Sporting Champions – Oldbury Wells School celebrated impressive sporting successes last week at the Shropshire Homes School Games Festival as part of the Sainsbury’s School Games. The East Shropshire district were crowned Champions in the games for the fourth successive time; Oldbury Wells contributed significantly to this success by winning five of six events they represented East Shropshire in. Read the full story…
Local MP Philip Dunne visited Oldbury Wells on Friday 27th February. He met with some staff and pupils and had a tour of the school, including the new sports hall. He also kindly judged the shortlisted entries in our Book Review competition, launched during our Literacy Fortnight event earlier in the month.
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We launched Literacy Fortnight in February with a writing competition for all students in years 7-9 to enter with the chance for four main winners to win Kindle electronic readers.
Tomorrow, Thursday 5th March, is World Book Day. Please visit the Library to receive your book tokens which can be used to get £1 off books in the latest Scholastic book club brochure which you’ll be receiving shortly. Click here for more details. You can also use the tokens in leading bookstores.
Come into the Library to to take a fun mini quiz on book titles by this year’s World Book Day authors. After each quiz you can enter a free prize draw for the chance to win some fantastic prizes. Full details can be found here or ask librarian, Miss Madden.
Don’t forget to sign up for the Read For My School reading challenge. There are over 150 great titles to read in the online library and there are new prizes to be won every week. Click here to join in.
Apley Farm Shop is holding a photography competition and we would like you to get involved! For more information, click here.
Sixth Form student, Luke Thomas, has been successful in securing a Technology Apprenticeship with the BBC. Luke was one of over 1200 candidates to be interviewed and one of twenty to be offered a place on the training scheme, based at The Mailbox in Birmingham. To read the whole story, please click here.
Head of Sixth Form, Miss Warner, congratulates Luke on his achievement.