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Go Green for Grenfell – Friday 23rd June 2017

greenDear parents


I am sure you have seen or heard of the tragic events in West London at Grenfell Tower.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the families who have lost love ones and those who have lost their homes and all their contents.

As a school community our students would like to respond in compassion and charity and have decided to join the schools in West London with a day of solidarity and charity.

On Friday 23rd June we will be have a “Green for Grenfell” where students will be permitted to where non uniform with a green item of clothing.

Go Green for Grenfell
23rd June 2017

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Geography Field Trip to the coast at Whitstable, Kent

“The trip has really helped me to understand the practical aspects of Geography” Tashaney, Year 10 student.1

The Field Trip to the coast at Whitstable in Kent was a huge success. Students engaged well with data collection on the beach and in the town. They especially enjoyed conducting questionnaires in the afternoon and making conversations with residents and tourists. The beautiful weather showed the wonderful oyster harbour in all its delight, and students rewarded themselves with ice cream before boarding the coach back to school. Well done Geographers!

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Rudolph Walker OBE – RWiSDA 2017

ajustedPIC‘It was with pleasure that Bishop Stopford’s welcomed Rudolph Walker OBE to an assembly on the 4th May, to launch the preparations for Bishops to defend their title at RWISDA in July this year. Bishop’s are lucky to have such amazing talent amongst their pupils which is nurtured by all the staff at the school. Bishops have indeed won the RWISDA on two occasions in 2012 and then again in 2016 and they are looking to make it the treble, albeit they know to top last year’s performance is going to take a lot of hard work, imagination and creativity.

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 SEND Workshop

Are you interested in working with Ms Hart, SENCO to review the SEND Policy, Information Report and Accessibility Policy ?

Our SEND Review meeting is on the 9th May 2017 at 2:00pm.
 Please contact Ms Hart if you require more details.

Yr10 Football Borough Cup Finalists

Yr10 Borough Final 2017The Year 10 Football Team were the first team in recent history to make it to a Borough Cup Final after a fantastic run beating some good schools on the way. The final was against Enfield Grammar school and the team did extremely well but were beaten 4-2 in a very competitive game. The boys were a credit to their school and very gracious in defeat knowing they had put everything into the game. They should be very proud of their achievement.

Emotional Wellbeing

PrintAs you are probably aware from items on the news the government have announced plans to make improving mental health a priority.

The charity Young minds reports that there are 850,000 children who have mental health problems and that there are three children in every classroom who have a diagnosable mental health disorder.

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Year 10 Enfield Basketball Champions

sports1The Year 10 Basketball team continued their amazing unbeaten run by winning the Year 10 Borough Competition to go with their wins in Year 8 and Year 9. They Won all of their 6 group games with efficiency, teamwork and incredible skill and this put them in the Final against Edmonton County. The group game between the two was a very close affair with the Final continuing in the same way until 3 consecutive 3 points gave Bishops a healthy lead which never came under threat.

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Lent 2017

 lentSince the early days of Christianity the 40 days before Easter have been observed with great devotion. It became the custom of Christians to prepare for this through penitence and fasting.

Therefore all Stopfordians are invited to observe Lent, by entering into a period of self-examination and repentance; by prayer, self-denial; and by focusing on God’s holy word. Continue reading

International Women’s Day

international-womens-dayIn order to commemorate this significant day, the school council have planned a series of events that highlight the significance of women throughout history and in the world today.  Over the coming week, as well as learning about the contributions of women to the subjects that we study, students will be considering issues of inequality and the experience of women around the world.  Students will have the opportunity to take part in debates, whole school competitions and fund raising activities, all of which will focus on this important global issue.

Ms Ella Moynihan
Deputy Headteacher for Teaching and Learning
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World Book Week

worldbookdayBishop Stopford’s School are celebrating ‘World Book Week’, during the course of this week pupils have the opportunity to get involved in a number of different literacy events from debating whether Donald Trump is a hero or villain, read a book in a day event, speaking and listening activity day, staff book swap, student book sale, spoken word competition, teen poetry and Yr12 & 13 reading event.

It’s sure to be a fantastic week!

World Book Week timetable of events