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Trial exams begin on Monday and so I’m going to put together some tips and hints over the weekend. Paper 1 will cover Jekyll and Hyde. Think about the key themes within the novel and re-read this section in your booster books. Revise what happens in each chapter and think about how the 10 chapters are… Continue reading Year 11 Trial Exams
Ten pupils from Stover School were been given the opportunity to work with accomplished poets Liz Adams and Lucy Lepchani. Pupils were based in Exeter’s Central Library where they were presented with, and asked to respond to, artefacts and documents from World War One. The work produced will be published and displayed as part of this year’s… Continue reading ExCite Poetry Day
On a magnificently hot summer’s day last week, Year 7 were led on a creative exploration of the Ted Hughes Poetry Trail in Stover Park by the English Department. The Stover Country Park created the trail in 2006 in celebration of Hughes’ poetry and long-standing links with Devon. Year 7 have been studying this past… Continue reading Year 7’s Creative Exploration
Stover School will be hosting the prestigious Carnegie Book Award. Thirteen schools from around the county will meet at Stover School and present, in school teams, various book reviews of the shortlisted books on this year’s Carnegie Book Award list. Teams will be judged by an external panel including author Anthony MacGowan. We will then… Continue reading Carnegie Book Award
A number of pupils from the Senior and Preparatory School took part in an enrichment activity led by the Senior School English Department. They attended a Creative Writing Workshop led by New York Times best-selling children’s author. G. P. Taylor is the author of several best-selling novels, including Shadowmancer, The Curse of Salamander Street, Wormwood… Continue reading A Visit from New York Times Best Selling Author
A number of very fortunate Stover pupils from Year 3-7, were invited to a Gifted & Talented Story Telling and Writing Workshop on Friday 22nd November. The children were excited, entranced and totally enthused by our guest story teller’s enigmatic approach to drama and performance of myths and legends and readings of short poetry. Mr… Continue reading Myths and Legends are brought to life!