CTS Snapshot


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Welcome to our CTS Snapshot - a weekly celebration update. We are delighted to share with parents and carers alike student triumphs at Corby Technical School. We are proud of every student and every success they have - please feel free to share with us any achievements they might have.

Snapshot News:

Stars of the Week:

  • Mrs Reynolds has said well done to Kelechi, Annabelle and Paris (9C) who represented the school at the County School Challenge final.
  • Miss McGrath has nominated 7TA for taking part in a brilliant class debate on the use of dolphins by the navy. Fantastic research and outstanding presentations were done by the entire class.
  • Mrs Brown has nominated the Year 12 English Language class for their hard work on their independent language investigations and have done a brilliant job so far. They have all chosen their own language focus to investigate and have made great progress. Mrs Brown is a very proud teacher!
  • Mr Harley wants to congratulate Ana (8S), Tamiska (8T) and Charlize (8T) who have baked consistently well during the trials of CTS' Bake Off. They have made it to The Great Brooke Weston Trust Bake Off final and will be competing against the other schools on Tuesday 17th July 2018.
  • Mr Lee says well done to the Year 8 and Year 9 mathematicians with their work on code-breaking this week.
  • Mr Godfrey nominates the students in Year 9 Super Physics trip who represented the school at the annual competition run by the Institute of Physics. They were a credit to the school and made it to second place.
  • Mr Lee congratulates Tamara (8C) for an informative presentation on Alan Turing.
  • Miss Connellan would like to say thank you to Amelia (7SW), Neave (7CO), Thomas (7CO) and Finlay (7TE) who provided wonderful literacy support for the visiting Year 6 students.
  • Mr Gourlay says well done to Ashley (8S) for his excellent commitment to achieving his Bronze award in the Duke of York iDEA program.
  • Miss James would like to thank our students who helped today during a very busy transition day - Chris (10S), Rowan (7TE), Mya (7ST), Sophie (7ST), Marshall (7TE), Emily (7TE), Jasmine (7ST), Niav (7TE), Rachel (7TE), Andrew (7CO), Kornelia (7ST), Oscar (7TA) and Kara, Kayleigh and Malika in Year 12.


  • Mrs Arnold would like to thank all the staff who accompanied Year 8 and Year 9 this week on their residentials - Mr Rogers, Mrs Ferns, Mr McRae-Smith, Ms Tosh, Miss Watt, Mr Cooper, Miss Fenner and Mr Cox.
  • Thank you to all staff who have supported students on trips and visits this week. It takes a lot of organisation but has been worth it – Mrs Walpole, Mr Horne, Miss McGrath, and Mr Chatfield.
  • Thanks to Miss Moore for supporting the students at the County Schools Challenge on Monday evening and to the students who came to support.
  • Miss James would like to thank our new PE teacher, Miss Williams, who came to support transition day to welcome her new tutees.
  • Well done to our staff who have just qualified as first aiders and are joining the school first aid team - Mr Macleod, Mrs Winfield, Mrs Hegarty.
  • Well done to our staff who have been accepted onto the Brooke Weston Trust Leadership Academy, Mr Gourlay, Mrs Prior, Miss Longhurst, and Mr Rogers.

Celebration of Student Work:

Attendance Matters

Every single day a student is absent from school equates to a day lost of learning. At Corby Technical School we pride ourselves in maintaining excellent attendance. Our target is to achieve and maintain a whole school attendance of above 96.5%. We will be giving you weekly updates on our whole school attendance, the tutor group and house who achieved the highest attendance this week.


Sports Day is on Tuesday, 17th July. Parents/carers are welcome to attend, there will be a designated parent/carer area. You may want to bring your own picnic blanket or chair. The even begins at 13:15pm.