THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "When one door of opportunity closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us."
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    by J LEEKE - Thursday, 8 October 2015, 3:56 PM
    The British Army, has a number of vacancies nationally, for Logistic apprentices. You’ll learn how to control the flow of the Army’s combat provisions and become an expert in warehouse management and stock-room software. You’ll anticipate demand in tactical situations and develop storage techniques for combat supplies. You’ll also be taught to operate forklifts and mechanical handlers. You will undertake an Intermediate Apprenticeship Improving Operational Performance. The weekly wage is £348...
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    Year 8, 9 & 10 Germany Trip Letter
    by Mr T Moseley - Thursday, 8 October 2015, 12:01 PM

    The Modern Languages department is organising a five-day study tour to Germany during July 2016. We will depart from school on Saturday 16th July 2016 and arrive back to school on Wednesday 20th July 2016.

    If you are interested in this trip please download and fill in the attached letter. 

    Year 7 China Project
    by P TAM (Staff) - Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 4:06 PM

    To celebrate the launch of the Year 7 China Project (as part of October Home Learning), the canteen will be serving a Chinese dish option every Wed during the month.  The Year 7s will also be learning about and trying out Chinese cuisine during their Food Tech lessons in the next few weeks.

    Year 7-11s:  Congratulations to R Hanratty (W2), J O'Reilly (L7) and K Forbes (S1) for correctly identifying "Chandelier" and "Wrecking Ball" played with traditional Chinese instruments during assembly.  Collect your prize from Mr Tam.

    Year 7s: Project deadline is Thu 22nd Oct.  Study Support is open if you need access to a computer. If you wish to practice your Mandarin speaking task, go to E3 this Thu lunchtime at 12:30pm

    Careers Convention
    by J LEEKE - Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 8:53 AM

    All students from Year 7 to Year 13 and their parents are invited to the Careers Convention taking place on Thursday 15th October 2015, 6.00 - 8.00pm. This annual Convention is particularly relevant to students in Years 9,10,11,12 and 13. The aim is to enable our students to find out about the wide range of careers, as well as further and higher education opportunities available to them, and to raise awareness of the qualifications needed.

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    Drama Residential Letters for Yr 9 and Yr 10
    by A STEWART - Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 2:43 PM

    The Drama department are running a Drama Residency at Brathay Hall in Cumbria on Thursday 12th November-Friday 13th November 2015. This rare and exciting opportunity is open to ACT UP members only.  Work produced on this residency will significantly contribute to classwork and is a wonderful opportunity to work with other Drama Practitioners in a non-classroom environment.

    As a department we have subsidised the trip considerably and the cost of the residential is £64 which includes:

    • Travel
    • Residency workshops on both days
    • 2days and 1 nights full board and accommodation (Breakfast lunch and hot evening meal)
    • All Drama equipment and resources.

    See attached letters for more information!