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Notable Firsts!

Wonderful events at school today got me thinking about ‘Notable firsts’, hence the picture attached to this blog post of Sir Roger Bannister, the first person to run a four minute mile. I love this picture because his face really tells the story of the agony and the ecstasy...

Al Fresco ECDL

The hard work is really paying off with our Year 11s as another three ECDL units were passed this morning by Levi, George and Liam respectively. Aiming to strike whilst the iron is hot, each of the boys is also sitting a second test this afternoon. Here are the...

ECDL Success

Looks like ECDL passes are like buses: you wait patiently for one then two come along! Hot on the heels of Bella’s pass on Friday was Jana today with another very impressive score. Word Processing is arguably the second hardest of the four ECDL units, so well done for...

ECDL success!

Our Y11 Nurture learners have been working really hard on their ECDL Word Processing Unit, and today we had our first pass as Bella achieved a fantastic 77%! Jana and Madeleine were not far off, tied on 61% each, and we have high hopes that they will have broken...


One of my favourite songs by 90s pop-rock band Terrorvision is ‘Perseverance’, and this week in computing, Jana has shown plenty of that! In her ECDL practice test on word processing she first scored 5/10. Knowing she would only pass it with a score of 8/10 or more, she...

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