Alicia Snaps a Great Photo

When Year 9 student Alicia was flying back from our ski trip to Andorra, her creative eye saw this potentially award-winning photograph as her ‘plane was crossing the Pyrenees. She entered her photograph into the students’ category entitled ‘Our Changing World’ of the National Schools Photography Awards, students. Alicia’s achievement is all the more remarkable…

Preparing our Skills for Summer

With the prospect of summer ahead – and hopefully lots of sunny days – our dedicated Duke of Edinburgh scheme students are looking forward to completing their course and enjoying the Great Outdoors. They joined Mr Robinson in the Main Hall for a Saturday morning, honing their camping skills in preparation. Have a great summer,…

An Olympic Understanding of PE Leadership

Our Year 9 Sports Leaders attended a Sports Leadership course at Calderstones School, Liverpool, where they spent the day with ex-Olympic skating champion – also described as ‘an institution in British rollerblading’ –  Jenna Downing. Chloe, Alex, Amber, Lillie, Eloise, Cleo, Olivea, Lois, Amy, and Alisha participated in four sessions that included: ‘What Makes a…

Crest Enthuses our Young Scientists

The CREST Awards promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities and aim to inspire young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers and become independent. Their programmes encourage reflective learning through enquiry-based project work. Thanks to our Science department, our Year 7 and year 8 students have enthusiastically embarked on our first…

Celebrating the Spring Term’s Successes

As the Spring term draws to a close, it is the ideal moment to reflect on the many achievements of the past weeks. A series of Celebration House assemblies held over the final week of term was the perfect opportunity to acknowledge great punctuality and top attendances, and to reward the many students with badges…

Cricketers are Joint 3rd in Cheshire!

Our cricketers of Jess (captain), Hollie (wicketkeeper), Gracie, Ruby, Abi, Lily, Ciara, and Grace came joint 3rd in the Under 13 Cheshire Indoor finals. Team manager, Mr B Taylor, reports that in our first game, against Marple Hall School, Stockport, we chased their score of 73 for 4 from their 8 overs, managing 64 for…