This week’s theme for collective worship is the Eucharist and the weekly Bible reading is taken from Luke 5 1-11

cross5Jesus Calls His First Disciples

One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret,[a] the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God. He saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. He got into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, and asked him to put out a little from shore. Then he sat down and taught the people from the boat.

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Dates for Your Diary

BSSpostlogoDear Parents/Carers

I do hope this letter finds you in the best health despite the recent wet weather and that you and your families have had a happy and successful start to the New Year. I wish you and yours every happiness and success for 2016.


Dates for Your Diary

  • Thursday, 4th February – Year 9 Options Evening
  • Monday, 22nd February – Year 11 trial exams start
  • Thursday 10th – March year 11 Parents’ Evening
  • Friday 11th March – Year 12/13 reports issued home
  • Friday, 15th April – Year 8 reports issued home
  • Thursday, 28th April – Year 6 Transition Evening
  • Friday, 6th May – Year 7 Reports issued home
  • Monday, 23rd May – KS3 exams
  • Monday, 20th June – Year 10 and Year 12 trial exams
  • Thursday, 14th July – Year 9 reports issued home
  • Friday, 15th July – Year 10 reports issued home with exam results;

exam results issued to parents for Year 7 and Year 8

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New School promotional video 2016

Please see  our most recent promotional video clip.  We are currently using it when we visit our partner primary schools during their assemblies. Please feel free to share this link with your friends and other members of the community to enhance the awareness of our school.
I hope you can view it securely.

Mr Woods


basketballThe Year 9 Boys Basketball team were crowned Borough Basketball Champions this week after an impressive team performance against Edmonton County School. The Final was held at Bishops on Tuesday 26th January 2016 after both teams had come through a group round and tough Semi Final games. The boys from Bishops overcame Enfield Grammar in the Semi Final to set up the Final but the boys were confident in continuing their 100% win ratio in their Basketball games since they started the school.

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GCSE Options Evening

BSSpostlogoDear Parents/Carers
The GCSE Options Evening  is due to take place on Thursday 4th February at 5.30 pm in the main school hall. This important event which has been arranged for Year 9 students and their parents will discuss the Key Stage 4 option choices we offer at Bishop Stopford’s School. The purpose of the evening is to inform both students and parents of the different choices available, and give them the opportunity to speak to key teachers and Heads of Department.

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Career Carousel 2016

BSSpostlogoWith Year 9 options fast approaching students need to be thinking about their long term plans. Bishop Stopfords held a Year 9 Careers Carousel on the 26th of January to give the students an insight into a range of careers. There was an opportunity for the students to get a flavour of the wide variety of careers available from over twenty professionals who volunteered to the school. The Careers Carousel enhanced the communication skills of our students, encouraged independent inquiry and gave them plenty of inspiration for their own future.

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