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Celebrating Success 2021-2022

7 September 2022 (by admin)

Each week we look to update this area with exciting news from our College
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GCSE Exam Result Day 2022
Congratulations to our Year 11 students on their GCSE exam results. we are very proud of you all
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Sports Day 2022
We held our first Sports Day for 2 years and it was a brilliant day. Well done to all the competitors!!!
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Reward Makeup Tutorial
‘Our students had an amazing opportunity to work with MUA, Orla Browne, who has worked under Val Garland (Glow Up Queen!), completed London fashion week and even had the opportunity to apply Rihanna’s makeup! 
As a reward for positive points gained during the term 12 students completed a workshop with Orla, they learnt how hard work and dedication will keep them reaching for the stars!’
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History Field Trip to Fountains Abbey
Wednesday 13th July 2022 saw 60 students and 7 staff visit Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water garden as part of their OCR B History Around Us GCSE module. It was great to see the students immersing themselves in the surroundings, asking purposeful questions and enjoying the stunning views. There was even time for an ice cream or two!
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Year 8 Faith Day
Year 8 had a fantastic day reflecting on their faith at Notre Dame. They heard from a range of speakers, include out very own Alex Noad - who went to Corpus Christi and is now studying for the priesthood.
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Congratulations to Keira!!
Keira Gittins, our Year 11 student, has been signed to Leeds Rhino's U18s, which at the age of 16 is a fantastic achievement! She has been an integral member of the Corpus Christi Rugby League team and as the captain, led the team to become the National Champions this year. We wish Kiera all the best in her future rugby achievements and are sure she'll continue to accomplish great things.
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Year 11 Leavers Liturgy & Celebration
Yesterday we said good bye to our amazing Year 11 students. These students have overcome significant challenges over the last 5 years and we are so proud of each and every one of them. Good Luck Year 11, always keep up the hard work and we all believe you will become great. Wishing you the very best for the future! God Bless.
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Year 7 Leeds Schools Athletics Competition
A massive well done to our year 7 students who competed in their first ever Leeds Schools Athletics Competition at South Leeds Stadium on Tuesday 28th June. We were up against 21 other schools and made a valiant effort to place in many of the events, demonstrating determination and resilience against some tough competitors. 
It was a promising start for these young athletes! 
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Summer Showcase 2022

This week at Corpus we celebrated our Summer Concert Showcase with great success! We would like to thank all students, staff and parents involved, as we could not have done it without their commitment. We would also like to give a special thanks to our friends at Yorkshire Dance and Corpus Primary School, as the event was a continuation of our great partnership. Overall we are very proud of our sense of community here at Corpus, as we look forward to showcasing the great talent of our students in the near future. Here are small selection of the photos of the night but there were so many more amazing performances!!!

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Summer Art Exhibition
At the Summer Showcase this week, we celebrated some of the amazing art work from our Year 9, 10 & 11
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Leeds Grand production of Dream girls
As a valued partnership school, Leeds Grand sent us free tickets for the musical, ‘Dream girls’. Year 9, 10 and 11 students benefited greatly from this fantastic opportunity, and will use the experience towards their written theatre review exam paper. The students were a credit to the school and we all had an amazing time! 
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National Videogames Museum
On Tuesday, our year 9 Computer Science students visited the National Videogames Museum in Sheffield. They were given an insight into the games development industry and of course played on all the machines. 
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Year 10 visit to Notre Dame Sixth Form College
Our year 10 students enjoyed their taster day at Notre Dame Sixth Form college this week
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Feast of Corpus Christi
This week in the college we took part in The Feast of Corpus Christi, also called Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, festival of the Roman Catholic Church in honour of the real presence of the body (Corpus) of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. The students took part in a precession lead by Father Darren, ending with a special mass outside. We would like to thank the Father and Sisters from our local Corpus Christi Catholic Church who joined us in this special celebration.
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Year 9 Football
Year 9 football team won 7-1 at Co op Academy last night with Frankie Graham scoring a hattrick in a man of the man match performance. It was another strong performance from our year 9 footballers.
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Leeds City Basketball Finals 2022
Farrell Deudjui and Flourish Eluemelem Momodu starred for Corpus Christi Catholic College at the Leeds City Basketball finals and were both picked in the team of the tournament. Well done to both!!
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Leeds Rhino Foundation
Just 5 years ago Neil Tchamambe, one of our former students was first taught Rugby League by Leeds Rhino Foundation coaches. He started his journey here at Corpus and now he's signed his first professional contract for the club!. Congratulations Neil!!
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Leeds Rhino Challenge - Coming Out of the Camps
Great news from our Sports Faculty! (Above)
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INTU Uni
A group of year 8 students enjoyed a day out to Leeds University on Friday thanks to INTU Uni. They learnt all about budgeting, student accommodation, engineering and even got a tour of the campus. A day enjoyed by all! 
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Rugby League National Championship Finals
The Year 11 girls competed in the Rugby League National Championship Finals last night and WON 26 - 12 against Castleford Academy! It was a fantastic performance from all, with everyone giving the game 100% commitment and truly deserved the win! Now crowned National Champions this is a great way for the girls to end their time at Corpus Christi and have been a real credit to the school!
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FIFA Tournament 2022
Congratulations to Liam & Isaac, our finalists in our FIFA Tournament!
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FIFA Tournament 2022

Mr Bell has been running a FIFA tournament for weeks and on Thursday; the final takes place!" Who will be the winner of the first Corpus Christi Champions cup?

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RERF Field Trip

Y9 Geography students enjoyed a visit to the RERF plant last Thursday. “All students were a credit to themselves and the College – they asked lots of investigative questions.” Mrs King.

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First News

Miss Loureiro’s Year 7 students had a look at the digital version of First News for the first time this week in their library lesson. They worked together in small groups to find some interesting articles that feature in the news in this week’s edition.

Here are some articles that grabbed our students’ attention:

· Two boys found in the Amazon rainforest after a month.

· Aldi has launched a giant hot cross bun.

· Five ancient tombs have been discovered in Egypt.

· Octopuses are adapting to the litter in our oceans by using it for shelter.

· Seagulls have a favourite fish and chip shop!

· Beavers have returned to London for the first time in 400 years.

· A cat called Stefan was evacuated from Ukraine and now has 1.1 million followers on TikTok.

The students were able to talk about their favourite articles at the end of the lesson where they listened attentively and respected each other.

It was wonderful to see our students empowered by global news knowledge! - Miss Busby, Librarian

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National Festival

        

Tuesday at the National Festival. The girls played really well considering we only had 9 players (11 a-side!) and carrying injuries (special mention to Demi who carried on with a knee injury!), managing to win all their games except one, meaning they're through to the National Finals to be held on 27th April at Featherstone Rovers. They also have the Yorkshire Cup Final on Wednesday 30th March so please wish them congratulations and good luck for the next rounds. Additionally, some of the girls were approached by York Knights off the back off their performance, so a massive well done to them too.

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Positive Choices day with Leeds United Foundation

Students at Corpus are receiving an education into the consequences of serious violence, thanks to a project led by the Leeds United Foundation.

The Y10 are listening closely to talks about knife crime to start their positive choices day.

Year 10 are being put through their paces today while learning about natural highs!
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Leeds Playhouse Trip

Staff would like to thank the Year 10 and Year 11 pupils that participated in the English trip for being such a credit to Corpus at the Leeds Playhouse last Thursday! We went to see the production of 'Macbeth' and pupil behaviour was exceptional. Staff and pupils really enjoyed the fantastic production with an incredibly talented and diverse cast. Thank you, Y10 and Y11! 

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The Riot Act

Our Year 7 students enjoyed a unique theatre production by The Riot Act highlighting road safety.

'From the minute they started to the minute they finished the students were engaged and enjoyed the production'- Ms. J Adams, Student Support Officer for Year 7.

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FIFA Tournament 2022

"We're well into our Esports FIFA Tournament now. The students are loving the competition and it's a great way to get together after a long day at school!" #esports Mr Bell - IT Teacher

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Ash Wednesday 

"Today the children of Corpus received ashes and they learnt how to pray, fast and give." Nicola Sweetman Head of RE

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Rugby Yorkshire Cup

Congratulations to our Year 11 Rugby Team for getting through to the final round of the Yorkshire Cup! Player of the tournament went to Blessing, who carried the ball strongly (through a number of players!) and scored some brilliant tries all with a smile on her face.

"Keira and Chevelle controlled the games really well and the girls all played well as a team" Ms Kelly, - Assistant Head of PE

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