Measles Advice From NHS

Over 102,000 children starting primary school in England are at risk of catching measles. NHS England is urging parents to check that their children are up to date with their MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccinations in the wake of measles cases rising across the country. Childhood vaccination rates have fallen over the past ten…

Lively Historical Debate

Did Elizabeth I have the right to execute Mary Queen of Scots? The question was discussed in a House of Commons style debate in a history lesson this morning. Mr Campbell played the part of Speaker, while 8Y1 split ranks to put their points across. Our informed Members argued passionately, waving their papers amongst calls…

Geographers Investigate Silloth Coast

Groups of Year 11 Geographers carried out field investigations at the Silloth coast this week. As part of the Geography GCSE, all students are required to complete two days of fieldwork. The first day of fieldwork comprised human geography and took place in Carlisle. This fieldwork covered physical geography with the students collecting data to…

Learning about the Fascinating History on our Doorstep

Once again, our new Year 7s have begun their History course with a study of the local area, helping the students appreciate the relationship between a place and historical events. Each class is taking a guided tour of Brampton, highlighting the fascinating significance of some of its landmarks. The whistle-stop tours included St Martin’s Church,…