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A Day at Wimbledon!

This year through our school membership of the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) we entered the schools ballot for Wimbledon tickets.  The school was offered a precious eight tickets for Court 1.  Mr Tuvey and Mrs Taylor accompanied the selected pupils to the event. The scheduled matches that day were a…

Forest Academic Challenge Day

We arrived at Forest School at around 8:40 where we were met by a prefect who took us to the room where we stayed for the day.  On the board there were some skills eg problem solving, creativity and leadership.  The teacher asked us to come up with a definition…

Year 10 Careers Day

The Year 10 careers programme culminated in the annual careers and mock interview day on Friday 6 July 2018. The day consisted of two parts. In the morning, the pupils had the opportunity to listen to seasoned professionals who introduced them to their respective professions.  The speakers were: Sam Harmon…

Year 9 Charity Cake Sale

On Tuesday 2 July we had a bake sale in which we sold cakes to Juniors and Seniors. Many pupils donated different types of cakes, homemade chocolate cupcakes, coconut and pineapple cakes, etc…  We were able to raise more than £200.  The money is going towards the school’s three charities,…

Year 10 Work Experience Week

In the week of 25-29 June, all our Year 10 pupils spent time in a variety of placements, gaining valuable work experience.  Two of our pupils have recounted their very successful weeks in the work place. My Work Experience by Miles, 10B  For my work experience I worked with the…

8T Charity Service Project

In the week of 18-22 June 8T took part in our charity service project.  This involved us reading to both Reception classes (Fisher & Greenin).  Each day a group of Year 8s read books for the children – each child picked out their favourite books for us to read.  We…

8K Annual Community Project

Pupils in 8K walked to The Spinney care home for their annual summer community project.  Many of the residents have dementia, and during their initial talk by Lifestyle Co-ordinator Michelle, Alexa reminded everyone that people with the condition suffer memory loss and cannot always remember their family.  Hamza also shared…

Charity Netball Match

Monday 2 July 2018 saw the annual epic sporting contest of the staff versus pupils netball match that 10B runs in order to raise money for one of the school’s charities, United World Schools.  The game took place during PSHE, and pupils and staff all paid a donation to watch…

Year 10 GCSE French Trip

On Thursday 21 June, the Year 10 French pupils went to the Institut Français du Royaume Uni, in South Kensington, to celebrate the so-called fête de la musique, the French national music day. The day started with a dynamic quiz based in the Institute’s library, where pupils were asked to…

Year 11 Leavers Assembly

In keeping with Normanhurst tradition our Year 11 pupils prepared a final assembly to say goodbye to their teachers and friends across the school. As always, the assembly had lots of audience participation and interactive games including a Guess the Baby competition and teacher awards.  We were also treated to…