#year 9

  • Certificates of Achievements

    Certificates of Achievements

    We have just celebrated those students who at the end of year 8 going into year 9 achieved silver & gold certificates of achievement.

    Congratulations to:

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  • La Fosca Water Sports Trip:

    We took 29 students from Years 8, 9 & 10 to Spain for a water sports trip during the May half-term.  The fantastic trip took in activities such as paddle boarding, kayaking, pico sailing, wind surfing, snorkling among others.  It also included a day trip to Barcelona and the whole week was a great success.

    The company in charge of the trip commended our students on their attitude in a testing week.  We are investigating going on a similar trip in the summer of 2019.

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  • Harry Potter Studios Review

    On Thursday the 6th of July 90 Years 9 and 10 Media Studies and Design Technology students went to the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studios.

    The students got to experience the magic behind the movies and see where the franchise really began and discovered how the set and props were created. They also got a chance to see the original costumes and marvel at the creature workshop. Some students also made the most of the CGI and special effects experiences on offer, such as flying a broomstick in front of a green screen or having a drink with Hagrid in the optical illusion exhibit.

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  • Congratulations to Phonics Students!

    Congratulations to all of the students from Y7 to Y10 who have successfully completed phonics programmes this year. We have seen all of the students engaging really positively and as a result students have made significant progress in reading and spelling scores. Special thanks to Mrs Richardson for running these interventions and organising the celebration party- it was a bit hot for cake but we managed it anyway!

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  • Year 9 Geography Students Show Their Creative Flair

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    In preparation for their forthcoming GCSE studies, the Year 9 students have started working on the topics of tropical Rainforests and Cold Environments.

    As two of the topics included in the new GCSE Syllabus, this will give them a great head start for next year. These models-created by the students and based on self selected success criteria-have helped to develop their understanding of the role of tropical Rain Forests and to learn about the different layers found within them.

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  • UKMT Maths Challenge Success

    A very big well done to all those in Years 9, 10 and 11 who took part in the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge 2017. Students from across these three year-groups won a total of 17 certificates at silver and bronze level, after pitting their wits against the notoriously fiendish problems in this year’s edition the famous Challenge. It was an absolute pleasure to present these awards to our gifted Key Stage 4 students, and particularly the year 9 stars of the future.

    Mr Crowley

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  • Parent Survey - Years 7, 9, 10 & 11

    A summary of parents & carers views for years 7, 9, 10 and 11 has been compiled to show how well the school is performing in certain areas.

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  • Regional F1 in Schools Finals

    Yesterday we had the regional finals. Engineering Motion and all staff involved were really impressed with the premises and how well we managed this event, so much so that they will be coming back next year.

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  • Well done Year 9s – you made it!

    The options process is complete (well nearly…) and you did very well. There was a lot of information given, a whole load of assemblies and even more paperwork! I hope you are all pleased with the choices you made and excited about the journey ahead.

    A couple of reminders from me in terms of priorities this term…..

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  • Year 9 Pottery

    Year 9 first taste at creating things with clay.

    Lesson 3 on making puppet heads.

    Lots of resilience and creativity.

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  • Year 9 Parent View Autumn 2016

    Thank you to all the parents, carers and guardians of Year 9 students who filled in the parent view questionnaire at the last parents' evening, the responses of which can be on the Parent View page.

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  • UEA Language Ambassador Visit

    Thank you to Ines, our language ambassador from the UEA for visiting Sprowston to speak to Year 9 students about the importance of learning a language.

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  • Language Ambassadors

    On Friday 4th November, year 9 students of French, Spanish and German experienced a special lesson conducted by student “Language Ambassadors” from the University Of East Anglia (UEA)

    Ambassadors Ross and Ines spoke to the students about the importance of learning other languages, followed by taster sessions in either French or Japanese.

    Following are some of their comments on this event.

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  • Fantastic team wins chemistry competition

    Sprowston Community High School has been victorious in the East Anglian heats at the annual Top of the Bench Science Investigation Day, and will go on to compete in the national finals in 2017.

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  • Welcome Back Year 9

    Welcome back to a very important term for us all in Year 9. For the first time ever you have the opportunity to shape your education, chose some of the subjects you study in years 10 and 11 and make a real difference to your future.

    As a year group you have come a long way since the start of year 8, and as a whole you are making great progress across the curriculum. There is still a lot to be done, and you know the basics are so important, now and always. The options process starts very soon, so there are some important things for us to remember.

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  • Homework Club

    Great news! We run Homework Club after school for all students in Pathways in CM Block

    The Homework Club is designed to encourage and support students in becoming more independent, enable them to overcome obstacles and to improve homework records.  It also gives the opportunity to use the internet for homework tasks. Stationery, equipment, access to computers and printers are also available. The Homework Club also offers peer support from Year 10 and Year 11 Duke of Edinburgh volunteers and Sixth Form students who help and encourage students with their work.

    The Homework Club takes place at the following times and days:

    Tuesdays 3.30pm - 4.30pm with Mrs Norman

    Thursdays 3.30pm - 4.30pm with Mrs Vannucci

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