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Year 5 Young Newtons

In their recent Science lesson, Year 5 had their first lesson exploring the topic of Forces. They found out that forces can be measured using a Newton meter. They also found out the reasoning behind its name is linked with the famous Scientist – Sir Isaac Newton. Year 5 had…

GCSE Celebrations

Once again, Normanhurst is celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results for Year 11 pupils. 87% of grades achieved were at grade 4 or above, equivalent to a previous grade C or higher, with a quarter at grades 7-9, equivalent to the previous grades A*or A. The pupils achieved particularly…

Oak-Tree Group Newsletter Summer Issue 2018

Our Oak-Tree Group Newsletters are published termly and are designed to highlight some of the many positive experiences had by our pupils across all four schools. A huge array of trips, activities, performances and events were packed into the Summer Term, many of which involved all four schools getting together…

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…