Lockdown Blog: Year 11

Lockdown Blog: Year 11

The final word for the 19/20 academic year belongs to our Year 11 students. The lockdown in March caused huge disruption for all of our staff, students, parents and carers but it was particularly challenging for our Year 11 students. Friday 20th March was their last...
Lockdown Blog: Year 9

Lockdown Blog: Year 9

In ‘Student Voice’ this week, it’s the turn of Year 9. We asked students to consider two things before the year ends: what do they miss about Sharples and what are their feelings about the return to school in September.   What do I miss about Sharples? I miss...
Lockdown Blog: Year 8

Lockdown Blog: Year 8

  A lot of the conversations around school have been about ‘missed time’ and all of the ‘catch up work’ that will be needed when schools return to ‘normal’ in September. We don’t think that paints a fair or accurate picture of just how much students have learnt...
Lockdown Blog: Year 7

Lockdown Blog: Year 7

In the second installment of our ‘Student Voice’ blog, we asked two of our Year 7 students, Sanah Dadabhai and Khadijah Patel, to reflect on topics ranging from their lockdown experience, their first year at Sharples and their hopes for the next academic year. Here’s...
Lockdown Blog: Year 9

Year 10 Students: Back to School

In the first ‘Student Voice’ Blog for the school website, we’re looking at what the return to school was like for the first Year 10 students through the door. Students were asked to talk about their first visit to Sharples in nearly three months. This is what they...