Snapshot - Home Learning Edition


Welcome to our CTS Snapshot - a weekly celebration update. We would like to continue to share the achievements of our students during this uncertain time. Each week we will include new ideas for student challenges to do at home, nominations of students who we are celebrating in each subject, and updates from the home learning team. If you have done a piece of work you are really proud of, or have completed one of our challenges and would like to share it in Snapshot next week, please email this to with the title of the email being 'Snapshot', including a short description of your work, and we will choose a selection to share.

Snapshot News:



Year 7 students Greta, Jakub, Lexie, Louisa, Oliver W who are making excellent progress in their Home Learning.

Year 8 students Kent, Denis, Hollie, Isaac, Jack O, Corina, Kiera T for excellent work on the Algebra topic tasks.

Year 9 students Jack B, Avantika, Dolton and Bethany for completion of home learning tasks with excellent results.

Year 10 student Shaylan who achieved 100% on Hegarty Maths extension work.


Year 10 Drama:

Tamsyn and Mya for excellent answers in this week's Drama assignment.

Y9 Drama:

Luke R for consistently doing well in the self-marking quizzes on theatre practitioners

Year 10 English:

Sam C and Ana R for excellent results on the poetry self-marking quizzes.

Year 8 English:

Floreen, Victoria L, Lilly B, Bence, Keeley, Ruben , Chae-Thai, Tanya R, Isla, Keira T and Jamila for their narrative openings.

Year 7 English:

Nicco, Ainars and Rhys for their interesting narrative ideas. Matthew C and Max H for creative story openings.


The following Year 10 have been nominated for their work in Geography:

Charlize, Sam C, Brady, Joel, Jude, Abbie, Tamsyn and Ines.

Well done to the following Year 7 students for getting full marks on their RSCS quiz last week:

Miranda, Oliver, Mariyah, Lucy D, Alfie C, Oliver P, Dylan C, Marian, Maya, Freddie and Toby L.


Year 10 Biology students Tamsyn and Carmen, both full gained marks on their assignment.

Year 10 Chemistry students Mya and Arnas and Lily for great work

Year 9 students Avantika, Oscar S and Brandon W for their hard work.


Year 9 students Holly, Kyzer, Abigail and Julia G for their superb writings full of fun details and justifications.

Year 10 students Dagmara and Adrian for great contributions and hard work this week in school and Lucas N and Andrew for fantastic sssignments this week that included some great written work on the topic of Free Time.

Computer Science:

Mr Reilly has nominated Year 9 students:

Abigail, Jack B, Samuel C, Kyzer and Brandon W who have all shown excellent recall skill in creative iMedia. Students were asked to identify the different camera instruction in a short scene and these students were near perfect in their response.

Design and Technology:

Year 7 student Lucy D for working extremely hard on her Design Technology work throughout lockdown.

Year 10 student Ashley for constantly working throughout all GCSE theory work and attempting all the work that is set.


Well done to Year 10 students Sean and Tamsyn who both showed great understanding in their sport nutrition assignment and also to Year 8 student Louis and Year 7 student Nana for fantastic effort in completing tasks in school in various subjects.

Virtual Sports Day:

Virtual Sports day will begin on Monday 6th July. Activities will be loaded onto students PE teams on Monday and submissions will close on Friday at 5pm. All activities will need minimal equipment and will be able to be completed at home.

Snapshot Student Challenges:

Each week we will be setting you some extra challenges on Snapshot to do at home. Send us pictures of your successes to: to share in our next edition.

Life Skills Challenge

Learn about road safety. It is important as a pedestrian, cyclist or future driver that you understand the rules of the road, especially now we are out and about more. Look at the videos here or here for more information.

Creative Commission

Design the front cover and choose a title for your autobiography. Think about how you would represent your life so far. You may even want to have a go at writing the ‘blurb’ for the back cover!

Enrichment Inspiration

Join in with our CTS Virtual Community Choir song! We have emailed parents/carers with the details about how you can get involved.

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Weekly Winners

June 15th – June 21st

Highest number of students taking quizzes – 7ST
Highest number of quizzes passed – 7ST, 7SW & 7TE
Highest number of words read – 7TE

Focus Feature:

This week we have asked all staff to share with us their favourite album and what it is they enjoy about it.

Careers News:

Careers information is being sent through Tutor groups in Teams and our Careers Advisor Julie Thompson can be contacted for advice by either parents or students via email at: