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Pupils in Year 9 have been writing poetry inspired by Roger Robinson’s A Portable Paradise, a poem studied by our students for the first time this year. You can read the poem online here. Robinson is a writer, musician and performer who lives between England and Trinidad. ...

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We were so pleased to welcome back Paul Brown (OW), who now works for the BBC, to introduce the Young Reporter Scheme to Year 9 pupils last week. Next half term, Year 9 pupils will be given specific opportunities to create news articles—some of which you may find on these pages in the weeks ahead!!

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Last term a clutch of eager pupils from Years 7-10 competed in our Wilson’s School Heat of Poetry By Heart. Watched by an appreciative audience in the John Jenkins Hall, the competitors recited poems spanning English Literature from medieval times until 2019!

Vivaan in Year 10 gave a stand-out performance of “Names ...

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Next week will see publication of Issue 8 of the Wilson’s STEM Intrigue, the science and technology magazine written and produced entirely by students. The latest edition of the Humanities Intrigue was published last month, with copies placed in all Lower School classrooms ...

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Poem for Black History Month

This month, students in English have learned about Amanda Gorman, the young black poet and activist who spoke powerfully at Biden’s inauguration, as part of our school-wide celebration of Black History Month. Arjun Bhatt in Year 9 was inspired to write this powerful poem after reading Gorman’s The Hill We Climb in English.

This ...

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