Monthly Archives: December 2016

Y13 English Language do university!

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Mrs Jones, Miss Clarke, myself and the year 13 A Level class took a trip down to Liverpool Hope University to receive a lecture about English Language. The lecture gave us an insight into sexism in language, political/ courtroom language and multilingualism. What stood out to me personally was the lecture about sexism in language, that I personally feel this… Read more »

Get Caught Reading!

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Part One… This week, the Reading Ambassadors (on behalf of the English Department) have been doing some detective work around school and have found (shockingly) teachers reading in their natural habitats. This is in support of our ‘Reading for Pleasure’ drive, in which people everywhere are encouraged to pick up a book. We found Miss Roberts teaching an A-Level dance… Read more »

Why we enjoy reading by Reading Ambassadors Beth and Alice

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Reading is a crucial part of your education. Being able to read properly is a necessity when it comes to exams because if you can’t read the question, you’re never going to be able to answer it. Reading is also critical in lessons so you can learn what you need to know to answer the questions and it helps to… Read more »

Desert Island Books: Niamh, Y8

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My Desert Island Books… Which three books would you want with you if you were trapped on a desert island? Book 1: Title: Billionaire Boy Author: David Walliams Reason: Because I always read it when I was little and it would make me happy and remind me of my family. Book 2: Title: The Fault In Our Stars Author: John… Read more »