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Tom Daunt, Head of Maths

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Head of Maths

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Scott Newstead, Head of Science

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Yasemin Kamel, English Second in Faculty

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Sue Rose, Cover Manager

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Study Tips to improve your revision

A brisk walk for 20 minutes

Speaking out loud the answers to questions

Listening to classical music

Stay positive

Give yourself rewards

Teach someone what you have learnt

Create mind maps on A3 paper

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We believe every child and young adult at Sprowston Community High School should be ... 'Healthy, happy and safe; loved, valued and respected; and have high aspirations for their future.'


Andrew John

B.Sc (Hons)  M.Sc   B.Phil (Teaching)  MA (Education)



My blog is the only way I communicate electronically with you - I do not have personal Facebook or Twitter accounts, and am not on any social networking site or forum

 

Sixth Form Extended Assembly - Election Candidates 2015

Norwich North Election Candidates 2015 Chloe Smith (Conservative Party), Adrian Holmes (Green Party), Jessica Asato (Labour Party) and Glenn Tingle (UKIP Party)

On Tuesday 14 April 2015 Years 12 and 13 were lucky enough to be joined for an extended assembly by the Norwich North Election Candidates 2015 (pictured below). We were joined by Glenn Tingle (UKIP Party), Adrian Holmes (Green Party), Jessica Asato (Labour Party) and Chloe Smith (Conservative Party). ...Read more 

 

Do you ever think about how you learn something?

Learning pyramid

It’s worth thinking about this in terms of revision. Rather than sitting and reading through all your notes, why not revise with friends and teach each other key bits on information? Alternatively, you could choose to teach something to your parents. This is a really good way of enforcing your knowledge. Social learning is the best way to learn something. ...Read more

   

Introducing the Science Technician Team

Our team of 6 Science Technicians, is led by Jo Vaughan, and they prepare all the practical equipment for use in lessons, look after the 13 labs in school, as well as keeping up to date with Health and Safety regulations. ...Read more

 

The ‘X-Factor Maths Challenge

The winners holding their certificates

A fantastic event this morning!! The ‘X-Factor Maths Challenge’ involving students from our Year 7 and Year 6 students from Falcon and Sprowston Junior. It was hugely enjoyable and each school had a representative in the final three contestants. ...Read more

   

Go4SET Project

Go4set full team

On Tuesday a group of Year 8 students attended the Celebration and Assessment Day for Go4SET at Hethel Engineering. Go4SET is an environmentally themed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) initiative. ...Read more

 

Celebrating outstanding achievement

Pierce Allen and LSA, Boma celebrate his outstanding effort

Year 10 Media student Pierce Allen worked with Ms Humpleby, Boma and student leaders Aston Howe and Morrighan Humpleby to present his media coursework on the wall of CM04. ...Read more

   

Eric the Dragon arrives at Sprowston

Eric the Dragon being decorated

The Dragon has arrived at Sprowston and we are all very excited. A group of Year 7 students will be decorating the dragon, supported by year 11 students Alboni Cook and Abi Douglas. ...Read more

 

Building Good Learning Habits

Students in Photography and Art are getting to grips with using Progression Walls (pictured). Designed to help students, with the help of teachers, record their own attainment and identify weaknesses in their work - the walls are an interactive way to engage with assessment criteria. ...Read more

   

Moving onto pastures new

From left to right, Lorraine Taplin, Ann Burton (Office Manager) and Debbie Jay

After 17 years of combined service two members of our administration are moving onto pastures new. Debbie Jay has been working as a Personal Assistant ...Read more

 

Tutor time work on ‘British Values’

Year 7 students elected by their peers in a democratic vote

Year 7 tutor groups have looked at the idea of democracy and how we have a democratic process to elect our Government in Britain. ...Read more

   

The Year 7 top ATLs

Year 7 top ATLs

The Year 7 top ATLs - what an excellent group of students. I hope they can maintain their high standards for the rest of the year – well done!

 

Partial eclipse of the sun

Illustrated instructions for putting together a pinhole viewer

On Friday 20 March there will be a partial eclipse of the sun visible from Norfolk.  The point of maximum eclipse will occur at 9.31am. ...Read more

   

Introducing the Support Teams - Finance Team

School Business Manager Carol Wright pictured with Finance Team

Our Finance Team consists of Louise Reid (Team Leader), Katie Birkett (Finance Assistant) and Helen Skoyles (Finance Assistant). These 3 members of staff administer the schools finances, ...Read more

 

Comic Relief 2015

Shows teachers from right to left, Mr Little, Mr Bright, Mr Short and Mr Sayce after being gunged

Comic Relief 2015 has been a really fun and enjoyable experience this year where the pupils have shown excellent leadership and creativity alike all in the name of charity. This year Comic Relief has the aim of transforming the lives of millions of people, ...Read more

   

We are so proud...

shows Torgue Racing team being presented with their Team Identity award

The Torque Racing team did so well at the F1 in School National Finals on Thursday 12th & Friday 13th March. They achieved a top 5 place out of the 35 teams. ...Read more

 

Creative Futures

Sixth Form Media and Photography students at the Forum in Norwich

Year 12 and 13 Media and Photography students visited the Forum on the 6 March where they enjoyed a wide variety of Creative and Digital Media Experiences. ...Read more

   

TOP 10 ATL Short Report 3!

Easter came early! Students in the Top 10 for Short Report 3 ATLs got the choice of a Freddo or Miky Bar Easter egg as a thank you for doing so well. ...Read more

 

National Careers Service Job Profiles - Sports Physiotherapist

The National Careers Service website - Sports Physiotherapist page

Each week we will focus on a different career and highlight the attributes, qualifications and pathways involved. ...Read more

   

Outstanding Academic Achievement

Congratulations to the students who were nominated by subjects for ‘outstanding academic achievement’ and ‘attitude to learning’. ...Read more

 

Star of the Week - w/c 2 March 2015

Congratulations to Emma Rowles, Morgan Marrison and Freya Jarrett who were nominated for Star of the Week. ...Read more

   

A Level Biologists be Biotechnologists

Using equipment generously loaned from the Teacher Scientist Network (TSN), our students got to perform a variety of molecular biology techniques, ...Read more

 

Great fun!

7JR had a well-deserved morning out bowling at Bowthorpe last week for winning the form challenge. They were a credit to the School. ...Read more

   
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