Discovering the York of Yesterday

York is a fascinating city steeped in history that goes back to its foundation in Roman times. It is a city also that is of great interest to students of religion. Last week our Humanities department ran a joint GCSE History and Religious Education trip to York for over thirty Year 10 students. They toured…

Challenged and Commended on our Coding

Six Year 10 students have taken part in a Global Hackathon run by iamtheCODE in early September. Aimed at encouraging a million more women and girls across the world into coding by 2030, the project is linked to the United Nations Global Values charter. The challenge for Zoe, Kaitlin, Isabelle, Jessica, Lacey, and Kiera was…

We’re at Wimbledon!

Looking forward to a great day’s play, our lucky tennis fans have arrived at Wimbledon – the world’s most famous tennis venue. They have tickets for Centre Court and Court Number One so an exciting day lies ahead!

A Moving Visit to Auschwitz

The Holocaust Educational Trust is a charity that aims to educate young people of every background about the Holocaust and, as well as working in schools, the Trust plays a leading role in teacher training and has ensured that the Holocaust forms part of the National Curriculum for History. Thanks to the Trust, Mr B…

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…