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  • EPQ At Birmingham City University

    EPQ At Birmingham City University
    7th December 2018

    Last Wednesday the Year 12 and 13 EPQ students spent a brilliant afternoon at the BCU's Curzon Library learning key skills to support with the creation of their artefacts and dissertations. We had a tour of the extensive library, study spaces and resources that BCU can offer and spent the rest of the afternoon working on research skills, source types, source analysis and bias. We are very grateful for the opportunity and so pleased to have such wonderful support from our local university. Read More

  • Girls Badminton Competition

    Girls Badminton Competition
    7th December 2018

    Well done to; Christina Lawrence, Abbie Pearce, Wiktoria Cop & Maria Vintila on their excellent efforts in the Kingsbury School Sport Partnership L2 Badminton competition. The girls finished 2nd overall and narrowly missing out on 1st place. You did an excellent job at representing the School – well done. Read More

  • Year 12 Study Skills

    Year 12 Study Skills
    7th December 2018

    Every Monday, a group of Year 12 students meet with Mrs Griffiths for Study Skills support. In these sessions we work to identify barriers to success; create a vision for the future; build independence; get systems in place; develop organisation and prioritisation skills; refine note-taking skills and students are provided with mentoring opportunities. This term we have received bespoke support from Tracy Lightfoot from the DWP who has worked with students on refining their CVs, researching the pros and cons of deciding to follow an apprenticeship or a university education and this week we worked on group interview skills, modelled on those used by a large construction company Read More

  • BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts

    BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts
    7th December 2018

    BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts students had their practical exam this week and it was awesome! Their task is to explore two contrasting play styles with their first performance being this Wednesday. They have been exploring naturalism and made their performance so believable. They have worked intensely for about a month to explore and understand Punk Rock by Simon Stephens through workshops and rehearsal techniques. Read More

  • Crest Awards Success

    Crest Awards Success
    5th December 2018

    Five of our Year 11 students have successfully completed their Silver Crest Award and proudly received their certificates this week. This is a prestigious award that is designed to inspire young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers. Their project which was set by LM (who have responsibility for the northern section of HS2's phase one enabling work). They were asked to produce a tender for an Ecological Mitigation Site. Read More

  • Envision Project Update

    Envision Project Update
    3rd December 2018

    The sixth form Envision students have been working hard and making progress in planning their health campaigns. Perfectly Imperfect and Team Motiv8 have aired their campaign videos to promote a healthy self image and promote exercise. Well done the videos were professional and thought provoking. Their next challenge is to pitch for £100 seed money to fund their campaigns from local organisations. Read More

  • The British Legion Says "Thank You"

    The British Legion Says "Thank You"
    29th November 2018

    Thank you for getting in touch with us. The team and I enjoyed learning about your Remembrance activities and the lovely photographs you had included in the email. It is very inspiring to see how St Edmund Campion Catholic School took part in Remembrance on Friday 9th November. We appreciate the time and effort the teaching and management staff members have put into this day to guide the young generations to reflect on all who served and scarified so much for our better future. Read More

  • Weekly Chaplaincy News

    Weekly Chaplaincy News
    29th November 2018

    On the first week of Advent we light one purple candle, representing hope. Isaiah waited in hope for the birth of a messiah who would promote justice and dignity for all. Isaiah’s vision of the Messiah is illustrated in this reading. A shoot will come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from its roots will bear fruit. Read More

  • Taking Higher Education More Seriously

    Taking Higher Education More Seriously
    29th November 2018

    For the last 18 months, Mrs Griffiths has been an Access Champion, working with Causeway Education and the Sutton Trust to improve social mobility and access to Higher Education opportunities for students in our Sixth Form. Being an Access Champions school has given us the tools to prioritise our students’ Post-18 steps and to ensure our students take these steps more seriously. Read More

  • Year 10 Envision

    Year 10 Envision
    29th November 2018

    On Tuesday the Year 10 Envision group visited GKN Driveline as part of their project to raise awareness of the difficulties that asylum seekers face. They had to deliver a presentation to a group of business leaders about their project, how GKN could help them to fundraise and raise awareness of their cause. Their presentation was delivered with confidence, enthusiasm and with an enormous amount of detail and precision. Read More