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During half term several committed Year 10 and 11 pupils came to school to brush up on vital skills ahead of their final GCSE examinations this month. We had pupils from IT, PE and Technology.

The GCSE catering pupils enjoyed a variety of activities throughout the day these included playing giant Jenga and cooking bacon sandwiches for the technology pupils who had arrived for the revision sessions. But it wasn't all about eating and playing games! The bacon cooking came with revision about nutrition and healthy eating guidelines and each brick removed from the Jenga stack came with an attached question that needed answering, before placing on the top of the stack. The Jenga champion was Tyler Holdstock who answered the most questions correctly whilst ensuring the tower didn't topple at over a metre high! And his reward came in the form of many chocolate doughnuts!

On Friday 23 May 16 of our top Year 7 and 8 pupils visited Brannel School for a friendly Maths competition. It was extremely successful, the pupils enjoyed competing through a variety of teasing problems. We enjoyed playing a big game of Kahoot using Brannel's iPads and using our teamwork skills to problem solve. Although Brannel teams won both the Year7 and 8 competitions, Poltair teams came 2nd and 3rd for Year 8 and did very well in Year 7. We are looking forward to inviting Brannel to Poltair for Round 2. Let's see how we do on our home turf.

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