Perseverance

Thought of the Week - Being at the end of your rope

3rd Jun 2020
Quote: “When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on” - Theodore Roosevelt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvIP2fVyWO4&feature=youtu.be It can be so easy when we are tired, and downcast and maybe heartbroken to feel like giving… Read More

Thought of the Week - Kindness, Goodness

18th May 2020
“Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.” – Harold S. Kushner We all know the importance of being kind, since we… Read More

Thought of the Week - New Places

7th Oct 2019
Theme: New Places  Quote: “I really believe in challenging myself, pushing myself to new places.” Jonathan Evison  Explanation/Question/Challenge: I’m sure we have all heard the phrase, ‘you can achieve anything if you put your mind to it!’. Have you… Read More

Thought of the week - New Identity

23rd Sep 2019
Quote: “Even though I was very shy, I found I could get onstage if I had a new identity.” David Bowie  Explanation/Question/Challenge: David Bowie was a famous musician who was regarded as an innovator.  Bowie stood out from the… Read More

Thought of the week - New Trends

19th Sep 2019
Quote: “There's so many people that follow the trends, and then it gets to a point where it gets a little stale and people look for the new trendsetters.” Nick Cannon  Explanation/Question/Challenge: Having the latest games console or best… Read More

Key Stage Three Awards Evening - Thursday 13th June 2019

17th Jun 2019
On Thursday 13th June we held Key Stage Three Award’s Evening for pupils in Year 7 and 8. We were celebrating the academic achievements; progress and community contributions of pupils from both year groups. The… Read More

End of year Pre Public Examinations (PPE's) June 2019

13th May 2019
Dear parents/carers In June pupils will be sitting their end of year Pre Public Examinations (PPE’s or mocks). Key Stage 3 (Years 7 & 8) will sit their exams during the week beginning 10th June. Key… Read More

Wren Music – Healthy New Towns Conference – The Golden Grapples ‘Rock Rockbeare!’

26th Mar 2019
On the 20th March Wren Music and the Golden Grapples performed at the Healthy New Towns Conference at Rockbeare Manor. They shared a few of their specially written songs, which talk about their own perspective… Read More

Spelling Bee 2019

11th Feb 2019
On Thursday 7th February, we held our first Spelling Bee. The event was a great opportunity for pupils from both Primary and Secondary phases to join forces in a fun and friendly competition. It was fantastic… Read More

Year 9 Enrichment Day

28th Jan 2019
A ‘human number line’ ice-breaker activity was used to start the Sparx Year 9 Enrichment Day.  Envelopes were addressed to each student and this provided their house; Badger, Otter, Fox, Hare, assigned them to their… Read More