Covid-19 - Mr Potts

If you look around the room today, you’ll notice that – despite what you might have seen on TV and social media – all of your teachers are incredibly calm and that’s because we trust the advice we’ve been given and we trust all of you to follow that advice, be careful and keep each other safe.

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Spotlight on High Achievers - Ali Mirza

Ali has been recognised as a high achiever due to the amount of effort he puts into his learning in and outside of school. In his spare time Ali enjoys attending online courses to stretch himself academically. We asked Ali some questions regarding his achievements…

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Embracing Diversity - Mr Potts

Mr Potts, Vice Principal (Pastoral) assembly on embracing diversity. I did a very rough estimate and I worked out that, amongst the students and staff here, we have well over 20 nationalities represented - just in this room! Scanning the hall right now I can see Claudia from Spain, Dr Neuberg from France, Zerda and Alexandra from Germany...

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Fulneck Computing Workshop

Young people from Fulneck, Abbey Grange, Pudsey Waterloo, Calverley C of E and Southroyd schools started their half term with a FREE computing workshop.

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Principal's assembly 25th February 2020

Talking to our Year 11s and 13s, I know that the pressure is now on. There are fewer than 40 school days until the exams start. Courses are almost complete and it’s time for them to make sure they have the best revision strategies for learning the information for retrieval under exam conditions in three or four months’ time.

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Spotlight on achievement - Joey Yip

This week we are recognising Joey Yip and her achievements. Joey is a Sixth Form boarding student and Head of Music at Fulneck School. As a boarder, Joey enjoys spending time with other boarders and she also organises different events

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Principal's assembly 3rd February 2020

I love the the English language and am jealous of those who studied linguistics at university. Etymology, accents, dialects, rhetorical flourishes of the great writers and orators, and how means of communication evolve are all fascinating.

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Spotlight on achievement - Amelia

Fulneck School's high achievers programme is aimed at celebrating student’s achievements in and out of school. This week we are recognising Amelia Brooke and her achievements.

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Empathy Assembly - Mr Potts

Mr Potts, Vice Principal (Pastoral) assembly on empathy. "“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”

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Principal's assembly 7 January 2020

There is a famous view that great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events and that small minds discuss people. I’m not totally convinced – great change comes through great people – but I get the idea.

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Principal's assembly 2 December 2019

At some point in History or RS lessons, you will have learnt about the dangers of stereotyping groups of people. This attitude over-generalises about different sectors of society, making the lazy assumption that “they are all the same”. The danger is that this then prejudices our approach to individuals within those groups.

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Mock Election

In the late 1950s, a young man looked down on the plains of Kenya and thought there must be more to life. It’s not that there was anything wrong with his life – herding goats – but there were so many things that needed fixing in his country.

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Fulneck School Community Events

Last weekend we saw a start to our ‘contributing to the community’ primary school event. Thirty five primary school children attended our science of survival event which was hosted at Fulneck School.

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Remembrance Day 2019

John Amos Comenius was a 17th century educational pioneer, theologian and Bishop of the Moravian Church. Known as the father of modern education, Comenius argued for equality in school provision: that both boys and girls should be educated – not a common position to hold in his lifetime – as well as poor children.

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Lessons from the Kalenjin

It’s far too long ago for any of you to remember, but Peter Sissons was a BBC journalist and newsreader. He retired back in 2009, having hosted Question Time, presented the 10 o’clock news and, perhaps most famously, received death threats following an interview with the Iranian ambassador about Salman Rushdie.

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Introducing positive mindsets

How many of you are aware of the exploits of Jaden Ashman? Jaden has just gone back to school having won £1m coming second in the Fortnite World Cup. I’m sure you expect me to have nothing positive to say about this!

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Remembering 9/11

Do you remember where you were when …? This is a question you will have been asked or you are going to be asked at some point in the future

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Time to be a better version of ourselves

Welcome back everyone! A particularly warm welcome to all our new pupils. We have people starting in every year from Year 7 to the Upper Sixth. Wherever you were before today, as far as I am concerned, you are now all “Fulneck”.

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GCSE Results Day 2019

It has been another year of academic success at Fulneck School, with the pupils’ “Work hard, be kind” ethos seeing them rewarded with some excellent results.

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