Events & Activities W.E. 19th May 2018

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 EVENTS & ACTIVITIES W.E. 19TH MAY 2018

Royal Exchange Project

A unique opportunity for expressive arts students performing and ‘running the show’ at the Royal Exchange Theatre Project on Sunday.

Professional Art Workshop

Year 7 spent the afternoon on Wednesday working with professional printmaker Alan Birch. Students loved seeing their drawings transform into moody, abstract prints.

Focus Group with students, Leigh Spinners Mill

The development of Leigh Spinners Mill continues. David Matthews and Chris Jones from the Mill, held focus groups with students from year 7 to year 10 about the future of the Mill and their thoughts about future careers.

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day 17th May 2018

The school raised £208 for the Neuro Foundation on Thursday.

MP Jo Platt visits Bedford

Jo Platt met with our Brilliant Club members from Year 8 and 9 on Friday and also had the privilege of observing and judging a Year 9 debate.

PriceWaterhouse Coopers ‘Dragon’s Den’

4 volunteers from PwC accountancy delivered a workshop on Friday for GCSE Business Tech students to bring the world of work into lessons.  The winning team and other selected students will visit PwC Office in Manchester.

Student success:

Martijn ‘Junior’ does it for Doncaster

We’re proud to announce that Junior has signed a 2 year contract for Doncaster Rovers Football Club as Left Back. Junior played at Rochdale in their development squad where he was spotted by Sheffield Wednesday and from there he moved to Doncaster. He has been at Doncaster for the last 2 years and has travelled there 3 or 4 times every week for training and matches; thanks to his dedicated parents! All of the travelling and hard work has paid off and Junior is looking forward to the start of a very successful playing career.

Bradley signs for the Warriors

Bradley has been signed on a professional contract by Wigan Warriors for 2 years with an option at the end of that time for an extension. Bradley plays Hooker (number 9) and has been at Wigan for the last 2 years after being spotted at Halton Hornets amateur club.

Bradley’s talents have also been recognised by the National Coach and he has also played for England rugby League in the Youth Team and was Vice Captain in their match against Wales. Bradley is now hoping to be selected for the England squad touring France in July this year. Well done Bradley, we’re very proud of you!

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