Tutor Groups and Tutors 2019/20
Year 9 students have now received their option choices. As they begin their GCSE courses, they will be offered the opportunity to take part in various workshops and visits throughout the year to help enrich their academic studies. This includes visiting Parliament and working with various academic institutes.
Students will also be given the opportunity to gain extra qualifications through PiXL Edge.
Students will work independently in their spare time to complete a range of activities to reach Level 1:Pixl Apprentice, Level 2: Pixl Graduate and Level 3: Pixl Master.
The activities will focus students on developing the following core attributes:
Please encourage your son to take advantage of this great opportunity to develop skills which are essential for life and further education/ employment.
The move from KS3 to KS4 for year 9 students means that homework has even more significance than before.
Tasks are given to support and develop the learning taking place in the classroom.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings-Maya Angelou
Things Fall Apart-Chinua Achebe
Exodus- Julie Bertagna
Noughts and Crosses - Malorie Blackman
Great Expectations- Charles Dickens
Silas Marner-George Eliot
Coram Boy-Jamila Gavin
Lord of the Flies-William Golding
The Old Man and the sea- Ernest Hemingway
To Kill a Mockingbird- Harper Lee
Long Walk to Freedom-Nelson Mandela
A Monster Calls- Patrick Ness
Animal Farm-George Orwell
Nineteen Eighty- Four- George Orwell
Of Mice and Men-John Steinbeck
Julius Caesar-William Shakespeare
The Lord of the Rings- JRR Tolkien
The Book Thief- Marcus Zasak