Three of our Year 10 students made a special appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme this morning! Some of our girls have been lucky enough to pilot a new website called “Informed Choices”, which is developed by the Russell Group of leading British universities.
Archbishop Blanch School was one of only 50 schools nationwide asked to trial this new system that aims to make information and guidance on choosing A Levels easier and more accessible for students. They were asked by the Russell Group to fill in various surveys and give some detailed feedback on the quality information.
The BBC made a special visit to our school last month to record our girls using this website and asked for their opinion on how useful it was. Hannah, Ellie and Amelia spoke eloquently about their prospective A Level choices and how this might affect their future.
A big thank you to all the girls who were involved in this! A written piece about this topic may appear on the BBC in the near future, but in the meantime you can listen to our girls speak by going on to the BBC website:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m00057s1 [scroll forward 2hrs 45 minutes]
"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.
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.
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