Monthly Archives: March 2015

Humanutopia at Tenbury High

Earlier this month our students took part in three days of courses run by Humanutopia. The experience is designed to empower young people to develop critical life skills and take motivation and ownership of their education. It dealt with important teenage issues around personal awareness, peer pressure and conformity. It also encourages the students to reflect on […]

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Funding for THOA War Memorial

A cheque for £400 toward the cost of the Tenbury High Ormiston Academy War Memorial was presented to the school today by Mr Roy Winton and Mr Richard Jones. This sum was secured by Caroline Palethorpe (CMP Consult) from the Worcestershire World War One Hundred Small Grants Fund with the remainder contributed by the Tenbury […]

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Year 8 Trip to Ironbridge

This trip was linked to their studies in Geography and History this year. They saw Abraham Darby’s blast furnace in Coalbrookdale where the iron for the world’s first iron bridge, railway track and steam locomotive was smelted.   Pupils investigated the reasons why Ironbridge was the ideal location for the birth of the Industrial Revolution Later […]

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Worcestershire Teen Book Awards 2015

A group of Year 7 and Year 8 pupils recently took part in the 8th Worcestershire Teen Book Award at County Hall, which was organised by the Schools Library Service. This was a great celebration of books and reading in Worcestershire’s Council Chamber. They listened to the author James Dawson talking about his book “Say […]

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How can I help get extra funding for my child?

f40 are a group who are lobbying in Worcestershire for extra funding for pupils – they have already successfully secured extra funding so it would be really good to support them. “The way the government funds schools is a mess. As a result, schools around the country that are similar can get very different budgets […]

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British Science Week

With British Science Week upon us, a number of students have worked together to provide a publication with some interesting and informative science facts and puzzles! Click below to see it. “The Theory of Everything” – March 2015 (pdf) Additionally, please see the latest newsletter produced by the STEM team at the University of Worcester: […]

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Comic Relief does Literacy at THOA

Once again Tenbury High entered into the spirit of Comic Relief day with our usual enthusiasm but this year it was a bit further twisted! In order to support both Comic Relief and to celebrate World Book Day the two were combined. This also had the effect of continuing to raise the profile and importance […]

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Frogs and PE

Cross-curricular fun in the Easter sun at THOA! Well done Science and PE- a fabulous outdoor joint learning project! Pupils thoroughly enjoyed learning about the life cycle of our resident frogs!            

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