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  • Bromsgrove’s Brilliant Scholars at Oxford University

    Published 17/10/17

    South Bromsgrove Students in the quad at Trinity (L-R) Jake Longley, Lauren Parton, Amelia Duncan, Megan Reynolds, Alex Childs, Skylar Weaver, Alice Whitten

    A group of students from South Bromsgrove High were given a taste of the Oxbridge life for a day at Trinity College, Oxford. This was the culmination of six weeks work the students had put in as part of the Brilliant Club initiative, which had been kindly funded by the Bromsgrove Rotary Club. After a day’s initiation at Warwick University the students met weekly with researcher, Helen Curley, to learn about her work in the data analysis of cancer samples. Doing their own analysis the students had to submit a 2000 word essay to be marked to university standard. Many were extremely pleased to receive first class or 2i (upper-second) grades.

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  • D.E.A.R

    Published 17/10/17

    (l to r Mrs Clark - Hub Manager, Joe Ranford, Danny Nixon, Jayme Allan, Miss Croft – English & Literacy Co-ordinator)

    The students at South are off to a great start at the beginning of the new school year with their D.E.A.R. programme, designed to improve and extend reading abilities.  Drop Everything And Read is a ‘whole school’ initiative covering main school and sixth form students.    Every Monday PSD session is dedicated to quiet reading with students bringing in a favourite book, borrowing one from the Hub or using one of the books from a book box found in every classroom.    Jayme Allen In Yr9 said “Reading always helps me to clear my mind and avoid stress and Joe Ranford, also in Yr 9 said “It’s a great opportunity to read for pleasure in school every week.”  Staff are also using this dedicated reading time as an opportunity to delve into their favourite book with both staff and students reading together.’

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  • Parents Open Evening

    Published 16/10/17

    “It was great to be able to attend Bromsgrove South High’s open evening for year 9 intake last night.

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  • South Bromsgrove High students rise to the challenge of the new GCSEs

    Published 29/08/17

    This year was the first year of results for the reformed GCSEs in Maths, English Language and English Literature. These qualifications are designed to be more challenging and are assessed differently. English GCSEs no longer include coursework and therefore the final grade is solely determined by the exams in the summer. Maths and English GCSEs are also graded differently using a number system in which 9 is the highest grade and 1 the lowest. To give some context, broadly the same proportion of students will achieve a grade 4 and above as have achieved a C grade in previous years.

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  • Under New Management

    Published 04/07/17

    After seven successful years of Headship at South Bromsgrove High, Paul Topping is moving on in August 2017 to become Headteacher at The British School in the Netherlands. Since joining the school in 2010, Mr Topping has steered South Bromsgrove into a position as an outstanding school and National Teaching School. The school also became an academy in 2014.

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  • Brilliant Club

    Published 20/06/17

    Students from South Bromsgrove recently attended the launch of the Brilliant Club Scholars programme at the University of Warwick.

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  • South girls are county cup champions!

    Published 11/05/17

    Yesterday afternoon the U16 girls football team travelled to Malvern to play in the final of the County Cup.

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  • Stunning Production of Billy Elliot @ South Bromsgrove High

    Published 08/03/17

    Students at South Bromsgrove High played to packed audiences with their production of ‘Billy Elliot’ last term.  The 73 strong cast wowed audiences with the production of this award winning musical with stunning choreography and both funny, and touching, acting and musical performances.   The production was also supported by a talented student production team who created the sets and added dramatic depth to the musical with innovative light and sound.

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  • This Girl Can Returns to Worcestershire!

    Published 30/01/17

    Following the extremely successful campaign in the Malvern Hills District last year, #WorcsGirlsCan returns to Worcestershire, this time on a county-wide basis. Last year’s campaign offered 61 different activities across a range of schools and sports clubs, engaging approximately 500 young women in Malvern; 2017 promises to be bigger and better!

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  • Lord Rooker discussed life at Westminster

    Published 15/12/16

    South hosted a talk from a member of the House of Lords to encourage students to become more engaged with the political and parliamentary process.  Lord Rooker met with Sixth form History, Politics and Law students for an hour to talk about the work and role of the House of Lords. This was followed by a question and answer session on various aspects of the parliamentary process and life at Westminster generally.

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  • Student selected for National Intermediate Junior Sailing Squad (Topper Class). 

    Published 26/09/16

    Well done David Peaty,  Yr 10, following a rigorous selection process David been selected for the National Intermediate Junior Sailing Squad (representing GBR at the World Championships in France in July 2017)

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  • Solihull Music Festival 

    Published 26/09/16

    Yr11 pianist, Eddie Wang, entered three classes of the Solihull Music Festival on Friday and won them all. On Saturday he was invited to perform at the winners concert and was then selected as Musician of the Year, receiving a bursary of £1000! #southpride

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