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2 days ago

Thorpe Hall School

Year 2 teacher and Leslie Library custodian Mrs Winter-Cole produced this amazing trailer for this summer term challenge, which will start next week in Lower School, and has all been inspired by our Head Librarian Oliver (Year 6).

Oliver wanted to create a Summer Reading challenge to get the children reading with enthusiasm and a purpose. Oliver was determined that Lockdown wouldn’t stop him and so with Mrs Newton (his Year 6 teacher) and Mrs Winter-Cole’s help, he’s adapted his ideas so that the challenge can still go ahead, for children returning to school and those still learning from home.

With his current favourite book, Michael Morpurgo's 'Boy Giant', in mind, the GIANT theme was chosen. Children throughout Lower School will be given a checklist of books to read and review, and will be rewarded with certificates and bookmarks (either in person or by post) when they complete the challenge. There will also be a ‘Review of the Week’ each week – we’ll be sure to share some here for you to enjoy!

Well done Oliver for your resilience and determination, and for not giving up on your vision despite the obstacles in the way. And a huge thanks to the teachers who have supported him in this project.
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This is fantastic. Well done Oliver (and the fabulous Mrs Winter-Cole too) 🙌🏻

Well done, Oliver - and Mrs Winter-Cole...

3 days ago

Thorpe Hall School

This week's Thorpe Hall School Teacher Shout Out comes from Mrs Dowdeswell, Head of Art. She shares our very own Lockdown Art Gallery, showcasing just a few examples of the amazing artwork that's been produced by our Upper School students at home, and urges us all to keep creative.
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Really enjoyed that. A talented bunch! Well done all x

What a lot of talent! Amazing!

4 days ago

Thorpe Hall School

Here's some more fantastic work from our Design and Technology students, who have been learning the software TinkerCad. Year 10 have reimagined the designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh Chairs from 1899 as part of their Iconic Designers unit. And Years 7 and 8 were set a Design a Spaceship Challenge. Well done all! ... See MoreSee Less

Heres some more fantastic work from our Design and Technology students, who have been learning the software TinkerCad. Year 10 have reimagined the designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh Chairs from 1899 as part of their Iconic Designers unit. And Years 7 and 8 were set a Design a Spaceship Challenge. Well done all!Image attachment

2 weeks ago

Thorpe Hall School

We would like to wish all Thorpe Hall School families who are celebrating Eid-Al-Fitr a very happy Eid! ... See MoreSee Less

We would like to wish all Thorpe Hall School families who are celebrating Eid-Al-Fitr a very happy Eid!

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We offer eid congratulations to and your family

Many thanks x

2 weeks ago

Thorpe Hall School

As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close, we encourage all our families to have a restful, stress free half term as much as possible and to practise a little bit of kindness every day. ... See MoreSee Less

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