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  • 21/06/24

    YEAR 9 ROWING - DORNEY LAKE

    On Tuesday 18th June, a group of our Year 9 students represented the school in a rowing event hosted at Dorney Lake. They were able to prepare for this in the Olympic Gym. This was then followed by a session on the water to apply what they had been learning. Our students had a great d...
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  • 20/06/24

    THE BIG BANG STEM EVENT - NEC BIRMINGHAM

    On Wednesday 19th June, 92 of our students, from Year Groups 7, 8 & 9 attended a STEM event at the NEC in Birmingham. There was a wide range of STEM activities which focused on Energy, Transport, Health & Wellbeing, Technology & Innovation and the Environment & Sustainability. T...
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  • 20/06/24

    YEAR 8 STEM - TASTER DAY BRUNEL UNIVERSITY

    On Tuesday 18th June, the Year 8 students had the opportunity to attend a STEM Taster Day being hosted at Brunel University. The day was designed to spark their curiosity and enhance their understanding of STEM subjects. The day featured a variety of projects, such as engineering chocolate...
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  • 20/06/24

    YEAR 9 BOYS PRESENTATION READING UNIVERSITY

    On Wednesday 19th June, a group of our Year 9 boys attended a Book Presentation Ceremony to celebrate their hard work on the Boys’ Impact Programme at Reading University. Over the past few months, they participated in a series of university-style tutorials on masculinity and male characters wi...
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  • 13/06/24

    YR7 CHARLES DICKENS MUSEUM

    On Friday 7th June, 28 of our Year 7 students visited the Charles Dickens Museum in London. This was organised to coincide with them winning the Oliver Twist Diorama Competition. The students were really engaged throughout the day, and found the whole experience interesting and inspir...
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  • 13/06/24

    YR12 OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY

    On Wednesday 12th June, our year 12 students attended Oxford Brookes University to participate in a University and Apprenticeship day. The event is the perfect way for students to choose which university or apprenticeship is right for them. This was very informative and provided the a...
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  • 23/05/24

    YEAR 8 GIRLS NFL FLAG FOOTBALL

    On Monday 20th May we took our Year 8 Girls Flag Football team to the final event of the season. This was hosted at the home ground of AFC Wimbledon, Plough Lane, in London. It was an action-packed day for the girls, who enjoyed some VIP treatment with excellent facilities, press covera...
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  • 23/05/24

    YR8 SPANISH PLAY "ONATTI"

    On Thursday 16th May, our year 8 students had the amazing opportunity of watching a Spanish play. We were visited by the theatre group "Onatti". The atmosphere was great, the students had a really enjoyable time.  At the end of the performance, a survey was passed aroun...
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  • 24/04/24

    YEAR 7 Orienteering competiton

    On Thursday 18th April, a group of our Year 7 students competed in the orienteering competition for Slough schools hosted by the Slough School Sport & Physical Activity Network at Upton Court Park.  The team worked very extremely hard, finishing in third place.
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  • 24/04/24

    year 8/9 MOCK TRIAL COMPETION

    On Saturday 16th March, 14 of our Year 8 and 9 students participated in the Magistrate’s Court Mock Trial competition at Reading Crown Court. The students worked extremely hard, with outstanding performances. Our court Artist, produced several sketches. 
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  • 24/04/24

    YEAR 9 TASTER-DAY - BRUNEL UNIVERSITY

    On Wednesday 20th March, 25 Year 9 students were invited by Brunel university to attend their STEM taster day. They were able to take part in 4 separate STEM workshops. These included Maths problem-solving, designing helicopters, robotics, bridge building and Car Workshop for which Wexh...
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  • 15/03/24

    YEAR 7-8 GIRLS FOOTBALL FESTIVAL

    On Friday 8th March, we travelled to Brentford Football Club with a group of Year 7 and 8 girls so that they could participate in the Girls Football Festival. The day included coaching, matches, with an insight into officiating, followed by a tour of the stadium. This was a brilliant oppor...
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  • 15/03/24

    YR12 UNIVERSITY OF READING

    On Thursday 14th March, the University of Reading visited 31 of our year 12 students. The visit covered a variety of STEM workshops to give the students an insight into the STEM subjects studied at university, and how study techniques can optimise their potential. 
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  • 15/03/24

    YR9 STEM - PWC READING

    On Thursday 14th March, our Year 9 students attended the PwC offices in Reading, where they took part in a series of workshops in data analytics, product analysis and marketing. The students had the opportunity to tour the office, gaining an understanding of how the office operates an...
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  • 15/03/24

    YR8 STEM GE HEALTHCARE CAREERS

    On Wednesday 13th March, our Year 8 girls participated in a session with General Healthcare with a focus on professional development and vocations. They participated in active discussions with the students receiving valuable insights into professions and how to work towards a suc...
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  • 07/03/24

    YR9 The Brillant Club

    During the week commencing 26th February, 12 of the Year 9 students graduated from The Brilliant Club project at the University of Southampton, having completed a 1300-word thesis exploring emotional health in schools. Students participated in a series of seminars led by Husna Hejazi, PHD student fr...
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  • 23/02/24

    ­čĄŁEMBRACING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

    We are excited to share that on Thursday 22nd February,  our school hosted an international exchange with the Affiliated High School of Peking University (Dalton Academy), fostering cross-cultural connections and enriching our educational journey knowledge and experience. Students and staf...
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  • 23/01/24

    YEAR 7 STEM ARMY WORKSHOPS

    Our Year 7 students were actively involved in a series of STEM Workshops with the British Army from Tuesday 16th - Thursday 18th January. The workshops focused on STEM careers in the service as well as problem-solving in disaster relief using robotics. The students engineered complex robot...
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  • 19/01/24

    YR10/6TH FORM - TED TALK

    On Tuesday the 16th January, Wexham School hosted a TED talk with Mervyn Lyn the former Head of Black Music at Virgin Records and then Sony. Following this, Mervyn became the General Manger of Motown International, New York working with many artists including 'Usher'...
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  • 12/01/24

    YEAR 12 - SHREWSBURY PRISON VISIT

    On Monday the 8th January, we took a group of our Year 12 Humanities students to visit Shrewsbury Prison. Shrewsbury Prison is a decommissioned Victorian prison. The students went on a guided tour of the prison and participated in the ‘prisoner experience’ in which they expe...
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  • 12/01/24

    KS4 VISIT - CHARLES DICKENS MUSEUM

    On Thursday 11th January, we took 21 of our year 10 and 11 KS4 students and visited the Charles Dickens Museum. We were guided through the Museum’s excellent collection and archives by an expert who educated us on the social and literary context around Dickens publishing A Christm...
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  • 01/12/23

    YEAR 11 VISIT TO PWC READING

    On Wednesday 29th November, 31 of our Year 11 students visited PwC in Reading to participate in workshops that included: Data Analytics Product Analysis Marketing The students found this really informative and had a great day, as the comments below highlight: 'This...
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  • 23/11/23

    BAR MOCK TRIALS

    On Saturday 18th November, we competed in the regional heat of the Bar Mock Trials at Oxford Crown Court. The students showed real team effort, they demonstrated commitment, hard work and resilience as many of these students, whilst preparing for this competition, were studying in preparation t...
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  • 16/11/23

    YEAR 12 VISIT GE HEALTHCARE

    On Wednesday 15th November our Year 12 students visited GE Healthcare HQ in Chalfont St Giles, this was part of Careers Week. They participated in a series of STEM workshops and mock career interviews. The products they reviewed included one of GE's 2022's leading seller, at £1.4...
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  • 16/11/23

    YEAR 10 VISIT PwC READING

    14 November 2023 Year 10 Trip to PwC Reading Offices  On Tuesday 14th November, 30 of our Year 10 students attended PwC in Reading for workshops relating to  data analytics, product analysis and marketing. Caitlin Miller PwC Risk Assurance & Social Mobility Champion 'Yea...
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