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  • Stars in our Schools

    Published 18/12/18

    Julie Smith, Wendy Pemberton, both from South Bromsgrove High, Jim Price – UNISON, Jabba Riaz – Mayor of Worcester and Andrea Aldridge of Nunnery Wood High School

    School support staff across the region were recognised on Friday 23rd November 2018 at The Guildhall in Worcester as part of a UK-wide celebration of the invaluable contribution they make to the education of pupils.   UNISON has organised the 'Stars in Our Schools' event to promote the wonderful work school support staff do every day, and to make sure the world knows just how vital they are to every school.  UNISON Branch Secretary Jim Price said:  "This annual UK-wide celebration day is a great opportunity for pupils, parents and teachers to promote the work of their support staff and thank them for their outstanding contribution.”

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  • South Bromsgrove awarded the Gold Award for the Religious Education Quality Mark

    Published 11/12/18

    South Bromsgrove has been awarded the Gold Award for the Religious Education Quality Mark.   The RE Quality Mark is a national curriculum award to recognise and celebrate high-quality RE provision for all schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, particularly where schools are providing their learners with authentic experiences and contributing to whole school outcomes.   It has two purposes: it recognises good practice in RE and also provides a powerful tool for development.

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  • Humanities Conference with Patrick Smith & Blind Dave Heeley

    Published 11/12/18

    Over 200 students had the pleasure of welcoming both ‘Blind Dave’ Heeley and Patrick Smith.  These are just some of the comments about the afternoon which was absolutely enthralling.  

    “Watching Patrick Smith, the Chairman from Bromsgrove British Legion talk to us was great. His stories about the Balkan war in the 1990s and his time in the army were amazing. I have seen him in town a few times with his miniature horse, Peanut, but I ever thought he would have so many good stories to tell.  This talk shows that you shouldn't judge a book by its cover; it was sad to find out that he suffers from PTSD, however, I think that it's incredible that he still comes to schools to tell children and teachers his inspiring stories about the adventures he has had. From seeing a man walking his horse in town I never would have guessed that he was the Queen's own personal medic and a respected medic in the army. He showed that if you work hard enough you can achieve almost anything in life.

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  • Futures Afternoon

    Published 16/11/18

    On Thursday 15th November South Bromsgrove High school held its annual Futures Afternoon. Whilst local middle school children were entertained by a performance of the school’s Eisteddfod competition South Bromsgrove students from years 9 to 12 were engaged in a variety of careers focussed activities.

    Former students and members of the local business community joined in to lead workshops about their careers areas and talk about the world of work. Over 20 visitors came in representing big national companies such as Jaguar Landrover, Mondelez and Serco, local enterprises like Redfrost Photography, Barton Firtop, Midlan Technical Translations and Crackon Productions, or public services including the NHS and the Immigration service. The Armed Services were represented by a former student now training at RAF Cosford as an aeronautical engineer. Other former students from health and law were also in attendance including a GP, pharmacist, mental health nurse, barrister and legal apprentice. And the list also included engineers, sports graduates and a local vet.

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  • Year 13 Geographers go to Swanage

    Published 13/11/18

    On Thursday 8th November our year 13 Geographers headed to the South Coast. A Geographers “playground” this area provides the perfect opportunity to explore the landscapes and processes studied as part of the A-Level course.

    Thursday involved a trip to the town of Swanage to look at coastal management strategies and to evaluate their effectiveness. The students worked efficiently and successfully to collect beach profile and groyne profile data. Ultimately they were able to conclude that the coastal management of Swanage was successful.

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  • SOUTH STUDENTS BECOME TOWN PLANNERS

    Published 12/11/18

    (L-R: Claire Holmes, Hattie Vicary, Ash Turner, Coral McGloughlin, Isabella Lawrance, Rebecca Brown, Matt Stanczyszy)

    Over 30 students from South Bromsgrove became budding town planners for the afternoon when they recently welcomed three officers from Bromsgrove Council’s Town Planning department for an activity-filled session looking at the future of our town. Claire Holmes, Rebecca Brown, and Matt Stanczyszy, from the Strategic Planning and Conservation Team, planned a series of activities to generate vibrant discussion, including a board game where the students had to understand the viewpoints of other residents and stakeholders in Bromsgrove.

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  • Bromsgrove schoolwear shop praised for 'quiet' shopping times for parents with autistic children

    Published 17/09/18

    A BROMSGROVE school wear shop has received widespread praise after introducing designated shopping times for parents with autistic children.

    S & H School Wear and Sports (formerly Bromsgrove Sports) in Church Street was recently approached by mum Vicky Bradley who wanted to bring her daughter Rachel into the shop to try on and buy her school uniform.

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  • Excellent A level standards continue at South Bromsgrove High

    Published 16/08/18

    Sixth Form students at South Bromsgrove High School have maintained the very high standards expected of an outstanding school both in A Levels and BTEC qualifications, meeting some very challenging targets set for Key stage 5.

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  • Cyber Safety Conference

    Published 17/05/18

    On Tuesday 15th May South Bromsgrove High welcomed nearly 50 pupils from years 3 and 4 for a Digital Safety Conference. The event was attended by children from Finstall, Millfields, Blackwell and Charford First Schools and the conference was run by a group of year 9 and 10 students form South known as the ‘Digital Leaders’.

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  • 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Published 27/04/18

    Day 4

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  • Caitlin making her mark in the world of Textiles

    Published 20/04/18

    Caitlin Kemp, a Year 12 Textile student at South Bromsgrove, entered the Wool4School Design Competition – an annual competition encouraging budding fashion designers to show England what they’re made of.  It is open to all students in Sixth Form or equivalent throughout England and the competition invites students to design an outfit for their favourite musician to wear on stage, using a minimum 80% Australian Merino wool.

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  • Staff giving their all for charity!

    Published 20/04/18

    Ian Medlicott, Claire Wilkin-Mead, Hannah Talbot

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