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SMSC QM GOLD!

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SNHS has recently been awarded the Gold standard in the National SMSC Quality Mark verifying the hard work students & staff undertake in promoting Spiritual, Social, Moral & Cultural education

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Huddersfield University Visit

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Year 10 geography students visited Huddersfield University. They took part in a ‘university style’ lecture on coastal erosion and management, given by Dr Thomas Smith. They then carried out an experiment in the laboratory to assess how wave action affected the profile of a beach, and how coastal management offered protection. Students also got a glimpse into university life through …

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Rotary Technology Tournament

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15 students represented Salendine Nook at the Rotary Technology Tournament at Greenhead College in April. They competed against a range of schools from across Kirklees, in small groups, to design and make a rocket launcher. It was a creative and fun day out. Problem solving at its best!

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Cyber Explorers Cup

In Homepage News by Salendine Nook

Last week a team of year 9 Computing students took on the Cyber Explorers Cup 2024. A competition for students aged 11-14; with the intention of inspiring and nurturing the next generation of cyber security enthusiasts. The competition gave them the opportunity to develop their critical thinking, teamwork, and cyber security. Our team competed live with the help of Mr. …

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Kirklees School Democracy Council

In Citizenship, Homepage News by Salendine Nook

Salendine Nook has joined the Kirklees School Democracy Council community. This gives our pupils the opportunity to have a voice in our local community and liaise with local councillors and Kirklees council. A group of pupils volunteered for this role and received some training over two days. This is a fantastic opportunity for our pupils and we are excited about …

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Talent Show 2023

In Drama, Homepage News, Music by Salendine Nook

On the 9th of November, we had our annual competition of ‘Sally Nook’s Got Talent’ that saw students from KS3 and KS4 compete for the chance to become this years winner. Over 50 students applied for a chance to audition, and those successful acts were then given a staff member from the performing arts department to mentor then. We saw …

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Winter Show 2023

In Drama, Homepage News, Music by Salendine Nook

Our annual Winter Showcase was a fantastic hit, with a completely sold-out show! We had a vast array of talent, from lyrical dancers, soloists, choir, concert band, rock band, drama sketches and hip-hop dancers. Despite not being joined by any of our local primarily schools this year, it was still humbling to showcase all the talent present at SNHS. It …

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GCSE Devised Performances

In Drama, Homepage News, Music by Salendine Nook

In October the Year 11 GCSE Drama Class performed their final GCSE Devised performances- and what a show they put on! The performances were based on stimulus from the exam board, created from scratch by pupils and they ended with performances about Immigration, Marriage, Abuse, War and Fraud- topics they wanted to get their audiences talking about. All performances were …

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Splendid Productions Theatre Company Visit

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Year 10 and 11 GCSE Drama students had a fantastic time working with Grace from Splendid Productions theatre company. The students were looking at the skills of Brecht and applying them in practice to the play Metamorphosis. The students were all in awe with Grace the company practitioner who plays one of the lead roles, Grete, in Metamorphosis; the play …

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