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NCW once again welcomes Marylebone Cricket Club

A few weeks ago, we were delighted to once again host the world famous Marylebone Cricket Club at NCW. Students and players enjoyed a friendly match and students were given the marvellous opportunity to promote and raise awareness of VI cricket. This yearly event is always greatly anticipated and one that students and staff look

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English Trip to Avoncroft Museum of Historical Buildings

Recently the English department took a group of NCW students to visit the Avoncroft Museum of Historical Buildings. The group had a great day soaking up the history of the site and appreciating the different buildings.  Mr Hinds (Head of English)  has written the following: “After surveying the ground, Snowball declared that this was just the

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Have you heard ‘Digging with Dove’?

Green-fingered NCW student Lawson, has not only created the most marvellous allotment within the grounds of the college but has also launched a weekly gardening podcast!   From top tips of how to deal with pests, to when the best time to water your vegetables is… Catch the latest podcast each Monday. Please click here to

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‘Booming Voices’ Poetry Slam success

This term Year 8 have enjoyed putting their creative skills to the test and have delved into the amazing world of poetry.  Each week they have been lucky enough to have a visit from Aaron – a slam poetry champion from Worcester Theatres. Aaron has helped the group get their creative juices flowing and create

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Year 9 art is exhibited at Worcester Cathedral

We are delighted that Year 9 artwork has been featured in the Young Voices New Visions exhibition at Worcester Cathedral! Young Voices New Visions is an annual exhibition run by Severn Arts, showcasing the artistic talent of young people from across Worcestershire. The artwork presented has been created by 50 local schools, individuals and community

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Two classrooms refurbished thanks to the Vinchel Foundation

We are thrilled that thanks to the Vinchel Foundation, two classrooms have been refurbished this term. The RE room and one of the English rooms have had a fabulous transformation. Students and staff are enjoying learning and teaching in spaces that have been designed around accessibility and vision impairment needs.  The Vinchel Foundation supports people who

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An actioned packed week for years 7 and 8!

Years 7 and 8 have had an actioned pack week filled with exciting activities and adventures! From paddle boarding, bushcraft skills to bowling – they have done it all!  On Monday morning, students from years 7 and 8 embarked on a 4-day programme of activities – a fantastic way to finish for half term. The

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Have you seen the NCW allotment?

Green-fingered Year 8 student Lawson, has been working hard at creating an amazing allotment within the NCW grounds.  As part of his thematic course, Lawson decided to create a vegetable garden, greenhouse, and even a sensory garden area within the grounds of NCW. Using literacy and numeracy skills,  Lawson has planned, measured, researched and even

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