Please see the School open evening letter for Tuesday 25th September 2018 attached below.
As we draw to the end of another Academic year I would like to thank the students, parents and staff for what has been an incredibly special and successful year for Bishop Stopford’s School. As you will be aware this is our Golden Jubilee year and what bet ter way to celebrate than with a visit from the Bishop of London and a fabulous Ofsted.
On Thursday 14th June, five of our Year 12 students travelled to the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in Bloomsbury to take part in the Brilliant club’s Scholars Programme Graduation even. This was the culmination of two terms of university standard study by our five students. They had an excellent day and were highly praised by both the Brilliant club staff and SOAS Student Ambassadors for their behaviour, engagement and fantastic attitude.
We were shown around the University, had a chance to speak to SOAS students about university, reflected on
Our students were amazing leaders in a recent Sports Day held at St. John & St. James Primary School. The day began with each leader being attached to a House team. They organised the team and led the group in their house chanting for the track events. Once this had finished our leaders ran all of the field and fun events designed to engage every student. They did a fantastic job and were highly commended by the staff at the school. A special well done to Daniel Weekes who was nominated a ‘Leader of the Day’.
Mr Jennings – Whole School Enrichment
Pictured at the Victorious Temple’s House who stormed to victory in the recent Football event. The team dominated from an early stage and showed outstanding resilience and sportsmanship to take the title. Overall all of the Year 7’s were a credit to the school leaving the decision for the player of the tournament a very difficult one. Pictured is the overall winner Jamal who scored a great solo goal and raised his team’s spirits throughout every game.
Well done all!! Mr Jennings
A special thank you to the large number of students who regularly attend Allotment Club. We have plants growing and students who are keen to learn how to nurture crops to develop them. We would love to see more students coming and sharing the workload of digging, watering, weeding and most importantly having fun!!!
Mr Jennings & Mr Lister
On Friday 25th May our Local MP Joan Ryan visited school to meet members of Year 12 who have taken part in the Brilliant club’s Scholars Programme this year. The Brilliant club is a charity that exists to increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds to progress to highly selective universities. They do this by enrolling PhD students to share their expertise with state schools as part-time tutors.
Throughout the school year parental surveys are carried out during parent’s evenings and other school functions. To date the findings for the current academic Year Parental surveys have carried out have collated below.
Further surveys will be taking place at the parent’s evenings. If any parents missed this opportunity and would like to take part in a survey please contact the school office. Your voice is very important in helping us provide a top quality education for your children.
Thank you for joining us for another issue of Stopfordian Stars. We started the week with a sunny bank holiday and then had a number of days with 20+ degree weather, it looked like Spring had finally Sprung. This week, Behavior for Learning walks took place. Many staff members have commented on all the good work they are seeing in lessons. We want to thank you all for your continual hard work in ensuring this.
This week’s issue is full of praise for our hard working students.
Please see link for the full revision and exam schedule for Year 11. Until half term, students are expected to be in lessons when not in an exam. For afternoon exams, students are to arrive at break time and need to attend the exam warm up session. If see your Head of Year, Ms Folan, if there are any queries.
Please find below the most up-to-date timetable of our enrichment activities at the Bishop Stopford’s High School.
I hope you will take the time to speak to your child about making the effort to attend these free activities. Our school ethos is firmly based in the ‘Strive for Five’ approach to learning and these activities will support your child in becoming a rounded student. In addition educational research has shown that the increased effort and resilience associated with pursuing such activities can raise attainment in the classroom.
Please see link for the Year 10 and Year 12 trial exams. Please ensure that your child is aware of when their exams are. Please contact Ms Flack or their Head of Year with any queries.