Mrs Wright and Mr Rinaldi were blown away this week by the incredible talents of our Y9 English students.
The Slam Jam Poetry Competition held heats in Doncaster on Wednesday evening and our students, Anna Vince, Lydia Guthrie, Fiona Carlton-Nichols and Aliesha Mapplebeck, were the only representatives from North Yorkshire.
Despite stiff competition from other very talented students writers and performers, our girls swallowed their nerves and gave outstanding performances, delighting everyone with their skill of the spoken word.
Although we will not find out the results of who made it to the final competition in June, Anna and Lydia’s poem was voted second by the judging panel and are likely to go through to compete for the coveted title.
Fiona and Aliesha narrowly missed out on the top three podium, but still gained such an excellent score that they too may be successful in earning a place in the final. To get two teams through would make us the most successful school in the whole heat!
Well done to the girls for representing Barlby High School with such literary prowess.
Quick reminder that tomorrow is non-uniform day in support of one of our school charities @Cry_in_the_Dark. Students need to bring £1 if they haven't already please. You can find out more about Cry in the Dark here: buff.ly/3omwpDW
If your son/daughter needs any pieces of school uniform, the Friends of Barlby High will be opening the second-hand uniform shop at school on 21 October from 5.00-7.00pm. Do come along and grab a bargain! #uniform #preloved #schoolsmart pic.twitter.com/AFAF…
A reminder that 13 October is non-uniform day in support of one of our school charities @Cry_in_the_Dark. Students need to bring £1 before the day and pass to their form tutors please. Year 7 and 8s will also be creating Christmas boxes to send to Romania #kindness #compassion pic.twitter.com/a0yW…
Have you got 2 minutes to help fight climate change? Thanks to @toppsta & @WalkerBooksUK we have a copy of Kids Fight Climate Change by @campervanliving Martin Dorey complete with posters both in the library & classrooms @Barlby_High with lots of helpful tips and ideas. pic.twitter.com/7HX7…
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