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Student Voice – Friary trainer donation

As a part of our community first enrichment option, we have partnered with the friary to help them with their current appeal for men’s trainers, sizes 8-11 and women’s trainers, size 5-8. The friary Support local homeless and vulnerable adults who don’t tend to have a change of footwear. Office and formal shoes will not be accepted as they are not appropriate for this collection, however any other trainer style show would be very much appreciated.

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The Empathy Shoe Shop

The latest LRC year challenge is to design or cut out some shoes for your favourite book character! Draw the character in their new shoes and explain why they would choose them.

There will be achievement points for everyone who enters, with prizes awarded for the best entries. Details on how to enter have been posted on satchel:one. Closing date 14th June.

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Non-uniform day raises over £1600

Rushcliffe School recently held a non-uniform day (sports shirts for the Sixth Form) to support two organisations fighting racism in our local community. Thank you for supporting your child with their donation, through non-uniform and a delicious bake sale we raised over £1600!

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World Book Day 2021

World Book Day will be a little different this year but that doesn’t change the powerful and positive message it sends about books and reading.

As part of this year’s World Book Day campaign, there are a number of exciting new developments in store. Read on to find out more.

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Lockdown Learning

During the latest lockdown our pupils have been producing some fantastic work and we wanted to share just a small snippet of it with you.

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Student Voice – Henry’s Marathon for Men

Hi there, my name is Henry Pawson and I recently ran a marathon for Prostate Cancer UK. Previously, before COVID-19, I swam competitively for Nottingham Leander Swimming Club, however due to ongoing pool closures I had to find an alternative source of fitness. So, you guessed it, I started running.

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Girls into Geoscience

Last term several Rushcliffe School girls took part in the Girls into Geoscience event held by the University of Leicester Geology department. The event included a range of presentations from women and men who work in geoscience including Martha who talked about her job as a volcanologist working on lava flows, Hedi who dives amongst coral reefs to understand climate, and Mark who talked about investigating the human impact on the earth.

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Rushcliffe pupils launch new student paper

A group of Rushcliffe pupils have recently launched an online newspaper called Students Speak. The paper will be published every three weeks with a variety of articles ranging from school based topics to worldwide news, with its main aim to give students a voice and a place to raise issues important to them.

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