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HEADTEACHER ’ S WELCOME So, here we are at the end of another enjoyable and successful year, and one which will see my departure after thirty years at UCC. As I have said in our end of term letter, it has been a privilege to lead such an amazing school and I will miss working with an outstanding group of students along with a talented and hardworking group of staff who are truly child centred. I would like to thank them all for their hard work and support during recent years. The outstanding memories I have from the last three decades are plentiful and suitably exemplified through all of the incredible events, achievements and successes within this ‘bumper’ edition of Success magazine! On behalf of all of the staff at UCC I would like to thank all parents and the community for your continued support and I am confident that my successor – the new Headteacher, Mr Stephen Gilby – will enjoy a warm welcome at the start of September. I know that he is very excited and passionate about getting to know the school community and ensuring that UCC provides the best possible education for our students in the coming years. Mr Ellery

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ART EXHIBITION 2019

c to have such brilliant artists isplay their work in this year’s tion, full of passion, hope, and cuted. Many of the students will on to either an Arts Foundation nd we wish them well on their ney to push their art work ever udent readers‌ perhaps, when 13, you too will display your art ork in the pig pen. Owen Smith

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Our first UCC Food Festival was a great success. The festival, featuring ‘healthy eating’ dishes inspired and prepared by Year 9 students, was a collaboration between students and the canteen staff. As with all DT team events, the whole school got involved with all subjects contributing to the drive of healthy eating. Dishes were inspired locally and internationally with sustainability in mind. The Westmorland Group and Sainsbury’s joined us in our quest to make healthy food choices. Well done Year 9 for your outstanding performance! Rhonda Dockray

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UCC hosted the regional finals of the Race for the Line rocket car competition which saw all of our Year 7 students design, build and race their cars using solid fuel rocket engines. Winners from our school competition battled tough competition and weather to achieve 5th place on the day. A big well done to our future engineers! Ben Harnett

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This year’s dance show ‘Outside the Box’ saw over 60 students performing on the stage to a sell-out audience. The theme behind the show related to the students pushing boundaries, stepping out of their comfort zone and challenging themselves, which they most definitely all achieved. The students showed dedication, enthusiasm and commitment throughout the rehearsal process and performed exceptionally on the night. The feedback has been incredible and a true testament to the students’ dedication and passion for dance. Well done to all involved. Amy Howarth

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CAT DANCE WORKSHOP

22 Year 8 students participated in a 3 hour workshop with Kelly McLelland from the Centre of Advanced Training (CAT). The workshop gave them an insight into how the programme runs, allowing them to take part in both a technique and a creative workshop. Amy Haworth

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Golf is a passion of mine, I have been swinging a golf club since the age of seven. I have been chosen to play for Cumbria County Ladies in the Northern Six Counties Match Week at Seaton Carew, the culmination of many hours on the practice greens. Rebecca Davidson

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During the Summer Term, Year 9 students took part in a community enterprise project. The Year 9 DT students were commissioned to produce 40 planters to be displayed on school grounds. Students worked in teams and had to manage their own production lines. Success was met on the Year 5 open evening when the planters were put on display. Rhonda Dockray

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The primary science event featured over 450 students from 31 primary schools in the local area. We also had a team from The Lakes Egg Company with Sainsbury’s, who provided the eggs and strawberries! They all took part in two activities linked to space exploration. They had great fun designing parachutes to land their astronauts (eggs) safely, plus extracting the DNA from alien fruit (strawberries). With some impressive teamwork skills. Feedback has been amazing! Alex Ford

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Success Summer Edition 2019  

The Summer Edition of our Success magazine

Success Summer Edition 2019  

The Summer Edition of our Success magazine