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Carlisle Music and Drama Festival
Well done to all the students who took part in the Carlisle Music and Drama Festival last week. We are all very proud of you! The students represented the school so well and are a great credit to us all. This success would not be possible without the dedication of staff so thank you to Mrs Cooper, Ms Brownlee, Mrs Openshaw and Miss Howie for all their hard work and support for our students.
A huge congratulations to all 34 musicians who took part in this year’s festival. A highlight of the week was the Caldew School Choir, who won their class. The choir are:
Ellie Blackadder, Harley Cleminson, Emma Dobson, Isla Doyle, Eleanor Elliot, Sophie Forster, Erin Johnston, Bella Kerr, Meredith Kerr, William Langley, Sadie Little, Ingrid Messenger, Anastasia Mullins, Eve Phinn, Katie Richardson, Daisy Robert, Charlotte Thomson, Izzy Walker , Kerrianne Wallace, Imogen Watson, Caroline Wiles, Emma Wiles, Paige Wood and Oriana Young.
A big well done to Emily Scott who performed her first solo (flute) and achieved a ‘highly commended’. Congratulations to Olivia Seal who came 2nd in her class (clarinet) and to William Nixon (photo below) who came 1st in both Pianoforte Open Class and Pianoforte 15-18 Class. The woodwind instrumental ensemble came 2nd and also deserve a huge well done.
Congratulations and thanks to all 21 students who performed so well in the Drama classes. A special mention goes to Emma Dobson and Jack Utting-McBride for coming 2nd in their class and Ellie Blackadder and Nathan Coulson (photo below) for coming 1st in their class. Also a big congratulations to Oriana Young, Mark Musgrave, Harrison Fell and Isla Doyle who came 2nd in the Spoken Word Challenge!
Following the uniform review over the past few months, letters have been posted home to parents/carers to let them know the changes that have been agreed by Governors and will be introduced in September 2018. These changes will be for the current Years 7, 8 and 9 and students currently in Year 6 who will be joining us in September. Please click here for further details.
View our updated 6th Form prospectus here. Option forms are on the 6th Form page.
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
A huge congratulations to all the DofE Bronze Award achievers. This week Lisa Hignett, who co-ordinates the Duke of Edinburgh Award for Cumbria County Council, visited us in school to present the awards to the 45 students who have completed the award and will now move on to the Silver. A special thank you to Mr Sharpe and Mr Thomas for their continued commitment to this fantastic extra-curricular activity. Each student that received their Bronze Award participated in three months volunteering, three months physical activity and three months skills activity as well as a 2 day/1 night expedition.
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