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School Gateway App

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 [...]

School Gateway App 2018-06-12T10:02:02+00:00

Knife Skills

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 [...]

Knife Skills 2018-04-30T12:55:09+00:00

DT Blog

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 [...]

DT Blog 2018-04-30T12:43:57+00:00

Cooper Leaves

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 [...]

Cooper Leaves 2018-04-27T09:04:37+00:00

English Blog

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 [...]

English Blog 2018-03-09T13:36:41+00:00


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 [...]

PE BLOG 2017-12-18T14:04:52+00:00

DT and S.T.E.M blog Dec 2017

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths all come together in the latest Year 6 DT day. Year 6 students had the amazing opportunity to work with the Institute of Civil Engineers ICE Bridge to School project.  The 15 metre long cable stay bridge, similar to that of the Second Severn Crossing was constructed by teams of students throughout the day. [...]

DT and S.T.E.M blog Dec 2017 2017-12-08T11:45:37+00:00

Ingestre Hall

We are all having so much fun at Ingestre Hall, developing existing talents and discovering new ones. After a day creating in the Art studio, recording in the Music studio, performing in the Drama room or Dance studio, there is time for evening activities. So far there has been a moonlit torch walk, a 3D [...]

Ingestre Hall 2017-12-12T16:00:37+00:00

Stem Blog

On Monday Year 6 students had the amazing opportunity to work with the Institute of Civil Engineers ICE Bridge to School project. The 15 metre long cable stay bridge, similar to that of the Second Severn Crossing was constructed by teams of students throughout the day. The project came about after an enthusiastic parent, Mrs [...]

Stem Blog 2017-11-16T15:32:25+00:00