English Support and Success Evening.

November 24, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Rogers

On Wednesday 26th the English Department will be holding their Support and Success Evening. Here are the details of the event:

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Miss Green – 120
Miss Evans – 121
Miss Hocken – 122
Miss Sharpe – 124
Miss Bishop – 125
Miss Rogers- 126

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Maths and Science revision at Pill.

November 25, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss L Hocken

The Pill Community Learning Project Maths and Science lessons will continue this Wednesday. You can work on your BTEC coursework or revise for your GCSE.

The lessons start at 4.30pm and last an hour.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Any questions, see Mr Thompson or Mr Geeves.

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Duffryn’s DofE success

November 21, 2014 in Front Page News by Dr P Perkins

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A big well done to our pupils for achieving their Duke of Edinburgh awards this year. the groups showed excellent progress through their: Physical, Skills, Volunteering and Expedition sections. Their expeditions saw them navigate their way through the picturesque areas of the Usk and Wye valleys. A big thank you goes to Miss Pickles and Miss Clarke for the vast amount of time they have given up supporting our students through their awards. Well done guys!

Application forms are now available for this year’s programme. These can be collected from Miss Pickles/Miss Clarke (Year 10) and Dr Perkins (years 11,12 and 13). We look forward to working with you.

 

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Student of the Week: Angharad Thomas

November 21, 2014 in Business Studies, Front Page News, Sixth Form by Miss L Hocken

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This week marks the first of our Student of the Week series and we start with some fantastic news!

Angharad Thomas’ IFS Certificate in Financial Studies result was in the top 1% of all students taking this qualification across the country. This is a such an achievement for Angharad, Year 13, and we wish her the best of luck with the rest of her A Level exams.

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Year 13 and Year 10 Parent and Teacher Evening.

November 19, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Rogers

We would like to invite parents and guardians of Year 13 to our Parent and Teacher Evening on 2nd December 2014 and parents and guardians of Year 10 on the 10th December 2014.
Both evenings will take place from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm in Building 3.This will give you the opportunity to talk with individual subject staff who teaches your child. The focus of such discussions will be the progress that your child has made this year and the ways in which the family and school can work together to ensure that progress continues at the highest level.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Great win for Year 8 Rugby!

November 19, 2014 in Front Page News by Mr L Morgan

Well done to the Year 8 rugby team who beat St Julian’s 29 – 22. Remember training every tuesday.

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Year 12 Parent and Teacher Evening.

November 19, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Rogers

We would like to invite parents and guardians of Year 12 students to our Parent and Teacher Evening on Thursday 20th November 2014 from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm in Building 3.
This will give you the opportunity to talk with individual subject staff who teaches your child. The focus of such discussions will be the progress that your child has made this year and the ways in which the family and school can work together to ensure that progress continues at the highest level.
We look forward to meeting you.

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Extra English lessons in at Pill Library

November 19, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss C Rogers

This week (week 1) you can revise for the English Language exams (Year 11) with Miss Bishop or for the Romeo and Juliet assessment (Year 10) with Miss Hocken and Miss Rogers.
The lessons start at 4.30pm and lasts an hour.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Any questions, see the English department.

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Children in Need – what a day!

November 15, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss L Hocken

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Thank you to all the students who were involved in making Children in Need a roaring success. BBC Radio Wales were very impressed with our school, our students and our talents. You can listen to the whole show here, see pictures here and read about it here.

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A great week of Sporting results!

November 15, 2014 in Front Page News, PE, Uncategorized by Mr L Morgan

What a great set of sporting results for Duffryn this week:
- A superb win for our Netball team on Monday against St Josephs.
- Senior Rugby won 12 – 7 against Chepstow and our Year 9s beat Newport high 24 -12 on Tuesday evening.
- To top it all off our Year 9 Football team beat St Julian’s 2 – 1 on Thursday evening.

Well done to all involved.

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This morning’s events with Children in Need

November 14, 2014 in Front Page News by Miss L Hocken

BBC Radio Wales have been setting up for their live broadcast from Hall 3 this morning. They’ve been interviewing some of our superstars (and superheroes) and Wynne Evans has been taking part in our fundraising activities.