The Life of Year 7

Year 7 News

Year 7 Awards Assembly

Year 7 pupils took part in their end of term Awards Assembly this week. During the assembly Mrs Harwood congratulated the year group on their amazing achievements throughout the year. This included academic achievements and the achievements of the year group in their...

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Year 7 Lifesavers!

Today Year 7 have been spending one hour of their day off timetable, to learn how to do something very important - CPR. Pupils have been using special mannequins from the British Heart Foundation and have been practicing their CPR skills to learn how to save lives....

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Hablamos El Espanol!

Students in Year 7 are spending one hour of their day visiting "Spain". They are practising their Spanish language skills by filling in boarding passes, collecting euros, buying postcards and stamps and visiting a café and supermarket. Pupils have been completing...

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Castle Competition

Following a series of lessons about medieval Castles and a trip to Skipton Castle, Year 7 were asked to construct a castle for homework. These were displayed on Open Evening and visitors were asked to choose their favourite. The one with the most votes was Lizzie Hook...

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Junior Maths Challenge Results

Congratulations to our very talented mathematicians from years 7 and 8 who have achieved an outstanding number of certificates from the recent UK Junior Maths challenge. Shevington’s top Mathematician this year is Tom Boyle from Year 8 however Emily Gorman from Year 7...

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Year 7 Pupils Speak Their Way To Success!

For the first time in our long history of participation in the Rotary Club International Youth Speaks public speaking competition, TWO teams of Year 7 pupils entered the first round of the 2016-17 competition! This round was between Wigan local schools, competing for...

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Youth Speaks Teams Present to Year 7 Assembly

This morning our two Youth Speaks teams presented their speeches to their whole year group during assembly – no pressure there! Shevington Advocates were first up - Abigail Lythgoe (Chairperson), Kristen Cunliffe (Speaker) and April Graydon (Vote of Thanks). They were...

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Year 7 Castle Project

Two Year 7 history classes have so far successfully completed the castle project set before the half term. The objective was to successfully construct a castle they had learned about during the module on the history and evolution of castles through time. With motte...

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‘The Punctuation Show’ Live at Shevington!

Today, Shevington High School Y7 pupils were joined by pupils from St Anne's, Shevington Community, Shevington Vale, Millbrook and All Saints Primary Schools for a live, action packed show all abut presentation. Pupils and staff sung their way through the show,...

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7HA – Shakespeare Masks

7HA have worked hard to create a range of exotic and exciting masks as part of their Shakespeare study unit. Here the class can be seen modelling their efforts!

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Year 7 Blog!

The latest Year 7 blog is now live! Click the link to watch.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7EL0WKjYio&feature=youtu.be

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Year 7 Visit Skipton Castle

Yesterday, Year 7 were lucky enough to visit Bolton Abbey and Skipton Castle as part of their lessons about Castles. This will also support next term's planned lessons about Henry VIII'S closing of the monasteries. The weather was good to us and we were able to picnic...

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Going Globe-al!

This week, pupils in Mr Lunt’s Year 7 English class have been challenged to create a paper model of the Globe Theatre as part of their current ‘Introduction to Shakespeare’ study unit. First prize went to Rachel Baron & Charlotte Taylor, with second prize being taken...

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UK Junior Maths Challenge

The talented and brilliant mathematicians in year 7 and 8 are currently busy preparing themselves for the forthcoming UK Junior Maths Challenge at the end of April. The challenge is run by the UK Mathematics Trust and encourages reasoning, precision of thought,...

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Horse Riding Reward Trip March 2016

Twelve Year 7 and 8 girls chose horse riding as their reward trip this term. For some, it was their first experience around horses, and everyone who went said they learned so much more about horses than they ever expected to. First time rider Emily Dalton said, "At...

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Year 7 Pupils speak at Governor’s Forum

Last week, Year 7 pupils spoke maturely to a large audience of local governors from a range of schools. They presented on their experience of successful transition from primary school with great enthusiasm. The pupils received some lovely feedback from the governors....

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Dementia Friendly Training

On Monday, to further develop our aim to become a Dementia Friendly School, all of Year 7 took part in 'Dementia Friend' training. This is a great initiative, giving the pupils a different opportunity to play a part in the wider community. It was lovely to see one of...

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Year 7 Celebrate Pi Day

Today at Shevington High School we have been celebrating National Pi Day. This day falls on Monday 14th March 2016, which is also Albert Einstein’s birthday. Matthew Roberts said, ‘’I already knew pi to 20 decimal places; 3.14159265358979323846 but have learnt that pi...

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World Book Day!

Shevington High School entered the world of the imagination today for World Book Day. Year 7 pupils and many staff have dressed up as their favourite book characters today in celebration of the event. We have enjoyed hearing from teachers about their favourite books...

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Youth Speaks in Year 7 Assembly

Our current Youth Speaks team, comprising Year 8 pupils Hollie Paxford (Chairperson), Aimee Lunt (Speaker) and Sophie Lyon (Vote of Thanks), presented their speeches to Year 7 during assembly this morning. What better way to celebrate a leap year? The team are busy...

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