Year 11 English Literature 'Of Mice and Men' Guidance

gymIn preparation for the English Literature exam on Wednesday 4th January all candidates should:

1. Read a chapter of the book each night to fully understand the text.

2. Use the resources below to create their own revision notes. Remember to think about the plot, context, characters, themes and form, structure and language.

3. Also please follow the link to some BBC resources. BBC Bitesize - Of Mice and Men

Resources to download: Revision Booklet 1.pdf, Revision Booklet 2.pdf, Approaching extract questions.pdf, Approaching the essay questions.pdf, Of Mice and Men - Background.pdf, Of Mice and Men - Characters.pdf, Past questions.pdf, Quotations for revision.pdf, Steinbeck's style.pdf, Revision notes with quotes.pdf.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 08:46


INSET Day Friday 16th December 2016

inset smallThe school will be closed to all pupils on Friday 16th December 2016 for staff training purposes.

Pupils will return to school as normal on Tuesday 3rd January. Pupils will follow a week 1 timetable on their return.

Please follow the School Dates link in the Main Menu for the dates of remaining INSET days and Parents' Evenings.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 December 2016 12:27


School Carol Service 2016

CandlesThe school Carol Service will take place in the school hall at 6:30 on Wednesday 14th December. Everyone is welcome. The evening will conclude with mince pies and mulled wine.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 15:42


Premier League Enterprise Challenge Win.

Premier LeagueAfter deliberation and lengthy discussions the board members announced that the Year 10 pupils in the group named "The Full Cardiff Experience" were the winners of the initial round and been selected to move forward to represent Cardiff City Football Club in the next round.

Pupils and teachers have been invited to the Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday, 13th December to attend the Wolves fixture as a reward for all their hard work to be presented with a trophy during half time.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2016 16:44


Teacher of Mathematics Vacancy

vacancies2The governing body is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic teacher of mathematics. Please download the linked documentation:

Full Job Advert - Teacher of Mathematics.pdf

Teacher of Mathematics - Candidate Pack.pdf

 Application Form.doc

Completed application forms should be returned to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 16:46


MFL Conference 2016


On Tuesday 29th Nov, we were invited to attend the MFL conference in Cardiff City Stadium.

This was a prestigious 2 day event, which brought together nearly 400 pupils from over 25 schools across South Wales.

The focus was to show the range of opportunities that studying a language at GCSE can bring, as well as the sought after skills it develops. 

MFL Conference

Last Updated on Friday, 09 December 2016 10:17


RCT 12 days of Christmas Attendance Incentive 2016

Attendance2014RCT are launching an attendance challenge for all pupils in Years 7 - 11. All pupils achieving 100% attendance for the eleven days of school during December will be entered in a draw to win cinema vouchers.

 Please download the letter containing the details. 12 Days of Christmas Incentive Letter 2016.pdf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 10:59


Art Competition Christmas 2016

Art competition 2016The Art Department are running a Key Stage 3 Art Competition. To enter: Produce a piece of art using any medium, with a Christmas theme on A4 paper and hand to Mrs Gough by the 2nd December.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 November 2016 13:44


School Open

SchoolDespite some stories in the press, the school did suffer some minor flooding, but remained open. The flooding occurred due to an internal drain in a store cupboard being overwhelmed in a deluge this afternoon. No lessons were affected and the problem quickly brought under control with no lasting damage. The school will be open as normal for all staff and pupils tomorrow.


Last Updated on Monday, 21 November 2016 16:38


Record of Achievement Evening 2016

folder1The ROA evening for Year 11 2015-16, will be held at 6:30pm on Thursday 17th November.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 November 2016 15:40


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