Monthly Archives: July 2016


As part of our Transition Programme, we offer the HIGH FIVE event – this involves higher attaining students from our local primary schools working with current Y7 students in order to get a flavour of learning at NLS.

With a focus on higher order skills and thinking (Mr Taylor) as well as SBS (Miss Howard), the day is an interactive and engaging one where students also learn to work with peers from other schools who will, in the near future, hopefully becoming their friends at NLS.

Well done all…

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Y10 Creative Writing Excellence

Y10 students were given an opportunity to write in the style of the 19th Century author they have studied.

As part of a competition run by Mrs MacLeod, the final judgement fell to a professional writer colleague of hers.

As you can see on the attached, the quality was first class.

Congratulations especially go to Charlotte and Jorge for their winning entries – truly amazing writing!

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MFL Student Leaders Supporting Transition

Some of our fantastic MFL Student Leaders have recently been supporting transition: going in to Cubbington Juniors, these fantastic ambassadors performed an excellent job in helping younger learners with their language acquisition.

Well done all…



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