Sports Reunion 2019

Sports Reunion 2019

Saturday 9 March saw our annual Sports Reunion take place.  With record numbers turning out and the weather playing ball for us, it was a great day!  Many thanks to Robbie Millar and the PE Dept. for...
Climate Change Protest

Climate Change Protest

On Friday local politicians, teachers and students protested in St Helen’s Square.  Present were representatives from a number of political organisations and campaigning groups including the Green Party, Extinction Rebellion and SWP. A podium had been erected...
Smelting metals

Smelting metals

Upper Schoolroom have been smelting metals this week. Starting with lead ore and blocks of charred wood they have simulated a blast furnace by using blow-pipes to super-heat the charcoal. This sample of lead was made by Max Cooper and Toby Shillabeer—it took a lot of...
Pi Day

Pi Day

It was Pi Day on Thursday 14 March.  The Maths Department and students created a fun video reciting Pi to over 4000 decimal places and yet again the students competed to see who could memorise Pi to the most decimal places.  Middle Schoolroom managed to get to 67...
Last week at the Junior School

Last week at the Junior School

Science Week The children started their Science Week with an inspirational talk from Dr. Andrew McGonigle, a Reader in Volcano Remote Sensing, from Sheffield University.  They learned about the different types of volcanoes and about the technology used to study them....