Facsimile: 01992 500408 Mention must also be made of the excellent progress of Ally who achieved an A in Geography; a Distinction in Business and a B in English. Creating the castles was also fun because it was a task that encouraged us to be creative. Each month we interview an author about their book and build the show around a related theme. Jordan has successfully secured a place at the University of Keele where he will be pursuing his interest in Astrophysics and Mathematics. It was an exhibition that took a slightly different form to the art that you would normally expect to see. 76% of students attaining a Grade 4 (equivalent to a Grade C) or above in English and mathematics After contacting Jenny for more information about her history and development as a musician it was interesting to learn that she started learning to play the guitar at the age of nine and co-opted her pianist elder sister into learning some songs they could perform together in talent shows. Due to CV-19 on this occasion the meeting will be held remotely. To date the magnificent total of £2,900 has been raised and the students concerned wish to thank all of the donors and sponsors who have contributed for their generous support. As previously reported our students have been working hard to achieve the funds needed to enable them to participate in this once in a lifetime opportunity and have enjoyed the support of Sele Governor, Stephen McEnally throughout the process. At the VEX Robot Rumble, held at the University of Hertfordshire in January, The Sele School Year 10 Robotics Team beat fifteen other schools to win the overall competition. After really bad luck with the weather caused Sports Day to be run in stages while dodging the summer downpours, we finally have a result: Year 7           Year 8           Year 9            Year 10       Overall    Points, 1st          Bayley           Bayley             Castle            Castle          Bayley    1265, 2nd        Castle            Castle             Bayley            Bayley          Castle     1217, 3rd         Shire              Shire               Shire              Shire            Shire      1066. Here the students attended workshops where Victoria investigated cellular viability using fluorescent probe technique and Jordan researched and produced innovative science supported defence and avoidance strategies in the wake of natural disasters. A-level and GCSE results: Pressure mounts on ministers to solve exam crisis. We then were given a worksheet, full of questions about the information displayed about the many items on display in the museum and gradually we all completed the worksheet. Further details of the planned trip to Japan are in the News item below and for a full report of  Hertford Town Council's local grant awards please go to their website. We know our students have fabulous creative writing talents and plan is to launch a virtual anthology of their work. There are only four members per team so we work hard in order to be chosen to represent the school. We are extremely proud of the success of our students, who were rightly awarded their grades in-line with the prior attainment. Linking St Andrew's Street to Gascoyne Way and likely to get a lot more foot traffic with the recent opening of a new supermarket, the underpass has been lined with art works from local schools and showcases four works by our talented students. Feeling fed up with repeats of old Christmas Specials on TV and hoping for something a bit more thought provoking? This Enrichment Day certainly had been interesting and we all came away from the day better informed. 1st: Harry and Niamh, 2nd: Leonie, 3rd: Natasha, Honourable Mention: Lilly, Virtual Castle: Gareth, Students' Choice: Lola and Most Creative Media: Amy. The students were taken through some magic ‘tricks’ and then introduced to the algorithmic nature of many of the tricks which relied on the properties of number in order for them to work. We were given a bag of random gifts.”. Please click on the link to see the rules and some ideas to get you started: Summer Sizzler KS3 Creative Writing Competition. Finally, I’d like to take this opportunity, to say a very big well done to all our sixth formers and we wish them all the very best in their future careers. Bengeo Tigers FC, Committee, coaches, parents and players for their support. The global pandemic has raised many questions, both on a personal level and about how society is organised, how public health challenges should be met and how economic uncertainty can be tackled. The race itself is three laps around the perimeter of the school’s fields; which is a lot more challenging than it sounds! This condo was built in 1969 and last sold on for. I hope the results you have received today have met or exceeded your expectations. At year 11 (Age 15+), students will sit for their first major examination which is GCSE / Pre-A-Levels. They attended the ‘Night School’ presentation by Professor Richard Wiseman where they explored the new science of sleep and dreaming. Stay inside, save lives, it doesn’t matter if you’re just a kid. This could have been done as a drawing, model or it could have been a virtual castle. Mention must also be made of some superb results from Year 10 students: Diogo who achieved Grade 9s (A*s) in Spanish and History; Claudia who achieved Grade 8s in History and Spanish and a 9 in Music; Marissa who was awarded a Grade 8 in Spanish and a Grade 9 in History and Ivy who secured two Grade 8s in History and Spanish and a Grade 7 in Art and Design. Every speech was well researched and delivered, with a huge focus being on the Education, Health and Environmental Policies each party had. We are very grateful to The Friends of Sele School (FOSS) who kindly donated £4,000 towards the cost of the new vehicle and would also like to thank Councillor Bob Deering who arranged for the school to receive a further £1,000 towards the purchase from the Herts County Council Locality Budget Scheme. This year the trip was centred in Sendai a city in the North of Japan at the renown Tōhoku University. As results become available we will publish them on this page and provide links to the appropriate government performance tables. Reflecting on the trip Jordan said “Japan is beautiful. They had also taken over the school canteen’s cakes with their Liberal Democrat flags! We screened 110 youngsters on the day which is fantastic. The students had a great day exploring science, technology, engineering and maths! Students in Year 9 recently visited the University of Hertfordshire to take part in a Pathfinder Day. Click here to listen: Corona Virus Monologue. ', The winning castles, judged by Mrs Winship were as follows -. Congratulations to Izzy who built the robot, Callum the programmer, Bruno the strategist and to Tom, Josh and Megan who drove the robot through 14 challenges to take the title. Grants were also awarded to three other local organisations and good causes. The exchange also included a full cultural programme of visits and activities. This might be just the thing -. On Friday 20 September 2019, the Sixth Form Senior Student Committee will be holding a ‘Wear Your Jeans Day’ as part of Jeans For Genes. A number of students have achieved ‘Personal bests’ by meeting or exceeding their ambitious targets that were set for them two years ago and many of them have been thanking their teachers for their relentless support which helped them to achieve these excellent results. Results in English and mathematics were exceptional with: 88% of students attaining a Grade 4 (equivalent to a Grade C) or above in best English. F. or further info, please click on the link: Talented Year 10 GCSE Drama Student has written and recorded a brilliant monologue about the devastating personal and public effects of the Covid-19 Emergency. Behind the scenes other members of the sixth form were busy preparing the polling station; collating the school’s electoral role; producing the ballot papers and every other job that ensured a successful running of events. A*-C                                                                                       40%, A*-E                                                                                       92%, Best 3 A Levels Average Grade                                                   C, Vocational Average Grade                                                          M. Our Deputy Head Boy, Jacob Collins achieved an excellent set of results including 2 A*s (equivalent) in Maths and Sport Studies and will be reading Mathematics with Actuarial Science at the University of Southampton. 'Year 7 took part in a fun project where we had to design & build a castle. Gemma Caruana also performed very well gaining 168 UCAS points and subsequently has been successful at her choice to read Accountancy at Nottingham University. One of our Year 9 Students writes about our annual fund raising Fun Run - the Race for Life. To qualify, Lily had to independently travel to the Isle of Coll, Scotland, via train, ferry and road to complete a physically, mentally and emotionally challenging week in order to demonstrate to the charity she has what it takes. Please join the live chat and/or send in your questions! Rankings are based on the percentage of GCSE/IGCSE entries awarded 9-7 or A* and A grades.To qualify for inclusion there must be a minimum of 20 students in the cohort. Thanks to Tesco, Hertford Key Stage 3 students will be able to enjoy drinks and snacks when they attend a special - for one night only - fundraising Movie Night at The Sele School on Thursday 13 February. At the beginning of the race I wanted to walk, but when we were encouraged to jog at least some of it, once I’d got started I didn’t want to stop jogging. Toggle navigation. We are encouraged to get sponsored to do the run and we can even wear fancy dress on the day! We are overwhelmed and delighted that the School has been chosen as one of only five schools across the UK to participate in this prestigious international Young Scientists Workshop and we thank Hertford Town Council for their generous contribution.”. Its goal was to have you think about the immigration crisis currently impacting the world, to think of all those that had been displaced by the various wars. © 2021 The Sele School | Terms of use The form captains promoted their charities during their time at school by delivering assemblies to raise awareness about the work of their charity and arranged a fund raising event. Number of students 91 % Passes at A*/A - 35.59 % Passes at A/B - 55.87 % Passes at A/E - 99.29. Their album 'This Time' is now available on Amazon Music, iTunes and Spotify. Results in English have been consistently high over time; results in mathematics increased notably to be above average in 2012 after a marked dip in 2011. Four of our Year 12 Science Students along with one teacher, will be heading for Japan in July at the invitation of the Clifton Scientific Trust. With the real elections upon us, it was the perfect opportunity to mirror such an influential event for the entire country, giving students an insight into the procedures and the importance of a general election. On the 24th October 2018 The Sele School Sixth Form travelled to the Tate Modern in London for a day of modern art. For the 2017 Examination Results please follow the link below: 2018 The Sele School A Level and GCSE Results, 2017 The Sele School A Level and GCSE Results. However, there were alliances to be made and by working together with John Warner School and both teams playing to their robots respective strengths there was a points bonanza propelling the Sele robot through the quarter and semi finals and into first place. This story is both from very far away (Mongolia) and close at hand (Cambridge) and it encompasses some key issues of the times - the importance of education, the need to conserve the environment and how people can make a living in a sustainable manner. Eni from 8 Shire said I found the Royal Veterinary School information station really interesting because I like how the people informed us about the different animal bones and organs. Next, we were given a castle shopping list and told that we had 130 shillings spending limit, making sure that we had the necessary structures for a well-defended castle. A school community serves its students well when it is aspirational for them. 90% of our students were successful in securing their first-choice university. We hope you enjoy reading this inspiring story: The Conservationist, the herders and the fashionistas. The greatest pride I have, however, is in how resilient, focused and positive our students have been in what has been an undeniably challenging and unsettling period of time for all of us but especially students who were denied many rites of passage such as sitting exams and enjoying Leavers’ celebrations. There is much to celebrate with this year’s results both in our Year 12 and Year 13 cohorts. Congratulations to all our Year 11's who worked hard and got the grades they deserved. This is a public meeting. They also need to know studying a range of subjects allows them to make connections between domains that may seem divergent but are intrinsically intertwined. Congratulations to the Fund Raising Committee for Children in Need; the final total raised was £460.40. After watching The Sele School students perform a dance which was based on the values of the Award; challenge, teamwork and independence, he then spent a few minutes speaking with the dancers about their experiences of doing the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Congratulations to all of you for successfully completing your GCSEs under such extraordinary circumstances. News reaches us that former Sele student Cedar Rose Johnson has released a Christmas song - Santa's Beard. Student took part in quizzes and discussion about University life as well as taking a tour around campus to see how students live on site. Sep 2015 – Nov 2015 3 months. Every Birmingham school's GCSE results - see where yours ranks. The NHS understands that there are numerous barriers that can prevent younger vulnerable teens volunteering within health care, not least because of their age and by the time they are old enough to do so, they may no longer be interested. One of the first rooms that we explored was a room with nothing in it. A broad education, such as studying a modern foreign language, allows them to pursue adventures abroad and be a force for good in their community and their nation when they return. The students arranged for students and staff to participate in a hoody day, where for a donation of £1.00 students were able to come to school wearing a hoody instead of their school blazer. A Message from Deputy Headteacher, Miss Hein. ... and Level 2 is at about the same level of difficulty as a GCSE at grade C/4 or above. These included: a keep, portcullis, barbican, towers, curtain wall, moat and many others. Performance and Results GCSE Results. The organic compound was certainly overpowering and some did cry. Take what you have learnt at The Sele School and build on it. Our Sixth Form Students demonstrated the role of leadership by supporting the Lower School in their lessons and taking a lead in group tasks. Schools in England can appeal if they can show this year's GCSE and A-level results do not reflect recent improvements, the exams watchdog says. Every Tuesday after school from 3pm to 4pm the school’s Year 11 mathematicians run our Maths Club. I managed to achieve 3rd place in my year and in the first fifteen of the whole school! Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Pitney Bowes and are subject to change.Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries. He discussed and put open to debate whether numbers are created or discovered. When asked about her early education, Emma referred to attending The Sele School, followed by studying Earth Sciences at Oxford then a PhD in Volcanology at Bristol University. Meeting the Japanese students was nerve wracking but looking back the trip has been one of the most influential starting points for any event of my life so far.”  Neil Dunn the Head of The Sele School is confident that his students will once again be invited to participate in the 2019 exchange planned for at both the UK workshops in Cambridge University and the Japan workshops in Kyoto city, the ancient capital of Japan. Remember to be bold; take risks and be the change you want to see in the world. On our first day we took part in Raft Building and Giant Swing. Sharn Tomlinson accepted the cheque on behalf of Keech Hospice; Sally Patterson accepted the funds raised on behalf of Mind in Mid Herts and Ian Vallance collected the donation on behalf of The Smile Train. Frejya Coltman-West, one of the Sele dancers, said ”We had an amazing experience performing in front of the Prince; it was an occasion I will never forget”. Five Sixth Formers took on the role of candidates for the main political parties and along with their campaign teams, researched their policies and wrote their campaign speeches. They must, however, wear the rest of their uniform including their blazer, shirt, tie and school shoes on that day. To everyone who made a donation to replenish the Mathew Blease memorial fund this will help us to fund another event in partnership with Bengeo Tigers FC. Having left Sendai on the Shinkansen “bullet” train the students travelled to Tokyo for an overnight stay and a day of sight-seeing. They dipped into the Heavy Metal Mayhem of the Marine World in ‘The Blowfish’ seminar. We held sheep’s brain, pig’s brain and giraffe toe! pioneering research, crucial support services and vital care. We need this message to reach everyone. Tasks included; designing community centres, carrying out surveys/questionnaires and participating in role plays and debates. We also play maths games like Chess, Otrio and Mastermind or we complete Tarzia maths puzzles. The students were engaged and worked really hard giving the staff a tough job to pick a winning team Here is what some of the students had to say about the day: “I liked the fact that they showed two point of views of the different accommodation there; living away from the uni or living on campus”, “I liked how the University showed us different careers we could pursue and what life on campus would be like if we went there.”. After the screening session the following message was posted on social media by Karen Blease, whose son Mathew passed due to a heart condition; the fund that Karen and her husband started in memory of their son helped to fund the event: On Saturday 29th February Bengeo Tigers FC hosted their first Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) heart screening event for 14 to 35 year olds at The Sele School, Hertford. 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