Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar
30

Excellent sense of community spirit at talent show

Although this term was a relatively short one I feel that a great deal was achieved. We once again received confirmation from Ofsted that we continue to make progress. I am confident that  the summer GCSE, AS and A2 results will reflect the progress that we are making. Standards of teaching continue to improve and …

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Mar
22

Musical success and a great charity Fun Run

As we head towards the Easter holiday the pace of teaching and learning is being maintained in lessons and the hardworking College staff continue to offer a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities. Whilst we are well aware of the need to improve examination results we also realise that the College must continue to offer a breadth of …

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Mar
15

College Formula 1 Team win national awards

There were many highlights this week at the College but the most impressive achievement must go to the Formula 1 Team who were competing in the national finals. The team, who were led by Dr Winn (Head of DT), were crowned as  national champions in two key areas. They won the  best Portfolio Award and …

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Mar
09

The Wizard of Oz production is a resounding success

This week the final preparations for the school production of  The Wizard of Oz were taking place. I attended on Friday evening (8/3/13) and was impressed by the entire experience. Front of house was efficient and welcoming, interval drinks were ordered and easy to locate and the actual production was professional and incredibly entertaining. The …

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Mar
01

New Vice Principal appointed

After last weeks Ofsted monitoring visit the scrutiny of our work continued this week. Our sponsors , The Active Learning Trust, commissioned an Ofsted inspector to look at how our Middle Leaders are impacting on the overall progress of the College. I have not received the official feedback yet but initial verbal reports are very …

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