New Term: Important start times and information for all years.

Dear parents/students, For Year 7 students, School starts at 8.50 prompt on Wednesday 4th September. Students should join their form tutors in the Arts Theatre for assembly which begins at 8.50am. We look forward to seeing all our new year 7 starters then. Students in years 8, 9, 10 and 13 start back in school Read More …

Summer Learning – Years 7, 8 and 9

SUMMER LEARNING – YEARS 7, 8 AND 9 Summer is a time for rest and relaxation; it’s also a time for developing curiosity and having cultural experiences.  Most pupils do have a dip in their learning over the holidays, so take our summer challenge. We’ll be emailing you interesting articles and podcast links once a Read More …

A Letter to Parents: Start dates for September 2019

Our Ref: CEB/JH May 2019 Dear Parent, The summer term is a time when we start to plan ahead for September and the new school year.  You may remember that last September we were forced to create a staggered start to the school year due to building works. While we do not wish to replicate Read More …

Academic Drop In is now up and running!

Academic Drop In is now up and running! Are you a parent or carer who is concerned with your child’s progress in school? Are you a pupil who feels you could benefit from extra help and guidance with school work?  If so, we are now running Academic Drop In sessions regularly every week, to help Read More …

Science Homework #6: Year 8 (Mrs Downing)

Science Homework:  Year 8  (Mrs Downing)Homework  Topic:Question 1Sound waves can be reflected, transmitted or absorbed.  Draw a diagram to show what this means.0Question 2What is echolocation and give an example of an animal that may use this.7LQuestion 3What colour will universal indicator change in the presence of an alkali?7FQuestion 4What happens about 14 days into the Read More …

Science Homework #5: Year 8 (Mrs Downing)

Science Homework:  Year 8  (Mrs Downing)Homework  Topic:Question 1What is a vacuum?7GQuestion 2Describe three ways in which we could use less fossil fuels and explain why it is important that we use less fossil fuels.7IQuestion 3Sound waves can be reflected, transmitted or absorbed.  Draw a diagram to show what this means.0Question 4Why do sounds travel faster in Read More …