Faculty News

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...

Suitcases/briefcases needed for Performing Arts Dept

The Performing Arts department is creating a brand new scheme of work that choreographically explores the use of props. The dance will be set inside an airport and uses movements based on the activities you would see waiting for your flight! We are looking for donations of small suitcases/briefcases so...

Languages Competition

Students who can speak in more than one language are invited to film themselves for a fantastic competition to win fun vouchers. This competition is open to any student who can present the follow points in another language. You must: say 3 things about yourself talk about something you like about...

Impressive 3 course menu created to illustrate understanding of RE

In Religious Education this term, students have been learning about the religious and political movement of Rastafarianism and Pan- Africanism (political union of all the indigenous inhabitants of Africa, that sought to unify and connect people of African descent worldwide). We have been exploring a wide range of topics looking...