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The latest from Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre.

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  • British Boxing Champion!

    Published 28/03/19

    Last weekend Reuben Muston competed at the English Boxing National Junior Championships. Held over two days, this competition puts the best boxers in the country together to find the national champion.

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  • Year 12 Art

    Published 26/03/19

     

    Distortion Portraits

    Year 12 have been looking at Distortion and Portraiture. They have studied several artists that 'distort' the face in different ways and have created amazing personal responses to the artist they most connected with. Here are some of their beautiful outcomes.

     

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  • Psychology Egg Project

    Published 26/03/19

     

     

    Year 12 Psychologists have started their egg project. Whilst they learn about attachment, the students will be logging their adventures with their egg babies and applying this to psychological concepts. 

     

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  • Parent Support Meetings

    Published 20/03/19

    Please see details of community support meetings that maybe of interest which aim to improve wellbeing, relationships and behaviour.

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  • Whole School Production

    Published 19/03/19

    On behalf of the production team and cast, I would like to invite staff, students, their friends and family to come and watch this year's school production 'School of Rock'. Students from year 7 - 13 are involved and would love to see you there supporting them. Tickets can be purchased on parent mail or at the door.

    Show dates are Monday 25, Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 March at 7pm.

    Thank you,

    Mrs Lake, Curriculum Leader of Performing Arts

     

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  • Art Competition Winners

    Published 19/03/19

    Sevenoaks Sound & Vision ran an art competition for students with some exciting prizes.

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  • Reading Youth Cabinet Trip

    Published 12/03/19

    A year 10 student report of the Reading Youth cabinet trip.

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  • World Book Day Events

    Published 05/03/19

     

    Highdown Celebrates World Book Day

     

    The theme for World Book Day this year was 'favourite book'.  Teaching staff were encouraged to share their favourite book with each of their classes during the day and students spoke about their favourite books in lessons and mentor time.

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  • BNC Digital News Club

    Published 28/02/19

    The BNC is an Economist Educational Foundation (https://www.burnetnewsclub.com/)  run digital news club which focuses on KS2 and KS3 engagement with wider world issues.

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  • Year 7 MEP Intensive Learning Day

    Published 14/02/19

    During the Chinese festive period, the new cohort of  Highdown MEP members in Year 7 participated in their first MEP Intensive Learning Day on Thursday 14 February 2019.

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  • Highdown Riverside Update

    Published 14/02/19

    GLF Schools and Highdown School & Sixth Form Centre are delighted to announce that their application to open Highdown Riverside, a new secondary school in Reading, has been shortlisted for interview by the Department for Education (DfE). 

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  • Thames Water Visit for Time to Talk Day

    Published 07/02/19

    Thames Water visited Highdown on Tuesday to discuss their efforts in the workplace to help support staff mental health and well being.

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