English News

  • Y7 visit Cadbury World

    Published on Sunday 1st September 2019

    In December 2018, 35 Y7 pupils visited Cadbury World after studying Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl in English.

    At Cadbury World, we had the best experience! Click image to read more............

  • Frankenstein & the Gothic Tradition

    Published on Thursday 15th November 2018

    Thank you and well done to those Y11 students who attended the Frankenstein and the Gothic Tradition lecture at the University of Sheffield on Wednesday 14th November. We were really impressed by the students' professionalism and good behaviour - they all listened really well and benefited greatly from the event.

  • Y10 English Enrichment Sessions

    Published on Monday 18th December 2017

    Studying English GCSE?  Love the subject?  Aiming for a level 7/8/9?   Considering studying English Language or Literature at A’ Level? Then  JOIN OUR ENRICHMENT CLASSES IN THE SIXTH FORM CENTRE!


  • Author Visit 2017

    Published on Friday 21st July 2017

    On 20th July, we welcomed author Daniel Blythe to speak to our Y8 students and lead creative writing workshops with small groups of students.

  • Obituaries for the English Language

    Published on Thursday 5th May 2016

    Y13 English language students have been discussing whether our language is dying or threatened by modern technology - you can read some excellent debates and obituaries by the students here (click to open)

  • Avenue Q Theatre Trip

    Published on Tuesday 8th March 2016

    On 26th February, 14 Sixth Form students, Mr Sheppard and Mrs Hills enjoyed the musical 'Avenue Q' at the Empire Theatre in Liverpool....click image to read more

  • Autumn term trips 2015

    Published on Monday 7th December 2015

    What a treat our students have had this term, with theatre trips to Lord of the Flies/Blood Brothers/Romeo and Juliet and a field trip to Whitby and Howarth.

  • Y12 Language Change Workshop

    Published on Monday 13th July 2015

    A small group of Y12 students studying English Language received a private lecture from two Sheffield University literary experts on the theme of ‘Cheap Print and Public Discourse’ and had the privilege of handling texts that were hundreds of years old.  After this, ‘Edge of Universe Press’ educated them about independent printing and helped students to create their own modern day ‘cheap print’, a pamphlet on a topical subject of their choice.

  • Blood Brothers at the Lyceum Theatre

    Published on Friday 23rd January 2015

    This week over 220 Y11 students went to see Blood Brothers at the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield. Students trudged through the snow to reach the city centre, determined to enjoy the performance........

  • An Othello of an Evening

    Published on Monday 8th December 2014

    On Wednesday the 5th of November, 11 Year 13s (and 1 former pupil) abandoned the glittering delights of bonfire night to watch one of Shakespeare’s most explosive plays...

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