A group of sixth form BTEC sport students arranged a staff vs students charity darts match this week. The aim of the match was to raise money for the charity Macmillan Cancer Support. At the end of the tournament, the students' team were declared the winners.
A group of Year 10 English and history students recently took part in a cross-curricular learning activity by using artefacts from different world conflicts when studying the poetry written by the war poets.
All Saints staff and students have been taking part in a number of charitable events in order to raise money for The British Heart Foundation. This includes a wear it red non-uniform day, a cake sale, a valentine's post and a collection for BHF charity shops. All proceeds from the event will go to support the work of the The British Heart Foundation.
As part of their PHSE programme, Year 7 and 8 pupils have received a presentation by ex-student Liam Brennan from The Shine Project and band The Plan. The presentation focused on the theme of respect – considering the statement 'I know who I am' which allowed students to reflect on their human value and the dignity of others.
Year 9 students have been involved in a presentation and workshop by Safe@Last looking at the dangers of relationships with families going wrong and how young people can become isolated and disillusioned. They then considered how young people can be targeted, groomed and exploited as a result of this. The workshop was aimed at educating young people of the signs and consequences and how to stay safe in different ways, including services that help young people.
We now have a PayPal donation button on the homepage of our website which will allow anyone who wishes to donate to our Fund40 charitable giving target. The Fund40 aim is to raise £40,000 as part of the 40 years of All Saints – that's £1,000 for each year. Any donations would be greatly appreciated.
All Saints students have been voting in the Sheffield Youth Cabinet Elections 2017 for the candidate they want to serve the Sheffield East District. This activity has led to further work on democracy as part of our British Values curriculum. Good luck to all candidates!
A group of Year 10 and 11 students recently received awards as part of the Inspiring Youth Project in collaboration with South Yorkshire Police. Students were awarded certificates from level 1 to 9 in bronze, silver and gold categories. Well done to all students involved.
As part of our PHSE at All Saints, students from Year 7 to Year 13 have had an assembly delivered by our Police School Liaison Officer on sexting and the law. Our thanks to PC Marsh from South Yorkshire Police for providing students with important information on the topic.
Year 9 GCSE Business students visited Sheffield Hallam University this week for an International Business day. The event involved working with first year undergraduate students to investigate the potential benefits and drawbacks of internationalisation for a local ice cream business.
As part of their course, Year 10 Sports Leaders students have been completing the theory element of their programme by thinking about what motivates young people to engage in physical activity and solutions to overcome any potential barriers.
Pieces of work from our A Level art students were featured in the annual Sheffield Young Artists Exhibition which was held at Sheffield Town Hall. The event was organised by The Rotary Club and showcased a variety of A Level artwork from schools across the city. Well done to all of our students who saw their outstanding pieces of work displayed in the exhibition.
This week we have launched our new school website. We hope that you find it more accessible and that you can find all the information you require in a timelier manner
We invite you to view the different sections of our site to see what life is like at All Saints. Our twitter feed will provide the latest updates @ASCHSSheffield
This week we welcomed back our Year 13 leavers from 2016 to celebrate their successes in the summer examinations.
Students collected their A Level and BTEC certificates and had the opportunity to share how they are getting on in their chosen career path.
We wish them well as they begin the next part of their journey.
Many thanks to students, parents, staff and governors for attending our Advent evening liturgy this week. It provided a time of peace and quiet as we considered the light and joy that we celebrate at this special time.
Staff and students have been raising money on behalf of CAFOD world gifts as part of our Christmas Jumper day. Pictured are our staff in a full array of jumpers to celebrate the festive season and to raise money for a very worthy charity.
The English Department came second place in the Young Writers Poetry Competition, with the judges saying the entries were one of the best sets received from over 22,000
entries from 900 schools nationwide.
Congratulations to students and staff in the English Department on a fantastic result!
it was another successful half term in the sporting life of All Saints' football teams.
Year 11 – The Year 11 team were South Yorkshire Cup winners 2016/17 with a 5-1 win over Holy Trinity. Along the way to the final they beat Kirk Balk (5:4 AET), Westfield (2:1), Tapton (3:2), Campsmount (2:0).
Year 10 – Our Year 10 team are through to the semi-finals of the Sheffield cup (to be played after Christmas).
Year 9 – The Year 9s are through to the semi-finals of the Sheffield cup (to be played in February).
Year 8 – The Year 8 team are through to the quarter finals of the South Yorkshire cup (to be played in January).
Year 7 – Year 7 were runners up in the Final of the SUFC community schools cup final in November.