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Dodgeball Team Takes the Title

The school's Year 10/ 11 dodgeball team have been crowned champions of North West Leicestershire and Hinckley and Bosworth. The boys clinched the tournament after ...

26.01.2015Click to read more >

Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh Scheme Launched

The Bronze Duke of Edinburgh scheme will be launched to Year 10 students on Wednesday (28 January) after school. The meeting will last for 30 minutes and take plac...

23.01.2015Click to read more >

Weather Warnings - How to Find out if School is Closed

In the event of severe weather, parents who have supplied a mobile telephone number will receive a text message to inform them if the school is closed. All other p...

21.01.2015Click to read more >

Deadline for Post-16 Applications

Year 11 students must complete their post-16 applications by Friday 30 January. For more information on careers, and a guide to help students complete the post-16 ...

16.01.2015Click to read more >

Girls Win Physics Challenge

Four girls from Ashby School have won a physics challenge at the University of Nottingham. Jess Male, Maia Mortenson, Rachel Martin and Danielle Brooks, all in Yea...

16.01.2015Click to read more >

Year 12 Students - Taster Days at Oxford and Cambridge University

University taster days at Oxford and Cambridge are being run for Year 12 students in a range of subjects. More opportunities are being added almost weekly to our H...

07.01.2015Click to read more >

Year 10 Career Opportunities Up for Grabs

Fantastic opportunities are available for Year 10 students interested in a career law, journalism, drama, dance, or art and design. ...

15.12.2014Click to read more >

Media Students Go on Location

16 Oct 2013

Media students went on location in Shropshire to film documentaries for their coursework project.

The students made three films, inspired by the Tough Mudder charity challenge.

In one, they looked at the event through the eyes of a soldier, asking if the challenge was genuinely tough.

In the second, they looked at the Tough Mudder charity and asked why the Government did not do more to support soldiers.

In the final film called 'The Good, the Bad and the Soldier', they explored society's attitudes to soldiers, asking if these had changed over time, and how media and Government influences the way in which soldiers are regarded.

Teacher Julie Norley said: "The decision to go on location was a real success. The students responded brilliantly and produced some very impressive work."

Tough Mudder is described as a 'hard core, 12 mile assault course'. All proceeds go to Help for Heroes.





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