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COVID-19 Related Operational Details

The following details outline how school will operate from September 2021. They are formulated in line with Government guidelines and approved by the CET Trust Board. Clearly, they may be subject to some element of change as restrictions and requirements are updated. The system within the school ensures all the hierarchy of controls are in […]

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Supporting Local Foodbank

Once again this year, our Baobab House Team is collecting donations for Brampton SHINE Foodbank. A trolley is in reception for any non-perishable food items and toiletries (they do not need pasta, beans, or teabags). THANK YOU for your support!  

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Teacher Assessed Grades Information

Following the decision by the government in January 2021 to cancel public examinations this summer, we have worked to put in place robust arrangements for awarding centre assessed grades. Your teachers have used a range of evidence in order to determine a fair grade for each student; the evidence that has been used to make these decisions […]

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Scenes from History

The History Department’s extra-curricular challenge for students was to recreate an event from History. It could be produced as a film/piece of drama, an Instagram post, a piece of art and design, a Lego model, a Mindcraft set… whichever way they liked. Here are a few examples of the work received: Lydia in Year 7 […]

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House Teams for New Year 7 Students

All WHS students and staff have a House Team. Our four House Teams are named after Tanzanian Trees: Acacia, Baobab, Mpingo and Ndizi. Students can earn ‘House Points’ in lessons and in events such as Sports Day or the WHS Bake Off, or through a host of competitions. At the end of each academic year, […]

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Crafting for Wellbeing

Our Forces Liaison Officer, Mrs McGaffin, ran a ‘Crafting for Wellbeing’ session today to boost the welfare of some of our students whose parents are Service Personnel. Following circle discussions, the students made a decorated wellbeing box, to take home to keep. Great fun was had by all who attended and a sense of a community […]

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Year 9 Options

The Options Booklet will be given to Year 9 students during registration on Tuesday, 11 February. However, if you would like to view the information online, please visit: KS4 Options page.

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A Trolley Full of Generosity

A massive thank you to everyone who donated items for our chosen charities in the run up to Christmas. A trolley piled high full of food is on its way to Carlisle Foodbank. Baobab House Student Head (Ellie Earl) and Head of House, Mrs Nettleton with the donations for Carlisle Foodbank. Acacia collected for Mission Christmas/Cash for […]

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Year 11 Work Experience

In the last week of the autumn (Monday, 16 December to Friday, 20 December 2019) our Year 11 students venture into the World of Work for their Work Experience Placement. We work with Cumbria Work Experience to provide our students with employment opportunities. For students who have not already confirmed their placement and are making arrangements […]

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Mental Health Support for Christmas

Time for Change asked people for their top tips on how to support someone with a mental health problem this Christmas. Here’s what you could do to help: https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/blog/how-support-someone-mental-health-problem-christmas Take Care at Christmas from the Mental Health Team  

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