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27/11/20

As the sun sets on another successful week, we wish all of our students and their families a wonderful weekend. https://t.co/waVA9DqVgE

27/11/20

Last week our students took part in a 'Police Online Safety Workshop'. They found this very informative and even wrote special letters to the Officer from who delivered the workshop. It was great to see them so engaged and interested in https://t.co/PRAZjd4Vj7

27/11/20

We're so impressed with how creative our Founding Cohort are, check out Charlie's Science project! https://t.co/MSjDs44ZjH

27/11/20

Lacey, 7E, also articulates herself really well when explaining her understanding for why William, Duke of Normandy won & Harold lost in the Battle of Hastings. Brilliant job Lacey! https://t.co/nwAzukG0bR

27/11/20

Listen to Nathan and Amos, 7E, explain their understanding of why William, Duke of Normandy won at the Battle of Hastings using playdough as a visual https://t.co/kHpZ35Q75y

26/11/20

Mr Saville is running an IT Clinic to offer IT support to students on a Thursday lunchtime with the support of Elizabeth, 7T, as his assistant. Elizabeth has already proven to be a real asset as she has provided great assistance to students on how to work their iPads! https://t.co/pSbWPyXSYU

26/11/20

This term in our Year 7s are investigating pentominoes. Mrs Hall was very pleased with how they worked in teams to solve problems using many different areas of mathematics including shape, perimeter and area, reflection, rotation, and number. https://t.co/dhj0DJc8jj

25/11/20

Listen to Joseph, 7V, talk through his model cell project for Science. Brilliant job, Joseph! https://t.co/trqhH5W2QB

25/11/20

We are really impressed with our Founding Cohort's animal/ plant model cells that they have made! We love how creative they all were https://t.co/G0403msg9D

25/11/20

In order to develop & , we are encouraging our students to explain their learning and justifying the choices they have made. Here Jack, 7E, explains how he used his programming skills to help clear up a virtual coral reef in his Computer Science lesson. https://t.co/IC0gKEHqox

25/11/20

Students in Computer Science were using their programming skills to help clear up a virtual coral reef. Some students managed a massive 75kg of rubbish! https://t.co/ALhIRM264Z

25/11/20

How professional do our students look in the new Student Leadership Hub? This is a room dedicated for their Student Leadership meetings https://t.co/qbBfqk6m7m

24/11/20

We were so impressed with the results of SST's first Tournament which ended last week. Huge congratulations to 7L for an incredible 78,431 correctly answered questions! Keep practicing & challenging each other ready for the next competition later in the year! https://t.co/ct61FUJmDj

24/11/20

Our Founding Cohort have been enjoying DT this term. Here they are using a saw for the first time when cutting shapes out of wood! They were having so much fun that even Mr Fuller wanted to take part https://t.co/M8ETSTakOj

24/11/20

With Term 2 now in full swing the competition between forms for 1st place on the Languages & Linguistics Spelling Test Leaderboard is hotting up! Tomorrow will see the 1st Quizlet Qlub take place with Mrs Vincent putting their skills to the test to see who can triumph! https://t.co/4pfjcpqE8Q

23/11/20

Julia, along with Harry, Jake and Luca, have been busy organising and volunteering to run a Litter Picking rota to help reduce the amount of litter after break and lunchtime each day! We're so impressed with our Student Leadership Team. https://t.co/GL4Bya7B1B

23/11/20

This week in our Headteacher's Blog, Mrs Beales speaks about how invaluable a 'nudge' in the right direction can be. Check it out here: https://t.co/onK2qOilrT https://t.co/EFZk9lgB3v

23/11/20

Are you an aspiring astronaut? Sign up to the Family Christmas Talk below from Libby Jackson, an author and flight director at Columbus Control Centre! https://t.co/9f4KjZzjNz

22/11/20

Great to see, we are glad SST made a cameo! Well done! https://t.co/kYphpmLJaQ

20/11/20

Missing because of current guidelines? Please see below which is a lovely suggestion from a member of our school community. You can register via this link https://t.co/c5gZw59oDz https://t.co/CAwCsO499C

20/11/20

We’re delighted to announce we have raised £243 in total with people trying to guess the weight of our doll, who is the approximate weight of a baby born at only 26 weeks. Lilly, 7V, was the winner of the competition with her guess of 400grams! https://t.co/jSKhZk1P6H

20/11/20

Both Grace and Mrs Vincent have done a fantastic job fundraising for this week. We will be announcing who has won the hand-knitted doll and a box of celebrations later today. Did you guess the correct weight of our premature baby? https://t.co/zVjgtGOSoR

19/11/20

To conclude our today our students are learning about superbugs and vaccinations, in particular what a vaccination is and why it is important https://t.co/YJODd6HA0C

19/11/20

We're very impressed with Frankie's hoverboard design using propellers! https://t.co/qjoSpEhhC3

19/11/20

Check out these brilliant posters 7H produced demonstrating their understanding of the difference between an element, compound and mixture. We're very impressed! https://t.co/mxmbsfnVsO

19/11/20

7L learned the properties of polymers when Mr de Jong melted plastic today! https://t.co/ShceFS1EZ1

19/11/20

Period 3 on the agenda is all about the properties of polymers. The students were learning about the difference between an element, compound and mixture. 7V had fun making slime https://t.co/YxMoR5RTbc

19/11/20

Max, 7C, takes another different approach and used wind resistance as the method to keep the board in the air. Here he is talking us through his design https://t.co/ZVHIYEm6Pl

19/11/20

Harry, 7C, talks us through his different approach with his hoverboard design using water pressure as the method https://t.co/bD64yxo9FI

19/11/20

Here Teddy, 7H, is talking us through his brilliant hoverboard design using magnetism https://t.co/MvlHOwselH

19/11/20

Lesson two on the agenda had our students designing a hoverboard which can move forwards without making contact with the ground. Here are a few of their designs https://t.co/9Lqs5XX02F

19/11/20

The first lesson on the agenda is Computer Games v Sport! Here our students are considering the impact of playing Nintendo Wii versus taking part in real sport! Here they are working in teams discussing the pros & cons in preparation to hold a debate https://t.co/p7XBnUvtJU

19/11/20

We're so excited for our first Power Day at SST! Today, our Founding Cohort will need to be creative, try their best and use their imagination during all five of today's STEM focused lessons. Follow us to see how they get on with their exciting tasks https://t.co/qoYlHCqEeb

18/11/20

We are so thankful for our Founding Cohort sharing their stories celebrating yesterday. Nathan M, 7C, was born at 34 weeks, weighing 4lb 9oz. He spent 2 weeks in intensive care in the hospital in Spain where he was born! We're so grateful he is well today! https://t.co/8wjdPyc9l7

18/11/20

Our Founding Cohort are loving their PE lessons in our new sparkling sports hall https://t.co/KXY2cPEMRL

18/11/20

Would you like to win a hand-knitted doll & some chocolates? Have you donated to our JustGiving page? If so, head to the Hall at break or lunch to enter your guess for the weight of our premature baby to be in for a chance of winning https://t.co/R8eBWi2QzN https://t.co/fIvsDzIb2N

18/11/20

Check out Aena's brilliant science poster about ! Mrs Beales was very impressed, well done Aena! https://t.co/0oEwQMGvTz

17/11/20

If you or anyone you know has been affected by Prematurity we would love to share your story. Tweet us at https://t.co/SsF717yP8Z

17/11/20

Another amazing student from our Founding Cohort born prematurely is Nathan from 7C. He weighed 1.5kgs at birth and spent the first month of his life in St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington in the SCBU, supported by the amazing Winnicott Foundation. https://t.co/e51C7YFCEN

17/11/20

A baby of this age would weigh only about as much as the doll that we are giving away as part of our fundraising competition. Make sure you donate and find Grace in the hall tomorrow to be in for your chance at winning! https://t.co/NVwiwy0xrB

Frequently Asked Questions

We seem to have different colour blazers and trousers, is this correct? 

We have sent a letter to parents and carers to explain the issues we have recently been made aware of concerning uniform.

We have asked our uniform suppliers to swap any non-matching items without charge. Please review the email sent for further details. 

Do we have to buy uniform from Pages or Simmonds? 

Yes, please ensure you use our uniform suppliers to make sure you have the appropriate uniform, along with the correct logos, colours and fits. 

Which colour PE top should we purchase? 

You should have been emailed the coloured PE top you need to purchase, along with your form group. Uniform suppliers are aware that they need to embroider student initials at the time of purchase. 

What equipment do we need to purchase? 

All students will need to purchase a base set of equipment including:

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Rubber
  • Ruler 
  • Calculator 
  • Mathematics set 

How do we buy the Art/Study pack? 

Once we know more about how we operate under COVID in September, we will publish details of how you can purchase these. 

When do students receive iPads? 

Students will receive iPads in September once the term begins. 

What time do students need to arrive on 8 September?

Students should arrive for 8.30am, ready to start form time at 8.40am. Staff will be on site to welcome students and ensure they know where to go. 

Can I change my son/daughter's form group? 

No. Unfortunately the form groups are now set and cannot be changed. We did take all requests into account, and have ensured we adopt a fair approach to all. 

How will my child be taught? Will it be in streamed classes? 

Students will be taught in their form groups, which are mixed ability sets. Staff are confident and skilled in differentiating for students of all abilities. 

How will students be able to buy lunch?

We are currently reviewing our school procedures in line with COVID, and in discussion with our new catering company about the best way to work with this on site. We hope to give more detailed guidance by the end of August when we will receive the most up to date guidance from the Government.