Bishop Perowne News Bishop Perowne News en Say hello to our new Deputy Head We've welcomed new Deputy Headteacher Ben Lewis, who brings a wealth of experience to the school. Tue, 06 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Major investments for Bishop Perowne We are delighted to have been awarded two sets of funding to help expand the student capacity and help improve the facilities. Thu, 24 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Second-hand uniform sale A second-hand uniform shop is opening at the school on Wednesday 12th August. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Old Perownians' Association Come back in 2020 for more information Sun, 26 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Students recognised for science and technology achievements Students who are part of our Robotics Club and STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) Club are celebrating two fantastic achievements. Mon, 02 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Orchestral experience for Year 7 students As part of our Cultural Capital programme, every student in Year 7 recently enjoyed a performance by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Come and join us in the 80s! We're inviting the local community to our production of the popular musical Back to the 80s. Mon, 03 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Pupils in Malawi thank Bishop Perowne students for gift packages Students from our English as an additional language department are delighted to have received a letter of thanks from pupils in Malawi following gift packages they sent last year. Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Bishop Perowne students showcase their talents Students recently showed off their talents during the school's annual Bishop's Got Talent competition. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Primary pupils get competitive Primary school pupils from across Worcester recently enjoyed a morning of competitive athletics at Bishop Perowne, organised by Year 9 GCSE PE students. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Next Friends Association Meeting Our next meeting is Wednesday 4th December at 7.00pm Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Students broaden their horizons with new initiative Students have had an enjoyable first term of our brand-new Broadening Horizons initiative, which through an expansive extra-curricular programme aims to offer new experiences and build confidence. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Practically perfect in every way Students took on the challenge of putting on a production of the much-loved stage musical Mary Poppins on Tuesday 9th July with just 16 hours of rehearsal time. Thu, 25 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Leavers celebrate achievements Year 11 students celebrated their achievements during a special leavers day on Thursday 27th June, before taking to the dance floor and saying a fond farewell to teachers and peers at their leavers ball in the evening. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Bishop Perowne Friends Association - Social Evening The Friends Association is holding a Social Evening at The Mug House, Claines on 10th July, 7.15pm . All are welcome. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Students organise fun sports festivals for local primary schools Between May and June, students ran a programme of sports festivals giving pupils from Worcester primary schools the chance to take part in a wide range of sporting activities. Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Local community invited to A Chilled Night Out We're inviting the local community to 'A Chilled Night Out' on Tuesday 2nd July when local musicians Jamie Knight and John Hodgett will be joined by students for an outdoor evening of good music and food. Mon, 24 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Students get creative with book cover design challenge Students were recently encouraged to show their love of reading with a book cover design competition. Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Second Hand Uniform Do you have a cupboard full of uniform that no longer fits? Bishop Perowne Friends Association would love to take it off your hands for the second hand uniform shop that is held at all parents' evenings and induction evenings. Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Students take their learning abroad Students recently took their education out of the classroom with two foreign trips to Berlin in Germany and the Ziller Valley region of Austria. Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 +0100 School Ski Trip - Ziller Valley - Austria 2019 The ski trip 2019 is set to take place during the first week of the Easter holidays Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Students experience the Big Bang! Students enjoyed a trip to the Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair at Birmingham NEC on Friday 15th March where they took part in interactive workshops, exhibits and theatre shows. Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Musical success for orchestra Our orchestra is celebrating after winning their class at the recent Worcester Competitive Arts Festival. Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Our brand new mental health service launches The Mayor of Worcester Councillor Jabba Riaz cut the ribbon to officially launch our new mental health service 'Well Aware' on Tuesday 19th March. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Friends Association Vacancy We are looking for a new person to join our friends association and take on the role of secretary Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Urgent Appeal for Oscar Register to be a stem cell donor by attending the donor registration and swabbing event at Pitmaston Primary School on Sunday 3rd March: 9 AM - 3 PM. Sun, 03 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Work Experience Bishop Perowne students will be undertaking work experience in July 2019 and we are looking for local providers to support. Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Robin Walker MP visits for student Q&A Robin Walker, the Member of Parliament for Worcester, paid us a visit on Friday 11th January. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Students invite community to dance show Students are inviting the local community to join them on Tuesday 18th December for their Christmas Dance Show. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 A visit by Councillor Marcus Hart Marcus Hart, the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills at Worcestershire County Council, paid us a visit on Friday 23rd November to congratulate the school on its recent Ofsted report. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 School is rated as a Good Provider by Ofsted We are incredibly proud to announce that Ofsted has rated us as a 'Good Provider' in our most recent inspection. We'd like to thank our students, staff, parents & everyone who has helped achieve this rapid progress. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 'Good' news from Ofsted We're celebrating after being rated as a good school by Ofsted following an inspection on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th October. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Worcester City Football Club Christmas Raffle Bishop Perowne Friends Association are supporting Worcester City Football Club with their Christmas Raffle. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Missed our open day? If you did, don't worry! Call us on 01905 746800 to arrange a tour of our school. You can also view and download our Prospectus here! Admissions Closing Date: 31 October 2018 Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Friends Fundraising This years Friends Association fundraising will be in aid of a bicycle shelter for students. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Duncan Williams Former Perownian, Duncan Williams, has been in touch to share some of the exciting things he has been getting up to since leaving our college. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Start of the Autumn Term We look forward to welcoming back all of our students on Wednesday 5th September for the start of the new academic year. Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Students celebrate second year of record-breaking GCSE results With students having achieved the best GCSE results ever in 2017, we're once again celebrating and are delighted to announce the 2018 results are even better. Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Students raise £818 in memory of former teacher In memory of a much-loved former teacher, we raised a fantastic £818 for St Richard's Hospice during our annual fete on Thursday 19th July. Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Sccessful European dance and music tour Performing arts students took part in a European music and dance tour between Friday 6th and Tuesday 10th July where they showcased their talents in Germany and the Netherlands. Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Arts News - Summer 2018 The arts department have once again had a fantastic term with a variety of different arts projects. Click to read more... Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Yr 11 GCSE Results Day 2018 - 23.08.18 The yr 11 results day will be held on Thursday 23rd August 2018. Results will be available to be collected between 10:00 - 11:30 AM from the main Bishop Perowne reception area. Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Young Worcester swimmer qualifies for national meet Year 10 pupil Louis Doyle is celebrating after qualifying to take part in the 2018 Swim England Home Nations event which take place in Sheffield between Tuesday 31st July and Saturday 4th August. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 European Music and Dance Tour 2018 Performing Arts tour in July 2018 travelling through Belgium, Holland and Germany Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Summer Spectacular An Evening of Dance, Drama and Music Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Students organise week of activities for Christian Aid Week Students have raised £117.15 for Christian Aid after taking part in a range of activities as part of the recent Christian Aid Week. Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Quiz Night June 2018 The Bishop Perowne Friend's Association are planning their biggest fundraising event yet! Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Bishop Perowne Friends Association News Our next BPFA meeting is on Monday 30th April at 7:30pm. It's open to everyone and we'll be organising a quiz as well as other events, with all money raised going towards a new bike store for the students and a refurbishment of the theatre. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Talent showcased during performance event We're inviting the local community to an evening of entertainment with our first 'Into the Light' showcase of 2018 on Thursday 10th May. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Skilful careers advice Year 8 students recently enjoyed a trip to the Worcestershire Skills Show where they had the chance to take part in hands-on activities and meet representatives from a wide range of industries to help ensure they choose the right GCSE options. Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Students win technology competition with anti-bike theft app idea A group of Year 9 students from Bishop Perowne CE College, who devised an anti-theft bike app, were named the overall winners of competition which asked them to design a piece of technology to rectify a social challenge that affects young people. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Students get a taste of life at Oxford University A group of Year 10 students enjoyed an inspirational visit to Oriel College, Oxford on Monday 12th February to experience what life at one of the world's top universities would be like. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Next Friends' Association Meeting Just a reminder about our meeting on Monday 5th of March at 7.30pm Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Bishop Perowne Closed Friday 2nd March Bishop Perowne will be closed on Friday due to severe weather conditions. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Orienteering (Key Stage 4 County Finals) and internal School Competitions See photos of our key stage 4 teams who were runners up in the County finals held on 8th February. We have also been doing internal school orienteering competitions. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Animal Farm by George Orwell School production of Animal Farm by George Orwell Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Yr 11 Practice Exams Year Eleven practice examinations, Monday 26th February – Monday 5th March 2018 Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Animal Farm production Students are inviting their peers, friends, family and the local community to attend the school production of George Orwell's Animal Farm. Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 CyberSafety Training CyberSafety Training for Parents. For children there is no difference between online and offline life. To them, it's just life. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Welcome Back for the Spring Term 2018 We hope you have enjoyed your holiday and welcome back students and staff for the Spring Term 2018. Bishop Perowne students will start on Thursday, 4th January 2018 with a normal school day and with students in normal school uniform. Wed, 03 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Students showcase talent during dance show Students took to the stage on Thursday 14th December and performed dance pieces to a packed audience as part of its Winter Dance Show. Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Christmas generosity by students Students have shown their generous sides with two Christmas initiatives that encouraged them to think of others leading up to the festive period. Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Student designed dog gift set goes on sale at Sixways Stadium As winners of the inaugural Worcester Bosch Enterprise Initiative, a group of students have seen their Worcester Warriors branded gift set for dogs go on sale at the Sixways Stadium. Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Worcester Foodbank – Reverse Advent Calendar Tutor have been collecting food items, toiletries, washing products and toys for donation to the local Foodbank, which serves our community, and are in need of urgent items to support local families. Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Save the Children – Christmas Jumper Day Save the Children – Christmas Jumper Day Friday 15th December Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Rewards Assemblies Whole School Reward Assemblies will take place the week commencing 8th Jan 2018. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Snow, ice and cold weather don't stop outdoor sports lessons Lessons return to normal after snow and ice forced the school to close for 2 days Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Dance Show - 14th December 2017 - 19:00 Please note that the technical rehearsal for the Dance show will go ahead on Wednesday, 13th December between 15:00-17:30. Tickets for the Dance show on 14th December, 19:00 start, will be available to purchase at the door. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Weather Update WEATHER UPDATE: Currently it is our intention to open the school on Wednesday 13th December. We are in the process of planning the best way to get everyone in safely, so more details will follow. Please watch Facebook and the website for further details. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Bishop Perowne Closed - 12.12.17 Although we have worked hard to clear snow from the site today, we have had to consider the freezing temperatures forecast for tonight which will make even the cleared paths treacherous and parking remains difficult due to the volume of snow on site. Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 School Carol Service at Worcester Cathedral This year's Carol Service will take place on Wednesday, 6th December 2017 at 7.30pm at Worcester Cathedral. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Results from the District Schools' Cross-Country Championships Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 held at RGS The Grange Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Students organise successful Sportshall Athletics competition Year 10 student leaders organised a fun Sportshall Athletics competition for young pupils from four Worcester Primary Schools on Friday 17th November. Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Year 11 College Application Week 2017 Drop in sessions to support Year 11 college and apprenticeships Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Year 10 Parents' Evening The next Year 10 Parents' Evening is on Tuesday, 21st November between 4:30-7 PM Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Student anti-bullying ambassadors launch new strategy With National Anti-Bullying Week 2017 taking place between Monday 13th and Friday 17th November, we're taking the opportunity to launch our new strategy developed by the college's student ambassadors. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Community Sports Results October 2017 Community Sports held over 3 days in October Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Success at Key Stage 4 Badminton School Games Tournament We won the key stage 4 Badminton Championships last evening Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Next Generation Innovators Day Students from Bishop Perowne College have taken part in an event celebrating innovation Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Changes to First Bus Services First Buses will be introducing a change to their services from Sunday 15th October. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The most improved school in Worcestershire With the new school performance tables being released on Thursday 12th October, we're delighted that the excellent GCSE results achieved in the summer have put us in the top 10 secondary schools in Worcestershire, based on the Progress 8 measure. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Cyberbullying and online harassment campaign 2017 West Mercia Police wide campaign to combat cyberbullying and online harassment among young people. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Open evening shows what life is like at Bishop Perowne Visitors to our open evening on Thursday 21st September enjoyed a hands-on experience of life at the Worcester secondary school. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The Armed Man - a Mass for Peace 2017 Worcester Cathedral Saturday 30th September 2017 7:30 PM Sat, 30 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace Worcester Cathedral will be packed-out for First World War centenary concert, The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Notice to Parents / Carers about traffic disruption near to the School Co-Operative convenience store being built on surplus land at The Goodrest PH. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Come along to our Open Day Thursday 21st September 2017 Morning 9am-12noon and evening 6:30pm-8:30pm Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Success for students as Bishop Perowne announces best ever GCSE results The GCSE results are in and we are delighted to announce our students have received the best results to date. Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Collecting Exam Results - 24.08.17 Click the headline to find out information about collecting exam results. Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 School year ends with first Inspiration Week We held our first Inspiration Week during the last week of term which finished the school year in an exciting, inspirational and engaging way. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bishop Perowne dancers entertain Alton Towers visitors After enjoying a masterclass from the Alton Towers Entertainment Team, dance students took part in a special performance at the theme park on Wednesday 5th July. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Rewards Week Summer 2017 Rewards Week Summer 2017 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Endeavour Forever helps Mr Pollard complete Three Peaks Challenge Our Headteacher Mark Pollard completed the National Three Peaks Challenge on Saturday 24th June raising £7,500 for charity. Tue, 04 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 New Deputy Headteacher joins Bishop Perowne We've welcomed new Deputy Headteacher Nigel Ford, who brings a wealth of experience to the school. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Headteacher taking on Three Peaks Challenge Our very own Headteacher, Mr Pollard, is joining a team of 10 adventurers taking on the mighty National Three Peaks Challenge on Saturday 24th June all in the name of charity. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Alton Towers Dance Workshop A workshop with dancers from Alton Towers is taking place on the 12th June. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Fitness Fun Festival On Tuesday 16th May, 60 reception from St Barnabas and 30 reception from St Georges came to College to take part in an afternoon of Fitness Fun on a very hot and humid day. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Students show heart during enterprise challenge day Years 9 students went off curriculum on Wednesday 17th May to take part in The Lionheart Challenge, which tested their team working, creative, financial and marketing skills. Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Rewards Week Our regular half term week dedicated to recognising and rewarding our students' achievements. Students were rewarded for their efforts in subject areas again this week. Here are some of them! Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Inaugural Meeting of the Friends of Bishop Perowne The inaugural meeting of the Friends of Bishop Perowne will take place on the 22.05.17 between 7 and 8 PM. Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 City Orienteering Event On Friday 28th April Bishops hosted the City Orienteering Championships for the primary schools in the morning and High schools in the afternoon. Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Big Bang for students Students enjoyed a trip to the Big Bang Fair at Birmingham NEC last month where they took part in interactive workshops, exhibits and theatre shows. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Students debate Donald Trump Year 7 and 8 students, who are part of the school's Endeavour Programme, took part in a debate about Donald Trump on Thursday 9th March. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 KS4 Parents Evening The next KS4 Parents Evening is on Thursday, 23rd March between 4:30-7 PM. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Premier advice for budding sports stars Players from the Worcester Warriors were recently welcomed into the classrooms and playing field to talk tactics, training and sporting opportunities. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Rewards Week - February 2017 Throughout this week we will be rewarding students for their hard work and achievements. A series of photos will appear showcasing those who have received rewards and the values which they embody. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Year 11 rugby champions! The Yr11 Rugby Team were crowned champions of Worcestershire on the 23rd of January at the Worcester Warriors Stadium after beating St Augustine's Catholic High School. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Community invited to help bring back rock! Students are inviting the local community to attend their production of We Will Rock You, one of the West End's most successful shows. Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Lesson in motivation for Year 11s Year 11 students received a surprise visit from renowned youth motivational speaker Mr Beezy on mock exam results day, Monday 9th January. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 New four-legged staff member! We've welcomed a new four-legged member of staff who will be supporting students in our Nurture Base, which aims to improve the school experience for more vulnerable pupils. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Brass on Parade! We're welcoming the world famous Guards Brass made up from the Bands of the Household Division for a day of music on Friday 20th January. Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Local community invited to festive events We're inviting the local community to get in the festive spirit and attend various Christmas events throughout December. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Teachers go off curriculum We held our first Inspiration Day on Wednesday 16th November which saw teachers being given the freedom to go off curriculum for one day and give lessons on a topic they believed would inspire students. Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Week of rewards for students We celebrated student achievements with our first ever Rewards Week during 17th to 21st October. Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000 A day of innovation for Year 7 students Year 7 students enjoyed a trip to the Next Generation Innovators show on Tuesday 4th October. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0100 From playing for the Queen to teaching Bishop Perowne students We're delighted to welcome a new Director of Music who has an impressive background that includes 12 years as one of the Queen's trumpeters in the Regimental Band of Her Majesty's Coldstream Guards. Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Time to think about secondary school Visitors to our open evening on Thursday 22nd September took part in a number of activities all focusing around how there has never been a better time to learn something new. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0100 First Day of School Arrangements - 5th Sept 2016 On Monday 5th September we will be welcoming Bishop Perowne students back to school for the start of another year. The details and timings for the day are as detailed below: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0100 GCSE Results Day - 25th August 2016 Results Day is fast approaching us and no doubt that yr 11 students are eagerly anticipating their results. Sun, 21 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Caitlin becomes Marine Biologist for the day Student Caitlin Minton spent the last day of term with Naomi Bird, Aquarist at the National Sea Life Centre, Birmingham as part of our Inspiring Futures programme. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Sports Day Report 2016 Sports Day Report 2016 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Students learn lesson of the past from Holocaust survivor Students listened to a first-hand account of the horrors of the Holocaust on Thursday 14th July when survivor Harry Bibring visited the school. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100 A celebratory farewell to leavers Year 11 students celebrated the end of their time at the school during a special leavers' day and well deserved prom. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Students choose to stay in EU following debate with local councillors After taking part in an EU referendum debate with local councillors, the Remain campaign came out on top with students deciding that continuing to be part of the European Union was the way forward. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Teaching Assistant wins prestigious national award Teaching Assistant, Debbie Thomasson, was presented with a Silver Pearson Teaching Award during a surprise presentation on Thank a Teacher Day, Friday 17th June. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Students put the fun into fitness! Year 7 students took control of a 'Fitness for Fun' workshop for local primary schools on Friday 13th May. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0100 New Study Centre A brand new Study Centre opened today giving students a quiet space where they can study after school. Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Teaching Assistant named as finalist in national awards We're delighted to announce that one of our Teaching Assistants has been chosen from over 20,000 nominations to be named as a finalist in the prestigious Pearson Teaching Awards. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Strictly come learning for students Dance students enjoyed a workshop on Thursday 3rd March with professional choreographer and dancer, Matt Flint, whose credits include Strictly Come Dancing, Children in Need and numerous West End shows. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0100 No red buzzers for talented students Students showed off a diverse range of skills during the school's 'Bishop's Got Talent' event with Year 7 student, Cameron Dixon, being crowned the winner. Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Students rise to 16 hour musical challenge Over 40 students successfully put on a production of the popular musical Hairspray on Tuesday 22nd March in front of over 100 people and with just 16 hours of rehearsal time. Thu, 24 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 We need you for Sport Relief! This Friday is National Sport Relief fund raising day and as usual we will be supporting this. Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Students putting on a musical in just 16 hours! Students are taking on the challenge of putting on a musical in just 16 hours. At 8.30am on Monday 21st March the students involved will turn up to school and will only then be told what musical they will be performing. Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Year 3 Orienteering On a cold but sunny Friday morning, 150 children from Year 3 came to Bishop Perowne for a morning of Orienteering. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 15 medals for Matt at swimming championships Student, Matt Richards, enjoyed more success at the recent Worcester County Swimming Association Championships taking home six gold medals and being crowned the Junior County Champion for both the 100m backstroke and 200m freestyle events. Thu, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Yr 8 Options Evening - information from the evening News item about yr 8 options evening Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Spotlight on internet safety Students took part in special workshops on Tuesday 9th February hosted by the Cyber Security Challenge team as part of Safer Internet Day. Mon, 15 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Students compete in national engineering challenge Students became real-life engineers on Friday 29th January when they took part in The Institution of Engineering and Technology's (IET) Faraday Challenge Day. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Will Hodges Former Bishop Perowne student, Will Hodges (far right in image), is one of four students attending Worcester Sixth Form College who have won a coveted place at either Oxford or Cambridge University. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Students invite local community to join them in Narnia! We're inviting the local community to come and see our talented students perform in the school production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe on Tuesday 9th, Wednesday 10th or Thursday 11th February at 7pm. Mon, 18 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Well done Danielle & Georgia! A big well done to students Danielle Witcomb and Georgia Wallis for being part of an acrobatic dance group that performed in the 'That's Showbiz' Grand National Dance Competition finals at the Blackpool Winter Gardens on Saturday 9th January. Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Tickets now available for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe production Tickets for the student production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe are now available from the school's finance office. Thu, 14 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 We need cakes! We need cakes for our cake sale which is taking place on Thursday 14th January as part of anti-bullying week. Tue, 12 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Community Cross Country results Here are the Community Cross Country results from the December sports programme. Thu, 07 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Students bring festive cheer to local care homes As part of our Inspiring Futures programme, students visited two Worcester care homes on Friday 11th December to sing Christmas carols with the residents. Fri, 18 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Christmas Dance Show - Thursday 10th December On Thursday 10th December, students will be taking to the Perowne Theatre stage for our Christmas Dance Show. Tue, 08 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000 U13 girls reach cup final Well done to our U13 girls who have reached the Football County Cup finals. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Nothing's impossible for Bishop Perowne students Students had a lesson in how to be a success on Friday 20th November following workshops with renowned youth motivational speaker, Mr Beezy. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Pudsey helps with Children in Need fundraising Students raised in excess of £700 for Children in Need on Friday 13th November by taking part in various activities organised by the school's Year 11 Community Parliament team. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Course and GCSE Support Evenings Course and GCSE Support Evenings Thu, 05 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Worcestershire Poet Laureate captivates students We welcomed Worcestershire Poet Laureate, Heather Wastie, to the school on Thursday 22nd October to hold a poetry masterclass with Year 7 and 8 students who are part of the school's new Endeavour Programme. Sun, 25 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Matt Richards becomes English national swimming champion Year 8 pupil, Matt Richards, is celebrating after winning gold at the English Schools' Swimming Association's National Championship which took place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October. Wed, 14 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Team building day for new Year 7 students New Year 7 students enjoyed a team building day at Top Barn Farm on Monday 21st September helping them to settle into their new learning environment and develop friendship groups. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Track success for Joshua Bentley We're delighted to congratulate Joshua Bentley for his fantastic extracurricular successes. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Students selected for county representation Well done to head boy Matt Green, Year 11, and Jakob Terry, Year 10, who have been selected for county representation at rugby. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Swimming success for Year 8 pupil Congratulations to Year 8 pupil, Matt Richards, who was awarded the Junior Male Sports Person of the Year title at the City of Worcester Sports Awards. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Supercar helps visitors look to future at open evening Visitors to our open evening on Thursday 17th September were given the chance to see what hard work can achieve by sitting in an F Type Project 7 Jaguar. Tue, 22 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Open Evening - Thursday 17th September With the original Back to the Future film having hit cinema screens 30 years ago this year, we have used it as inspiration for our open day and evening on Thursday 17th September. Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0100 James King A former Bishop Perowne CE College student — who is one half of a DJ duo - is celebrating after being signed to a record label. Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0100 New coffee shop opens for GCSE students With Year 11 being the most important year for students, we have opened Bishop's Coffee Shop especially for those in their GCSE exam year. Mon, 07 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Open Day - Thursday 17th September 2015 Join us for our Open Day and Evening on Thursday 17th September Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0100 2015 - 2016 Tutor Groups In preparation for Mondays back to school, here is a list of everyones tutor groups with assocated classrooms. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Congratulations to students for great GCSE results We are delighted to announce that many of our students have achieved a series of exceptional results following the release of the 2015 GCSE figures. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0100 New skills learnt during Arts Week Our students were able to take their Endeavour Forever philosophy out of the classroom and try their hand at a number of different activities as part of Arts Week between Monday 6th and Friday 10th July. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Kit Windows-Yule Congratulations to former Bishop Perowne student Kit Windows-Yule who has gained a PhD in Granular Physics at the University of Birmingham. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Amazing awards evening - well done to the winners We were delighted to welcome Norman Gifford, a former England cricketer in the 1960s and 70s, to present the certificates and prizes at our recent awards evening. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 All the fun of the Fete! The sun shone down on the playground during our fete, which included approximately 40 stalls and lots of fun for everyone. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 EAL students go around the world We welcomed EAL (English as an additional language) students from local primary schools on Wednesday 1st July to take part in a special 'Around the World' themed arts and crafts day. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Our leavers celebrate their achievements Year 11 students celebrated their achievements during a special leavers day on Wednesday 24th June before taking to the dance floor and saying a fond farewell to teachers and peers at their Leavers Ball the following evening. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Outdoor evening of music With temperatures approaching 30 degrees and the sun setting over the English Quad, Tuesday 30th June was the perfect evening to relax outdoors and enjoy some music at Bishop Perowne CE College. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Changing times during open evening Visitors to our open evening on Thursday 18th June were given the chance to hear first hand about the changes and new vision for our school. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Students learn new skills from celebrated artist A group of Year 9 and Year 10 art students were recently given the opportunity to attend a workshop held by artist John Denaro, who is renowned for his portrait work. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0100 All change for our open day With a new Headteacher and a new vision, our open day will be a chance for visitors to find out more about the changes. Mon, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0100 School choir to join local operatic society for musical performances Our choir has been chosen as special guests at Great Witley Operatic Society's 'Into the West End' performances. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Year 7 students go back to primary school Year 7 students returned to their former school on Tuesday 12th May to give year 5 students at Perdiswell Primary School tips and advice on making the transition to secondary school. Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Meet the new Headteacher Our new Headteacher, Mark Pollard, has unveiled his vision to make Bishop Perowne CE College the school of choice in the area and an exceptional learning environment that goes 'the extra mile'. Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Omar is starring in a film - with his famous uncle Student, Paul Omar Elkan Agyei, has landed the starring role in a TV film – following in the footsteps of his uncle, Hollywood superstar Idris Elba. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0100 Darren Steele Former pupil and Worcester stonemason, Darren Steele, has had his craftsmanship acknowledged by the Lord Mayor of London. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Laurence Bourne A former student recently visited our school and was able to pass on to current pupils many of the experiences that he has gained whilst developing his career in the Performing Arts. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Chris Beardshaw Passed/Failed: An education in the life of the television gardener Chris Beardshaw 'At four, I wanted to work with plants' Thu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 +0000