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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

In Drama, Homepage News by Salendine Nook

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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Disneyland Paris 2023

In Drama, Homepage News by Salendine Nook

During the May half term, 35 students from years 8 and 9 had the opportunity to go out to Disneyland Paris for a performing arts experience. Students arrived early on the first day at Disneyland France where they were greeted at the cast entrance of Disneyland and taken behind the scenes of where the performers rehearse for their performances. The …

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Summer Showcase 2023

In Drama, Homepage News by Salendine Nook

On Thursday 22nd June, we had our summer showcase ‘Night at the Musicals’ and what a spectacular night it was with a cast of over 50 students involved. The evening was hosted by two year 7 students who did an amazing job keeping the audience entertained throughout the evening and introduced our array of acts. We had live music performances …

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Winter Showcase 2022

In Drama, Homepage News, Music by Salendine Nook

A fantastic Winter Showcase, another performance to a sold out audience. The showcase had a fantastic atmosphere and definitely got the buzz of Christmas spirit going. With a variety of singers, actors, dancers and musicians the night was a brilliant variety of talent. It was also a pleasure to be supported at the showcase by Reinwood Junior School, performing extracts …

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2022 GCSE Drama Performances

In Drama, Homepage News, Music by Salendine Nook

The Y11 GCSE Drama students performed their devised performances before October half term, and what a spectacular amount of talent they have! Pupils have been working very hard in after-school rehearsals and in lessons to ensure their work was of a high standard. These performances count as part of their actual GCSE grade and we couldn’t be prouder of what …

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SNHS Talent Show 2022

In Drama, Homepage News, Music by Salendine Nook

Thank you to everyone who came and supported our students at this year’s talent show. We had a sell-out crowd, and I’m sure you will agree that the talent was phenomenal this year. The winners of the talent show this year are as follows: KS3 runner up: Katie Holdt Y9 KS3 Judges Winner: Calum Wilson Y8 KS3 Audience Winner: Mahsa …

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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

In Drama, Homepage News by Salendine Nook

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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Disneyland Paris 2023

In Drama, Homepage News by Salendine Nook

During the May half term, 35 students from years 8 and 9 had the opportunity to go out to Disneyland Paris for a performing arts experience. Students arrived early on the first day at Disneyland France where they were greeted at the cast entrance of Disneyland and taken behind the scenes of where the performers rehearse for their performances. The …

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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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Winter Showcase 2022

In Drama, Homepage News, Music by Salendine Nook

A fantastic Winter Showcase, another performance to a sold out audience. The showcase had a fantastic atmosphere and definitely got the buzz of Christmas spirit going. With a variety of singers, actors, dancers and musicians the night was a brilliant variety of talent. It was also a pleasure to be supported at the showcase by Reinwood Junior School, performing extracts …

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2022 GCSE Drama Performances

In Drama, Homepage News, Music by Salendine Nook

The Y11 GCSE Drama students performed their devised performances before October half term, and what a spectacular amount of talent they have! Pupils have been working very hard in after-school rehearsals and in lessons to ensure their work was of a high standard. These performances count as part of their actual GCSE grade and we couldn’t be prouder of what …

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SNHS Talent Show 2022

In Drama, Homepage News, Music by Salendine Nook

Thank you to everyone who came and supported our students at this year’s talent show. We had a sell-out crowd, and I’m sure you will agree that the talent was phenomenal this year. The winners of the talent show this year are as follows: KS3 runner up: Katie Holdt Y9 KS3 Judges Winner: Calum Wilson Y8 KS3 Audience Winner: Mahsa …

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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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