Big Bang Fair 2017

25790271441_48d27b28e6_zOn 15 March 2017, the first day of the four day Big Bang Fair at the NEC in Birmingham, twelve Year 9 students travelled to the event with the intention of discovering more about the options available to them should they choose to follow a science career. Continue reading

Y8 National Enterprise Day 

Y8 Enterprise Day4Students in Year 8 have been given the task of designing and publicising a new ride for Alton Towers. Working in teams of six, the students are to use teamwork, literacy and communication skills to come up with the best package. The winning team will participate in the national finals after Easter! Continue reading

Spring into Reading!


At the recent World Book Day our staff and pupils brought in their favourite book to enjoy during afternoon form time. Many of the English Department staff dressed as literary characters and enjoyed a Celebration of Reading Event in the Learning Resource Centre at lunchtime.  Hardworking students who have produced consistently high scores in their Accelerated Reader tests were invited to the event which included raffle prizes, sweets and treats for attendees.

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Have your say on young people’s mental health services!

Young MindsYoungMinds are delighted to launch Amplified, a four-year national programme funded by NHS England’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health Programme. Together with NHS England and NEL Commissioning Support Unit, we’ll be working with services across the mental health system to build the participation of children and young people, parents and carers in mental health and the services they use. Continue reading



Are you in Year 7, 8 or 9?

Are you interested in Robotics?

Do you want to build a robot?

If yes, join Mrs Crossley in SC5 on

Monday 27th March lunchtime at 12:55 for STEM Club!

STOP PRESS! Interest in STEM Club has proved so popular it will now be run as follows:

Monday Week 1 – Y11 & 6th Form Workshops – 12..55 pm

Monday Week 2 – KS3 STEM Club – 12.55 pm