Thank You Mrs Robinson

It was Michelle Obama who said: “Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence”. This is the mantra of the joint MBNA Bank and Cheshire Community Foundation’s Inspiring Education Programme and, thanks to Mrs Sarah Robinson, parent of Year 9 student Jess and…

Our Tribe Takes to the Water

Twelve lucky students accompanied Miss Gore, Miss McCabe, and Miss Hepke kayaking around the Royal Albert Dock complex of waterways in Liverpool. Their day was part of an initiative called ‘Find My Tribe’, in which confidence and communication skills are developed through sport.

Looking into Chester’s Rich Heritage

The photographs provide a flavour of the Year 7s Humanities department field trip to Chester. In a busy day, they visited the cathedral, walked the City walls, lunched by the River Dee, and wound back the centuries when they studied the Roman amphitheatre and gardens!

This Baby is the Daddy!

When a group of our Year 10 Computer Science students joined Mr Simon, Subject Leader – ICT & Computer Science, on a trip to the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, they met a baby that was built in 1948! This particular ‘Baby’ was the first electronic computer to store and run a program, and…

Media City Trip is a Bright Look into the Future!

Our iMedia students gained some valuable knowledge and hands-on experience when, thanks to Mr Simon, they swapped their classroom for the bright lights of Media City, Salford. The trip helped students gain a deeper understanding of the many different skills at work behind the scenes, many relevant to their course but also using other skills…

Getting a Taste for Music and Performing Arts

We are fortunate to have LIPA, the world class college for performers and for those who make performance possible on our doorstep, in Liverpool. Her close relationship with the college meant that when Mrs Burns, Subject Leader – Music and Performing Arts, was keen for our Year 9 students to prepare for, and learn more…