Tasty Treats are Prom Fundraisers

Our ongoing competition to see which department has the best baking skills continues! The latest ‘Cake-Off’ sees Year 11 Progress team, led by Mr Tang, take on Mr Hignett’s Science department and, between them, staff have been treated to a wonderful selection of fare – from lemon drizzle cake to baked raspberry cheesecake with raspberry…

Tia’s Colourful Contribution!

The exceptionally cold start to the year has meant that everything in the school garden is late – and, like many other garden lovers, we have been keenly waiting to see some spring colour around school. This is where Year 8 student Tia comes in – thanks to her family of keen gardeners, they have…

A Beautiful Song and some Uplifting Messages

A Beautiful Song and some Uplifting Messages The Year 10 assembly this week opened with Year 11 students Lois and Ellie singing from their GCSE Ensemble performance, a beautiful rendition of All I Want by Kodaline. It was followed by Head Girl Niah and her Deputy Anya, opening with the question: ‘Do you have what…

Student Team Helps to Discover Hidden Powers

Year 9 students have received a motivational talk in their assembly, based on the powers of resilience and feminism.  Delivered by Niah, Ellie, Victoria, Anya, Melissa and Megan from the Student Senior Leadership Team, the assembly looked at the role feminism plays as regards equality between men and women, and the prospect of a world…

Year 11s Prepare to Perform

The French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry famously said: “A goal without a plan is just a wish”. To help and encourage our Year 11 students plan for success in their forthcoming GCSE exams, today Mrs Fraser, Deputy Headteacher, welcomed students back from holiday for this important term and delivered the third in a series of…

Non-Uniform Day boosts Duke of Edinburgh Funds

The last day of term saw a wide variety of lunchtime activities that included a Bake sale, face-painting and wet-sponging a teacher or two! It was all in a good cause – raising money for our Duke of Edinburgh students. In the afternoon, all Club Zero students (no negative IRIS points) and those who had…