Record Breaking tribute to Nuneaton Writer George Eliot.

PROUD to be part of tribute -  head girl Spring Vernon and head boy Dipen Gurung from The George Eliot School.

A record number of wreaths were laid at the foot of the memorial for Nuneaton's most famous daughter.  There were 16 wreaths placed at the obelisk in the George Eliot Memorial Gardens.

The guest of honour at this year's wreath laying was Bethany Dyson, whose academy of performing arts has worked closely with the George Eliot Fellowship over the past year, especially at the Nuneaton Lives event last July, and on several occasions at Astley Castle.

School bids fond farewell to Patti

Staff and students at The George Eliot School hosted a farewell party for Miss Patti Hearne who has worked at the school for nearly 30 years.

Students, along with current and past staff members gathered at the Nuneaton school on Friday 24 April to celebrate Patti’s many years of service at the school.

Jesus Christ Superstar

On Saturday 18th April 41 students went to see Jesus Christ Superstar in Manchester, the students are all members of the school production cast and band who are peforming the same show in July. They were accompanied by Mrs Scott, Mr Davison, Mr Rouse and Mrs Hollis.

Year 10 Visit Nuneaton Justice Centre

On Tuesday 21st April twenty one students visited Nuneaton Justice Centre as part of their Philosophy GCSE. Students are currently studying the Crime and Punishment unit for their Edexcel paper. Students are learning about the current justice system, the need for justice in the UK and capital punishment. The visit allowed students to experience the justice system in place as they had a tour of the court room and was able to sit in on some live hearings. Some of the cases included benefit fraud, drink driving and domestic abuse.

Spain 2015

On 28th March 2015 25 students from The George Eliot School flew from the cold and wet UK to the sunny climes of Andalusia in Southern Spain. Staying for four nights and five days in a lovely hotel with a pool overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Visit to BBC Oxford

On Monday 30th March Mrs Hollis took Chloe Jupe and Libbylea White, two members of the Jesus Christ Superstar School Production Cast, to the BBC at Oxford to record the opening scene of the school production. Mrs Scott and Mr Davison also attended as part of the prodution team.

Schools join together for annual poetry event

Schools from The Midland Academies Trust battled it out in an annual poetry competition this month.

Students from The George Eliot School, Hartshill School, The Nuneaton Academy and William Bradford Academy presented their poems at a special event held at The George Eliot School.

Author Barbera Catchpole and trainee teacher Ben Storer attended as guest judges on the night.

Street Awareness Scheme - Sevenco Training

 Street Aware is a drug educational and awareness project designed to highlight the dangers of substance misuse to young people. The intention of the scheme is to reduce harm to young people, aged 18 and under, involved in school education. It focuses on substance misuse, including alcohol and NPS is delivered via a number of education sessions aimed at highlighting the health and social implications of substance misuse. The sessions explore what drugs are, the dangers and consequences of use and vital harm reduction advice for those still intent on experimenting despite this education.