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Almost ready…

Mr Braddock and Mrs Pinnington visited our new building on Thursday afternoon to check on progress and discuss the position of the interactive whiteboards in each classroom.

Our new building is now starting to look like a learning space. Upstairs, all the painting is finished in the History and…

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Posted by Mr P Sharpe on 17 March 2016

Category: The Big Build


Amazon to create 2,500 UK jobs

Amazon says it will take on 2,500 new permanent staff in the UK this year, bringing its total number of UK employees to 14,000.

The online retailer will also create thousands more jobs elsewhere in Europe.

It is investing to expand its European operations, including its warehouses, known as…

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Category: Careers


Want a job at Facebook? Here's how to get one

We thought a new haircut, a quick polish of your smart shoes and a suit is all you need to impress at a job interview!

Not according Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg who says there's just one test he uses for potential employees.

The billionaire would only hire someone he himself would want to…

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Category: Careers


Penguin scraps degree requirement

Publisher Penguin Random House says job applicants will no longer be required to have a university degree.

The firm wants to have a more varied intake of staff and suggests there is no clear link between holding a degree and performance in a job.

Click on the link to read more, curtesy of…

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Category: Careers


How likely am I to become an astronaut?

"I want to be an astronaut." It's an ambition held by many - perhaps even most - children at one stage, but what really are their chances?

Many pupils have aspirations and thoughts about their career pathways and overall ambitions. Often pupils will aspire to a career that has always been their…

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Category: Careers


A Roof With A View

As our new building continues to take shape, our Site Management team were treated to a spectacular view from the brand new roof!

  

  

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Posted by Mr P Sharpe on 20 October 2015

Category: The Big Build


It's going to be big!

Still building!

The framework for our new building is up and you can see just how big it's going to be. Bricks are being laid and soon it will start looking like a building.

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Posted by Mr P Sharpe on 29 September 2015

Category: The Big Build


Taking Shape

The new building is quickly taking shape with the introduction of a huge crane helping to build the framework. We can almost see what our new building will look like... and it's quite big!

Some people aren't so keen on our big crane, but we like it! What do you think?

  

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Posted by Mr P Sharpe on 17 September 2015

Category: The Big Build


Now the building can start

We're just about to start the new term with the mobile classrooms moved and  provided with fancy new entrance ways. They look quite smart with the land around them landscaped and paths added. The land where they used to be is now being prepared for our new building to start construction in the…

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Posted by Mr P Sharpe on 1 September 2015

Category: The Big Build


Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

So, half way through the summer holidays and there has been quite a change to the back of school... the mobile classrooms have been moved leaving an expanse of land for the new building to occupy.

 

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Posted by Mr P Sharpe on 10 August 2015

Category: The Big Build