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Remembrance

November 11, 2014 No Comments

Ladies and gentlemen, before we start can we please take a brief moment to remember those who fought and sacrificed their lives for our benefit. Now then, yesterday at precisely 11 o’clock we all had our two minutes silence to remember those who died in the war. But that’s not what we’re here for, if you […]

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Ant & Dec told to end ‘animal abuse’

Ant & Dec told to end ‘animal abuse’

November 11, 2014 No Comments

TV presenter Chris Packham has written an open letter to Ant and Dec asking them to end “abuse of animals” in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! The duo preside over the show’s “bushtucker trials”, in which contestants eat live insects, or endure close encounters with creepy crawlies. Writing in the Radio Times, […]

Remembrance 11am – 2 minutes silence

Remembrance 11am – 2 minutes silence

November 11, 2014 No Comments

At 11am today there will be a 2 minute silence to mark the end of World War One. The silence is meant as a tribute to those who lost their lives fighting for their country. Break 5 minutes early, 10.35. Period 3 starts at 10.55. Register before 11.00. At 11.00 two minutes silence triggered by […]

COMPETITION; SIR RICHARD BRANSON NEEDS YOUR HELP

COMPETITION; SIR RICHARD BRANSON NEEDS YOUR HELP

November 10, 2014 No Comments

If you’ll be aged between 12 and 16 and a UK resident on 1 December 2014, he wants you to design a fun, interactive donation box that Virgin Atlantic can use for their Change for Children charity appeal around the world. And the winner gets to meet Sir Richard too. Pretty cool, right? IF YOU WIN: […]

Year 7 & 8 Hollywood Party – Fri 5th Dec

Year 7 & 8 Hollywood Party – Fri 5th Dec

November 10, 2014 No Comments

Year 7 & 8 students – the yearbook team are hosting a Hollywood party on Friday 5th December. Get your tickets from the cashier office! £3 in advance, £3.50 on the door. Dress to impress!

Competition time! #AntibullyingMonth2014

Competition time! #AntibullyingMonth2014

November 10, 2014 No Comments

›Actionwork is running an exciting competition called ‘Let’s Stop Bullying For All”. ›You can design a gadget, draw a picture, write a story, song or poem, take a photo, shoot a film or documentary. Entries can be fun, entertaining, serious, creative, colourful, futuristic but must be your own work. ›Free entry ›First prize – £300 […]

Christmas lights are being turned on

Christmas lights are being turned on

November 10, 2014 No Comments

Christmas lights are being turned on on the 13th November in Brighton. Visit them when they are on!

Two dead after cannibal attack at Argoed hostel

November 8, 2014 No Comments

A woman has been murdered in an act of cannibalism and the suspect has died after Gwent Police fired a Taser at him. Officers went to the former Sirhowy Arms Hotel in Argoed, Blackwood, at 01:23 where it was reported Matthew Williams was attacking the woman. The 22-year-old’s death is being treated as murder, the […]

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Ebola vaccine trial begins

Ebola vaccine trial begins

November 7, 2014 No Comments

A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus is to begin in Oxford. The first of 60 healthy volunteers will be injected with the vaccine. It contains only a small portion of genetic material from the virus, so it cannot cause the disease. Normally it would take years of human trials before a […]

13-year old joins Islamic state

13-year old joins Islamic state

November 6, 2014 No Comments

In a cramped living room in southern Turkey, a 13-year-old boy is training to join Islamic State. As he welcomes us in, he appears a regular, happy-looking child: his hair is ruffled, his smile beaming, he wears a grey, hooded sweater. But as we sit down to talk, he heads next door to change, returning […]

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