Category Archives: News

Dear New Friends

During 2020, many care homes requested that letters be written to their residents as they were unable to see their family and friends. This week, we invited our students to write to the residents of Howard Court Residential Care Home in Brampton. Howard Court is home to 21 residents who, under the current restrictions, are […]

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A Different Perspective

Year 9 Video Production have been learning about ‘forced perspective photography’. They had lots of fun with the project and the completed images are great! Photoshop was not used to change the size of the objects or the subjects in the image; simply forced perspective.

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Year 10 Dance Rehearsals

Our Year 10 Dance students have been working hard towards a practical exam in contemporary dance. Here’s a glance of some of the amazing work they’ve been doing in preparation. Watch this space for the Year 7 Acro Dance Club, beginning soon!

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Happy Musicians

The Year 7 Choir Club have been working on the song ‘Happy’. Here’s how they sound after only 3 short rehearsals: The Year 10 Music Club have also been performing ‘Happy”. Click below to hear their third rehearsal:   Meanwhile, The Sixth Form and Staff Choir are practising ‘May God Hold You’:  

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Young Geographer Competition

The winners of the 2020 Young Geographer of the Year Competition were announced today.  “The World Outside My Window” was the theme for the competition and included studies on the Amazon, Tokyo, Great Corby and Windermere. Each of the winners received prizes of OS puzzle books, maps and sweets as well as 10 House Points. […]

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The Younger Ones!

Year 11 Video Production students have been rebooting and remaking the opening credits for The Young Ones. Here are some of their creative results: Bring back any memories?  

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Year 13 Geographers in the Field

Year 13 Geography students have been carrying out fieldwork for their NEAs (Non-Examined Assessments) today. They were collecting data for their individual investigations on topics such as urban microclimates; how green spaces affect health; and soil drainage and vegetation comparisons in coniferous and deciduous woodlands. The day was cheerfully finished off with an obligatory ice […]

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Open Spaces Family Grows

Open Spaces have two new residents, Gordon and Gino. These beautiful Guinea Pigs needed a new home, so we hope they will be happy in the OS extended family. A family of hedgehogs have also taken up residence in the poly-tunnel… And most importantly, we’re extremely pleased to welcome our new Year 7 team members…

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