Faculty News

Watch out for Y7 Black Lives Matter Performances

Our Year 7s are doing exceptionally well in their new Black Lives Matter unit of work. They have been learning professional repertoire from Diversity's recent incredible performance and creating their own choreography to communicate the powerful messages of this movement. For homework, they created brilliant protest posters to be incorporated...

Donation of knitted organs of digestive system

Our Science Department extended a plea to our community, who came through for us, as always. You may remember from a previous newsletter article that we asked for some knitted organs of the digestive system. A grandmother grandmother of one of our Year 11s very kindly sent in these.  This...

History Book Club

'Black and British' by David Olusoga will be the first book read for this new group. See details about how to get involved.

Celebrating Science Week 2021 style

Science Week without the usual array of guest speakers, practical workshops and the Year 7 trip to the Big Bang Fair at the NEC, Birmingham, was a much quieter affair this year. This doesn't mean we let it pass by without making the best of it within our own...

Nature Pond: Plants/herbs needed & new beginnings spotted

We are pleased to announce that our Nature Pond has attracted its first breeding amphibians this spring. A population of 10 frogs have left as many clumps of spawn which are now developing into tadpoles. The pond, which has been maturing since its renovation last year, will form a valuable...

Art Department receives generous donation

The Art Department is pleased to have received over 400 Winsor and Newton pigment pens to distribute to our Year 10 GCSE Art and Photography students. They have been supplied by the company Colart, an international supplier of Art materials, who is welcoming applications from schools to receive discontinued...

Science Week: Student builds impressive Ecosystem

We always work hard to encourage students to be investigative in Science, whether covid or not. Even through this latest lockdown, Mr Hickey received this incredible piece of project work from Nesta in 8N, where she built her own ecosystem! Well done Nesta! For those who fancy trying this at...