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Food Tech – July 2017

Year 6 Junior House Kitchen Competition 2017 Year 6 have worked hard this half- term competing for the title of ‘Junior House Kitchen Champions 2017’. The theme for this year’s event was an ‘Afternoon tea for two’.  In teams of four, students had to create a portfolio to showcase their ideas before a team.   [...]

S.T.E.M challenge Year 7 June/July 2017

Science Technology Engineering Maths challenges encourage and develop the curious mind of problem solvers, Mathematicians, Engineers and Scientists by giving students challenges to overcome, working as a team, working to a deadline this prepares them for independent thinking, problem solving in their own lives and indeed for their future education. The challenge: Students were challenged [...]

P.E Blog

The summer term is one of the busiest for the PE department. It has been packed full with school competitions, Sponsored Fun Run, Sports Day, National School Sports Week and various lunch clubs each day throughout. Firstly, I would like to congratulate everyone who has taken part to make it as enjoyable as it has [...]

JCB Academy visit

Some year 8 pupils had the opportunity to visit JCB Academy for a unique experience.  During the day our pupils along with other Y8 pupils from different schools participated in various activities, which had a maths/science theme.  These included : Catapult making , aerodynamic testing ( paper plane designing), logic  and memory challenges and the [...]

Diversity Day

Year 8 have been learning about population issues this term and looking at the ethnic backgrounds of people in the UK. In Geography we had a Diversity Day where an economic migrant and a refugee came in to talk to the pupils about their experiences. The pupils enjoyed listening to their stories and asked intelligent [...]

Eden Project.

Last week Year 7 went on a week long residential trip to Cornwall. We stayed at the Youth Hostel at the Eden Project and as part of the Geography element of the visit pupils were able to visit the Rainforest and Mediterranean biomes and had a workshop looking at the issues regarding sustainability. They've had [...]

Eden Project 2017!!

What a fantastic adventure we all had in Cornwall!! Pupils and staff were treated to a lovely show at the Minack Theatre with a sea view as the back drop, a day looking at art work and eating ice cream in St Ives and a magical day of workshops about Sustainability at the wonderful Eden [...]

Top Marks for Uttoxeter school’s Health, Safety & Wellbeing.

Windsor Park Middle School is delighted to have achieved top marks at their recent Staffordshire County Council Health & Safety inspection, which scrutinised all aspects of the organisation. They are proud to have received a level five, the maximum possible score. Mr Johnstone, Chair of Governors, said: “We pride ourselves on providing a safe and [...]

SATs excellence

Windsor Park Middle School celebrates SATs excellence Windsor Park Middle School, a founder member of the Uttoxeter Learning Trust, celebrates an outstanding set of SATs results across reading, writing and mathematics. Children, parents and staff are delighted that all their hard work has paid off and are proud that this year’s results have smashed all [...]

Tamworth Castle

As part of their study of the Medieval period in History, Year 7 have visited Tamworth Castle. Built in 1070, during the reign of William I, the castle's history spans the whole of the period. Whilst there, the pupils were able to take part in a variety of activities including handling weapons; analysing artefacts; dressing [...]