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  • Words of the Week – M

    2nd March 2020
    Year 7: maintenance- the process of preserving a condition or situation or the state of being preserved. "crucial conditions for the maintenance of democratic government" Year 8: minorities- the smaller number or part,...More
  • Words of the Week – L

    24th February 2020
    Year 7: Logic- a particular way of thinking, especially one that is reasonable and based on good judgement. ‚ÄėI fail to see the logic behind his argument.‚Äô Year 8: Liberal- willing to respect or accept behaviour or...More
  • Words of the Week – K

    19th February 2020
    Year 7: Keen- having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm. "a keen gardener" Year 8: Kin- one's family and relations. "many elderly people have no kin to turn to for assistance" Year 9: Kindred- similar in kind;...More
  • Words of the Week – J

    3rd February 2020
    Year 7: Justify- show or prove to be right or reasonable. "the person appointed has fully justified our confidence" Year 8: Jibe- an insulting or mocking remark; a taunt. "a jibe at his old rivals" Year 9:...More
  • Words of the Week – I

    27th January 2020
    Year 7: Identity- the fact of being who or what a person or thing is. "he knows the identity of the culprits" Year 8: Indicate- point out; show. "dotted lines indicate the text's margins" Year 9: Institute- an...More