Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge
Competitions / English

Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge

This year, many year 10 pupils decided to enter the prestigious “Speak Out” challenge, generously funded by Jack Petchey. This challenge aims to boost confidence whilst involving a competitive element. Participants eventually selected are given the opportunity to represent the school during an assembly. Following this, those successful have the ability to progress to a … Continue reading

Crown, Parliament, and Revolution History Conference
Humanities / School Trips

Crown, Parliament, and Revolution History Conference

On Wednesday 15th March, fifteen year 13 History students travelled to Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London, in order to attend a lecture day appraising Stuart Britain from 1603-1702. The students who attended are currently studying the English Revolution 1625-1660 as part of their A-level course, so the lecture day provided a great opportunity to consolidate … Continue reading

Wizard of Oz
Musical Productions

Wizard of Oz

This year’s musical is possibly the best the school has ever seen, with an extremely strong cast, spectacular effects and an incredible team behind it. In fact, just entering the hall and finding one’s seat along the yellow brick road, it was evident that we were to be immersed in a musical and theatrical experience … Continue reading

Drama Update
Drama

Drama Update

This term, the Drama Department have been very busy following on from the success of our whole school production of The Wizard of Oz. We have visited the National Theatre and Young Vic Theatre to see amazing interpretations on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Our Key Stage 5 students had a wonderful time watching the performances … Continue reading

Science Evening
Science

Science Evening

Chis and Sid students and parents enjoyed a fascinating evening of Science recently. The first presentation was “What time is it on Mars?” presented by Professor Vincent Smith of Bristol University. The second presentation was a demonstration of Low temperature Physics using liquid Nitrogen, presented by Professor Ford from Bath University. The demonstration ended with … Continue reading