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Category: Extra-curricular

Red Hot Reads

The school librarians have put together a list of red hot reads to enjoy on the beach, in the garden or home over the summer months.  Books are available from the school library.  Alternatively try your local library for these exciting books. Click here to view the list.

Non Uniform Day: Friday 6th July

As you will be aware we have previously challenged students to give without expecting to receive in the true nature of charity. This years charitable efforts have certainly done that. We have seen a huge response to our years worth of calendared charity events such as the Rays of Sunshine breakfast club who support seriously ill children,…

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Windsor Golf Academy

The Windsor Golf academy has continued to grow and develop over this year.  In the past two weeks a team of students from Years 8 and 7 completed in the Regional Street Golf competition held at Bromsgrove Golf Club.  Students in teams of four played a Texas Scramble over the nine hole course.  In the…

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Year 9 London Dance Trip

On Wednesday 2nd May Windsor High School and Sixth Form Year 9 dancers completed a joint dance trip with The Kingswinford School to London. As part of the trip they took part in a dance workshop at the famous Pineapple Dance Studios with a cast member from the west end production of ‘Dreamgirls’, followed by…

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Dudley Teen Book Awards

On 24th April a group of students from Years 7 and 8 went along to Dormston High School for the award ceremony for the Dudley Teen Book Award. Students had been reading the six titles on the 2017 shortlist over the last three months and then voted for their favourite. The winner was Stewart Foster…

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Real Madrid Football Trip 2018

Forty-one students and 4 staff spent 5 days in Madrid on a football experience of a lifetime! Our students trained like professional footballers for 4 days and took in the wonderful sights of Madrid in their downtime. They also played matches against local opposition in weather conditions that reminded them of England! The results were…

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Trip of a lifetime to New York, Baltimore and Washington!

Sixth Form dancers spent 9 days in America sightseeing in New York and Washington and performing in Baltimore Arts Schools. The Baltimore Exchange has been running since 2005 and over 60 students have enjoyed the trip over the years. This year 12 students travelled to New York where they not only had fun sightseeing but…

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Le Touquet, trip to Northern France, 20th April 2018

Forty-five year 9 students had the opportunity to travel to France for the day and experience French shops and food. Our students were also lucky enough to enjoy a very sunny and warm afternoon at the beach. One student commented “Best day of my life”. Everyone enjoyed the day very much.

Charity Update

Windsor has a strong history of supporting good causes and last week saw two amazing events! The York prefects and house organised a week of breakfasts for the Rays of Sunshine charity who grant wishes for terminally ill children and children with life limiting illness, raising an amazing £500 with the help of donations from…

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Careers Fair 2018

On Tuesday 27th March 110 students visited Windsor Sixth Form to attend Windsor’s Careers Fair. The fair hosted many universities delivering a range of degree and higher apprenticeship courses in varying subjects for different careers. In addition to universities, vocational course providers within engineering, music and a range of other professions informed students about future…

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World Book Day Reading List 2018

World Book Day on 1st March saw staff dress up as a literary character (above photograph shows just a few who joined students in the school library). As part of the World Book Day 2018 celebrations students from Years 7 and 10 were invited to the library to participate in Book Idol. This was where members…

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Youth Sports Trust’s Closing Ceremony

Singers and dancers from our 7 Windsor Academy Trust schools performed at the closing ceremony of the Youth Sport Trust’s National Conference on Wednesday 28th February at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, where they  were also lucky to meet  Olympic Gold Medalist Dame Katherine Grainger DBE.