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Our School Our Week - 26 March 2021

CyberFirst Girls Competition, Red Nose Day, National Day of Reflection, Year 7 and 8 Food Practicals, Music News, KS3 Drama, Gloucestershire Young Photographer of the Year, LRC News, Latest School News, Student Absence, Keeping up-to-date, School Calendar and Term Dates and Finally, Follow me @DenmarkRoad365

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Student News


CyberFirst Girls Competition

On Friday, the Ultimate Octopi team from Year 8 took part in the CyberFirst Girls competition Southwest Semi-final. They had qualified by being the highest scoring of the seven teams competing teams from DRHS competing in the qualifying competition.  The team finished as one of the best 124 teams in the country out of the 1625 teams had been entered overall.

During the day they worked relentlessly, regularly asking where they were on the scoreboard.  Their resilience was outstanding and their ability to work as a team was impressive.  Every time they got a challenge correct, their octopus, Ozzy, was thrown up in the air in celebration.  

Unfortunately, they have not qualified for the finals, but they have now had a good taste of what is needed to work in Cyber Security and all things Cyber.

Please take a look at their video here:

Mrs Shaw


DRHS does Red Nose Day

Thank you to everyone who got involved with Red Nose Day. Together we raised an amazing £891.95. And congratulations Alice Upton, Phoebe Smart and Angel Ann Jaggy for winning the Funny is Power joke competition!


National Day of Reflection - Tutor Service

On Tuesday the Sixth Form Senior Team and the Year 13 choir led DRHS in a whole school tutor service for the Marie Curie National Day of Reflection (available to watch here.)  Tutor groups reflected on a year since the first national lockdown and the enormous changes that we have all experienced. The students were encouraged to look to the future and create an optimistic window display that explored their hopes and aspirations.



Food Practical returns at School

Year 7 and 8 students have been making a béchamel sauce for a pasta bake with seasonal purple sprouting broccoli.

Mrs Steele



Music News

Huge congratulations go to the following students who have recently had success in their graded examinations.

  • Martha Green in Year 9 who passed her grade 5 piano exam.

  • Greta Cosentino in Year 7 who achieved distinction in her grade 5 piano exam.

Mrs Warner


KS3 Drama

During lockdown KS3 Drama studied wider aspects of the theatre world looking at set design. There were many wonderful ideas seen, and the final task was to create a set design for their choice of play or book. We were expecting and were delighted to see some very creative paper or online drawings and sketches but one from Year 7 Clodagh Trendle (7H) stood out as she decided to build her own theatre out of a shoe box. What a wonderful surprise and a great piece of work. Well done Clodagh and the rest of KS3 for working so well on Drama under lockdown.

Mrs Dunnett


Gloucestershire Young Photographer of the Year 2021

The Gloucestershire Young Photographer of the Year 2021 Competition is now accepting entries. This year, due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, it will be by online entry only.  Please see the poster below.

Please email your one entry to Mrs Williams via before 21 May.

Any student may enter one digital image in colour or monochrome.  Cash prizes of £70, £40 and £20 will be awarded to the 1st 2nd & 3rdplaced photographs respectively, in both the Primary and Secondary categories; other photographs may receive Highly Commended and Commended Certificates.  Trophies will be awarded to the Primary and Secondary Schools with the best entries.

Unfortunately, there will not be an actual Exhibition this year.  Instead, on Friday 18 June there will be a virtual Presentation via Zoom, at which all images selected will be projected and the Award Winners announced. All images will also be displayed on the website