February 2015

The Stan Lee Excelsior Award – 19/02/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:51+01:00February 19th, 2015|

The Stan Lee Excelsior Award is the only nationwide book award for graphic novels and manga - where kids aged 11-16 decide the winner by rating each book as they read it!Eight graphic novels are selected for the shortlist and it now attracts nearly two hundred schools and public libraries from all over the UK - from [...]

Year Nine trip to Barcelona – 19/02/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:51+01:00February 19th, 2015|

On a cold Sunday afternoon on 8th February, 58 Year 9 pupils departed Liverpool Airport to embark on a three night trip to Barcelona, the capital city of Catalonia. The first stop on the tour was Camp Nou, the home of FC Barcelona, where students firstly visited the museum to discover interesting facts about the [...]

KS4 Study Skills Week 23rd-27th February – 13/02/2015

2015-09-07T08:00:45+01:00February 13th, 2015|

After half-term, all KS4 pupils will have an assembly to discuss the benefits of preparing well for exams. Pupils will also complete subject-based revision sessions across the curriculum throughout the week to enable them to learn a range of revision techniques. Year Eleven will also attend a presentation from a motivational guest speaker on Friday [...]

Hallé youth concert – 10/02/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:51+01:00February 10th, 2015|

Our Year Seven students visited the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester to watch the Hallé orchestra perform its Hallé youth concert.The performance this year was based around the sun and how it can inspire music.Not only did the students experience the sights and sounds, they could also experience the smells that brought such pieces like Stravinsky’s [...]