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Creative writing and origami

As part of the creative writing work for the IGCSE English Language coursework, pupils have been learning about developing believable characters that interest a reader. 

In Head of English Mrs Turner’s class, pupils worked in groups to create a model of a character and then presented it to the class by answering questions such as what is an unusual fact about the character and what do they do for a living?

 Mrs Turner said: “Pupils enjoyed creating origami heads and a rotating parachute whilst developing their understanding of how details about characters can make a story more engaging. 

“Ben, Luke, Ethan, Harry, Andrea, Euan, Daniel and Rico all put in a great effort.”  Top marks, boys!

Short Story Winners

The English Department is excited to announce that a selection of pupils’ work has been selected for the Young Writers’ 100-word story anthology entitled Stranger Sagas.

 Pupils had to create a mini saga and impress editors in order to be selected for the collection which involves schools from the region. The pupils selected are Josh T, Marley G, Rowan P-L, William W, Gilbert V, Heath A, Luke J, Laurie W, Ruby P, Katie N, and Callum F.

 Well done to all of the pupils who participated and congratulations to those who have been chosen.  Look out for the next writing competition that is coming soon!


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