United on support for UNICEF project

OutRight is a special campaign for schools across the UK, aimed at empowering and encouraging young people to speak out about children’s rights on World Children’s Day (20 November). It’s a campaign for children and young people, by children and young people and together, we can help create a fairer and safer world for refugee…

Anti-Bullying Week signs off but not out

Our Anti-Bullying Week has been packed with activities – we have had assemblies, Resilience, self-esteem and Headspace workshops, Brook, LGBT, and Kooth drop-ins, an All Different, All Equal mementoes sale, a poetry competition and even a cake sale. During the week students have been contributing to a Friendship Wall, onto which they have posted what…

First steps to Gold!

At our first Duke of Edinburgh Award Graduation ceremony, over 50 Bronze Certificates were presented in front of an admiring audience of parent, carers and their families. Joining Jo Roberts from the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme was James Sutton, Hollyoaks actor and supporter of outdoor pursuits, who presented the awards. He was impressed with…

Team launch Anti-Bullying Week

Did you know that bullying is still a concern in UK schools and that many days are missed each year for fear of being bullied? Helping to highlight the unacceptability of bullying, our own Student Anti-Bullying team launched Anti-Bullying Week   here in school. In a series of assemblies with a powerful message, the team ask…

Courtney overcomes her fear

Learning to have confidence in and around areas of water is something worth mastering, and one bad experience can take a long time to overcome. Some years ago, someone thought it amusing to throw current Year 10 student Courtney into the water at a Water Park giving her a fear of water that has taken…

A Time to Reflect and Remember

Leading up to Remembrance Day Mr Major, Subject Leader – Humanities, has been delivering a series of morning assemblies to each year group.  Students were invited to reflect on the importance of why we remember those who died fighting for their country, and the particular significance of the poppy at this time of year. Mr…