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  • MELLAND PUPILS TAKE ON SHAKESPEARE’S “THE TEMPEST”…….AND NAIL IT!

    11th December 2017
    On Tuesday 12th December, at 10am, a group of Melland Drama students will be performing a musical version of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”, complete with Christmas songs! It will be a rare chance to see the timeless...More
  • Parent/Carer Christmas Fair – Podcast

    1st December 2017
    https://youtu.be/4ZXVsmGiKXs LG3 & 4 have been working on the skills needed to create a podcast this half term. They have used the internet to research and created PowerPoints on the specified areas. They have used...More
  • Roald Dahl – Danny the Champion of the World

    15th June 2017
    This week students have been studying an extract from Roald Dahl’s ‘Danny the Champion of the World’. Students learnt about poaching and why the thought it was illegal. They have also been writing lists and methods of...More
  • Roald Dahl – BFG

    12th June 2017
    English group 4O have continued to explore Roald Dahl, this time taking a look at a fan favourite The BFG. Students looked at dreams and aspirations and how The BFG could mix up a dream for them. By using the school...More
  • Roald Dahl – The Twits

    12th June 2017
    Last week students in 4O were looking at Roald Dahl’s ‘The Twits’. The focus this week was on metaphors and similes. In the chapter ‘Dirty Beards’ Mr Twits beard is described as a ‘hairy jungle’. Students...More
  • Roald Dahl – Matilda

    5th June 2017
    3E continued their Roald Dahl project last week exploring a new book ‘Matilda’. A lot of the student were familiar with this book as they had seen the film or read it at home. The students focused on sequencing speech...More
  • Roald Dahl – Fantastic Mr Fox

    15th May 2017
    Group 3E have been doing some’ Fantastic’ work on their continued Roald Dahl project. This week they have looked at the wonderful book ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’. The students were split into two groups; the farmers and the...More
  • Roald Dahl – George’s Marvellous Medicine

    8th May 2017
    This term the English lesson projects are based around Roald Dahl books and poems. As well as learning their core skills students will be exploring the themes of Roald Dahl stories creatively through their writing, art,...More
  • Anti-Bullying Awareness

    12th December 2016
    You may have seen some of the Anti-Bullying campaign on the TV or on buses and billboards. 4.O. group have used their English lessons to focus on what bullying is and how it can affect people. They watched some scenarios and...More
  • OCR – Important English Exams

    2nd February 2016
    On Monday the 18th of January the O group sat a very important exam in English. The exam was set by OCR and was testing the group on constructing sentences. The exam was important to gain credits towards a certificate in...More