Knowsley Safari Park

Year 10 Students enjoy their Biology field trip to Knowsley Safari Park.

Spring Charity Day

Our day of fundraising for the Midland Air Ambulance is well underway, with a lunchtime fair with amazing stalls. Pupils are wearing non-uniform too, for a small donation. We will update later with the total we raised.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Last night was our staff pantomime - both performances sold out, no-one asked for a refund, and £1500 was raised for charity. Congratulations to all involved, especially scriptwriter Nick Simms and producer Simon Robson.

Carols by Candlelight

The Choir and Lower School Choir led a privileged congregation in a festive, candlelit service of nine lessons and carols with a wonderful ambience.

Micro:bit coming soon

Early in the New Year all Year 7 pupils will receive their micro:bit computer from the BBC. Last Friday (5 Dec 2015) members of the computing department were fortunate to be among some of the first teachers nationally to get hands on and program these amazing devices. Year 7s can already start coding on this website in readiness for the arrival of their micro:bit. For a short introductory video please go to:​ or for ideas of some of the things that can be made:​. The mircro:bits will be sent to school and given out in computing lessons.

Biology Field Work

6th Form Biology students enjoying ecology fieldwork at FSC Orielton, Pembrokeshire.

GCSE Celebration Evening

Lots of proud faces last night as our old Year 11s received their GCSE certificates.

Alton Towers

Our Year 11s had a day of roller-coaster fun as an immersive way of supporting their learning about energy and forces. *Some* of the teachers had a go too...

Year 7 Team Building in Ambleside

Our annual team building trip for the new Year 7 pupils moved to a new venue this year - the beautiful waterside village of Ambleside, in the Lake District. They participated in a wide range of activities over a memorable three days.

BBC Media Day

BBC News presenter Roger Johnson led a workshop for our Year 9 pupils. They then used his advice to create their own video news features.

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