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Drama students meet celebrity mentor
3rd June 2013
Our Rudolph Walker Inter Schools Drama Award rehearsals are well underway! Students have been working really hard to create their drama performances. They have demonstrated commitment and creativity over the last few weeks. Read More
Congratulations to Carlos Pontes, Year 10, who won first place at the The Hackney Regional Speak Out Challenge Final. Read More
Year 11 Prom
31st May 2013
On Friday 24th May, the Year 11 students enjoyed a fantastic end to a successful year. Travelling in style on three route master buses, the students and staff arrived at the Westminster pier. Waiting in anticipation, the students were shocked to see the large Elizabethan style boat that they were climbing aboard. Sailing along the River Thames, the students enjoyed hours of dancing to a variety of music played by the DJ. Read More
Over the last school term Year 12 have been rehearsing two plays, ‘Gone Too Far’ and ‘Belong’ by Bola Agbaje. Both plays have been performed at The Royal Court theatre in recent years and they both explore the theme of cultural identity. On 2nd May a visiting examiner came to our school to assess the students. The assessed performances contribute 40% of the students overall AS grade. Read More
The Urswick School celebrates outstanding Ofsted grades
22nd April 2013
Staff and students at The Urswick School have been celebrating after the school was graded as a ‘Good’ school with two ‘Outstanding’ features, following a recent Ofsted inspection. Inspectors visited the school on the 20th and 21st March where they observed lessons and met with students and staff as part of the inspection. Read More