Tutor Time

By J Woods|November 15, 2016|The Commonweal Way|

A key aspect of the Commonweal Way project has involved making sure that Tutor Time is as useful and productive as possible for students.  One new initiative this year involves students taking time at the start of the school day to reflect on their learning using their green pens.  Students should try to use this time productively to consider what is going well and what improvements could be made in

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Logo Design Competition

By J Woods|October 7, 2016|The Commonweal Way|

Each House is having an assembly this week on the Commonweal Way and what constitutes outstanding Behaviour for Learning in lessons.  We have launched a logo design competition with a closing date of the 19th October.  Details are on the poster below.  The winner will see their logo appear on all displays and literature to do with the Commonweal Way as well as winning a prize of a £25 Amazon voucher.  Well

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Year 7 Assembly

By J Woods|September 29, 2016|The Commonweal Way|

My name is Mr. Woods and I am an Associate member of Senior Management here at Commonweal, but also Head of Ridgeway House. I am starting a project called the ‘Commonweal Way’ to create OUTSTANDING learning at our school. This blog will showcase what is happening with the project through this academic year. Here I am with Yr7s explaining what the project is and how they can be a part

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GCSE Results 2016

By P Williams|August 24, 2016|The Commonweal Way|

Following last week’s superb A-level results, GCSE students have also surpassed themselves, obtaining outstanding exam results. 63% of students achieved the bench mark of 5A* –  C including English and maths. This compares to a challenging target of 62%, surpassing which represents exceptional student progress. Results were excellent across a wide range of subjects. 79% of students achieved a C or better in English and 73% in maths. Results in

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C6 A Level Results

By P Williams|August 18, 2016|The Commonweal Way|

Commonweal Sixth Form students and staff are celebrating an outstanding first set of A Level results which demonstrate that the Sixth Form has been successful in achieving its goals of helping students to gain high levels of academic qualification and progress onwards to further academic studies. Students have responded to the high standards of teaching with enormous commitment and hard work and this is reflected in these results. Levels of

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