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Junior Easter Egg Hunt

On the last day of term the Junior children were in for a very special treat! The Easter Bunny made an appearance in the hall, much to the excitement of the children! Unfortunately the wet weather prevented the event from taking place in the playground, so instead the hall was…

Newsletter March 2018

Read the last newsletter of the Spring term, full of photos and information from our World Book Day activities, Easter events, trips out and lots more…

Down the Rabbit Hole

Members of the Performing Arts club put on a fantastic performance for an excited crowd of parents on Tuesday. They have been working very hard during their after school club on a mini version of Alice in Wonderland, and this week were given the chance to show their families the…

A Spectacular Easter Bonnet Parade!

On the last day of term the Junior children celebrated Easter and Wear a Hat Day simultaneously. In the morning the hall was packed with parents eager to see all the pupils spectacular Easter bonnets. Some of the designs were truly impressive, including a giant Easter egg, a huge daffodil…

Year 9 Chemistry of Food

Year 9 are making progress through their GCSE Biology course and have been carrying out one of their ‘Required Practicals’: The Chemistry of Food and food tests. They tested various food stuffs (such as toast, cheerios, rice, egg, cheese, haribo sweets, milk and vegetable oil) with qualitative reagents to test…

Year 9 Elephant Toothpaste Demonstration

As part of their learning about catalysts and enzymes, Year 9 helped set up a demonstration to investigate the relative effectiveness of five different enzymes on the rate of reaction of the breakdown of hydrogen peroxide. It was fun to see the oxygen foam escaping from the measuring cylinders. Lots…

Year 10 Investigate Chemical Cells

Year 10 have been learning about energy changes in reactions. As part of this topic they set up and investigated their own chemical cells. They set up their apparatus and used it to investigate the voltage produced by different metals. They were interested to discover that you can make a…

Reception Trip to Paradise Wildlife Park

Reception Class visited Paradise Wildlife Park yesterday as their topic this term is ‘Jungles and Rainforests’. They saw lots of jungle and rainforest animals including sloths, tapirs and all the big cats. The children’s favourite animals were the red pandas and the lions. They also took part in a workshop…