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Upcoming events

On Monday 18th November 2 Year 10 students will be attending a Discover careers day in conjunction with Channel 4. On Tuesday 10th December we have an invitation for students to attend a career day in conjunction with Dallaglio Rugbyworks at Fusion Media, a company who are involved with projects for the Champions League

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Rugby X

On Tuesday 29th October we took 7 students from Westdean to the O2 to compete in a 5-a-side rugby tournament.  The tournament was in conjunction with Dallaglio Rugbyworks and the students played 3 games of 5-a-side touch rugby against other schools who also receive coaching and are involved in the scheme. After a nervous start, […]

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Young Writers Competition 2019

Seven of our youngsters had their poems entered for a competition called Poetry Escape. The theme was to inspire students to let the world know what matters to them and express this through poetry. The pupils explored some issues relating to society, friends, bullying, school, social media, injustice and poverty.  The poetry they wrote gave […]

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Barista training

Barista training took place in March, organised by South Thames College. It was a successful session for the Year 10s, who learnt how to make a variety of hot drinks.

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Music Klub

Staff from the Music Klub come in every Thursday to work with both KS3 and Y10. They have built a great session for an individual Year 11 student who has now decided to study Music at college

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Dogs Trust Workshops

The Dogs Trust delivered 4 workshops in February to Year 10s, giving them the skills to take care of a pet dog. Jo, the London Education and Outreach Officer from Dogs Trust, ran some dog related workshops at Francis Barber. During the session we learnt about a variety of dog related topics, using interactive resources […]

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Ebony Horse Club

The Ebony Horse Club continues this term, taking place every Friday morning. Students have been invited to join the club. We are currently being funded by the Ragamuffin Society

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Visit to Downing Street

As part of the Warchild project, a pupil from Francis Barber took some pupil letters to No. 10 Downing Street. Read the article in the Evening Standard Newspaper: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/learntolive/pupils-deliver-petition-to-downing-street-with-12000-pleas-to-help-children-escape-war-traumas-a3994581.html

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