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English Podcast Now Available

Update 30 November 2023: STM English and Media Studies Podcasts: Season 2 Launch After the well-received Season 1 in the build up to the 2023 examinations, the English and Media Studies departments are back with a second season of revision podcasts to support student revision Continue reading …

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Year 11 English – Mini Mocks

Throughout this academic year, students in Year 11 will complete Mini Mock assessments in English to practice the skills needed for the final examinations and to allow for intervention from staff should there be any gaps in learning. As you can see from the poster, Continue reading …

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Praise Postcards – Every Child A Reader

Students across school engage in one collective reading morning per week. This is just part of our whole school strategy to ensure that every child leaves STM a reader. Staff in school have nominated one student per tutor group who has demonstrated: Will you receive Continue reading …

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STM Gets Reading

The Second-Hand Book Stall across the last two days raised just over 217.00 which has been donated to The Good Shepherd in Wolverhampton. Thank you to everyone who donated books and those who purchased books alike! Don’t forget to ‘get caught reading’ with your new Continue reading …

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The Reading Show

Barrie McDermid, Teacher, Examiner, Consultant and most significantly ‘The Punctuation man’ himself visited St Thomas More Catholic School today to deliver his Reading Show to Y7 and Y8 students. This interactive show full of song, dance and laughter was met with rapturous applause from our Continue reading …

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myON – reading across the curriculum

In every subject our young people engage with across their school week they’ll need to read for a range of purposes to access the curriculum. As they read they’ll inevitably access new words and need to use their developing comprehension skills to make new meanings. 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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