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  • "Your Country Needs You" performance

    "Your Country Needs You" performance
    2nd September 2014

    In July 2014, the History department arranged for Quantum Theatre to come to Cumberland School to perform a WWI based educational play for the entire Year 7 cohort. Read More

  • Project Ability East London Year 7-9 Inclusive Tennis Competition

    Project Ability East London Year 7-9 Inclusive Tennis Competition
    16th July 2014

    Congratulations to the Cumberland Greenhouse Inclusive Tennis Team on winning the Project Ability East London Year 7-9 Inclusive Tennis Competition. Competing against 5 other teams, and easily the youngest team on show, the year 7 boys, Matas Bendoraitis, Ryli May, Alfie Fayers and Antonio Barbosa played some outstanding Tennis to win the tournament outright with 14 points, narrowly beating the two Stratford teams who came joint second with 13 points. Star player was Ryli May, who was undefeated on the day, winning 5 matches out of 5. A big well done also to Isswell Owusu, Abdi Hassan, Tony Duong, Sydney Merritt & Hazel Rahman for their hard work and efficiency in umpiring the event. Read More

  • Diversity week ~ Photo-shoot

    Diversity week ~ Photo-shoot
    14th July 2014

    Y9 Digital Photography pupils put their Photography skills to use by offering lunchtime photos-hoots to celebrate diversity week. The photo-shoot was open for both pupils and staff, each lunchtime was jam-packed and our budding photographers were put through their paces. There was a range of props available to our models and it was fantastic to see both staff and pupils getting into props and striking a pose! Read More

  • Y9 ENTREPRENEURS LEARN ENTERPRISE & EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

    Y9 ENTREPRENEURS LEARN ENTERPRISE & EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
    11th July 2014

    Ms Lewis invited 15 pupils who had been working well in Business Studies to attend The SKILL! Workshop on Wednesday 9th July, and the children, accompanied by Ms Nguyen and Mr Benge, spent the day at the Microsoft offices in Victoria, central London. The workshop saw pupils working in teams to devise enterprising ideas. They received communication and presentation skills training from executives from the business world, before pitching their ideas to a panel of entrepreneurs that include employees from Microsoft in Victoria and Patrick Philpott of Visionpath® Education, who hosted our day. Ultimately, students gained an inspiring insight into the skills that are attractive to employers. Read More

  • Battlefields visit to Ypres and the Somme July 2014

    Battlefields visit to Ypres and the Somme July 2014
    10th July 2014

    42 pupils visited the battlefields at Ypres and the Somme as part of Cumberland School's programme of ensuring pupils commemorate the centenary of the First World War. Read More