We are piloting the use of the Sports Houses within the academic side of the school with year 7s this year. This is a new development for us here are Sprowston and we are looking to embed the Sports Houses further as the year progresses.
We have four Houses; Chiefs, Giants, Tornadoes and Vikings and the awards given each term will also follow the PE assessment approach of Heads, Heart and Hands.
For the Autumn term their scores have all been tallied up for the most progress against targets (Heads), the highest Attendance and/or Attitude to Learning Scores (Heart) and the highest Achievement Points less Behaviour Points (Hands).
I wanted to take the time to say a huge well-done to Arwen Stewart in Year 8.
Arwen recently took part in the World Karate Championships in London. She is clearly an extremely talented martial artist as she won gold in the team, female kata. She also won bronze in the team kumite and bronze again in mixed team kata with Luca Occhionero who’s one of our Year 7 students.
What an incredible achievement for both pupils!
Well done to lower sixth student Alice for achieving a bronze certificate in the UKMT Maths Challenge.
Congratulations to Katie who achieved a gold certificate in the UKMT Maths Challenge.
She also qualified for the prestigious Pink Kangaroo Competition.
We await her results with anticipation.
What happens when you invite a group of school children to judge the Turner Prize 2017?
We call it 'Tiny Turner'.Rosalind Nashashibi, Lubaina Himid, Hurvin Anderson, and Andrea Buttner are the four artists contending for Britain's most prestigious art award.The winner will be announced on Tuesday, 5 December in a ceremony starting at 21:30 GMT.
Last week Mr Sayce met with the top 25 ATL students in the year group to congratulate them on their fantastic achievement and dedication to their studies.
All students were given a small prize and entered into the prize draw for a big box of Cadbury’s Heroes.
Congratulations to Lucy Mayes for winning the main prize but well done to all of you for your brilliant attitude to learning. Keep it up for the rest of the year! Mr Sayce
Some of the students are pictured above.
Year 8 have worked spectacularly well this term and there’s been an excellent atmosphere within all 8 forms as they’ve worked collaboratively in the extended interform competition. In total there have been 10 challenges and 2 are still ongoing.
We are running an Xmas competition in the run up to end of term in Year 7 and one of the challenges for students is to make the best Xmas decorations both for their form display and individually.
Students in 7LE were an absolute hive of activity and a there was a really lovely atmosphere in the room - I am so impressed with these students!
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