KS2 Chinese New Year Dragon

Image of KS2 Chinese New Year Dragon

A KS2 pupil creation in Design Technology where they spent 3 weeks designing and creating a magnificent Dragon.

Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival is a festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. This year it is the year of the Wood…

Read more

Making a Modroc Face Mask

Image of Making a Modroc Face Mask

A year 7 pupil chose to create a Modroc Mask using the following techniques to gain an AQA Unit Award.

  • create a plastic mask mould and cover it with cling film and secure with tape. 
  • cover the mould by cutting strips of Modroc, dipping into water and smoothing over the mould to apply…
Read more

Science Distillation

Image of Science Distillation

Year 10 have had another busy lesson separating liquids using simple distillation. They set up their equipment independently, and separated a mixture of ink and water


Read more

Science Filtration and Evaporation

Image of Science Filtration and Evaporation

This week Year 10 have been using the separation methods that they have been learning about to separate various mixtures based on their properties. Here they are separating salt from a rock salt mixture that is used to melt ice and snow using filtration and evaporation.

Read more

Y6 and KS3 Football Tournament

Image of Y6 and KS3 Football Tournament

The team had a fabulous day. Pupil attitude and sportsmanship during the games was first class.  Training focus moving forward is to improve their match tactics to learn the rules and further understand the different positions that can contribute to their competitive game.

Read more

Science Agar Plates

Image of Science Agar Plates

Year 10 have prepared agar plates today with swabs taken from various contact areas around school as part of their Health, Disease and Development of Medicines topic. I wonder what will grow over the weekend?

Read more

Halloween "Artscape"

Image of Halloween "Artscape"

Year 9 pupil designed and painted a Halloween art scape using mood boards and experimenting with colour and tone to reflect the meaning of Halloween.. The design was framed and displayed in the pupil entrance to celebrate Halloween.

Read more

Virtual Work Experience - VR Headsets

Image of Virtual Work Experience - VR Headsets

Pupils have had the opportunity to explore work experience virtually using VR headsets. Pupils chose the following sectors to see what these jobs may look like.

  • Housing
  • The Visitor Sector
  • Engineering 
Read more

Art Deco and Ancient Egypt

Image of Art Deco and Ancient Egypt

Pupils from KS2, 3 and 4 have been learning about Art Deco. A style of art from the 1920s using lots of geometric shapes and symmetry. They were inspired by all the new technology of the time but also Ancient Egypt including the architecture, interior design, jewelry, clothing, clocks and mirrors…

Read more

Materials and Their Working Properties

Image of Materials and Their Working Properties

Design Technology pupils looked at different types of materials and their working properties - how the material behaves when it is manipulated, to create their own pumpkin face.  Pupils also discussed what happens during the design stage of a project.

Read more

Subscribe to our newsletter