4 July 2024
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Year 7's Recipe for Success

Students in 7b5 created their own 六合彩最准的网站 Recipe for Success in their English lessons.

18 June 2024
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Year 10 Explore Poetry in Ash Dickinson Workshops

We welcomed聽poet and author, Ash Dickinson, back in to school in June to lead Poetry Workshops for our Year 10 students.

5 June 2024
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Biscuits, Books and Better Grades!

Our English team are running their Year 10 'Biscuits and Books' after school sessions again every Wednesday from 12th June.

13 May 2024
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A Poetic Challenge for Key Stage 3 Students

Key Stage 3 students are invited to take part in a national poetry competition.

1 May 2024
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Year 7 Readathon Winners Announced

Our Year 7 Readathon winners and runners up have been announced and presented with their prizes.

16 April 2024
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Year 10 English Students Take Over the Lesson

Jozsef and Lennon helped classmates improve their creative prose writing recently.

18 March 2024
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Students' Active Role in our 'Reading School' Plans

A group of our Year 10 and Year 12 students participated in Reading Buddy training at Crewe UTC in March.

18 March 2024
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Can You Spot the Bot?

Our Year 12 English Language students took part in research to find out whether humans can spot AI text. You can have a go too!

12 March 2024
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After School English Revision Sessions for Year 11 Students

Our English faculty are running after school English Literature revision sessions to support Year 11 students with all the set GCSE texts.

7 March 2024
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A World Book Day Murder Mystery Challenge for Year 7

Our Year 7 students used their best detective skills to solve our World Book Day聽Murder Mystery Challenge in their LRC lesson.

7 March 2024
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World Book Day at CHS

Our students enjoyed a wonderful World Book Day this year, with a range of activities designed to encourage them to read for pleasure.

4 March 2024
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Year 7 Students Challenged to a Readathon for our First House Competition.

To coincide with World Book Day UK our first House competition was a Readathon for Year 7 students.

29 February 2024
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Encouraging a Love of Reading

Valentine's Day gave us the perfect opportunity to celebrate our love of books in the LRC.

28 February 2024
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Sixth Form English Students Enjoy Unique Production Of Hardy Classic

Our Sixth Form English Literature students enjoyed a unique 'circus skills' production of Hardy鈥檚 Tess of the D'Urbervilles in February.

27 February 2024
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Sixth Form Students Enjoy English Language Conference

In February, our Sixth Form English Language students attended an English Language conference to hear talks from a range of eminent linguists.

13 February 2024
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Holly's Creative Writing Published Again

Year 9 Holly W has had a seventh piece of creative writing work published in a compilation of young writers' work.

18 December 2023
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Harry Demonstrates Courage, Ambition and Scholarly Excellence

English teacher, Mrs Jakobsen, was delighted with the writing assessment results from her Year 8 class, particularly the work by Harry F.

12 December 2023
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Year 10 Students get Creative with their English 六合彩最准的网站work

Mrs Smith challenged her Year 10 GCSE English Language students to think on the spot and she wasn't disappointed by the result!

16 November 2023
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A Christmas Carol for Year 10 and Year 11

In November we welcomed actors from Quantum Theatre who聽performed "A Christmas Carol," for Year 10 and Year 11.

17 October 2023
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Scholarly Excellence from GCSE English Students

Mrs McKenzie has shared some of the work submitted by her GCSE English Literature students, which demonstrates our "Scholarly Excellence" school vision.

16 October 2023
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Holly's Writing Published for Sixth Time

Congratulations to Year 9, Holly W, who has had her creative writing published once again.

16 October 2023
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Sixth Form Student Abbi Demonstrates Scholarly Excellence

Year 12 Abbi R has impressed with her detailed and organised work, making a strong start to A Level English Literature.

20 June 2023
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Award Winning Author Visit

On Monday June 26th, award Winning Football Author, Matt Oldfield, will visit CHS to inspire our Year 7 and 8 students.

29 March 2023
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Holly's Winter Poem to be Published

Year 8 student, Holly W, has had her fifth piece of writing accepted for publication.

1 March 2023
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World Book Day Fun at CHS

We have loads of fun activities running at CHS for World Book Day 2023.

16 February 2023
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A Novel Way to Understand Literature

Our Year 12 English Literature students are employing some 'novel' tactics to help them process and understand King Lear.

15 February 2023
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World Book Day Voucher Changes

This World Book Day voucher has changed this year from paper to digital tokens for secondary schools. The link to the digital token has been emailed to all students.

13 February 2023
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Bookbuzz Encourages Students to Read for Pleasure

We have signed up to Booktrust Bookbuzz this year to encourage students to read for pleasure and help them develop a real love for reading.

31 March 2022
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A Sonnet for Shakespeare

Congratulations to Year 7, Madi F, who took first place in the English faculty's Key Stage 3 Shakespeare Sonnet Competition this term. You can read her winning sonnet here.

15 March 2022
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Promoting a Love of Reading

Our Reading Influencers group held their first meeting in March and have set up their own Instagram account so everyone can keep up to date with all their activity.

3 March 2022
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World Book Day at CHS

World Book Day celebrated its 25th birthday this year and we marked this milestone with a whole host of activities at CHS, including serialised Roald Dahl, a Form Group Quiz, disguised teachers and a murder mystery!