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  • The Brilliant Club Prepares Sixth Formers for University Rigour

    The Brilliant Club Prepares Sixth Formers for University Rig...

    Nov 26th, 2014 | Read More

    Just after completing our AS exams, we were given the opportunity, via our sixth form, to participate in a university scholars programme run by an organisation called The Brilliant Club.

  • English News

    English News

    Nov 26th, 2014 | Read More

    Year 8 have been studying Shakespeare’s comedies this half term.  To help their understanding of the plays, they were set a research homework project by Mrs Lewis.  The students had...

  • Book Review: Lord of the Flies by William Golding

    Nov 26th, 2014 | Read More

    Lord of the Flies is a dystopian novel written by William Golding. The story starts on an uninhabited island, where a group of boys have crash landed. There are no adults on the island, so they must look after themselves until they are rescued. The three main characters are: Ralph, who prioritises to keep a signal fire going; Piggy, who thinks r...

  • Year 8 take on Ancient Tribal Rituals

    Year 8 take on Ancient Tribal Rituals

    Nov 10th, 2014 | Read More

    Bournville’s students have ensured that they rise to the challenges of greater experimentation in the Year 8 Drama curriculum -  by becoming ancient, as yet undiscovered tribes complete ...

  • Bournville Triumph in a Sold Out Performance of Ambitious Proportions

    Bournville Triumph in a Sold Out Performance of Ambitious Pr...

    Oct 23rd, 2014 | Read More

    A foreign agent is murdered in Richard Hannay’s London flat, ensnaring him in an adventure to both prove his innocence and stop a group of spies determined to plunge Britain into war using th...

  • Culinary Excellence Rewards Academic Excellence

    Oct 22nd, 2014 | Read More

    Being a teacher at Bournville is a great privilege: in my ten year career, I have not previously had the pleasure of teaching such intelligent, well-mannered and dedicated students such as those at Bournville.

  • Life in the Fast Lane for Arran

    Life in the Fast Lane for Arran

    Oct 13th, 2014 | Read More

    Year 11 student Arran Mills followed in the footsteps (or racing helmets) of F1 stars Jensen Button and Lewis Hamilton this September, as he won the MSA Super One Series motor racing event, the mos...

  • Sixth Form Residential

    Oct 13th, 2014 | Read More

    "For the first time ever, the whole sixth form had the opportunity to go on a weekend long residential in the Lake District. This was an enriching experience as we got to speak to and work with the other year group as a team.

  • 'Of Mice and Men' Theatre Trip

    Oct 13th, 2014 | Read More

    We were lucky enough to be given a chance to watch 'Of Mice and Men' at the Crescent Theatre, so that we could see the book, which we study for GCSE English, being performed live on stage before our exam. Seeing the play made it made it easier to understand because instead of just reading it, we got to see it happen.

  • Sports Roundup - 13/10/14

    Sports Roundup - 13/10/14

    Oct 13th, 2014 | Read More

    Football The Year 10 boys' football team enjoyed a league and cup victory against Balaam Wood Academy last week, where they were victorious 7:1 (although helped slightly by the opposition onl...