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English News

News from our English Faculty. 

For more information about subjects taught by this Faculty, please see the subject page for English

To meet the English Faculty staff, please click here

Y11 Jane Eyre Lecture 

On Monday, 21st January, the English faculty is pleased to host Professor Dasgupta from Pembroke College, Oxford, who will be visiting the school to deliver a lecture on Jane Eyre.

This lecture is open to all Y11 students and will focus on key themes and the historical context of the novel.

The lecture will take place in the Norris Hall, from 3.45 - 4.45 pm.

Students must sign up on the sign up sheets outside the English Office.

Students will be registered in their English classrooms prior to attending the lecture.

For further details, please see Ms Schaber.

Poetry Escape…Break the silence, tell the truth 

Poetry Competition for years 7- 11

What is it that matters to you?
Destroying stereotypes? Breaking down barriers? Escaping the chains of society?
Freeing the world of racism, poverty, injustice?
Whatever it is that matters to you, we want to hear about it!

Collect an entry form from the English office and hand write, or word process your poem.

Remember this has to be your own original poem!

Hand in to your English teacher, or to the English office by Tuesday 15th February.

Good Luck!

Ms Cato

Young Reporter Scheme 

Congratulations to the following Year 10 students who have applied to the Young Reporter Scheme and have been accepted

Ying Hang

We looking forward to reading your published articles over the next eight months - Well done!

Miss Simpson

Shaking Up Shakespeare 

In September, we were visited by Anthony Glenn from Shaking Up Shakespeare.

All Year 11 students participated in a one hour performance of Romeo & Juliet followed by two workshops for selected students.

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  • Young Reporters

    Published 12/12/18

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