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Year 7 Trip to Boulogne
Humanities / Languages

Year 7 Trip to Boulogne

After embarking on our trip early in the morning, we managed to travel via the Eurotunnel effectively to our destination. Once in Boulogne we shot off to our first stop, which was the sweet factory, where we had a French guide who demonstrated how to make sweets in detail with gelatine and without. Before leaving … Continue reading

Classics in Art
Art / Enrichment Week 2018 / Languages

Classics in Art

On Tuesday 3rd July a group of Year 8 students went to the National Gallery to learn more about mythology in paintings. We started with a treasure hunt and found twelve paintings which depicted a different myth; such works included two by Titian including the ‘Death of Actaeon’ and our favourite ‘Bacchus and Ariadne’.  We … Continue reading

Political Parties
Enrichment Week 2018 / Humanities

Political Parties

As part of enrichment week, one group of year 8’s have been planning their own political parties. Here three of them have written about their experiences. Tom: Bearing in mind I came into this course without a very confident knowledge about politics, I now think I have an understanding. I learnt about the current parties … Continue reading

Portraiture
Art / Enrichment Week 2018

Portraiture

Year 8 spent some time this year focusing on the theme of Portraiture during Art lessons, and their progress and hard work has been particularly impressive. Many students when faced with the task of drawing a portrait, were understandably nervous, but after a few lessons, armed with knowledge of proportions and techniques, together with a … Continue reading