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  • 13/05/22

    YEAR 7 FUTURE WORKSHOP

    On Wednesday 11th May our Year 7 students participated in Future Workshops run by SEGRO. During their session the students were able to ask questions and gain an insight into the knowledge and understanding of the Slough Trading Estate and how it works, for example that its...
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  • 27/04/22

    YEAR 12/13 VISIT FROM ROYAL HOLLOWAY

    On Tuesday 26th April our Year 12 and 13 students were visited by a team from Royal Holloway. This visit was to discuss what options are available to them if they decided to pursue further education at University, with regard to what financial assistance (Student Finance) would be avail...
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  • 07/04/22

    YR12 STEM AND LAWYERS EVENT

    On Tuesday 5th April 2022, Lawyers from Clayton Stoke Solicitors visited our Year 12 students to talk to them about the technology and career pathways in law. Students found the event particularly informative, the different technology used and the different subjects that law...
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  • 11/03/22

    STEM GIRLS GET SET

    On Tuesday 8th March,  our Year 9 girls prepared and delivered their presentations to an audience of General Electric employees, as well as students and staff from schools around the country. This was, undoubtedly, an entirely new experience for the girls who wouldn't have had the opportuni...
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  • 11/03/22

    SPORTS LEADERS

    We recently hosted the Primary School Sports Hall Athletics competition. Our Sports Leaders were  a mixture of our year 9 to year 13 students. This was an excellent enrichment opportunity for them all. They were a credit to the school and their support helped the day run smoothly. 
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  • 11/03/22

    GIRLS FOOTBALL FESTIVAL

    On Wednesday 9th March a group of our Year 9 and 10 girls attended a football festival at Arbour Park Stadium in Slough (photos attached). This was a great enrichment experience for the girls at a quality sporting venue. The day was hosted by the Slough School Sport Network, and it included thr...
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  • 18/02/22

    School Closure 18th February 2022

    Due to a Red Weather Warning in place and on advice from Slough Borough Council the School is closed for today. Teachers, where possible, will be setting home learning via 'Show My Homework'. Kind regards Lawrence Smith  - Headteacher 
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  • 17/02/22

    YR10 STEM VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE

    During the week of 14th February - 18th February our year 10 students were able to participate in the Virtual Work Experience Week. 16 of these students went on to win a National Competition where there had been tens of thousands of applicants. Their work experience included exposure as industry...
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  • 10/02/22

    NATIONAL INTERNET SAFETY DAY

    Tuesday 8th February was National Internet Safety Day, here at Wexham the focus "All Fun and Games?" during their ICT lessons this week. the students have been exploring respect, relationships and how to stay safe online.  From gaming and chat, to streaming and video, our st...
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  • 03/02/22

    STEM GIRLS GET SET EVENT

    In the latest of the Girls Get Set events for our Year 9s, the girls were getting 'hands on' and creative on during the morning of Tuesday 1st February - designing, planning, discussing and then finally putting their invention together in their efforts to achieve the Industrial Cadets B...
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  • 20/12/21

    Start of Term January 2022

    Arrangements for the reopening of the school. All arrangements remain the same. Nothing has changed since this was published. (3/1/22)
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  • 15/12/21

    YEAR 8 INTER-FORM FOOTBALL

    Due to the extreme weather conditions on Tuesday 7th December we relocated the Year 8 inter-form football competition to the sports hall which only added to the energy and excitement of a popular, well-attended event. All seven tutor groups had a team competing with around 60 children taking pa...
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  • 15/12/21

    YEAR 7 CHRISTMAS CARDS

    During the week of 13th December 2021, the students in Year 7 have been making Christmas cards for the local care home residents. They wanted to bring some festive cheer to show the residents that although times have changed, and they may not be able to see friends and family over the...
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  • 15/12/21

    BTEC TRAVEL & TOURISM VISIT

    On Monday 13th December 2021, the students who are taking BTEC Travel & Tourism as part of their course visited Oxford. They climbed 127 steps to the top of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin where they were able to take in the lovely views of Oxford. A trip to the A...
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  • 10/12/21

    YR9 GE GIRLS GET SET

    On Tuesday 7th December 22 girls in Year 9 participated in the virtual Girls Get Set event run by General Electric. After presentations delivered by key figures in the company, the students then took part in a workshop aimed at equipping them with employability skills. The girls were fantastic at en...
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  • 24/11/21

    YR9 STEM PROJECT MATHS

    On Tuesday 23rd November our Year 9 girls revisited STEM and how this links into their everyday life.  They researched about Thomas Edison a prolific inventor and one the founders of General Electric ('GE') and what career opportunities are available at GE.  The girls had an opport...
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  • 24/11/21

    yr8 stem event - general electric

    On Tuesday 22nd November our Year 8 Students welcomed the CEO of General Electric, the head of its Healthcare division and an Aviation Engineer from its aeronautics team. Then followed inspirational careers talks re STEM roles in industry and how these individuals came into their vocations and rose...
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  • 18/11/21

    YR9 HEALTHY LIFESTYLE CHALLENGE

    On Wednesday 10th November, ten of our Year 9 students took part in a virtual leadership training day with the Youth Sport Trust. It was an engaging and positive day, equipping our young leaders with the knowledge and skills to support their peers, and help educate them about healthy living. They wi...
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  • 22/10/21

    Year 11 Maximize Workshop

    On Tuesday 19th October, we welcomed Jeremy Dry from Maximize your Potential to Wexham, who delivered a study skills and revision workshop to all students in Year 11. Maximize your Potential work with schools up and down the country with the aim to equip students with the right skills to boost their...
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  • 22/10/21

    YEAR 11 INTERACTIVE WEBINAR

    During the week 18th October, our year 11 girls were involved in an interactive webinar provided by GE to celebrate women’s innovation, embrace diversity and gain an insight into building a world that works through careers in STEM. 
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  • 22/10/21

    ROYAL MAIL HEROES STAMP DESIGN COMPETITION 2021

    During May 2021 our then Year 7 students (now year 8) and the Art Department participated in the Royal Mail heroes Stamp Design Competition submitting 47 entries. Although none of our entries were selected for the regional finals, our students can claim that they were involved in setting a...
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  • 15/10/21

    YEAR 7 CELEBRATION BREAKFAST

    On Tuesday 12th October, students from Year 7 with the most achievement points in each form were invited to a celebration breakfast, they enjoyed hot chocolate and pastries while watching a film. The students had a fabulous time, and said "they wished the celebration could go on all day...
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  • 15/10/21

    YEAR 8 INTERFORM DODGEBALL

    Following on for the Interform Year 7 Dodgeball on Tuesday 5th October, the competitions continued this week with the Year 8 on Wednesday 13th October after school in the sports hall. Like Year 7 the previous week, this competition was well attended with approximately 50-60 students partic...
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  • 15/10/21

    AFTER SCHOOL FITNESS CLUB

    We are delighted to be seeing a keen interest from our younger students in fitness training. We are running after school sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the Gym. After a year without access to Gym training it is fantastic to be able to offer this once again and to see so many...
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  • 12/10/21

    INTER-FORM DODGEBALL

    On Tuesday 5th October we delivered our first inter-form competition of the year. Approximately 60 Year 7 students participated in a dodgeball competition after school in the sports hall. It was high energy, high volume, and a very positive year group event.  Congratulations to 7 SEACOLE...
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