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Mark Ballabon - Guest Author

Mar 25, 2023 | | Tags: KS3, English, Eco Team

It was our privilege to host Mark Ballabon, a guest author, philosopher, and environmentalist, who has been an inspiration to everyone. He conducted workshops on Climate Positive, Transferring Conflict, and Self Leadership, which are the key themes of his new book, HOME: My Life in the Universe, for…

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Congratulations to our amazing spelling bee winners from Years 7-10!

Mar 23, 2023 | | Tags: KS3, English, KS4

After an intense competition, we are thrilled for these amazing students who have emerged victorious as the top spellers in their respective year groups. This year, the competition was tough and many students were so close to spelling the words correctly. Some words, such as pertinacity, bougainvillaea…

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Sur in English Poetry, Short Story and Art Competition 2023

Mar 13, 2023 | | Tags: English, Expressive Arts, Primary

Thank you to the Sur in English for providing students with this creative outlet to showcase their astounding talents. Anita was awarded the best Secondary Art prize for her “brash 'in yer face'” portrait of a friend (two years in a row for EIC Secondary Art!) and Julie was awarded Secondary Art Special…

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World Book Day 2023 - Celebrate Words

Mar 10, 2023 | | Tags: English, Primary

On Thursday 9th March, The EIC celebrated its own version of World Book Day 2023. As well as celebrating our love of books and reading, we took this day to celebrate WORDS. Students in Primary and Secondary were invited to dress up as a word of their choice. What a plethora of words there were on…

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Sur in English poetry and art competitions - 2022

Mar 16, 2022 | | Tags: English

Our students had a great deal of success in the recent 'Sur in English' poetry and art competitions. Alexandra was awarded the best Secondary Art prize and Vera won the best Secondary Poem prize for her sonnet. EIC was also delighted to discover that Irma was given a special mention for her Secondary…

Lucy Strange
Lucy Strange

Mar 10, 2022 | | Tags: English

As part of our World Book Day celebrations, KS3 students enjoyed a virtual visit by renowned children's author Lucy Strange. In her engaging talk, Lucy explained her inspiration for writing, gave tips for upcoming young writers and treated the students to a reading of her latest novel 'Sisters of the…

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World Book Day 2022

Mar 05, 2022 | | Tags: English, Primary

On Thursday, book fever took over Secondary, as we celebrated World Book Day. We decorated doors in the theme of our favourite books, dressed as book characters and tutor groups battled it out in a book quiz. The winning form was 8B! Teachers and students shared excerpts from their favourite books and…

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Year 9 have been studying Sitcoms

Mar 11, 2021 | | Tags: English, KS3

This half term, Year 9 have been studying Sitcoms. They have learnt the criteria for a successful sitcom whilst analysing the presentation of characters and how this creates meaning for the audience. Students then applied their understanding by devising their own sitcom. This culminated in them planning…

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World Book Day 2021

Mar 05, 2021 | | Tags: English

Yesterday the whole of EIC celebrated World Book Day! In the Primary school, lessons were focused on books and many closely followed our 'Heroes and Villains' theme! The Early Years and Reception children went on a book hunt and read their favourite books to their teddy bears; in Year 4, the children…

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Year 9 - Understanding the Conventions of Sitcoms

Feb 23, 2021 | | Tags: KS3, English

Year 9 has been studying sitcoms this half term. This has included a thorough understanding of the conventions of sitcoms, exploring stock characters and situations, investigating how comedy works, group analysis on a sitcom of their choice and ultimately, devising their own sitcoms (ideas for pilot…



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