Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of:
Year 7 – Friendship Groups, Puberty,
Year 8 – Values, Racism, Body Image
Year 9 – What is CSE?, Martin Luther King, Radicalisation
Year 10 – Knife Crime, CSE, Human Rights
Year 11 – Mental Health, Tracking, Interview Skills
Year 7 – Values, Celebrating Diversity, Holocaust Memorial Day
Year 8 – Values, Celebrating Diversity, Holocaust Memorial Day
Year 9 – Values, Options
Year 10 – Values, Celebrating Diversity, Holocaust Memorial Day
Year 11 – Values, Celebrating Diversity, National Citizen Service: “The Challenge”
Pupils took part in several events, including:
The first Abbs Cross Futures Evening was held. Pupils in Key Stage 4 took part in workshops with eight representatives of different professions. These included the RAF, the sport and leisure industry, medicine, the police, civil service, catering, retail and law.
Sixteen Year 11 pupils went to see a performance of ‘The Woman in Black’.
Twelve Year 11 pupils took part in a Further Maths A Level taster day at Loxford School.
Pupils in Year 11 visited Queens College and Peterhouse College at the University of Cambridge.
Abbs Cross won the KS3 and KS4 Secondary Dance Competition and will progress to the next round, hosted at The Copperbox in the 2012 London Olympic Park.
Pupils from Year 7, 8, and 9 spent a day at the Harry Potter studios.
Pupils have taken part in charitable causes:
.Year 10 pupils volunteered their time helping at a local food bank for Shelter.
Year 11 have made their way into the Essex Cup semi-final after a 2-0 victory at home.
Year 10 played Coopers in basketball and won 43-33, and won 48-18 against Marshals Park.
Year 8 and 9 took part in a badminton tournament at Harris Academy. Congratulations to Year 8 who won.
8C and 7M won the interform table tennis competitions for Year 8 and 7 respectively.