Category Archives: Senior School & 6th Form

Senior School and Sixth Form News

Go4SET Introduction Event

Go4SET Introduction Event, 8th March 2017, University of Nottingham On Wednesday 8th March 2017, a group of seventeen Year 9 students attended the launch of the science and engineering competition, Go4SET, held in the Pope Building at the University of Nottingham’s City Campus. The 17 science enthusiasts were Timi Ajetunmobi, Lucy Antill, Jonathan Bellamy, Kristian Brocksopp, Ben Chilton, Harry Cusack,…


Ratcliffe Bake Off 2017

Monday the 27th February saw our annual Ratcliffe Bake Off with a twist on World Book Day. The students were asked to bring in a ready-made cake or cupcakes ready to decorate on the theme of books. Students could get their inspiration from a book, author or anything to do with books. We were blown away with the skill and…


Science Society, Space Plasma Physics: the Solar Wind and auroras

On the evening of Wednesday 1st March, Mr Samuel Wharton, PhD student from the University of Leicester’s Physics and Astronomy Department, gave the first Science Society talk of the academic year on the topic of Space Plasma Physics: the Solar Wind and auroras Samuel spoke about his research into the field of Space Plasma Physics and, in particular, explained how…


Sports report 27th Feb

Netball 1st VII The 1st team dominated in an excellent 54 – 17 win against Northampton High School. It took several minutes for the team to settle, but once they had got into their stride they played with great confidence and skill. Their play was accurate and of a high intensity with a series of interceptions from Olivia Gilchrist and joint…