Year 9 Dance BTEC Trip

Posted Posted in Dance, News, Trips

  On Friday 23rd February, 15 Year 9 BTEC Dance students attended a careers day at, The Point Theatre, Eastleigh. The day consisted of a variety of fun workshops in: Contemporary Dance, Choreography, Physical Theatre and Drama Skills. The experience gave students an insight into career opportunities in the performing arts and in professional dance. […]

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Mary Rose School Autism Festival

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  On Tuesday 6th February, some of the years 9 and 10 sports leaders went to the Mary Rose School to assist in the running of their Autism festival.  These photos help me to sum up how amazing our students were.  At this event they ran sessions on Dance, Cycling, Trampolining and Swimming and fully […]

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Snow White Trip

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On Tuesday 19th December 8 staff and 95 students all headed off to the Mayflower to see Snow White starring the Chuckle Brothers, Craig Revel-Horwood and Flawless. We arrived at the theatre with minutes to spare and as we found our seat and got comfy the show started with a HUGE crash of thunder and […]

Year 8 Ypres Trip

Posted Posted in History, News, Trips

Just a little reminder that all remaining payments and EHIC cards are due in by Friday 15th December for the Ypres Trip.   Parents will receive an invitation in the New Year to attend an information evening to discuss the final details of the trip.   If you have any issues or questions, please feel […]

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England v Germany

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Due to some injuries in the build up to the game we watched England’s most inexperienced side since 1980 take on world champions Germany at Wembley. Jordan Pickford and Ruben Loftus-Cheek excelled on their debut and wouldn’t look out of place come the World Cup next year. Pickford, in particular kept our side in contention […]

IDO World Championships

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IDO (international dance organisation) holds Hip Hop national, European and world championships every year in countries such as Italy, Germany, Denmark, Poland and Austria. Our dance company, The Movement Initiative, have taken part in these competitions for over five years and have progressed massively throughout. This year the company travelled to Denmark, Copenhagen for the […]

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Psychology students visit to Little Admirals

Posted Posted in News, Psychology, Trips

  Year 10 Psychology students put their learning into action by visiting the children at Little Admirals to test their cognitive abilities. Our students designed some play-related tasks to test the younger children’s thinking skills. The younger children really enjoyed participating in the games designed for them by our students. I also think our students […]

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‘Go Sail’ Event

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  Yesterday afternoon, I had the pleasure of taking twenty-four Year Nines and Tens on the Go Sail! trip. We met for an early lunch in the canteen and there were more than a few wary faces from students who were apprehensive about the afternoon to come. We began the trip at Land Rover BAR […]

Duke of Edinburgh Qualifying Expedition

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Following on from the successes of our practice expedition a few weeks back, a large number of year 10s marched their way across the South Downs and back again, in the hopes of passing the biggest and most important aspect of the DofE qualification: the expedition. The weather was on our side as we set […]

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Italy Geography Trip

Posted Posted in Geography, News, Trips

During the Easter holidays many excited Year 10s took the short plane journey over the Alps to Naples, Italy.   Over a period of four days, the Year 10s, accompanied by Mrs Smith, Miss Freathy and Mr Sharp climbed Mt Vesuvius, visited the buried city of Pompeii, stood in the smelly volcano at Solfatara, had […]


Thank You from The Gambia

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The following letter has been received from the Headteacher of Darul Arkamm school in The Gambia… Dear Debbie, I want to register my apology for not being able to write to you as soon as you left The Gambia for U.K. I hope you arrived safe back home with your team. However, firstly, I would like […]


Aachen Trip

Posted Posted in Languages, News, Trips

On Thursday 8th December, 112 students and 13 excited members of staff set off at 10pm on an adventure to Aachen in Germany to discover the delights of the Christmas markets! Primed with pillows, blankets, toiletries and an abundance of food and drink (primarily sweets and chocolate!) we were ready for our 32 hour trip […]

Portsmouth Uni Visit

Why HE? Portsmouth University Taster Day

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Year 9 Students – 9th November 2016 The visit to the University included a range of workshops and presentations illustrating the benefits of higher education to Year 9 pupils.. These include an introduction both to the University and higher education in general, a tour of our campus, a question and answer session with some of […]


England v Spain Wembley Trip

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It proved to be a very entertaining evening for our year nine, tens and elevens at Wembley against former World Champions Spain. Despite the stellar opposition, it was, for 89 minutes at least, a very good night for England. The students got to see Adam Lallana riffle in a penalty and Jamie Vardy score an […]

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Capital FM Attendance Campaign

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In September Year 10 students were treated to a special assembly from Capital FM radio.  They are launching a Nationwide attendance campaign to year 10s across the country.  We have regular ‘shout-outs’ on the radio celebrating the success of the year group.  The ultimate goal is that the students with the best attendance and those […]