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Statement for Action

In the wake of the global protests and resurgence of the Black Lives Matter campaign, and in collaboration with our student leaders, we have written a statement of action intended for all of us and representing our commitment to positive engagement and reflection. We have taken a considered and measured approach to the issues to discuss the positive change that can come from our School to support our BAME community. Our...
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An Evening with David Millar

On the 13th of March we were lucky enough to be joined by Old Aylesburian, Professional Cyclist and Commentator David Millar. David has quite a story to tell and delivered it with humility, integrity and honesty. The event truly extended to the wider community and thank you to the PTA, staff, students and OAs who made the event possible. A special mention to Mr Trevor Foley for hosting the event...
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Young Enterprise

Amidst the ‘chaos’ of the last few days of last week, the Young Enterprise companies had the additional challenge of submitting information for their Showcase Final – an event that was due to take place last Tuesday. The teams all pulled through and worked hard to get the required electronic evidence in to the judges to assist with a remote judging process and overcame some real logistical challenges. They had...
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School Closure Update – 30 March 2020

After the first week of the School Closure and the Remote Home Learning Procedure, we would like to thank the whole School community for pulling together at this time. On site, we have remained open with the core Skeleton Staff Group and the amazing volunteers who have supervised the children of our key workers. Thank you to everyone for making the first week such a success and to allow our...
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BBC Young Reporter 2020

BBC Young Reporter is an opportunity for students nationwide to get involved with the BBC and tell the stories that matter to them. “BBC Young Reporter is about tapping into what really matters to young people, and giving them an opportunity and a platform to tell their stories.” -Tony Hall, BBC Director General This year the headlines are wide ranging – covering everything from a preventative approach to pollution, to...
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Thought for the Week – 09.03.20

“Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes” BENJAMIN DISRAELI (1804-1881) Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British politician of the Conservative Party who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He played a central role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party, defining its policies and its broad outreach....
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Thought for the Week – 24.02.20

“Life is a lot like Jazz….It’s best when you improvise” GEORGE GERSHWIN (1898-1937) George Gershwin (1898 – 1937) was an American composer and pianist whose compositions spanned both popular and classical genres. Among his best-known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928), the songs Swanee (1919) and Fascinating Rhythm (1924), the jazz standard I Got Rhythm (1930), and the opera Porgy and...
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We’re nearly halfway there!

A fantastic £65,000 in pledges to our Aylesburian Annual Fund this year. Thank you! Please join us in raising the final £85,000 by donating here In total we need £450,000 to complete the refurbishment of Art, DT and Engineering and so far together with the amazing £300,000 donation received from the John Mason Raven Trust we have raised £365,000. We are so close to the finish line…
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Eco-Schools Award

Bronze Eco-Schools Award – December 2019 Aylesbury Grammar School is an active member of the national Eco-Schools programme. This is a student led programme involving hands-on learning that gets the whole school and the wider community involved in exciting environmental projects. Upon joining the Eco-Schools community, schools are provided with resources to work towards improving all aspects of the environment both within the school and beyond. There are three levels...
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Senior Students Flourish – A Level Progress Data Published

On Thursday 23 January the Department for Education released the 2018-2019 data for Value Added at A Level. These figures tell us how much progress students who studied A levels made between the end of key stage 4 and the end of their A level studies, compared to similar students across England. The score is calculated by comparing the A-level results of our students with the A level results of...
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