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Mollie takes a short cut to helping sick children

Before ... and after!

Congratulations to Mollie Evans in Year 7 who has made a bold personal statement by having her long hair lopped off for charity.

Around 30 centimetres of Mollie's hair was cut off and styled into…

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Added by School Office on November 6, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments

Year 10 Mock Interviews - Preparation for Life

Thank you to all the business people from 14 different organisations in BASH, who came along to provide mock interviews for our Year 10 students this week. With career choices varying from Groom to Social Worker and Editor to Aerodynamic Engineer we managed to provide every student…

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Added by School Office on November 3, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments

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

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

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 18:05 — 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

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