National champ Shannon bids for world title
Girl group entertain and reinforce drug awareness
YOUNG female singers not only entertained Year 9 and10 students from they also reinforced drugs awaareness.
The Bon Bonz, aged 18 and early 20s, hail from the North and proved popular with the pupils when they performed in the Arts Theatre with many Year 9s joining them to dance along to the music.
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Science labs get £1/4million boost at Fearns
A STATE of the art science suite is being created after our school secured a £250,000 investment.
Lancashire County Council is providing the funds and science co-ordinator Mrs Moss can’t wait for the work to begin. She said: “I want this to become the science hub of the school. I am so excited.
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Best of British charities celebrated
PUPILS organised crazy charity challenges as part of a special event called Best of British. The humanities department organised a week of activities when geography, history and religious studies lessons for Years 7, 8 and 9 were given over to the challenge. Pupils watched three videos about the British Heart Foundation, Barnardo’s and the RSPCA and they then selected one to raise funds for, devised how they would raise the money and who their special guest would be and created a poster to advertise their event.
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Learning more about different religions
THREE Fearns pupils took part in the Lancashire Youth SACRE conference in the Gujarat Hindu Society in Preston.
A total of 15 schools from Lancashire region took part in the conference with 60 pupils attending.
The day was run by pupils from six schools including Fearns. It was a day that was focused solely on the pupils and very little teacher input was given.
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Health care jobs outlined to students
HOSPITAL jobs were outlined to Health and Social Care students on a taster session at the Royal Blackburn Hospital.
Fearns pupils saw presentations and took part in workshops about the many different departments and staff in the hospital including physiotherapy, doctors, nurses and dietitians.
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Careers advice puts students on right track
PUPILS got the chance to find out more about career options through a series of special events.
On March 6th all Year 11 pupils who have applied for a place in the Sixth Form at BRGS went on an afternoon visit. They met staff and got to ‘sit-in’ on an A-level class as well as meeting current pupils, some of whom had previously attended Fearns.
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BBC School News Report at Fearns
Today, 21st March 2013, 8 pupils took part from Fearns for the BBC School News Report.
We have had a great day! Here are some opinions:
Kirstyn said: “Today has gone very well, it has been fun and helped me to understand more about news articles and how to write them.”
Chantelle said: “Today has been successful. We have managed to work as a team and we have learnt to understand the journalism work role as we have to work for a dead line.”
Freya said: “Today has been very productive, I have learnt much more about journalism and some of the topics.”
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Teachers have legs waxed for Comic Relief
BRAVE male teachers put themselves in the frame for a painful leg waxing to raise money for Comic Relief.
Art teacher Mr Nuttall and PE teachers Mr Mayoh and Mr Palffy signed up to have their legs waxed for the appeal if they raised the most money.
On the day Mr Palffy suffered from ‘chickenitis’, admittedly he was sick, and his place was taken by Year 11 student Ellis Hussey, 16.
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Fearns students clean up beach and land work experience at aquarium
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