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  • Comic Relief

    Every year staff and students come to school in their mufti clothes and pay for the privilege. In 2021 we raised a record £159.57, mainly thanks to Alfie's Sponsored Silence. He declined to be interviewed! In 2022 we raised £41.05 through donations.

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  • World Book Day

    School staff promoted enjoyment of reading with posters of their favourite and current books. Miss Griffiths dressed as George from the Famous Five!

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  • Outdoor Education

    Selected students have a weekly session with Safe and Sound to develop their personal skills through adventurous activities. In these photos students are taking part in Bushcraft, Kayaking on Lake Vyrnwy, Mountain Biking and Map Reading in Church Stretton.

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  • Bike Maintenance

    Students go off-road riding with Mr Tranter and are now able to repair any damage caused to the school bikes with Mr Hazlehurst in his bike maintenance classes. Do you know what the tools are used for?

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  • Christmas Tree Festival at St Chad's Church

    The Henslow School joined the Festival of Trees in St Chad's Church, Shrewsbury. Students sponsored a tree and spent time decorating it, in order to showcase the rich variety of lessons that take place in school. The Evolution School pupils visited the site and enjoyed searching for the Henslow Tree amongst the galleries and aisles. It is an uplifting way to celebrate the end of term and start of the Christmas festivities.

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  • Careers Day

    All students participated in a Careers Focus day in November. Older students spent the morning considering their options on leaving school, learning that they must then do one of the following until turning 18: stay in full-time education , for example at a college. Start an apprenticeship or traineeship . Spend 20 hours or more a week working or volunteering, while in part-time education or training.

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  • Anti-Bullying Week

    To raise awareness of the message for the week, students and staff wore odd socks, passed on kind words to each other and designed posters. Shopping vouchers were handed out for Random Acts of Kindness. In Personal Skills students were asked to consider what 'kindness' meant to them and asked how could they do nice things without expecting anything in return.

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  • White Water Rafting

    The last day of term dawned bright and sunny, perfect weather for bobbing down the river into Llangollen. With amazing teamwork and camaraderie everyone boarded their raft and much fun was had splashing, swimming and playing games as we made our way down the beautiful river to whizz down town-falls. Once back on dry land, students were presented with their achievement and effort certificates before being wished well for their summer holidays.

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  • Sports Day

    All of the Henslow Students had a fabulous morning of competitive athletics and a fun afternoon of team rounders for their annual sports day. Energy levels were topped up at lunch time with a BBQ prepared by Chef’s Penrose and Howells. Of particular note was the sportsmanship displayed by students, who encouraged all to participate and try their best.

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