What does success mean to you?

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Our school motto is Aspire, Believe, Succeed. This motto permeates all our decision-making and planning for our students and our expectations of them. We feel that success should be something that all individuals aspire to and that there is no ceiling to what anyone can achieve.  What does it mean to be successful though?  How… Read more »

Accessing your school computer files from home

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Our ICT team have created a website to help you install and run Citrix on your home computer. Citrix allows access to your school account and lets you work remotely. School email is available through Citrix but it is also available through the webmail link at the bottom of this page. To access our help… Read more »

Headteacher’s Blog – 14th November 2014

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There are many things to be proud of when working with young people. There are the many dramatic, musical, artistic and sporting performances that demonstrate so many positive qualities; there are the daily interactions in the classroom and around the school corridors which make you realise just how inquisitive, intelligent and witty our students are;… Read more »

Headteacher’s Blog – 3rd October 2014

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Thursday this week was National Poetry Day and to commemorate this special event we brought Nailsea School to life with some stunning pieces of literature. Picking the theme ‘Remember’ to correspond with the centenary of the start of the First World War, students in Years 7, 8 and 9 wrote their own poems and then… Read more »

Headteacher’s Blog – 19th September 2014

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Welcome back to a brand new academic year. A year that brings with it many more opportunities for learning and development. As many of you will have seen in the local papers, Nailsea School made significant improvements in terms of exam results and student progress last academic year, with a jump in the number of… Read more »

Tributes on Armistice Day

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Inspired by the display of ceramic poppies at the Tower of London, students at Nailsea School have spent the last week making poppies and writing on their own tributes to the heroes of World War I and those who have died in other conflicts.  Teachers Julie Baldwin and Kate Gerrard collected the poppies and made… Read more »

Author Holds Writing Workshop

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Year 8 students had the chance to take part in a workshop with author Fiona Hamilton in October. Fiona is author of ‘Bite Sized’ a story in verse about anorexia, relationships, and love. Her two poetry books are ‘Skindandi’ and ‘Poems for People’, and her poems recently featured on BBC Radio’s Poetry Please. Year 8… Read more »

Nailsea School Welcomes Claire Perry MP

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Nailsea School are always keen to hear about former students and their success at whichever career path they have chosen to follow. They were extremely happy, therefore, to receive a visit from a Claire Perry MP, the Member of Parliament for Devizes constituency, who returned to her childhood home town to visit her former secondary… Read more »