News Archive 2020-2021

Covid Picasso

Covid Picasso - posted 11th August

Our students in Year 12 painted their own version of the "Guernica" by Pablo Picasso. Their mural theme was "Covid 19" and following the structure of the original Guernica it was divided in three parts (Life before Covid, Life during Covid and Life after Covid).

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Design & Technology Car Design Competition Winners - posted 11th August

Congratulations to Sophia McWilliam (7Burrows) who received 1st place, and Ollie Mills (7Otter) in 2nd place for their fantastic designs in the Car Designs of the Future competition run by Peter Cooper Group VW. We have a large group of students who took part in this competition and during June they were lucky enough to be shown around the Volkswagen ID.4 model. The design and technology competition was aimed at engaging students in thinking about what cars may be like in 40 years from now – in 2061!

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Recycling Website Article

Kids Just Recycle - posted 11th August

Year 7 and 8 students were getting creative at the end of term within Product Design lessons turning the departments’ off cuts and materials into tangible useful products as part of our adapted curriculum for this year. They had to find a client and produce a product to meet their client’s needs through design and planning. Products were made from wooden off cuts, fabric scraps, used thermoforming plastic and Acrylic off cuts in line with the Kids Just Recycle Project. The photos below show some of the fantastic creations made by the students which have all been entered into a competition to win £250 for the school.

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Year 7 Languages

Year 7 Languages Festival - posted 27th July

Year 7 classes had the opportunity to use their language skills in a cross curricular way this term as part of the Year 7 Languages Festival. Each class submitted at least one entry, including diverse topics such as as an impressive French Minecraft construction depicting the life of Napoleon, a Latin version of Harry Potter, Hansel and Gretel in German and Dora the Explorer in Spanish.

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Johnny Racing

Johnny Represents Great Britain at Optimist World Championships - posted 27th July

Team KitI was really pleased to be selected to represent team GBR at the Optimist World Championship in Lake Garda in Italy. Back in May I took part in the Optimist 2021 GBR Team Selection Event with the top 75 Optimist sailors in Britain. I sailed hard and came second, so I was selected for the top team, which was made up of the top five sailors. 57 different countries selected their best five sailors for the Worlds.

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Starz UK Dance

Dance Success - posted 27th July

Congratulations to Charlotte Risby (9Burrows), Molly Roberts (9King) and Francesca Little (10Otter) who recently competed in the Starz UK Dance competition in Canterbury. Together with their CWD team they did incredibly well, placing 1st in all categories entered, bar one. Charlotte won 1st prize in the Starz Teen lyrical solo, 1st place in the Teen Large Group, and 3rd place for her duet, a huge achievement in her first ever live competition event.

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Sherborne Win House Drama Festival 2021 - posted 8th July

Bishop Luffa Drama Department were excited to bring back their annual House Drama Festival last week with the finalists, Sherborne, King and Otter performing live to a virtual audience. We were delighted to welcome actress and writer Imogen Stubbs as our guest judge, accompanied by Dale Rooks from Chichester Festival Theatre.

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