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Science Blog September 2017

We have had a great start to Science this year and have a lot to look forward to, including Science week in March with a trip to the Big Bang exhibition for the year 8s and a number of challenges and activities for other year groups. We are again hoping to run our forest school [...]

Library Refurb During Summer

During the summer holidays, the library had a refurb. Pupils can now enjoy the quiet areas around their chosen genre. Accelerated reading was reintroduced last month, where pupils now have the opportunity to take a quiz, during Pastoral and lunchtime about the book they have been reading. They can see their progress on the achievement [...]

English Blog September 2017

National Poetry Day – 28th September Recently, we’ve had an exciting day of poetry based activities in the English department.  This year’s theme for National Poetry Day was Freedom and all classes created their own poems relating to texts that are currently being studied.  Year 5 students, currently studying ‘Peter Pan’, had lots of fun [...]

English Blog September 2017

National Poetry Day – 28th September Recently, we’ve had an exciting day of poetry based activities in the English department.  This year’s theme for National Poetry Day was Freedom and all classes created their own poems relating to texts that are currently being studied.  Year 5 students, currently studying ‘Peter Pan’, had lots of fun [...]

DT September

Well another exciting year in DT is well under way. Year 8 have been involved in a two week technical challenge designing and manufacturing garments using newspaper.  Students have learnt how they need to consider the characteristics of the materials they use and their restrictions, joining methods and strengthening methods along with ergonomics (the comfort [...]

Maths Hub

We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new maths hub. Staff have been very busy over the holiday transforming the space into an inspiring learning zone. We have created spaces where students can work in small groups, receiving interventions to build their confidence about the trickier aspects of maths. We are also [...]

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 [...]