From Farm to Fork at Stockley

Two Year 8 students joined ten Year 10 GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition students for a day on the farm when they travelled to Arley, Cheshire. The focus for their day was on ‘Farm to Fork’, in which they looked at a range of the crops grown on the farm, and discussed organic farming methods…

Field Trips Provide Plenty to Study

Our Year 10 GCSE Geography students have had a busy week with two trips in which to study ‘in the field’. Tuesday saw them heading to Formby Point where they studied the sand dune ecosystem. There, they also came face to face with some famous Formby residents – their red squirrels – but, unfortunately, there…

Meeting the Wirral Paperback of the Year Authors

It is rare to have the opportunity to meet five top authors at the same time but that exactly is what twenty-one of our keen readers from Years 8 and 9 have just managed to do!  As part of the Wirral paperback of the Year 2018, we joined up with students from eight other secondary…

Visit to the Capital of Computing and Code-breaking

Over forty Year 9, 10 and 11 Computer Science students have had a glimpse back in time, to when computers were in their infancy. Thanks to Mr Simon, Subject Leader IT & Computing, their trip to the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park enabled them to learn about the role of early computers in…

Deriving Dune Data in June

Our Year 9 Geography students had a beautiful sunny June day when they travelled to New Brighton to collect data in the nearby sand dunes. Alicia, Katie, Faye, Kate and Emma are pictured with ITT student Mr Ritchie using a quadrat, a portable frame that enables students to sample small areas of a habitat. Here,…

New books for our library shelves

Thanks to sixteen students from Years 7, 8 and 9, the SENCO and Learning Resource Base libraries will soon have a new set of fiction books for everyone in school to enjoy. Our new books will arrive after half term break – and just in time for some summer holiday reading. Although some national newspapers…