Staying Safe over Summer

Student Services held a special session for our Year 9 students, aimed at keeping them safe over the summer holidays. School Police Officers Jo Tivendale and Kelly Atherton, and NHS Hospital Admissions Nurses Kate Griffiths and Emma Crawford, tackled the serious topic of so-called designed drugs such as Ecstasy. They demonstrated how they were currently…

Hannah and Lauryn help

Thanks to Lauryn Young and Hannah Williams who, having recently completed their A Level examinations, came in to school to talk to our Year 10 students. They gave advice on putting together a great CV in preparation for their college applications, emphasising also the importance of plenty of hard work and revision when in Year…

Reaching for the Future

Thanks to Ms Dunbar, from the Student Services team, throughout this academic year a number of Year 8 students have been attending a series of eight STEM workshops, delivered by Career Connect coach Elish Crilly. Elish’s sessions explored the skills and qualities needed to succeed in the world of work, such as resilience, communication, confidence…

Celebration Season starts with Bedford House

Celebrations of House success for this term and over the past year started today with a series of assemblies recognising students’ achievements. Deputy Headteacher, Miss Eastwood, led the Bedford assembly, helped by students Grace and Katie. Congratulations to Year 7 student Cerys who was awarded the Headteacher’s Award and to Jessica and Grace who, along…

Niah heads New Student Senior Leadership Team

Many congratulations to Niah Harrop who has been appointed Head Girl for the next academic year.  She is supported by Deputy Head Girls Anya Headland and Megan McWha, and Assistant Head Girls Vicky Davidson, Ellie Fraser and Melissa Howard. Our new team is pictured here with Headteacher, Mrs Ayling.