Year 9 have read and analysed the play “The terrible fate of Humpty Dumpty” after reading the play Year 9 were set the task to write formal reports putting forward evidence to prosecute the character that they felt was guilty of Terry Dumpton’s murder. After writing their reports Year 9 presented these in the courtroom and the perpetrators were brought to justice!
As part of mental health awareness week year 9 have been thinking about stress, what triggers our stress levels and ways of easing stress. We even took an online test to check our individual stress levels.
We have launched an investigation into the suspicious death of Terry Dumpton, a character from the play we have been studying in English. we are using our skills to analyse the language used by some of the suspects and will be writing formal reports that will be presented in court.
In year 9 we have been doing some work around anger, exploring what triggers our anger and why. We have also started to explore different strategies to help us when we are feeling angry and frustrated.
Year 9 have explored Shakespearean language from Mark Antony’s famous speech in order to uncover who was to blame for the murder of Cinna the poet! Year 9 then used their findings to respond to a GCSE style question.
Year 9 prepared and cooked a fantastic Italian feast. The class also decided to invite some special guests including some pupils from KS4 and the therapy team. Each pupil prepared and served their own dish and it was absolutely delicious!