On the 1st and the 15th October, volunteers from Year 12 and 13 teamed up with Seabrook Manor Care Home to take part in a nationwide initiative by Gyles Brandreth and Dukes Education called ‘Poetry Together.’ The staff at the care home were extremely welcoming as the students and residents read and discussed Maya Angelou’s ‘On Aging’.…

Last week Year 3 attended the British Museum in Central London to support their learning in the topic ‘Pre-Historic Britain’. The Children took part in a self-led workshop using IPADS to explore the pre-historic artifacts. The children had to work in pairs to find pottery, brooches and fossils that had been preserved from the Stone…

On Tuesday 2nd October, 40 enthusiastic Year 6s went to see the local author Onjali Rauf. She is the founder of a human rights organisation and grew up locally in East London. Onjali discussed her book ‘The boy at the back of the class’ and explored what it means to be a refugee with the…

Within the month of September our students took part in the following activities:- Year 12 had an Induction Day which consisted of different sessions: Literacy, academic reading & plagiarism & volunteering Goal setting & letter to self Skills to succeed including oracy & critical thinking Academic planning Team building Football and netball trials were held…