It is with the deepest sadness and regret that we must inform you that Helen Roberts (Geography and Careers) passed away
on Saturday 4th March having been diagnosed with terminal cancer just a few weeks earlier.

The funeral service will take place at St. Andrew’s Church, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5ET on 28th March at 1pm.

The funeral cortège will pass the school at 12.30pm

BAFB staff and pupils will line the inside and outside of the perimeters along Burnage Lane to pay their respects.

Any former students, Parents and Carers wishing to join us in paying their respects at this time
are invited to do so by standing on the opposite side of the road.

Please do not park your vehicle near school or on Burnage Lane. 

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Recommended Books - Humanities

Here are some of the recommended books you can read to help you in Humanities. You can also see your teacher for more information:


Unheard Voices by Malorie Blackman

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

City of Ghosts by Bali Rai

The Quiet American by Graham Greene (relevant to GCSE controlled assessment - Vietnam War)

Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood (relevant to GCSE Germany)

Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally


Jazeera's Journey by L. Bruce

The Breadwinner by D. Ellis

Parvana's journey by D. Ellis

The Strollers by L. Beake

Abu Lives in Kenya (low level/EAL students)

Children of the moon by C. Rudel

The Masai and I by  V. Kroll

King of the Cloud forest by M. Morpurgo

The Shadow by M. Morpurgo

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

Congo by M. Crichton

Religious Studies

A Boy Called Hope by Lara Williamson

Whisper by Chrissie Keighery

Don’t Pick on Me by Rosemary Stones

After Iris by Natasha Farrant

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