A uniform shop (Sportsland, Meir) will be held at Thomas Alleyne’s High School (Ede Studio) on the following dates for Windsor Park parents: Monday, 23rd July 1pm – 3pm (full uniform) Tuesday, 24th July 1pm – 3pm (full uniform) Wednesday, 8th August 10am – 2pm (PE kit only) Wednesday, 22nd August 10am – 2pm [...]
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We have loved visiting the local first schools and sharing our drama skills. Some of our students, who took part in the Ingestre project, recreated a WW1 drama piece with the help of Year 4s. The younger students looked like they had a lot of fun. So proud of the maturity and leadership skills shown [...]
Junior Maths Challenge Success 2018 We are proud to announce that students at Windsor Park Middle School achieved 1 Gold, 9 Silver and 19 Bronze certificates in this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. Over 260,000 students from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge with roughly the top 6% receiving a gold certificate, the [...]
Once again a wonderful lesson on Cultural Diversity. In this lesson we look at foods in other cultures, the change in the influences of food we eat and how food choice has changed dramatically since the days of food rationing. We also explore seasonal foods and how back in [...]
Save money by downloading the school Gateway app. if you have an Apple or Android supported smartphone, both you and the school can save money when you download the 'school gateway' app from your app store (Apple App store and Google Play Store) By using School Gateway you will be able to: View messages from [...]
Yesterday, was about learning knife skills, presentation and a taste test analysis. Students learnt the claw method, a safety method of using a knife. We talked about swapping crisps and chocolate occasionally for health snacks. We learnt that raw vegetables chopped in this way is called crudité in French too! Oooo la la!! Students took [...]
With the exciting new food module under way, our first year 8 group made classic rock buns with a twist. Students were given four criteria to aim to achieve Star Baker status. The focus was good housekeeping, following the recipe method, an even bake throughout and organisation. Star bakers were able to make themselves a [...]
Year 8 DT Yesterday, as a one-off enrichment lesson for Year 8, students had the opportunity to work with metal. We used copper sheet to cut out and shape using various techniques leaves. Students gave texture to the metal, hammered it into a 3D effect and used blunt chisels to give the vein effects seen [...]
We are excited about World Book Day and are looking forward to seeing all the outfits and thinking about our favourite books. We are always impressed with the creativity of our students! In the library we have a new restricted area, inspired by Harry Potter and are running a Creative Writing club and a Creative [...]
At the end of November the PE department took the Year 8s to Standon Bowers Outdoor Residential Centre. The trip aims to develop the student’s confidence, teamwork and resilience. With no surprise the aims were met by all of the students. We look forward to attending again next year. Now we are back at [...]