Black Holes

Socially isolating at home, and looking for an educational activity? The next in our series of free interactive children’s astronomy sessions will be all about black holes! Black holes — dead stars, crushed by gravity into tiny points, from which not even light can escape — are pretty much the weirdest things in the Universe.…

Career of the Week

This week, we are honouring those unsung heroes who work tirelessly with the elderly and those who are mentally infirm. The Care Worker is a key front line worker in today’s COVID-19 climate. They care for those most vulnerable to the virus and many are still looking after their own family as well. We are…

Challenges for this week

We want our students to continue to experience new things and learn new skills at this time.  Please take a look at our weekly challenge calendar and have a go!   This Week’s PE Challenge: Plank Challenge – How long can you hold the plank for? Can you hold it for 45 seconds? Get an…

Excellent work 27th April 2020

Here is a great example of some Physics work by Kieran Hinde in Year 7. Well done. Here is some fantastic RE work from Jayden Leatham in Year 8 on “Inspirational figures”. Well done Jayden! Here is an effective summary of renewable and non-renewable fuels from Jasmine Gainford. Well done! Here is Year 7 Logan…

Career of the week

We are starting a series of “Careers of the week”, where we will look at different careers you could consider exploring once you are on unifrog. This week the Career of the week is Caretakers. Caretakers are unsung heroes of every organisation such as schools and hospitals. They take care of the facilities in the…

Excellent work 24th April 2020

Some great work from Bobby Dickinson, well done! – Mr Trewhitt Year 8 have been working hard on developing their knowledge of nouns and genders in Spanish this week and last. We have received lots of fantastic work from students. Here are just a few examples from Isabelle Ritson, Jacob Dineley, Jess Wilson, Madison Dixon…

“We Are Stars” Planetarium Show

The National Space Centre, Leicester are streaming their ‘We Are Stars’ planetarium show this evening on youtube for FREE! Discover what are we made of and where did it all come from. Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins. Narrated by Andy Serkis. Created by the award-winning NSC Creative team at the…

Student of the Week 24th April 2020

The winner for Year 7 is Holly Kitchen.  Nominated by Mrs Bell for developing her independent skills when baking to ensure the highest quality finish, Mrs Lewis for super research in RE, Mrs Rothery for an excellent work booklet in Technology, Mrs Fisher for excellent Maths this week and Mrs Dawson for an excellent Stop Motion piece in Computer…

Expressive Arts work

The Expressive Arts team are so pleased with the quality of the work being sent in. The Music, Art and Performing Arts teachers are so proud that you are managing to be so creative in these difficult times. A huge well done to each and everyone of you. Here are just a few examples of…