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Tonight was the second issues workshop — this time focussing on mental health for schools / young people. Great leadership from from , Emma and students from , from , Treasure from , and more!


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Year 9 and budding lawyers are spending the afternoon taking part in a seminar on the legal profession and looking at legal ethics!


HAP celebrates Le mois de la francophonie. "Team Croissants" stole the show in the Y7 quiz! Students also watched an iconic French cartoon, Titeuf, and joined a workshop on French cartoon-making.


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Y10 students spent the day attending an online visit to to learn about university life & future degree options. Here they are looking at the Cambridge prospectus!


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You may be helping your child do their first Covid-19 test at home tonight. demonstrated how to carry out a lateral flow test, with the help of his niece.


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The Peckham Geographic Society have been studying dinosaurs. Check out the artistic creations from Joshua and Jordan from Year 8!


It's good to be back! Year 11 Historians doing what they do best and putting forward their historical arguments.

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Posted on March 16th 2021

We Love Reading - World Book Day 2021 Report

Despite functioning primarily as an online academy on the 4th March, our students still received an intense WORD boost on over World Book Day. This was thanks in particular to our fabulous English department and dedicated librarian Ms Kohnen-Zuelzer.

The day opened and closed in Spanish Hogwarts via a bilingual reading of Harry Potter via Miss Smith and Mr Jellis.

Our students were then transported to new reading horizons through the launch of Soros, our online reading programme, and a deeply gratifying reading for pleasure session from the English team.

World Book Day

Mr Walker launched our online vocabulary programme, Bedrock, with Year 10 which was followed by the rather wild “Bedrockathon” interform competition.

To boost the learning further our students went on to create some wonderful poetry for Peckham anthology and our guest visitor from Project Yogi led a reading and yoga session to finish the day mentally and physically nourished.

We really do love reading at Peckham. This could not better illustrated via the statement from Niah, our student head of English below and our own staff’s decision to dress up for World Book Day (pictured above) in a very quiet academy building.

Niah, Year 9 Student Head of English, says...

When my mum and teachers first told me to pick up a book and read, my reaction was ambivalent. I saw no point in reading; books seemed so long and involved challenging vocabulary.

But now I see why.

Reading is something every successful person does. Your vocabulary grows, you learn new words and comprehension skills. I have many books now and I am proud to say that I have read almost all of them. If it wasn't for reading, my academic progress would not have flourish like it has this year.

If you are not an avid read; why not have another go? Get your siblings excited. Dress up as a book character. Rekindle your love of books! Get reading!

Niah Year 9 Student Head of English