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Brickyard Wood Blog

During the Spring Term, all the year 5s attended a Science trip to Brickyard Wood for a bush craft session with Rural Pride Outdoor Learning Centre, Radbourne near Derby.  This was a fantastic opportunity for everyone to enjoy and explore the outdoors whilst using some of their scientific knowledge learnt in the class room. After [...]

Design Technology blog June 2017

What a busy year in Design Technology! Students have had a fun packed interactive Year of projects, that I pleased to say has been amazing! To round the year off Design Technology are embarking on two house competitions, senior and junior house competitions for Year 8 and Year 6. The competitions give students the chance [...]

BACT Summer Holiday Camps

Burton Albion Community Trust are hosting their mixed and girls-only Summer holiday camp at Windsor Park Middle School between Monday 24th July – Friday 28th July & Monday 21st August – Friday 25th August. You can book £12 per day in advance, £14 on the day, or £50 for the week. Book at burtonalbioncommunitytrust.co.uk (http://burtonalbioncommunitytrust.co.uk) [...]

Creative Career

On Monday, 19th June the fantastic Staffordshire University held a 'Creative career' talk with all Year 8 pupils. The talk was inspiring and really captured the Year 8's attention. They learned of all the exciting creative careers that are out there in the world such as fashion design, game design, photography, product design. To name [...]

Year 7 Robots

Year 7 have undertaken an exciting Art challenge this term. To build their very own Robot!! The Robot had to have character and be made from only unwanted materials, such as, cereal boxes, old electronic equipment and collage materials. Year 7 have been working in pairs and have grabbed this challenge with both hands! They [...]

Code Day

On Friday 9th June Windsor Park Middle School things got a little mysterious! The maths department, supported by staff from across the school, held a whole school WOW day looking at code. We explored its uses, both in the present day and the past. Students found themselves investigating code used during the World Wars as [...]

Art Blog June 2017

Last half term 5R were given the task to complete a mural with the theme of 'Spring'. They were studying mini beasts in Art and have added these to the mural. I think you will agree they did a fantastic job! The mural is now on display in the school canteen.

In the Windsor garden

In the Windsor garden Progress is underway.  Today some of Year 6 have been busy clearing the Design Technology garden.  They began weeding, collecting leaves and preparing the ground for setting.  Once prepared the group learnt how to make a wigwam support, following that the bean plants were set and watered.  Fun in the sun!  [...]

UKMT Junior Challenge

We are very proud to announce the results of the UKMT Junior Challenge. The Junior Challenge is a national maths competition for students in year 8 and below. It gives them the chance to compete against students across the country and be externally recognised for their efforts. Students will receive the certificates when we ourselves [...]

Terry Collier Robots

In Art year 7 have been studying the work of sculptor Terry Collier, he makes robots from unwanted and old materials. Year 7 have been collecting materials that they can recycle and make into a robot of their very own!! Progress pictures so far. Watch this space for the finished sculptures!!! [...]