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History House Competition

We are focusing on black indviduals who have made a positive contribution to the world.  There are so many to choose from…

Somebody you know. This could be a family member or friend.

Celebrities: Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Jamie Fox, Kevin Hart, Usain Bolt.

Famous people from history. These fit in with our Year 8 Slavery Unit and Year 10 America Unit: Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Booker T Washington, Martin Luthre King, Marcus Garvey, Rosa Parks.

 

Entry deadline: Friday 25 October
Entries to be handed to any Humanities teacher.

Talent Show

Our Winners

Congratulations to all the students who participated in the Talent Show last week.  It was a very successful evening with some great performances.  A very enjoyable evening and the judging panel had to make some difficult decisions, but the winners were as follows:

  • Judge’s 1st Place: Morgan Marsh playing a self-composed mash-up of classical and pop music on piano.
  • Judge’s 2nd Place: Bailey Carter-Cuss playing a drum solo to Enter Sandman by Metallica.
  • Judge’s 3rd Place: Jess Oakley singing Say You Won’t Let Go by James Arthur.
  • Audience Vote Winner: Year 7 and Year 8 Dance Club with a self-choreographed routine.

 

Train to teach in Northamptonshire

Change a young person’s life for the better.
Click the poster below to find out more…

Train to teach in Northamptonshire

Information Evening
Thursday 3 October 2019
5pm-7pm
Northampton Saints
Franklin’s Gardens
Weedon Road
Northampton
NN5 5BG

Lord Grey Can!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lord Grey students live up to the Academy motto ‘Lord Grey Can!’ as GCSE results were published today. There were lots of smiling faces as students opened their results. Many congratulations to you all.

Academy Principal, Jim Parker said; “GCSEs have become harder over the last two years and we are pleased with how Lord Grey students have risen to the challenge. Most importantly they have gained the grades that they need to continue studying at Lord Grey Sixth Form or to access their college course or apprenticeship placement. I am very proud of our students and wish them well in the next stage of their education.”

No Pens Day Wednesday

Lord Grey ran its first ever ‘No Pens Day’ for Years 7-10 and it was a huge success. The premise of the day was for students to focus on verbal communication and to develop their speaking and listening skills. Our students told us that they wanted more opportunities in lessons to talk about their learning, so we decided to dedicate a whole school day to focus on their communication skills, whilst still following the schemes of learning in all subject areas. There were a huge range of exciting activities taking place, including escape rooms, human snakes and ladders, debates, crime reconstructions, maggot racing, heart dissection and logic puzzles, to name but a few. Thank you to everyone involved in creating such an inspiring and innovative day!

 

MK Stem Award

Mercy is an amazing artist and wanted to try something new and entered the MK STEM Logo Competition.  She
wanted to design a sign that related to each subject of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) so that younger children could have a better understanding of what it stood for. This was a new challenge for Mercy as she had never entered into such a large competition before.  Mercy’s design won and was made into a 3D trophy for her to keep. Her design will be used on various printed material/literature for MK STEM.

 

 

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