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Uxbridge High School

 

December 2018

  • Oxford University

    Published 14/12/18

    On Wednesday 28th November 2018, thirteen Year 12 students attended an insight day at Oxford University. Upon arrival at St Anne’s College, students were provided with information, advice and guidance which focused on Oxbridge and Russell Group applications. 

    Students then had the opportunity to attend an academic taster session on either maths or law. The visit was completed by being shown around the university by current students at St Anne’s.

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  • Years 9 and 10 Rugby Tournament

    Published 13/12/18

    On Friday 30th November 2018, eight students from Years 9 and 10 represented Uxbridge High School at a Rugby Tournament held at Ruislip Rugby Club.

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  • Year 8 Girls Handball Tournament

    Published 13/12/18

    On Wednesday 28th November 2018, nine Year 8 girls represented Uxbridge High School in a handball tournament held at Northwood School. The girls competed against other local schools for a chance to compete in the final.

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  • Working in the City Workshop

    Published 12/12/18

    The ‘working in the city’ workshop at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on Wednesday 10th October 2018 gave students in Year 12 an insight into business services and support roles within a large city law firm. This included departments such as HR, IT support, finance and accounting, business development and marketing.

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  • West London Schools Cup

    Published 12/12/18

    On Wednesday 5th December 2018, thirteen Year 8 boys competed against other schools in the quarter finals of the West London Schools Cup at Ruislip Rugby Club. They won an exciting game 45-35, with end to end action throughout. There were some great individual performances, but the boys stuck together to grind out a tough win.

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  • Warwick Castle

    Published 12/12/18

    On Friday 28th September 2018, Year 8 students had the chance to explore Warwick Castle, a Norman Castle built in 1068 after the Norman invasion of 1066.

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  • Under 15 Handball Tournament

    Published 12/12/18

    On Wednesday 5th December 2018, ten Year 10 boys represented Uxbridge High School in the Under 15 handball tournament at Queensmead School. The boys drew one game, lost one game and won a game leaving them in joint second place.

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  • EFL U13 Girls’ Football Tournament

    Published 12/12/18

     

    A group of UHS students were selected to represent Uxbridge High School in the EFL Girls’ Cup on Wednesday 28th November 2018. They showed up determined and ready for the match, but unfortunately, didn't make it through to the quarter finals. The students showed great teamwork and had a great day, despite the result.

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  • The Trouble with Science is Ethics

    Published 12/12/18
    Four students from Year 12 were invited to Brunel University on Tuesday 20th November 2018 to take part in a ‘the trouble with science is ethics’ workshop. The workshop started with students having to make up their minds over some of the
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  • St Saviour’s Church, Knightsbridge

    Published 12/12/18

    We thoroughly enjoyed the annual theatre trip to see our regional theatre partner, Intermission Youth Theatre, perform ‘Guilt Trip’ on Thursday 1st November 2018.

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  • Shakespeare on Trial

    Published 12/12/18

    On Tuesday 2nd October 2018, four students from UHS sixth form attended a three-day course at The Shakespeare Globe Theatre, National Justice Museum and Brunel University for A level students considering pursuing a degree in law.

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  • Science Museum

    Published 12/12/18

    On Friday 30th November 2018, forty Year 8 students visited the Science museum to gain a deeper understanding of the solar system, the development of telephones and clocks and the effects of climate change and global warming. The students spent the afternoon in an interactive science gallery, where they participated in dry ice demonstrations, lightning strike at a Tesla coil and even travelled through the virtual universe. The day ended with a science show, where students were shown the importance of the mathematical application of prime numbers.

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