Monthly Archive: May 2016

May
27

External informal inspection is positive and half-term provides time for rest and revision

GCSE and A level examinations are in full swing withy many of the “big” subjects being taken this week. The GCSE English Literature paper seemed very fair as did the Paper 1 Mathematics exam. Last week there was some confusion over the content of the GCSE Science paper which appeared to have content that was …

Continue reading »

May
20

Opportunities to learn outside of the classroom

This week there have been several opportunities for students to learn outside of the classroom as well as the continuing programme of GCSE and A level examinations. On Monday Ms Bywater (PE Faculty) arranged for a company called Skip2Bfit to come and deliver a healthy active lifestyle and skipping workshops to Years 7-10. Year 5 …

Continue reading »

May
13

Gold, Silver and Bronze in Athletics and Mathematics!

This week we received the results of the Junior Maths Challenge (national competition) that our Year 7 and Year 8 students undertook. They did extremely well achieving the best results we have seen, with lots of gold, silver and bronze awards). A few noticeable performances were by Archie Patterson who scored 105, which qualifies him …

Continue reading »

May
06

GCSE examinations commence and former students shine

GCSE examinations began this week on Tuesday with the English examination. Understandably there were some nervous students but they were exemplary and calm as they entered the exam hall. The paper was a very fair paper and all of the students who were spoken to after the exam felt that it had gone well. Over …

Continue reading »