Core Skills - The Curiosity Cabinet
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The Curiosity Cabinet can be found just outside the Core Skills office in Lower School. Every two weeks the item in the cabinet changes. Students are asked to look in the cabinet and 'See, think, wonder' about the item there. The students can then take a postcard, fill it in and put it into the pos…

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Core Skills - Word of the Week
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Since September our students have been improving their vocabulary with the Core Skills ‘Word of the Week’. Each week a new word is shared with students, along with a definition and a translation into French and Spanish. Students are encouraged to use the word in any lesson, class task or homework a…

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Year 11 Drama Trip to Liverpool
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Our Year 11 Drama students spent a day in Liverpool recently where they took part in a highly stimulating workshop led by Allan Williams of The Empire Theatre. In the afternoon, they attended an extremely innovative production of a new musical called ‘Amelie’. The show featured an incredible array…

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St. Ninian's Anti-Bullying Ambassadors
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On Tuesday our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors enjoyed taking part in a discussion with other representatives from the island's secondary schools to share their thoughts on what each school is doing to promote anti-bullying. The students had fantastic ideas of how to develop this project and we look forw…

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Our 'Library of Humans' talk about Sixth Form life
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The Human Library is a concept which originated in Denmark and has now developed worldwide. Their mission is to ‘create a safe space for dialogue where topics are discussed openly between human books and their readers.’ We have adapted it here at St. Ninian’s and our 'Library of Humans' have enable…

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Employment & Skills Event - 7th November 2019
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All Year 11 students from across the island will be able to attend this event as part of their ongoing preparations for the world of work and identifying their preferred pathway post-16. For more information please take a look at the follow presentation. EMPLOYMENT & SKILLS SCHOOLS PRESENTATION You…

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Staff raise money for RNLI 'Lift a Lifeboat' Challenge
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Congratulations to our staff team who came second in the 'Lift a Lifeboat' Challenge this weekend. The challenge was to 'squat' the equivalent weight of a lifeboat, which is approximately 18 tonnes. Well done to the team who raised over £100 for the charity.

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Dress Down Day - Friday 25th October
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A reminder that this Friday will be a dress down day when all students can donate £1 to wear their own clothes. The students have been choosing the charities they would like to support this year - watch out for the update!

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Sixth Form Debate Committee hosts the first debate of the year
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This year’s first debate got off to a flying start with a packed house to debate “should cannabis be legalised”. Both sides spoke confidently making some convincing arguments with regard to the medical benefits on cannabis as well as the environmental impact of growing cannabis. There were also som…

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