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3 days ago

Stratton Upper School

Over recent weeks, Stratton’s History department has been working on a centenary memorial for the one-hundred year anniversary of Armistice Day. Fourteen silhouette figures have been created to represent individuals from Biggleswade who gave their lives during the First World War 1914-1918. These men had once held residence in Biggleswade and the silhouette figures have been placed nearby their former home.
A guide to the memorial has been created with a map and trail that can be used to locate them around Biggleswade. Of course, one hundred years ago Biggleswade was a much smaller town, and therefore most of the residences of these soldiers can be found close to the town centre. One silhouette figure will be placed outside of Stratton Upper School to commemorate the relative of Garry Sampford, whom made a massive contribution to creating this memorial.
Both Mr MacWhinnie and Mr McIntosh have been collaborating with various groups to make this possible; we give thanks to the Technology Department, Garry Sampford, Daisy Guildford, Class 9Y2, Biggleswade Town Council, and Central Beds County Council.
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Great work!

Well done to all involved, it’s such a lovely idea, my 7yr old twins were fascinated by the one we found down Lawrence rd this morning. We will use the map to find the rest over the weekend 😊

These are amazing well done to all concerned.

Excellent well done👏♥️

Teresa Warwick ours won’t be on here x

Great work

Very good from you 🙌🏻

They really do look amazing - well done .

This is so great👏🏽👏🏽🌹🎉🎉

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Fantastic work! Well done

Wonderful way to show our respect, well done to all involved

Really lovely way to remember the fallen. Well done.

Wow xxx

An amazing project. Well done to everyone involved.

Great project. Well done all

This is amazing. Well done all involved

Fantastic project, well done to all concerned.

Amazing, v well done xx

Wow. This is wonderful ❤️

We'll done

Brilliant!

Fantastic project,well done to all involved

Brilliant !

Where can you get the map from?

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4 days ago

Stratton Upper School

Members of the cast and crew had a great afternoon watching the West End performance of School of Rock! Everyone has left inspired and now we cannot wait for opening night of our school version! Don’t forget to book your tickets via ticket source. Email Schoolproductions@Stratton.beds.sch.uk for more info ... See MoreSee Less

Members of the cast and crew had a great afternoon watching the West End performance of School of Rock! Everyone has left inspired and now we cannot wait for opening night of our school version! Don’t forget to book your tickets via ticket source. Email Schoolproductions@Stratton.beds.sch.uk for more infoImage attachment

5 days ago

Stratton Upper School

WW1 Art exhibition
KS3 Visual Arts

Saturday 10th and Sunday11th November will see our KS3 visual Art students proudly holding their initial Upper School exhibition of Art works at The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden.
More than 260 students have contributed to this exhibition inspired by the poetry of WW1 and the work of Sir Henry Moore. 40 batik panels and numerous art works will be on display throughout the week.
The exhibition will be shown in the discovery room in the Hangers for the duration of the weekend and on public display in the hangers themselves until Friday 16th November 2018.

For more information and for details about complimentary entry, please contact stredwards@stratton.beds.sch.uk
Times of exhibition:
Discovery Room: Saturday 10th November – Sunday 11th November
Shuttleworth Hangers: Monday 12th November – Friday 16th November
Outside in the flying fields (weather permitting): Saturday 17th November
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WW1 Art exhibition
KS3 Visual Arts 
Saturday 10th and Sunday11th November will see our KS3 visual Art students proudly holding their initial Upper School exhibition of Art works at The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden. 
More than 260 students have contributed to this exhibition inspired by the poetry of WW1 and the work of Sir Henry Moore. 40 batik panels and numerous art works will be on display throughout the week.
The exhibition will be shown in the discovery room in the Hangers for the duration of the weekend and on public display in the hangers themselves until Friday 16th November 2018.  For more information and for details about complimentary entry, please contact stredwards@stratton.beds.sch.uk
Times of exhibition:
Discovery Room: Saturday 10th November – Sunday 11th November
Shuttleworth Hangers: Monday 12th November – Friday 16th November
Outside in the flying fields (weather permitting): Saturday 17th NovemberImage attachment

 

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This work is amazing, definitely worth a visit to see.

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