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23 Jan 2017: Getting to grips with GIS

By | January 23rd, 2017|news|

Our Geography 'gifted and talented' students are getting to grips with Geographical Information Systems. By using Google Earth they have been exploring the possibilities of measuring, layering, adding labels and all manner of other useful skills.  From measuring Kingsmead’s astroturf cricket crease to the nearest centimetre (from space!) to exploring shipwrecks off the Hoylake coast and the [...]

23 Jan 2017: G&T English activities

By | January 23rd, 2017|news|

We have just finished a week of 'gifted and talented' opportunities in English for students in Key Stage 3. The week started with eight students identified as very talented at creative writing participating in a day-long workshop to compete in a national competition run by the BBC. We are awaiting results. Partway through the week, [...]

10 Dec 2016: Now it’s the Juniors’ turn to delight…

By | December 10th, 2016|news|

We have been waiting to post some photos from the Junior pupils’ dress rehearsal of “Unexpected Christmas” until after you had all seen it, so that we didn't spoil any surprises... The children excelled themselves with their acting, their singing and their sheer enthusiasm and joy. Well done to everyone, and a very big ‘thank [...]

8 Dec 2016: If we had a cup, Miss Sampson would win it!

By | December 8th, 2016|news|

Our student teacher, Miss Sampson, has created this delightful snowy visitor to greet us at the door. ...'Snow wonder she is so popular with the children - if it came to awarding prizes for creativity, she'd bag all the cups!