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The Media Studies department using the media kit recently purchased by the Parents Association. The Media Studies department using the media kit recently purchased by the Parents Association.

The Media Studies department using the media kit recently purchased by the Parents Association.

A year 9 pupil presenting a cheque to Macmillan

Our form, 9H, produced an anthology to raise money for the Boston branch of Macmillan Cancer Support. In just over two months, the year 9 group wrote and published a collection of short stories on the theme of love in Ms Dale’s English lessons and during homework time. The cost of publication was funded by the PTA and the anthology was printed by the local firm, dpsdigital.co.uk.

When asked about the designing of the cover, Jess Yorkshire, explained, “We were each given a section and a deadline to complete our chosen interpretation of love.” The front cover of the book is filled with intricate designs to reflect on the diverse and thought-provoking collection of short stories.

It wasn’t a simple process, with countless numbers of drafts and endless peer assessing in order to make our stories fit for publication. However, it is clear that this labour paid off, as we are now able to sell the work for a good cause.

So far we have raised around £350 and copies are still available at a cost of £5. 

By Bahar Icboyun

The 200 club is now closed.

Numbers have been allocated and the first 3 draws will take place before the end of term.

Please note individual cards with members numbers may not be available to send out till January.

 

This is one of the Parents' Association's main fundraising ventures. The money generated goes directly to the funding of the School's Challenge Awards Scheme, as well as prizegiving and other academic commitments. Please show your support by either entering by Parent Pay or downloading the form and sending it into school with your son or daughter.

200 Club Winners

The winners of the 200 club are listed for each of the monthly draws. 200 Club - Winners

Please download an application form.pdf