At the beginning of February, we once again had the honour of taking some of our Year 9 students to the Ypres area of Belgium and the Somme in France. This trip runs every year and is an opportunity to make our Year 9 WW1 History curriculum come alive. We visited various places of historical significance, memorials, cemeteries, museums and trench systems. We also took part in the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate, where we laid a bespoke wreath made by the students. As usual, this was a moving and emotional experience for all.
This year’s group were absolutely excellent and demonstrated a high level of engagement, reflection and empathy. We have always managed to find students’ relatives names on the Menin Gate, but this year we were also able to visit the actual grave of a
student’s Great Great Grandfather.
Going to Extremes - A Year 8 Performance
Last week our Year 8 students watched a fantastic drama production, called Going to Extremes, delivered by AlterEgo Creative Solutions. Students heard the stories of three young people from very different backgrounds, who had all been targeted by, and become involved with, extremist groups, and how ...
The English Department are pleased to introduce this year: Literacy Planet. As part of our commitment to provi...
Latest Music News
Music News We have had great attendance at Music Clubs already this year, but there is still space for anyone ...
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