GCSE results

5 A*-C including English and Maths  54%

5 A*-C  65%

 

I am absolutely thrilled, especially with our academic A*-C EBAC results: Maths 70%, English 67%, Science 80%, Geography 61%, History 70% and MFL (Spanish 80%, German 94% French 94%).  I wish to congratulate our students as their achievements have been the best ever in Maths English and Science, and I am very proud of them! Thanks to their families, teachers, governors and support colleagues for their excellent care and guidance.  Great teamwork!

 

 

Other fantastic results include:

 

Art 74%

Double Engineering 89%

Economics 72%

Food Technology 83%

Health and Social Care 73%

ICT Functional Skills 88%

Media Studies 76%

Music 94%

Philosophy and Ethics 88%

Resistant Materials 78%

Textiles 76%

Triple Science 88%

 

BTECs:

Art 100%

Performing Arts 100%

Science 85%

Sport 89%

 

 

I am delighted!

 

School Buses - arrangements for Thursday September 4

Due to the staggered start time for students on the first day back in September we have made the following arrangements to make sure buses are arranged to bring all students in.

Bus one will be picking up as normal at the specified stops but in addition it will also pick up at all the stops in Spixworth to bring our Year 7 students into school for 8.55.

Bus one, two, and four will run at the later time to bring the rest of our students in for the 11.15 start. Bus one will start its pick up from 10.30 and bus two and four will start their pick up from 10.40. Times may vary slightly on the day so please ensure students allow sufficient time for buses to arrive at their stop.

 

Paris Trip 2014

48 students and 5 staff spent a wonderful week in Paris last week. The programme was packed and included a cruise on the River Seine, a visit to the Eiffel Tower and eating snails in Montmartre. We were accompanied by a guide ...Read more

   

A Level students enjoy study visit to London

The A Level Business students have recently investigated two case studies: Wembley Stadium and Westfield Stratford, to support their A2 studies in Corporate Social Responsibility and Investment Appraisal. ...Read more

 

Students get a flying start at KLM UK Engineering

Students from Sprowston Community High School visited KLM UK Engineeering on 16 July to investigate how real life business activities can be used to help them understand the school curriculum. ...Read more

   

Bronze DofE qualifying expedition

A huge congratulations to the 27 students participants that successfully completed their Bronze qualifying expedition at the end of June. Despite some horrendous weather throughout the whole second day of the expedition... Read more

 

New Marking Policy at SCHS

From September 2014 we are using our new Marking policy - to help make feedback more visible.  One part of this is the use of colours - students will use only black pen, and pencil for drawings; students will self & peer assess in green ink. ...Read more

   

MFL Speaking Competition 2014

Six students travelled to Wymondham College to take part in the MFL Speaking Competition. It was open to all French, Spanish and German students. ...Read more

 

Star of the Week - w/c 14 July 2014

Ellie Cushion was the overall winner of star of the week for History. She produced and handed in (a week early) a fantastic World War One Solidier's diary ....Read more

   

Ex student Lauren takes on Three Peaks Challenge for charity

Ex student Lauren Cunningham came in with Matt Plane to speak to year 7 students about their 3 Peaks Challenge to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. ...Read more

 

UEA's Playground to Podium

On Friday June 27th four students: Kim Battisson, Joshua Lomas, Ryan Chapman and Jack Deacon took part in the UEA's Playground to Podium event. They spent  the day participating in different sports...Read more

   

Norfolk Coding Cup 2014 - Winners!

On Wednesday 9 July, three teams from Sprowston Community High School, took part in the 2014 “Scratch Off” games design and programming competition at the UEA. ...Read more

 

Students improve communication skills at City Academy event


Picture: © EDP / Denise Bradley

Sprowston students took part in a Communication Skills event to improve the communication skills of a group of students. ...Read more

   

Celebrating success...

On Friday Year 10 students in Ms Humpleby's class presented the work completed for Unit 2 Commercial Music: using photography to sell music. Every student has studied the way photography....Read more

 

Year 8 Art students Jellyfish paintings

We have been really impressed by some of the recent Jellyfish paintings produced by current year 8 students this year.  They are by far some of the best we have seen....Read more

   

Year 10 & 12 Art and Photography trip to Cambridge

Year 10 and 12 Art and Photography students went on a trip to Cambridge. We made visits to the Fitzwilliam Museum and Kettle's Yard for essential artist research. ...Read more

 

Year 9 inspired by Steampunk

Year 9 have been working in groups to produce a piece of 'Steampunk' inspired work.  They have used a variety of materials and techniques to achieve this look which is inspired by mechanical objects ...Read more

   

Sing Out choir are our Stars of the Week

The Sing Out choir were nominated as Stars of the week for their participation in the singing event at St Andrews Hall. They were all great ambassadors for the school...Read more

 

ImagiNation - get involved over the summer!

ImagiNation is a new summer challenge created by young people. The project is aimed at 11-16yr olds...Read more

   

 

 

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