Category: English

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FROM MR LYNCH AND MR BURTON

Mr Lynch recommends How to Stop Time by Matt Haig. Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-yearold, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. From Elizabethan England to Jazz-Age Paris, from New York to the South Seas, Tom has seen a lot, and now craves an ordinary life. It's a life he once ...

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LOCAL LIBRARIES' CHALLENGE

Congratulations to:

Saaruu and Keshaav (Year 9) Dekrissh, Gautam, Paarush, and Pavan (Year 8)

...all of whom completed the local libraries' "Summer Reading Challenge." Well done to these boys (pictured below) for acting as role model students to their peers in their love of reading.

The boys have been awarded certificates ...

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GET CREATIVE

You have until half term to send in your entries to the challenge.

The two prompts are "Writing about the absurd" and "Writing inspired by myths". You can see Mrs Fletcher if you would like some more inspiration, or ask your English teacher. We had a great inspiration meeting at lunchtime last week, but if you couldn't ...

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ANTHOLOGY

Mrs Fletcher and Abbas (Y12) were very impressed by the quality of the poetry entered by students into our Poetry Anthology. We read lots of wonderful poetry, particularly about climate change. It was fabulous to see so many students interested in this important issue and in expressing their ideas creatively. An anthology of the students' poetry ...

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Creative Challenge

This week we had a gathering of interested writers in room 17 to gather ideas for this year's Wilson's Writers anthology.

Abbas in Y12 has put together two poetry challenges for students, and you can enter even if you didn't come to our meeting.

You can write either an activist poem about climate change, or a "remix" poem ...

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COMMISSIONED WORK

Our Senior Poet Laureate, Soham (Y10) has been working on a set of poems throughout this year about the momentous events in the school's history. Mr Cole commissioned these opening poems about the events of 2020. We hope you enjoy reading Soham's unique reflections on the highs and lows of 2020!

THE CLOSURE
Once they stood shoulder ...

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BOOKS

If you were to ask people why they enjoy reading you would be met with a range of responses. For some it is an escape, a chance to focus their mind on something other than any negative thoughts. It may also act as a way of remembering, reminding them of happy experiences or memories from childhood. Other people may enjoy the exposure to different ...


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