Mr Janks Retires
General School News

Mr Janks Retires

After over two decades teaching at Chis and Sid, Mr Janks has retired this Christmas. He has been involved with the English, History and PE departments and embraced life at Chis and Sid with excitement and passion. Whether teaching in a classroom or coaching the 3rd XV, Mr Janks is a unique character, full of … Continue reading

Christmas Fayre
Fundraising / Parents Association

Christmas Fayre

After last year’s triumphant success, the Christmas market again proved really popular with all. The school hall was full with local stalls selling all sorts of items ranging from handmade cupcakes, jewellery, clothing, shabby chic and vintage craft. Our Christmas Café was supported by parents serving delicious fare. Our Dining hall was packed to the … Continue reading

Gene Technology Day
Science

Gene Technology Day

The Gene Technology day organised by the Biology Department for the year 13 classes was a great success. Dr John Scholar, a quirky, entertaining professor of Genetics from Reading University led the sessions. PCR and Gel Electrophoresis are extremely technical processes used to analyse DNA samples, requiring a wide range of chemicals, including various dyes … Continue reading

Professionals visiting the Technology Department
Design Technology

Professionals visiting the Technology Department

Chis and Sid students were lucky enough to take part in one hour sessions where professionals delivered informative and interesting information on current industrial practices and product information. The professionals also organised several hands on activities which encouraged group work and developed our pupils’ communication and thinking skills. The students used what they had learned to … Continue reading