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myON – virtual library

Students across the school have now been introduced to the website myON, a virtual library we have invested in as a school. Y7 and Y8 students have also been trained on how to use this by our school librarian Mrs Simcox. Students are able to Continue reading …

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First Chapter Friday

Listen to our staff read out the first chapters from some of their favourite books. Our latest contribution is ‘Shug’, written by Jenny Han, and read by Miss R Reed. Continue reading …

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Lockdown Literacy Challenge

Just ten minutes a day focusing on your literacy skills can help you to improve your overall reading, writing, comprehension, grammar and oracy skills. This will assist you in every subject you take across the school. Why not make these activities a daily routine just Continue reading …

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Virtual Reading Session

A Short Ghost Story – We might not register, but we can still read! Virtual Reading Session Students in Y7-Y13 engage in a weekly reading activity called ‘Register and Read’ during registration time. Following the reading of a different 500 word extract each week students Continue reading …

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STM Poetry Writing Competition

After reading Register and Read in form this week you’ll understand the correlation between reciting poetry and song lyrics and positive mental health. As a school community we invite students from Year 7 – 13 to create a poem using the ‘It’s Ok Not to Continue reading …

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Never Heard the Word

At St Thomas More Catholic School we place so much value on the words we use. We are a community who choose our words carefully in order to praise each other, encourage each other and challenge each other! As part of our commitment to equipping Continue reading …

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Coronavirus: a book for children

A book aimed at primary age pupils has been published written by Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson and Nia Roberts. The illustrations are by Axel Scheffler, best known for illustrating children’s books such as The Gruffallo. The book deals with some of the aspects of the Continue reading …

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The Inquisition of Queen Elizabeth I

On Thursday 13th February 40 Year 11 students went to Redditch to watch a play designed to help students improve their performance in the GCSE History examinations. It is focused on the British Depth Study paper and covered the reign of Elizabeth I. Continue reading …

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