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14/07/20

Retweeted From The Reading Agency

We're delighted to share activity highlights for the Reading Together Day on 16 July! 18 organisations are collaborating on a shared schedule of events. Head to our website for more details of the day: https://t.co/u3hNbrU4hQ https://t.co/GSTpvKbcFy

14/07/20

Over the summer we would like to challenge you to the My Active Life Challenge! This is an activity organised by the to help you stay active and healthy during the summer holidays. Click the link below to find out more https://t.co/Fvly6kWBLF

14/07/20

Ruth in 7V has been experimenting with water droplets in her photography. GCSE Photography awaits you Ruth, very well done! https://t.co/qwjlbmyUlQ

14/07/20

Wow Eva! Very well done! https://t.co/fRm0tLelG1

14/07/20

Years 7 & 8 have the wonderful opportunity today to watch one of Shakespeare's plays brought to life. With thanks to who have managed to bring the magic of live theatre to our students online!

14/07/20

Thank you , we are glad Charlotte enjoyed her day, We cannot wait til the girls are all back in September! https://t.co/I9vxvQdUvF

14/07/20

Try this at home experiment. What happens to the level of water if you add salt to a glass of water? The water level will go down. Why? the dissolved ions from the salts in the water allow the solvent molecules to order themselves better.

13/07/20

Calling all budding entrepreneurs! Can you turn your ideas into a business in lockdown? https://t.co/CUUZRqhZxi

13/07/20

Well done to all the Year 7's who joined us in school today. We hope you enjoyed seeing your friends and teachers, you all painted some amazing pebbles! https://t.co/gQgKYvTCjv

13/07/20

Well done to Ameena in 8S who has designed this great T-Shirt. She drew a dragon with the help of a stencil she made, and used what ever she could find in the kitchen which was bleach! Doesn't it look fantastic? https://t.co/NWkd42GPgc

13/07/20

We are so excited to welcome Year 7 back into school today for their Welfare Tutorials. This morning the girls have painted some beautiful pebbles. It is so lovely to have them back in, even if it's only for a short while! https://t.co/pnd7WXDeF7

10/07/20

Just a few days into school closure we asked students to explore how Fundamental British Values might be affected due to the lockdown. As always, they rose to the challenge and created this… https://t.co/amGICEeQc1

10/07/20

Well done to Imogen, Alfreda, Alex, Chloe and Isla 7G, Isabella, Ellie, Lucia, Isobel, Sarah, Niamh, Madison, Georgia and Omowonuola 7C, Kobi, Renee, Isabelle, Cheyenne 7N and Amelie, Gabrianna, Phoebe 8N who have made it through to the second round of the Competition! https://t.co/OfGlBZeY3v

10/07/20

Well done to Hannah in 10A who has been selected to receive the Philip Jones Memorial Prize at ! Very well done Hannah - congratulations! https://t.co/7yFrP554A8

10/07/20

Wonu in 7C has made chilli con carne for her family with Nachos, cheese and cucumbers on the side. She also made some cupcakes, sausage, mash and some cheesy pasta earlier in the week. What a feast! Well done Wonu. https://t.co/Hh3x7hqV6s

10/07/20

Well done to Georgia in 7C who, with a little help from her dad, has built a hedgehog cafe! Georgia wanted to help stop the declining number of hedgehogs by giving them a safe place to stay. She has even had a customer! https://t.co/imigj0Peud

09/07/20

Mr Waters’ favourite word is “spaghettification” and is the name given to the process caused by a black hole “swallowing” an object as it draws the object out into a long, thin spiral of atoms. What is your favourite word?

09/07/20

Great to see what IGS brass players have been doing during lockdown. https://t.co/GFEQEXwp7w

09/07/20

Mrs Alizadeh and her bees had a special visitor this week! Ben had the opportunity to meet the Invicta Bees and wear all the gear. 🐝 https://t.co/Je5KB7qmcY

09/07/20

Calling all school leavers - On Friday 10 July at 10am, the Prime Minister will be giving an address to all school leavers which will be broadcast on Facebook and YouTube. https://t.co/Q7zslSY5Xt

08/07/20

Great to hear so many students are doing so well in the two grade challenge. Keep up the practice everyone.

08/07/20

Did you know water can boil and freeze at the same time? This occurs at what is known as the “triple point” and is caused by the temperature and pressure of the surroundings. https://t.co/t9C4kj5hjm

08/07/20

Its so why not join Abi from the as she ‘pots-on’ veg seedlings and also shows us some easy ways to encourage wildlife into our gardens. Click the link to investigate… https://t.co/rgsWJrGnZW https://t.co/1JL1BiBR6d

08/07/20

Well done Poppy! We will be posting your award shortly... https://t.co/mdAFJcmdtH

08/07/20

You all look fabulous! Well done Emily! https://t.co/YE4NvebHlg

08/07/20

What a night! Yesterday we held our Annual Awards Evening, but with a twist! As we couldn’t welcome students into school this year, we all dressed up and took to ! It was a great evening of celebrating both in school and virtual achievements. Well done everyone! https://t.co/SKH0XwAiAm

07/07/20

A powerful message from our students calling on all of us to listen, learn, question and put an end to racism everywhere. https://t.co/XQ5m29shH7

07/07/20

Well done Poppy! https://t.co/eeB5Yi22WP

07/07/20

Retweeted From MMK Mind

We wanted to say a massive to Invicta Grammar - who have been fundraising to support the services we offer to young people in . They have raised over £2000 in the past year - an incredible amount. Thank you for your support, ! https://t.co/FNmW3j5i1T

07/07/20

We are looking forward to the ‘Virtual’ Awards Celebration this evening https://t.co/xqq2urjHXe

07/07/20

Amelie in 7A spotted this snake whilst out on her bike. Amelie thinks it is an adder, we are not so sure? Adder or Grass snake - what do you think? https://t.co/QTHSNiJnx3

06/07/20

Well done to Libby from Sandling Primary School who has completed two of our Science Activities! We can't wait to see you in September! https://t.co/hHqtIOhx8S

06/07/20

We have a winner for the John O’Groats to Lands End challenge. Well done to Bronte, the only house who managed to achieve the whole distance! Well done to everyone who took part in the competition, in total we have travelled 5398km! https://t.co/hpuGE1kEMP

06/07/20

Retweeted From NHS England and NHS Improvement

Thank you to everyone who has helped the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic so far. Whether you’re a bus driver getting us to work, a teacher looking after our children, or a supermarket worker making sure we can get essentials — thank you. 👏👏👏 https://t.co/kUmfYnrX64

06/07/20

Can you guess what 7C and 9A are spelling out? https://t.co/VbdHDpGo6v

03/07/20

Wow what a great day we have had. Virtual Sports Day 2020 has been a day full of fun and true house spirit! Well done to everyone who has taken part... we have lots more photos coming your way! https://t.co/hATnt6zGLF

03/07/20

Well done Amelie and Kaliopi. We hope you had a great day. We love the glitter! https://t.co/Tfge5b63sc

03/07/20

Well done to Amelia in 7A and Anya in 7G for making these delicious cheesecakes! I hope you saved us a slice🍰 https://t.co/QQAshFS8yd

03/07/20

Well done to all our students who have entered this competition - we have had over 60 entries! https://t.co/WjSOTHa9Ev

03/07/20

Virtual Sports Day is finally here! We have lots of great activities lined up and can't wait to see how all our students get on. Don't forget to send in your pictures! https://t.co/WLTQ95h1ow

Ethos and Values

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At Invicta, we seek to develop the skills, talents and interests of all our students as individuals.  We have high expectations and high aspirations for all and our vision is one of academic excellence in a supportive and caring environment. It is our aim that during their time at Invicta, girls will develop certain qualities. They will become knowledgeable, independent, innovative, ambitious, articulate and considerate.

Our approach to students includes three key aspects:  Care, Education and Opportunities.

Our primary aim at Invicta is to ensure our girls are happy.  This will enable them to be self-confident, inquiring, tolerant, and positive with well-rounded characters; and have independent minds, which respects the differences of others.  By the time our girls leave Invicta, they will further develop a true sense of self-worth that will enable them to stand up for themselves and for a purpose greater than themselves, and, in doing so, to be of value to society.  Nurturing individuality and yet understanding and appreciating the differences of others is central to Invicta's philosophy.  This is achieved through an extensive system of support, guidance and care.

At Invicta Grammar School we also recognise the importance of excellent academic results. However, we believe that for our girls to be successful and happy in this challenging and competitive world it is also necessary for them to be equipped with more than good results.  Our students need to be creative, to work cooperatively, and to have highly developed personal and social skills.

Invicta Grammar School provides a rich programme of opportunities aimed at giving girls diverse and exciting experiences that enable them to be 'rounded' and enthused about the world they live in.  Confidence, enterprise, creativity and internationalism are developed through projects of leadership, community and enterprise, societies, visits and extended learning.  The importance of participation in these opportunities makes school life about more than examination success; meeting new people, gaining skills, employability, following a passion, discovering a passion and having something to talk about.  Most importantly - we understand that students who take advantage of what is on offer, enjoy their education.  Enjoyment leads to success!

Promoting British Values -  We are fully committed to implementing British Values of democracy:  the rule of law; individual liberty; respect and tolerance for other religions, through our curriculum and in all aspects of our school life. We recognise that these values are not exclusively British, or that in Britain, we successfully uphold them all of the time. However, we do believe that these values are fundamental to what it means to be a ‘good’ human being and as such it is absolutely essential that our students accept, promote and act out these values if they are to leave school fully prepared for life in modern Britain and make a successful contribution to our Society.