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28 November 2014

Curriculum Challenge Week 2014

The week in quotes.

“My German family is great. When I have children, I want them to be able to go on a German exchange.”

“Fantastic enrichment opportunity for business students at ICEAW Base competition. Chance to meet future employers.”

“Couldn’t have been a better week!”

“My son loved today’s activity. He came back buzzing and said it was one of his best days at school ever.”

“Thank you to Year 9 for a fun day discussing glowing brains.”

“Year 9 Geography fieldwork on beautiful Dartmoor today. Boys were great and no rain.”

“Very proud of the AS Media group they have worked hard, produced the goods and been a pleasure to be with”

The week in pictures.

(Many more images available at the Twitter hashtag #DHSBCCW)

We started the week by learning new study skills,


hosting the Prefect’s dinner


and visiting Twickenham.

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One group went to Paris

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141128 French Exchange

141128 French Exchange

We learnt about Gallipoli

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141128 Gallipoli

Our Peer Mentors went to the ‘Local Heroes’ event

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and our Sixth Form had mock Oxbridge interviews.

141128 Oxbridge

In the theatre we took part in Drama workshops

141128 Drama

and listened to Joanna, a Holocaust surviver.

141128 Joanna Holocaust

We went to Germany to meet our friends

141128 German Exchange

and to visit the Christmas markets.

141128 German Markets

We took part in Bikeability

141128 Bikeability

and played football in the sun.

141128 House Football

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We learnt about Marine Biology

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and accepted the NMA Engineering Challenge.

141128 Engineering NMA

We created Roman mosaics

141128 Roman Mosaics

and designed masks.

141128 Masks

We were creative at school

141128 Media in creative flow

and on location in St Ives.

141128 St Ives

In the classroom we build spaghetti bridges

141128 Spaghetti Bridges

learnt how to navigate

141128 Navigation

and discovered what’s in a firework.

141128 Chemistry fireworks

Our staff had fun too!

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