Eat My Words!

On Thursday, 12 March Lauren Mitchell and Mary Hubbard competed in Hugh Baird's 'Eat my Words' competition. The overall day consisted of producing a three course meal which had to be presented to a panel of judges, who were all experienced chefs.

Altogether three different schools competed to win the five prizes available and, supported by Miss O'Shea and June Stevenson from Archbishop Blanch's Design Technology Department, our pupils  took home three of the five titles available. Mary Hubbard achieved two awards for 'Best starter' and 'Best main' and Lauren Mitchell took home the award for 'Best article'.

The pupils really enjoyed the day and are looking forward to using the skills and techniques gained as part of this competition in their GCSE Food Technology course.

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"Our two daughters have had the best start in life thanks to the caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff of Archbishop Blanch School. Choosing the right secondary school for one's children is such a difficult task, but we could feel the special ethos of ABS on our first visit. You inspire your pupils to achieve the academic heights of which they are capable in a happy, safe and vibrant environment."
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We have a tradition of high academic standards encouraging students of all abilities to achieve and be successful. Our curriculum gives students many opportunities to progress and develop into whatever field they choose offering a vast range of subjects at each stage across the school and giving an excellent choice of extra curricular enrichment.

Our talented teachers deliver lessons which are fun and exciting supported by state of the art technology and resources.

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The Christian Ethos of Archbishop Blanch School is a unique feature of our school. We offer a safe and caring environment in which every student can reach their full potential.

The faith life of our school is a strong feature of Archbishop Blanch. Our new school building compliments our Christian ethos and enables us to come together in groups small and large. We also have a dedicated prayer room for special services and spiritual moments.

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Sixth Form for the future

Archbishop Blanch has a successful sixth form which offers an excellent choice of subjects to both boys and girls:

Our experienced sixth form team offer both academic rigour, complemented by our supportive pastoral care which together produces outstanding results. 

Our new and exciting sixth form offers its own unique, facilities including: Study Centre, Dedicated Careers Advisor, Study Support Team and Social Area

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