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15/09/20

Sixth form hard at work as usual ⁦https://t.co/jJ1DJg1kYV

04/09/20

And today it was time for years 8, 9,10 and 13. Smiling faces and great attendance.

03/09/20

Wonderful to see nearly all students in year 7, 11 and 12 are in and learning today!

26/08/20

277 new year 7 students in at different times this week across the two campuses for induction days. A brilliant start!

24/08/20

Christine will go to Cambridge University to study Human, social and political sciences. We are so proud of you Christine!!!!

24/08/20

Over 90% of our first Clocktower year 6 cohort attending today! Similar attendance all week last week at Beulah Hill! Hope you’ve loved your first day!

22/08/20

Really excited about welcoming our new year 7s to the Clocktower campus next week!

20/08/20

Congratulations to our brilliant year 11 students on their results! Excited to see so many of you staying in the sixth form

13/08/20

Congratulations to all our wonderful sixth form students on your achievements. We are incredibly proud of you all!

13/08/20

That’s lovely to hear! Thanks for the good wishes!

13/08/20

Retweetd From Edinburgh Admissions

Amazing news! Please pass on our congratulations to Zuzanna - we can't wait for her to start with us 🙂 Cat @ EdinburghUni

13/08/20

An A* and double distinction! It’s off to study Fine Arts at Metropolitan University for Sai! Stunning achievement! https://t.co/BrYMqzkK7M

13/08/20

A wonderful AAB from Ben and Owen! Bright futures ahead of you!

13/08/20

Wow Josh, congratulations on your A*AB!

13/08/20

A*AB for Tianah! What a superstar! Tianah heads to Westminster to study law! https://t.co/XAtMunvYda

13/08/20

ABB for Glalys who will study MFL at Birmingham University! Named last year as the student demonstrating the best effort at UCLs Summer School. Hard work pays off! ⁦https://t.co/aNjBFHClGy

13/08/20

3 distinctions - go Logan! Logan is headed to study accounting and finance at Birmingham! https://t.co/PGco9r3mGA

13/08/20

A distinction* and 2 distinctions! Olivia is going to study Fine Art at the University of the Arts! All those hours in the art court were worth it Olivia! https://t.co/svLDZDBa2j

13/08/20

3 distinctions in her CTECS! Sini is headed to Kingston into adult nursing! We’re proud of you Sini! https://t.co/oz6gAgBlVp

13/08/20

A brilliant ABB from Zuzanna who is off to study Ancient Civilisations at Edinburgh University! What an achievement! https://t.co/gFL64O3te5

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Literacy at Home

Welcome to the Literacy at home page.

Literacy Policy can be found here 

As we come to the end of another successful year in the academy, we hope that you and our pupils are looking forward to an enjoyable summer. It is a time for relaxation, for play and for leisure activities, however, it is also a time when the evidence suggests that all pupils regress. Indeed, the evidence is startling.

If pupils do nothing educational over the summer holidays, they will, on average, lose two months’ worth of reading skills and one month’s worth of overall learning. Nationally, pupils make the least amount of progress between summer exams and their next set of assessments in the autumn and this is due to the summer break.

However, the good news is that the evidence also suggests that a mere two to three hours a week counters any regression. With this in mind, the teachers across the academy have provided all the students with subject pre-reading, subject spellings and recommended leisure reading for the summer. These resources can be found below.

Please take the time to read the resources, learn the spellings, and be inspired to read any of the suggested books, all of which will give you a real advantage for the new year and beyond!

Summer Pre-reading

Art

Art-Year-9-pre-reading.pdfArt-Year-10-pre-reading.pdfArt-Year-11-pre-reading.pdfArt-Year-12-and-13-A-Level-pre-reading.pdf

Drama

Drama-KS3-drama-techniques.pdfDrama-KS3-drama-techniques2.pdfDrama-KS4-GCSE-writing-in-drama.pdf

English

English-Year-7-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-8-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-9-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-10-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-11-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-12-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-13-Pre-Reading.pdf

Geography

Geography-Pre-reading-Year-7-Geog-Poles.pdfGeography-Pre-reading-Year-8-Geog-Rainforest.pdfGeography-Pre-reading-Year-9-Geog-Distinctive-Landscape.pdfGeography-Pre-reading-Year-10-Development.pdfGeography-Pre-reading-Year-11-Resource-Reliance.pdf

History

History-Year-7-8-summer-reading.pdfHistory-Year-8-into-Year-9-Hitler-Youth.pdfHistory-Year-8-into-Year-9-Hitlers-Promises.pdfHistory-Year-8-into-Year-9-Nazis-and-women.pdfHistory-Year-8-into-Year-9-Why-did-Hitler-Come-To-Power.pdfHistory-Year-9-into-Year-10-Pre-reading.pdf

Music

Music-Year-8-Reading.pdfMusic-Year-9-Theory.pdfMusic-Year-10-Ethnomusicology.pdfMusic-Year-10-Modern-Classical-Music.pdfMusic-Year-10-Popular-Music.pdfMusic-Year-10-Western-Classical.pdfMusic-Year-11-Haydn.pdfMusic-Year-11-The-Beatles.pdf

Religion & Philosophy

RSE-Yr-7-Summer-Reading.pdfRSE-Yr-8-reading-and-key-words.pdfRSE-Yr-9-11-Christianity-Summer-Reading.pdfRSE-Yr-9-11-Christianity-Summer-Reading2.pdfRSE-Yr-10-Peace-and-conflict-reading.pdfRSE-Yr-12-The-Design-Argument.pdf

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Summer Spellings

Art

Art-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Drama

Drama-Summer-Spelling.pdf

English

English-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Geography

Geography-Summer-Spelling.pdf

History

History-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Maths

Maths-Summer-Spelling.pdf

MFL - French

MFL-French-Summer-Spelling.pdf

MFL - Spanish

MFL-Spanish-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Music

Maths-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Science - Biology

Science-Biology-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Science - Chemistry

Science-Chemistry-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Science - Physics

Science-Physics-Summer-Spelling.pdf

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Summer Recommended Reads

Recommended-Reading-Summer-2017-Part-I.pdfRecommended-Reading-Summer-2017-Part-II.pdf