The English Department's Blog

2014 Archive

Jul 04

Those of you who have ever been into my office will know that I have a collection of toy animals.  I haven’t had any new addition for some years now, so I was very pleased to be given a new creature for my birthday a few weeks ago.  For those of you who can’t see, […]

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Mar 21

Nottingham High School’s Bridge Cup competition has been running annually ever since 1947. It is such a long-running event and one that has become such a distinctive part of high school tradition, that it is sometimes easy to forget just how unusual it is. It was the brainchild of Mr R.S. ‘Beaky’ Bridge, a former […]

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Feb 27

Good morning. Later today, many of you in Year 7 and 8 will return to the Player Hall for the Cooper’s Valentine Disco, wearing different clothes and large quantities of hair product and deodorant. I hope you enjoy it. If I’m perfectly honest, Valentine’s Day fills me with dread. This morning I spent almost half […]

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