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  • The Inter set running challenge

    Published 12/02/21

    Without the referee, it would not have been possible to play.  ‘We lost but it looked like we enjoyed playing,’ or ‘Don’t worry that we made some mistakes - it was great to get out and play,’ are both things you may have heard your PE teacher or team coach say. The abstract notion that playing just simply wouldn’t be possible would have been nothing more than a passing thought.

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  • Spring 2021 Book Club

    Published 05/02/21

    The Briggs Virtual Library is open for business and the Book Club is back!

     

    Mrs Brill is delighted to launch this half term’s Book Club, which will focus on Michael Morpurgo. Visit the Briggs Library Virtual Classroom ztpc6rw where you will find links to reading resources, reading suggestions per Year group, and online magazines.

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  • Narrative Writing based on the work of Edward Hopper

    Published 05/02/21

    The 7S boys and Mr Cuyler have recently explored the paintings of American Realist, Edward Hopper, in their English lessons.

    His work often depicted empty or isolated spaces (scarily reminiscent of what we are experiencing at present), that exhibited an almost photographic quality. The aim of this task was to encourage boys to develop their interpretive skills and to understand that reality can be interpreted in a myriad of ways. The boys put what they saw in Hopper’s work into words that attempted to capture the moment reflected in their chosen painting. Each boy produced thoughtful and creative written responses (either a poem or a short piece of narrative prose) which they wrote beneath their chosen Hopper artwork.

    I commend the whole 7S class for their outstanding work. Here are just a few lovely examples of what the boys produced.

    Mr Cuyler

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