Category Archives: Senior School & 6th Form

Senior School and Sixth Form News

Chaplaincy Corner – 9th February

Year 8 students visited Alton Castle in Staffordshire for a three day retreat this week. They left after lunch on Monday and returned just before the end of school on Wednesday. Almost every student was present, and they enjoyed out- and indoor activities ranging from trekking to survival, biking to archery. Among all the activities was “down-time” at the tuckshop…


Sports Report – 3rd February

Netball U13A On Saturday, the U13A team lost a tough game against Foremake Hall School the girls played with great spirit but couldn’t quite match the sharp attacking play of the opposition. It was evident that Tuesday night training was paying dividends as the transitional play from defence to attack was excellent.  Player of the Match was Victoria Wheatley for…


CCF Update

Meet the Marines Day On 25th January, nine Army/RAF Cadets travelled early in the morning to a very cold, but sunny Covenham Reservoir in Lincolnshire for a day with the Royal Marine Commandos.  After an in-depth presentation from their recruitment team on arrival, the cadets were then split into different teams, along with several other schools also attending.  It was an…


Engineering Education Scheme Report

Residential Workshop Report (16th/17th January 2018) – Loughborough University Six of our students are working with Rolls Royce, on this year’s EES project:- Matthew Garcia Poom Hirunwiwatkul Steven Lai Lewis Cox Charlie Harris Neto Chukwueke Rolls Royce are this year’s partner company. Amongst their business interests, they, of course, design and build jet engines. The project brief handed to the…