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A lovely trip to the Royal Albert Hall this evening with our wonderful talented music and drama students.


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Great session at the track today with


Year 9 impromptu jam session in today’s break time. Music department always open.


Q - when did you begin using dual coding in your teaching Mr Caesar? "It came about through an organic way of seeing what worked"


Brian Caesar one of our 2 Lead Practitioners in science explains memory and learning to staff in our morning staff training - learning of ovaries, glands & hormones


Looking forward to it


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TODAY: Baby Driver (15)


glad for Norwood to get a mention in such esteemed alumni


Always proud of Stormzy &


Continued community links. Our choir brightening up the morning at a local care home this morning.


10km walked, 10kgs each carried throughout and a group of very tired World Challengers. Please sponsor us for our Tanzania trip if you can:


Today we are proud to announce the names of our Golden Ticket winners for weeks 6 and 7 of the autumn term - Excellent work!


Sunset this afternoon during the Y7's remarkable comeback to beat an excellent team. Thanks for hosting #55-50


Year 10 visited Imperial College today with Ms Wendt, Lead Practitioner for Mathematics - aiming to be the best as scholar, citizen and ambassador


Schools can be the key in breaking the cycle of mental health problems that face mothers and children during pregnancy and childbirth - Professor Louise Howard explains


Executive Principal Nick Soar attending the today to hear Duchess of Cambridge speak of how to support mental health needs of young people


Student's work looking amazing at the CYAC Exhibition.


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"I'm Fine" Sensitive & upbeat chairing by as he introduces Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Regius Chair of Psychiatry KCL at the School Leaders' Forum - representing at this important conference in mental health


Students work ready for the CYAC Exhibition. Youth Arts takeover.

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Construction (Vocational)

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Level 1/2 Award in Constructing the Built Environment 



Why study Construction

Are you good at communicating & solving problems? Can you work independently and in groups and produce work on time, every time? Do you enjoy practical work? If yes to these questions then Construction is for you! Over 2 million people work in the UK’s construction industry. Undertaking a course in Construction is an ideal way to acquire sought-after skills which you will need to enter the many vocations within the construction industry – or as a stepping-stone into higher education.


Course Outline


  • Safety and security in construction      External on-Line Test
  • Practical construction skills                  Internal Assessment
  • Planning construction projects            Internal Assessment

Constructing the Built Environment will be graded from a Level 1 Pass up to a Level 2 Distinction*. The qualification grade is awarded on the basis of the aggregation of unit grades achieved.


Required Skills/Attributes

This course has been designed around the concept of a 'plan, do, review'            approach to learning. This mirrors many work-related activities in the construction industry. You should have a passion for the construction & built environment world, good visual communication skills and be interested in developing an understanding of the broad perspectives of the design and construction world.


Future pathways

Constructing the Built Environment course allows you the freedom to express yourself in a structured environment though coursework which you will find engaging, stimulating and exciting. There are opportunities to embark on a diverse array of Post 16 apprentiships or further college based studies and careers, these include engineering, architecture, Quantity Surveying, Electrician, Site Management, Plumbing & many more.


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