A group of pupils from Years 11, 12 and 13 visited India for eight days.  It was a trip which celebrated culture, history and education partnerships. The pupils visited Sun City School (Gurgaon) and Salwan Public School (Delhi), where they attended lessons in maths, geography, art, music, dance and media. Students assimilated and enjoyed the…

The PE department have introduced two boxing coaches into year 10 + 11 core PE lessons to offer a wide range of sporting opportunities for our students.  This is part of the school’s sports status. Students have been engaged in developing their fitness for boxing. The sessions involve learning punch combinations and footwork drills which…

Table Tennis Young Officials Award On the 13th and 14th of February year 11 GCSE PE students participated in the opportunity to attain the Table Tennis England Young Officials award. The aim of the award is to enable students to organize, run and umpire school level competitions. This qualification provides students with an excellent insight…

On Wednesday 8th February, Year 12 and 13 geography students attended a lecture at Queen Mary University. The lecture was about Urban Public Space by Dr. Kegan Koch and how ideas about our use of public space has changed over time from ancient Greece to the modern day. The lecture helped develop students’ critical thinking skills as they…

On Tuesday 7th Feb Y11 Media Studies students went to the BFI Southbank for a whole day on their exam topic of TV Game Shows. To get there they had to cross the river Thames – with a fair few not sure what the river actually was! Once at the venue the students were taken through…

Within the month of January our students took part in the following activities:- Year 10 students took part in the first stage of the ‘Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge’. They participated in a workshop which enabled them to become constructive speakers and to develop their confidence and leadership skills.  At the end of the day…

On the 23rd and 31st of January Year 1 embarked on a trip to Greenwich Royal Observatory. In topic Year 1 have been studying Space and this was the perfect opportunity to find out more about our Solar System. The children attended a discovery day at the Observatory starting with a Planetarium Show . It was a fantastic experience  following Ted the Bear on…

Year 10 Art students visited the British Museum to gain first-hand inspiration for their new project on Portraits and Cultural Masks. Students started their visit by exploring the African and North American culture.  They documented with photographs and drew using a range of techniques practised in lessons since the start of the course. They were…

On Thursday the 26th of January, police officers came to visit the Nursery and Reception classes. They spoke to the children about road safety and stranger danger. The police officers also explained to the children the importance of their job and showed the children the types of equipment they use as police officers. The children enjoyed having a closer…