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  • Friday 13 November 2020 COVID 19 Update Thursday 12 November 2020 Thank you for all your on-going support in these difficult times. As you will know, Covid cases are creeping up in certain geographical areas across the country, including Luton and Bedfordshire.
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 10 Years of Apps for Good! This year is the tenth anniversary of the national Apps for Good programme. This year will be the seventh year that students from Denbigh have taken part in the initiative which sees young people work in teams to create apps to solve a real world problem. During the past seven years, Denbigh students have been shortlisted seven times for the competition, won four national awards in the ‘Digital Explorers’, ‘Accessibility’, ‘Social Pioneers’ and ‘People's Choice’ categories and the school has won the ‘School of the Year’ Award. This year two teams from Denbigh won at the "virtual finals" of the awards and received their trophies at the start of this term. Numerous previous Apps For Good students have also taken part in the Apps for Good Fellowship Programme which gives continued opportunities for pupils to develop their technology, team work and public speaking skills. Habibah Miah's story is highlighted on the Apps for Good we
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 CLT Employee of the Month! Our receptionist Sarah Queen has been awarded Chiltern Learning Trust Employee of the Month for going above and beyond to inspire and support students. Staff are nominated each month across the eleven schools in the trust and only one is selected.
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 Drama students create their own plays Miss Casey’s Year 9 drama class have begun planning their devised plays based on the stimulus of PT Barnum - The Greatest Showman. After research and improvisation work exploring different aspects of Barnum's life and career, students broke into groups to start to plan their own plays and characters based on what this stimulus inspired.
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 Careers: LMI Labour Market Information (LMI) gives a picture of the current economic and employment situation. It includes information on average salaries, skills in demand, growth sectors and geographical area trends. LMI plays an important part in careers guidance at Denbigh as it helps when thinking about what the future might hold, supporting informed career decision making.
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 Digital Leaders Start Their Roles This month has seen the Digital leaders initiated into their new roles. After a long and rigorous application and recruitment process that has now ended with 20 New Denbigh Digital Leaders appointed to help support and promote the use of technology and E-safety across the school. The new cohort were met by Mrs Harwood, Assistant headteacher, who delivered a speech on the significance of their new role and their significance as Denbigh role models. Furthermore personally congratulating each student and issuing them with their Digital Leader badges, that are being worn with great pride. The new Digital leaders really appreciated being inducted into their roles by a member of SLT.  The Digital Leaders are looking ahead with great enthusiasm to their new journey in the upcoming academic year. Despite the current climate and challenges that may arise, the team is focussed, dedicated but above all excited about learning new skills in the use of emerging technologies, supporting their pe
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 STEM Inspiration Week Last week as part of STEM Inspiration week a number of year 9s and 10s were involved in a number of virtual sessions looking at STEM careers. Students gained an insight into a variety of science related STEM careers. 
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 Careers in Health and Social Care This week during the Year 10 and Year 11 Health and Social Care lessons, students took part in a virtual careers session focused on NHS careers and pathways. The virtual event was created by existing NHS staff and volunteers to enable young people to gain a deeper understanding from adults currently working in the NHS. 
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 House Captains 2020-21 This term, every form from Year 7 to Year 10 has been electing their House Captains for the coming year. Each form has elected two representatives and they will be expressing their opinions, their ideas and their feedback to their Head of House at House Captains’ meetings. This is part of the whole school Student Voice strategy where students are asked for their feedback and their perspective. 
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 Current House Competitions To extend your learning beyond the classroom, and make a contribution to the success of the house you are in, reinforces what it means to be a successful Denbigh Learner. 
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 Denbigh’s Above and Beyond Programme A new and exciting initiative is being launched this term at Denbigh for our More and Most Able students, called the ‘Above and Beyond Programme’. Over the academic year, selected students will be required to complete five challenging tasks, that will refine study skills and broaden learning horizons.  In a subject specialism of their choice, they will explore topics that may not appear on the syllabus, and conduct in depth research before presenting, writing about and teaching their peers. 
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 Wellbeing and Enrichment Week It was wonderful to welcome our students back to school with a week of exciting and engaging activity focussing on our five strands of Enrichment. Students took part in lessons based on Values; establishing the qualities of a Denbigh Learner. These are the characteristics that we believe are required to be successful in all walks of life.  
  • Thursday 22 October 2020 Virtual Open Evening 2020 With current restrictions in place the concept of Open Evening truly seemed impossible but due to the wonder that is technology we were delighted and incredibly excited to be able to ‘host’ our Open Evening digitally this year. Our wonderful Director of Technology Mrs Darcy worked tirelessly with our Acting Deputy Headteacher Mr Smith to put together a wonderful website that exhibited the high quality and standards at Denbigh. 
  • Friday 16 October 2020 Virtual Open Evening 2020 Denbigh High School would like to extend a warm welcome to parents, carers and pupils in Key Stage 2 to our Virtual Open Evening > NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW HERE
  • Monday 21 September 2020 URGENT MESSAGE FOR YEAR 10 & 11 Monday 21st September 2020
  • Tuesday 15 September 2020 Nomination for Parent Governor We are electing for a new parent governor to join our Local Governing Body as part of the Chiltern Learning Trust's governance structure.
  • Monday 14 September 2020 URGENT MESSAGE FOR YEAR 7 Monday 14th September 2020
  • Friday 17 July 2020 “Does Playing Sport Make You Smarter?” Year 7 and 8 girls in Miss Blair and Miss Haines group were asked ‘Does playing sport make you smarter?’ this term. They were really impressed with the responses, here are some examples.
  • Friday 17 July 2020 Girls PE Groups Questioning the Importance of a Healthy Lifestyle Miss Blair has been impressed by the hard work and determination from Year 7’s, 8’s, 9’s and 10’s during current homeschooling. In Year 7 and 8 students have been questioning healthy eating and in Year 9 and 10 coursework has been completed to high quality.
  • Friday 17 July 2020 Denbigh Virtual Sports Day Sports day is always a big event at Denbigh, with two days of activities taking place on the school field including mascot walks, dances and songs this year due to the coronavirus pandemic Denbigh went digital for sports day.
  • Friday 17 July 2020 School Games Awards We are tremendously proud of the recognition of our commitment to sports throughout the year, including virtual sporting provision at this current time. We have received the School Games Award and the Virtual School Games Award this year.
  • Friday 17 July 2020 Denbigh Student Gains 1st Place at Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama 2020 Anjum Murshed 71, gained First Place and a Distinction in the category Dramatic Solo - Year 7-8 in the Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech & Drama 2020. 
  • Friday 17 July 2020 What do you love, find terrifying, loathe, struggle with and really enjoy in Drama? Key Stage 3 students were asked the above question about studying Drama, over this page and the next are a few responses:
  • Friday 17 July 2020 Accelerated Reader Achievements This Year Well done to our Year 7 and 8 Accelerated Reader students who have persevered throughout the lockdown period and improved upon their Autumn term progress. 99% of Year 8 engaged in accelerated Reader and 97% of Year 7 engaged .
  • Friday 17 July 2020 Denbigh Digital Leaders 2020-21 Do you think you have what it takes to be a Digital leader?
  • Friday 17 July 2020 Spirited Arts Inter House Competition Students showed great school spirit and House pride by entering the ‘Spirited Arts’ competition led by the RE department. ‘Spirited Arts’ is a national competition run by NATRE for school children to express themselves in an artistic way. Students were able to choose from a variety of themes, including God’s good earth, Inspiring, Holy Words, Where is God? And Picturing Faith. For a chance of gaining national recognition and winning amazon vouchers, students were required to send in drawings, paintings, videos, sculptures or other media forms with a 400-word explanation of their art.
  • Friday 17 July 2020 'Young Geographer of the Year' Award This year the Geography inter house was to take part in the Royal Geographical Society’s Young Geography of the Year Award, which encouraged students of all ages to explore their local areas and view these places through the lens of Geography. Thinking and writing like a geographer is not only an essential skill for those studying the subject, but Geography provides young people with the key knowledge and skills that are required in the modern workplace. Geography also allows us to see and view the world around us in a multi-layered and interconnected way.
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