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Interview Skills Day

On October 20th Francis Barber held an Interview Skills Day for the Year 11 cohort where the students spent the day exploring the world of work. Each student had individual interviews with a member from our panel which consisted of successful professionals who have worked within Education, Local Authority and organisations that work closely with […]

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Francis Barber PRU – Winners of the Mayor of London’s Climate change Kick-Start Prize

Mayor announces five winners of his Climate Kick-Start Prize https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/environment/london-schools-climate-kick-start/climate-kick-start-prize Francis Barber Video – Climate Change Gardens www.london.gov.uk/climate-kick-start 05 November 2021 The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today announced the winners of his Climate Kick-Start Prize, which will help five London secondary schools to pioneer environmental projects to engage young Londoners in climate action. […]

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Yr 11 Art Trip – Streatham Arts Festival

On Wednesday 13th October, Year 11 pupils from Tooting, went on a trip to  see an exhibition of local artists that was part of the Streatham arts festival. The exhibition was on at the Woodfield Pavilion in Tooting common, a  newly space run by volunteers for the local community. We were lucky to be taken there by […]

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Share Nurseries Gardens

Today we took 10A to the grounds of Springfields hospital where Share Nurseries is based.  Share Nurseries is a social enterprise of Share Community which sells a large range of plants, flowers throughout the year. The flowers are planted and nurtured by Share students who have disabilities.  Everything they sell is lovingly grown by the […]

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Creative Curriculum

We had a fantastic Creative Curriculum lesson this week. Year 10 tended to all the herbs trees and plants. They clipped the bay trees, trimmed the  thyme and tended to the Rosemary bush. They were able to take a bag home to cook with.

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In remembrance of Joseph

 It is with great sadness that the staff and students  of Francis Barber returned after the half term to discover one of their pupils had lost his life. We are all grieving and sending our thoughts to the family of the young man.¬† The Staff and pupils have laid a small tribute in remembrance of a […]

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