Faculty News

News from SEND

As many of you know I was appointed as SENDCo last June and have been settling into the role over the last few terms. I am delighted to say that Hayley Kelly has since been promoted to Deputy SENDCo. It has been a busy few months. Our new student group NASA...

GCSE Poetry Live!

40 Year 11 students were lucky enough to have the opportunity to attend Poetry Live!, a day-long conference focused on the poetry element of GCSE English literature. This year, the event was held in the newly reopened Bristol Beacon. Current Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage, was able to share his inspiration on...

A valuable chance to explore poetry in special workshop

Students from Years 9 and 10, plus the FHS Creative Writing club took part in two poetry workshops on 17th November and 1st December. Working with educational charity Steph’s Poetry Space, students wrote poetry in the first session, before making group poems to perform in the second session. Local poet and...

Imperial War Museum visit studies the Holocaust

We took 60 students to the Imperial War Museum as part of an RE and History trip. During RE and History in Year 9, students study the Holocaust and the impact it had on Jewish people. At the Imperial War Museum we visited the Holocaust Exhibition which educates students on...

Students shine in Classics competition

Across Key Stage 3 last term, students competed in the 'Ovid in the West Country' competition run by Bristol Classics Hub, where they used one of the classical myths to inspire a new piece of art. As an English department, we had a really tough time picking between some excellent...

Congratulations to our Humanities Stars of the Term

Congratulations to our Humanities Stars of the Term! These students (list below) have shown considerable dedication and effort in this term’s languages lessons and thoroughly deserve this accreditation. Year 7 Stars Ayo (7R) Somaya (7Q) Amelie (7P) Elsa (7T) Mohammed (7L) Wilf (7T) Eddie (7N) Elia (7P) Keziah (7M) Lewis (7P) Rufaro (7T) Year 8 Stars Maisy (8T) Ysée (8Q) Abdul-Raheem (8M) Adham (8L) Haysam (8T) David (8P) Otis 8N Fingal...

Sports Captains for 2023-24 announced

It was a tough decision making process, as we received a strong field of applications, but congratulations to the following Year 7-11 students who were successful in becoming this year's Sports Captains: We look forward to seeing the difference these dedicated students will make to sports throughout the school.