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!
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.
Year 8 have been tasked with an extended inter-form challenge this term. They will work with the pupils in their form on a variety of different mini competitions to see which one can emerge victorious at the end.
These challenges will provide a balance of academic achievement, charitable work, community spirit and puzzle tests to see which form can come out on top.
So far, they have competed in 3 challenges and have really immersed themselves in all aspects of the competition.
Mr Sayce recently met with 58 students in Year 8 who in their last reports scored an average ATL of 3.5 or above. The highest possible score is 4, so 3.5 is a very high ATL and shows exceptional dedication to their studies across all their subjects.
Mr Sayce talked with the students about the importance of working hard and maintaining this fantastic dedication to learning. The studentss were challenged to see if they could maintain this level of commitment through the autumn term.
Once again, Year 8s are proving they are up to the challenge of being the best year group and setting the bar high for the rest of the school. Keep up the brilliant work.
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