Sailing Trip September 2019

Day 1

A prompt meeting at 10:30am on Sunday 8th September was a good omen as we planned to depart by 11:00am but were actually ready to go at 10:50am.


There were no tears, only supressed smiles from parents and carers at the thought of a week apart from the students.



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School's out!

You can't deny that 'school's out!' feeling...the exciting thought of an endless summer holds the excitement for the last week of term......our end of term trips to Drayton Manor have been successful, with children grinning and sharing stories of their brave rollercoaster travels...we've also…

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Careers Speed Network Event

Pupils form year 8 and 9 had the opportunity to meet and interact with over 100 employers from a variety of different backgrounds. Pre work for the event included creating a question sheet for to ensure the pupils gain the maximum from the event as possible. As it was attended by over 300 people…

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Is it over there?

This week has kicked off with a spot of orienteering...learning to read a map by recognising objects and (most importantly!), making sure it's the right way up!

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The Power of Drawing

Being able to draw is a skill that be carried forward throughout school life and promotes positive well being through relaxation, a way to communicate ideas, develops fine motor skills and nurtures self expression and the creative side. Over the past couple of weeks in residence, we’ve…

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Sandwell Valley Park!

Wow! What a place Sandwell Valley Park is! The kids found the playground equipment super fun...challenging their climbing and balancing skills and allowing the freedom to be really creative with play. If you're in need of ideas for the summer holiday, Sandwell Valley Park is the place to go! They…

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Fun in the sun

Well what a miserable week for weather!! It's had us retreating indoors and focusing on art, social play and developing sporting skills in the gym. We've had the pleasure of a newly arrived staying for part of the evening which added to the fun, excitement and play opportunities...and here's a…

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Adventure Farm

What a beautiful evening to head to the Adventure Farm for the end of half term trip. All the recently born farm animals were about, including these adorable sleeping piglets!

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Art Appreciation

This week we nipped to the Custard Factory and the surrounding areas of Digbeth to explore the vast amount of street art covering the buildings. The pupils were blown away by the size, colour, and detail of the pieces inspiring then to ‘think big’ with their own art work. 

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Leading Parent Partnership Award | AwardPlace

Shenstone Lodge School is applying for this award. The Leading Parent Partnership Award gives schools a coherent framework to deliver effective parental engagement from early years to post-16.. Through this award, schools can meet a number of longer term success criteria, such as improved pupil…

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Hello deer!

The wild deer were a pleasant surprise in Chasewater today!

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The Day the Crayons Quit

The children of Shenstone arrived at school on Tuesday 30th April to find their 'crayons' protesting at being overused! Red crayon is unhappy because she has to colour in fire engines, Santas and hearts while blue crayon is used so much, he can no longer see out of the crayon box. During an…

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