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July 2023

  • Charity Fundraiser at Backwell Playhouse

    Published 21/07/23

    A sell-out crowd was treated to an evening of entertainment at the Backwell Playhouse last Saturday 15 July 2023.

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  • Lessons from Auschwitz Project

    Published 20/07/23

    This year two Year 12 students have taken part in the Lessons from Auschwitz project. Based on the premise that 'hearing is not like seeing', the four-part course explored the universal lessons of the Holocaust and its relevance for today. The students took part in a series of insightful seminars which led to them creating their own project to educate people on the lessons of the Holocaust. The programme culminated in a one-day visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau and a follow up seminar in London.  

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  • Bake Off 2023!

    Published 18/07/23

    The 2023 Backwell Bake Off Final was hosted this week after an intense month of baking! The competition saw 18 Key Stage 3 students take part in three rounds to show off their baking skills in the hope to make it to the Final round this week. 

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  • 'Routes into Languages' Spelling Bee National Final!

    Published 12/07/23

    Each year, Routes into Languages run a national spelling bee competition for Year 7 students who are studying French, German and Spanish. There are four stages of the competition with 50/100 words to learn at each stage (300 altogether). This would equate to about a third of the words needed for the new GCSE at Foundation tier and is a fun and motivating way to learn useful high-frequency language!

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  • Open Evening 2023

    Published 05/07/23

    We hold our Open Evening for those in Year 6 in September each year which is then followed by an extensive programme of daily school tours throughout September and October so parents and children can come and have a look at the school on a working day. 

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July 2023