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National Careers Week 2021

This is National Careers Week (1-6 March 2021) and there are several activities taking place in school to get students thinking about their possible career paths. The focus for the week is ‘Careers of the Future’ and the importance of transferable skills. It is estimated that 65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately […]

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Kitchen Science Lab

The WHS Science Technicians have been putting together more experiments for you to try at home. Each week, we’ll post a new one for you to run in your own home laboratory. It’s not rocket science! Have a blast this week building your own rocket: Blast off! You can view all the experiments on our […]

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Some Colourful Characters

Wow! Great colours Year 7s! The students have been studying the work of Carolee Clark and have been asked to produce their own images in the style of this colourful artist. We think they’ve produced some cracking work (this is just a very small selection of what we have received), we also think they seem […]

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A Handy Construction

Well done to Scarlet Sessford in Year 7 for trying one of the DT Department’s extra-curricular challenges during the half term holidays. She constructed a clever, cardboard robotic hand. High-five Scarlet!

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House Fun Run for Awareness

During the half term holiday, students and staff took part in the Mpingo House Fun Run. Mpingo have been raising awareness of their chosen charity, Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw. Through the House Point system, each point gained will have a monetary value for the charity and participants received a virtual medal. Mpingo House are […]

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Scenes from History

The History Department’s extra-curricular challenge for students was to recreate an event from History. It could be produced as a film/piece of drama, an Instagram post, a piece of art and design, a Lego model, a Mindcraft set… whichever way they liked. Here are a few examples of the work received: Lydia in Year 7 […]

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Morven Bakes for Eden Valley Hospice

Hats off to Morven Yerbury in Year 7 for her charitable endeavours during the half term holiday. Morven baked some seriously tempting treats and sold them to raise money for the Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw Appeal (Mpingo House’s Charity). So far she’s raised £209.50 from the sales of her chocolate cupcakes, Victoria sponge cakes, […]

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Super Home Chefs

A number of KS3 students have managed to squeeze in a few practical cooking lessons, which were probably much appreciated by their families. Their dishes look delicious!

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Creative Jewish Menus

Over the last two weeks, the GCSE RE group have been studying Jewish food laws, known as kashrut. They put their knowledge into practice by creating menus for a restaurant or take-away that could cater to a Jewish market. Mr Connolly said, “The class have engaged brilliantly and the examples included here are some of […]

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