Into Film Festival

This month, Y9 and Y10 Film Studies students attended a screening of ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ at Vue, Sheffield. This was one of the many events available for students as part of the Into Film Festival which provides free screenings and talks across the UK. Students then explored in class how major film franchises have modernised throughout […]

An Insight into Army Life

At the end of the first half term, 46 students from years 9, 10, and 11 had an exciting day with the Army. The visit was designed to allow students an insight into army life and the types of exercises they would have to undertake as part of life in the Army. As well as […]

McLaren Insight Day

On the 7th October a group of female Y9/10 engineering students, visited McLaren for a Insight Day. The students were amazing and even received further praise from one of the McLaren staff saying say how well they behaved and engaged with both groups winning the challenges set throughout the workshop.

Y9 Trip to London

Y9 Creative Studies students were lucky enough to have two days in London at the end of term. As well as a tour of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and the opportunity to go across the world-famous Tower Bridge, they watched two very different West End Shows. The hilarious comedy The Play That Goes Wrong […]

Y9’s Ravyn Appears in West End Show

On 5th June, Y9’s Ravyn appeared in West End Show, Trouble’s A Brewin’, at the Shaftsbury Theatre with her Theatre Company, The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts. Ravyn had a dancing, acting and singing role in the sell-out show! There were representatives from Trinity College London watching the performances and she was awarded a […]

Cause for Praise Achievements

Celebrating students who achieved 4 or more CFPs between Easter and May Bank 2022 Y8 students celebrate 5 or more Cause for Praise Achievements. Special mention goes to Emily Wilshire for achieving a tremendous 11 CFPs. Y9 students celebrate 4 or more Cause for Praise Achievements. Special Mentions to Faith Beard and Scaife MacKenzie for […]

Celebrating Effort – Y9

‘Celebrating Y9 students, who achieved an average effort of between 3.71-4 in the 2nd Data Collection in May 2022. Special mention to Meredith Davidson, Amogh Nagendra, Sophie Catto, Charlotte Hall and Lexi Goward for achieving the highest average effort of 4! Well done everyone!’   Alphabetical Order: Connor Bannon, William Bates, Faith Beard, George Beevers, […]

Humanities Stars of the Half Term

Congratulations to all students on the list below who have been recognised by one of their Humanities teachers for their outstanding approach towards learning during the last half term. An extra special mention goes to Laura Folkes, Y9, pictured above. Laura was nominated by her History teacher, Miss Johnson, who said “Since joining the school […]

Y9 CFP Awards

Y9 students celebrate achieving 8 or more CFP’s perfect punctuality and zero CFC’s between January and February 2022. Well done to everyone and a special mention goes to Alisha Chettlburgh and Matthew Osborn who achieved 15 CFPs.  

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Y9 Western Film Extracts

As part of their work on global cinema, Film Studies students in Y9 have analysed the conventions of the Western genre.  Here are their shoot-out film extracts, shot in true The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Style. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bvi_xh30bSkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJK3sVJZjKshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foS6YVHUackhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo_0Jw2v9dw