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Tag Rugby Tournament November 2017

Both Tooting and Westdean sent teams to the first Tag rugby Tournament of the year, held again in Dulwich. This was the first time many of the players from both teams had competed and so was a learning curve for all involved. Westdean were put in a tricky pool and managed a draw and 2 […]

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War Child Project

Last Term K1 examined and identified in their English lesson young people who are not only heavily affected by War yet also are kidnapped, allured and forced to be War soldiers; in Congo. The prime focus was to gain understanding of these young people’s living conditions, the dangers they are exposed to, the childhood they […]

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Reading Mentoring Programme at Tooting Primary School

Reading Mentoring Programme Tooting Primary School 2016-2017   Four pupils were selected to be reading mentors for a group of reception pupils at Tooting Primary School. They worked with a selection of 4 / 5 year olds over a period of 6 weeks. They listened to them read and helped them to develop the skills […]

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Year 11 Drama Trip to School of Rock

          THEATRE VISIT   On Thursday 12 January Francis Barber year 11 GCSE Drama students took part in a theatre trip to the West End to see the award-winning play “School of Rock” at the New London Theatre. The play is based on the 2004 film of the same title and has conquered  […]

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Little Fish Theatre Company Visit – Thursday 24th November

Kiss & Tell Kiss &Tell is a dynamic interactive play and workshop that sensitively explores a sexual encounter between two young people which is secretly filmed on a mobile phone. It explores the consequences and attitudes of peer groups through this narrative. Kiss and Tell engages young people in discussions on: Sex and the law […]

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The October Gallery Workshop

The October Gallery Workshop based on the work of Romuald Hazoumé took place on 23rd November 2016. Learners from K1 and K4 were accompanied by Tracey, Sherlee, Kiros and Victoria and participated in a two hour workshop linked to their cross thematic project War and Peace. Georgie Fay, Head of Education at The October Gallery talked […]

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Mural

K1 were given the task of designing a mural for the Year 11 common room, the theme is about healthy eating.  After lots of great ideas and discussion K1 decided to do the art work in the style of Lichtenstein and in the colours of Micheal Craig Martin.  They spent a few weeks coming up with […]

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Fulham Football Club – Business and Enterprise Course

The partnership between FB PRU and FFC is now into its 4th very successful year. This sees people from Fulham Football Club come in and deliver The Business and Enterprise Course which teaches our students about how a business is run through football. It looks at aspects such as the hierarchical structure of a business/football […]

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Rocket Science at Francis Barber

Rocket Science at Francis Barber Pupils at Francis Barber PRU are proud to be part of ‘Rocket Science’ an educational project launched by the RHS Campaign for School Gardening and the UK Space Agency, which will enable them to commence a journey of exploring the seeds from the space. In September, 2kg of rocket seeds […]

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Halfords Autocentre Experience

On Sunday 28th June 2015 three of our Westdean Year 10 pupils attended a visit along with pupils from other PRU’s to Halfords Autocentre that was organised by the Dallaglio Foundation. There were two different activities and all of the pupils attended both sessions. The pupils had the opportunity to experience all aspects of a […]

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