour, Green and Conservative parties who delivered addresses and answered questions from students in this morning's assembly.  This proved to give an excellent background in preparing students to vote in our forthcoming Mock Election…

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Added by Business Studies on May 22, 2017 at 10:05 — No Comments

SCHOOL TRANSPORT INFORMATION

SCHOOL TRANSPORT INFORMATION from Monday 22nd May 2017

Due to road works lasting for approximately six weeks, please be aware that there will be a road closure between Fressingfield and Metfield.

Please note the following pick up times;

  • Metfield (near the church) - 8 am sharp.
  • Withersdale Street - 8.03 am
  • Mendham - 8.05 am
  • Harleston - 8.10 am

Added by School Office on May 19, 2017 at 10:19 — No Comments

Stradbroke High School's Young Enterprise Company collects Runner Up Award in Suffolk Business Awards

Congratulations to 'Quality Sweets' on accepting two awards at the Suffolk Young Enterprise Business Awards:

Runner Up Award, presented by Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd. and Social Innovation Award presented by The East of England

Co-operative Society.

Twenty four schools and colleges entered the…

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Added by Business Studies on April 28, 2017 at 13:16 — No Comments

Macmillan Cancer Support Praises Students at Stradbroke High School

Macmillan Cancer Support praised our students in an assembly following their recent ‘House’ charity fundraising day organised by Blyth House.

 

Helen Glenholmes from Macmillan addressed the whole school to receive the funds with thanks and explain how the money raised (£174.26)…

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Added by School Office on April 20, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments

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