Day: 13 July 2021

Race To The Top

We’ve recently had several meetings of our “We Need To Talk About Racism” group. Year 12’s Savannah tells us more about who the group are and what they and the school hope to achieve together.  Due to the wide-reaching impacts of racism in society, our school has established a group called ‘We Need to Talk [...]

YOU’RE FRIED: Food Apprentice

Our students in year 9 Food have been getting ready to take part in the Apprentice, creating dishes suitable for sale in a supermarket as ready meals. Next, they’ll make a sales pitch before a panel of food experts (teachers!) to see who’s the icing on the cake, and who gets the chop.  "This term [...]

Year 8 Self-Expression Art

Year 8 developed the skills of self-expression in their Art in a time of Covid and non-specialist classrooms. In this article Emily and Frances explain the processes and ideas behind their work.  First the detailed self-portrait in graphite  In Art we started looking at different emotions and facial features. We were taught how to draw [...]

Leaders in the Field: TriGolf

A group of our Year 12s have been on a leadership skills course, and they have been telling us how much they have enjoyed using what they learned to run sports festivals for children. Every year, the Year 12 students have the option of signing up for a leadership course called. the C.S.L.A. This stands for [...]

Hot Shots: Oxford Photography Trip

Our Year 10 photographers travelled to Oxford to be inspired among the spires. Lola, Alfie, Daisy and Mac sum up their day. On the 9th of June, year 10 GCSE photography students went on a trip to Oxford, with the aim of coming back with 4 photoshoots, and I think I can speak for everyone [...]