Fixtures 20/10/14

Monday 20th Oct
Yr 8 Rugby v BEO (Home) - approx. finish 5 – 5.30pm
Yr 9 Football vs BEO (Home) – approx. finish 5 – 5.30pm
Netball Tournament – 2.30 – 5.30pm

Tuesday 21st  Oct
Yr 7 Rugby v Nunnery Wood (Home) - approx. finish 5 – 5.30pm

 Wednesday 22nd  Oct
Yr 9 ‘7 a-side futsol’ comp @ NunneryWood - approx. finish 5.30-6pm

 Thursday 23rd  Oct
Yr 10 Rugby v Nunnery Wood (Home) - approx. finish 5 – 5.30pm
Yr 8 County Cup Football vs Alvechurch (Away) – approx. finish 5.30-6pm



LRC Newsletter Autumn Term

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National Poetry Day - A poem on the theme ' Remember' by Mr Oak

If you would like to view this poem, you can do so by clicking the image below or click here!


Tuesday 23rd September 2014 – Biology Conference at Aston University, Birmingham

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What a brilliant day – we started off in the lecture theatre, students had two workshops during the day; giving a really good look at how Biology is taught at University level! A campus tour and we finished the day with a quiz. Well done Yr 10 students!

Simon Mayo Visit

Accelerated Reader ‘Millionaires’ were rewarded for their efforts with a visit to see Simon Mayo at Nunnery Wood High School.
The popular radio presenter took time out from his busy schedule to talk to students from local schools about his latest book Itch Craft. Simon has written three books in the series about a boy who discovers a new element in the Periodic Table.
All three books are available in the LRC

Visit To Morgan Motors

Year 11 photography students visited Morgan Motors as part of their Best of British project. The students were given a factory tour to see these amazing cars being hand built. They were also able to see for the first time the 3 wheeler electric car.



U15 Girls Cricket Team Success

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Well done to the U15 girls cricket team who played in the national finals of the Chance to Compete competition and came 4th in the country (out of 500 schools).

Year 9 Language Leaders

Over the past academic year 25 Year 9 students from 9S1 and 9G1 have taken part in the Language Leaders Award. Throughout this time they have developed their leadership and teaching skills with outstanding progress. They have taught one another German and Spanish, taught year 7, ran their own festival with the maths and PE departments accommodating 100 primary school children, given presentations on the culture of Spain and Germany as well as teaching excellent micro-teaching sessions at Pitmaston Primary School. Each time they have received feedback and acted on this to improve their practice. They deserve massive congratulations for passing the award and have been a credit to our school.


Summer Term in Drama

A selection of slideshows from some of the fantastic work that the students have completed this term in Drama. The students have put in an amazing amount of effort and this has resulted in some brilliant mini shows.

Brando Summer 2014

Chagall Summer 2014

Pacino Summer 2014



On Monday 7th July a group of Year 10 and 11 students performed at the Artrix Theatre in Bromsgrove. The performance was a collection of dance work from schools and colleges throughout Worcestershire and allowed pupils to showcase their work to other local schools, parents and the general public. Year 11 students Becky Chappell and Beth Cerri were chosen to represent CWLC with their outstanding GCSE Choreographies. They performed to a sell out audience at this exceptional venue. Well done to both girls and to their dancers who also worked incredibly hard and gave up their valuable time to be involved.

During Deep Learning fortnight a group of Year 8 students took part in a Dance workshop lead by Michael Neri, Artistic Director of Talking Props Theatre Company . The focus was on Musical Theatre and the students were taught a dance section from the show 'Boogie Nights' to the track 'Disco Inferno'. Movements such as The 'Hustle', The 'Bump' and the 'Disco roll' all made up part of the choreography! Well Done to all the dancers in 8F/Emin who showed great energy, enthusiasm and professionalism!

Summer Clubs and Practices 2014
Raising the Participation Age – what does it mean for my child
Raising the Participation Age – the Myth Buster


Year 5 Cross Curricular Day - Monday 23rd June 2014

On Monday 23rd June the PE, Maths and MFL Departments hosted a Cross Curricular day for year 5 pupils from Rushwick, Our Lady Queen of Peace and Hallow Primary Schools.To support the staff from the above departments 24 year 9 language leaders were selected. They performed brilliantly on the day and were a credit to the school. Please see photo gallery below.

The dance department took part in a performance held at the superb venue of the Birmingham Symphony Hall on Sunday the 18th of May. A number of year 9 students performed a flash mob in the interval and joined in the finale which was to Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. All students were a credit to the school and it was an enjoyable evening for all.

The students have all had work published in a book called 'A Twist in the Tale.' They are: Vanessa Montes, Daisy Harbourne, Adam Lane, Luke Cash, Sam Elliott, Bruna Mota, Chantelle Ashcroft, Becky Chappell, Tally Baines, Sophie Herbert, Megan Walker and Leanna Shephard.

New books in the LRC

The latest House Competition was won by Emily Clarkson (BADM). The school competition was run along side a national competition to design a logo for the 2015 European Basketball Championship being held at Worcester Arena next year. Emily not only won the school competition, she also won 1st place in the national competition and is pictured receiving a commemorative picture of her design from Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex.

Off site year 9 citizenship day!

As part of the school's Values and Ethics programme, on the 25th June all of year 9 will take part in team building activities at Upton Warren.  Students are able to choose an activity they wish to take part in and develop some of the skills they will need for the future.  Further information can be found in the attached letters below.

Alison Palmer and David Hunt

Letter to Parents
Kit List
Preferred Activities
Consent form
Powerpoint document

School Pantomime

On Wednesday 10th April students from years 7, 8 & 9 put on a Pantomime. The students did a fantastic job and the whole evening was very entertaining.

Here is a photo gallery from the 7, 8 & 9 Spring Drama performances.

Performances taken from:

Blood Brothers
Ghost Story
A Victorian Melodrama

Well done to everyone who took part.

Art London Trip!

On 26th and 27th March, 47 Year 9 and Year 10 students went to London to see how art and design skills are used in the workplace in costume making, props, make up, special effects, video effects, set design. Students went to Madame Tussauds, the National Gallery, Harry Potter Studio tour and also to see a west end performance of The Lion King.

Curtis Jobling visited CWLC to talk to year 7 on Monday 17th March.

Curtis is best known as an illustrator and animator, especially as the illustrator and designer of Bob the Builder and Frankenstein's Cat.  He has written the best selling 'Wereworld' series of books for teenagers.

Year 9 Battlefields Trip March 2014

Year 9 students visited Ypres in Belgium to discover more about the impact of World War One. Students visited trenches used in the fighting for the four battle of Ypres and both German and British Cemeteries. Olivia Charles CKAH visited the grave of her great great grandfather Albert Francis, who was buried in Tyne cot Cemetery. The visit marked the Centenary of the start of World War One.

G. Monger


CWLC Student Librarians Staff costumes for World Book Day

Art Exhibition 2014

Able students in KS3 were invited to submit an entry for the exhibition. Year 7's theme was sealife, Year 8 was the urban environment and Year 9 was The Mad Hatter's tea party. There were 6 winners in the KS3 exhibition, a 3D and a 2D winner in each year group. We also displayed some KS4 work from art and design, make up, illustration and animation and the photography courses.

The exhbition was extremely well attended with familes and friends of all the KS3 entrants and it was a lovely night.

Art Exhibition Winners Presentation - click here

Looking for Active Kids vouchers!!!

We are collecting the Active Kids vouchers from Sainsburys, to enable us to get some new cooking equipment for Food Technology. The box for the vouchers will be in the Arts Block Reception and we have until 20th May to collect as many as possible!!