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Learning resources for access from home

Learning resources for access from home

Please find below a range of learning resources that are accessible at home for Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 learners. This page will continue to be updated, so please check back for further subjects and resources. Check out the student guide to home learning here. If you’re looking for extra-curricular ideas outside of the normal subject areas, please click here. If you’re looking for documentaries to watch that relate to learning, please click here. Can’t hear the PowerPoint show…

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Parent Bulletin 13.03.20

Parent Bulletin 13.03.20

This week Friday, 13th March is Sport Relief 2020 and today most students and staff took up the opportunity to wear their sports kit to school. We do not know the final amounts but that is sure to have raised over £1000 for Sport Relief. This will be added to the amounts raised through activities through the week including today’s staff vs. students netball competition at lunchtime. The match was well supported and very competitive. It ended in a draw…

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Parent Bulletin 15.11.19

Parent Bulletin 15.11.19

This week Hustings were held this week in the first stage to select the next senior prefect team and the School’s Head Boy and Head Girl. We heard some excellent speeches from everyone demonstrating belief in the School’s values and ideas for how the candidates would serve their school in the remainder of their time on roll. The next stage is a vote and then finally interviews with the Head Teacher and senior leaders in the School. Assemblies this week…

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Parent Bulletin 11.10.19

Parent Bulletin 11.10.19

This week Thank you to parents of students in Years 10 and 11 who attended our information evening on Wednesday. The information booklets that were given out are now on our website and can also be downloaded here. We still have some copies of the other booklets written by Tim Foot that are £1 each and will make them available at the Year 10 and Year 11 parents’ evenings next term. In the meantime, they can be purchased from Pupil…

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Parent Bulletin 27.09.19

Parent Bulletin 27.09.19

This week Another successful week where again we have been really impressed with our students and how they are approaching their studies in school. In particular we have focused on speaking to Year 7 about how they have found their first few weeks and were delighted to welcome so many of their parents/carers to the School on Thursday evening. There was a chance to catch up with each child’s tutor, to meet other parents and to get involved in PSFA…

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Exam Results 2019

Exam Results 2019

Congratulations to all Year 11 students who obtained another set of fantastic GCSE results and maintained the high standards we have come to expect. There were a number of outstanding individual performances, including three students who obtained eight or more grade 8 and 9 GCSEs. At GCSE, 78% of students gains a grade 4 or above in English and Maths, and 51% of students gained a grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSE. A huge well done to everyone…

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Parent Bulletin 12.07.19

Parent Bulletin 12.07.19

Sports Awards Our annual Sports Awards evening enabled us to recognise the achievements of our students across a range of sports through the year. After giving out the awards, our Guest of Honour, England Sevens player Femi Sofolarin, shared his inspiring journey through multiple sports before finally focusing and excelling in rugby. The evening ended with refreshments made by pupils from the Food Technology Department who demonstrated excellent hospitality skills. Training Teachers for 25 years On Monday, the latest graduation…

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Parent Bulletin 05.07.19

Parent Bulletin 05.07.19

World Class Schools Symposium on Creativity in Education The Head Teacher travelled to Sheffield with Mr Chappell, Head of Media Studies and two Year 11 pupils (Thomas Birkett and Sebastian O’Driscoll-Henderson) to showcase the School’s award winning podcast service. Darrick Wood’s  presentation at the annual World Class Schools Symposium was well attended by staff and pupils from other schools with the World Class accolade. There was much interest in our podcasting project and there were plenty of opportunities to share…

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Parent Bulletin 28.06.19

Parent Bulletin 28.06.19

This week Thursday saw the return of the PSFA/Drama Department Murder Mystery evening, this year entitled ‘Who Killed the Head Mistress?’ We obviously cannot tell anyone who did not come to this brilliant event ‘whodunnit?’ but it really was a great evening of entertainment. The hall was packed and lots of money was raised for the PSFA. The children even remained in role throughout the intervals and came round to the audience whilst they enjoyed their fish and chips and…

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