Easter Holidays

March 28, 2013 by

Well done to all of year 7 in completing their Science & Ethics Rich Task,  All students have worked really hard over this past term and have achieved or surpassed their target levels.  Well done year 7.  

Furthermore, school breaks up today at 3.00pm today and all students will return on Monday 15th April.  Please ensure that all students have full uniform (including school shoes) and stationary on their return.

Wishing you all a safe and happy holiday,

Miss Mountjoy : ) 




Renewable & Non-renewable energy week

March 20, 2013 by

Students are currently completing work on renewable and non-renewable energy sources.  They have created illustrated diagrams on how fossil fuels are formed and have explained the advantages and disadvantages of these types of fuels.  

By the end of this week each student will have designed their own energy island and explained why they have chosen their specific energy sources for their island. Pictures will be inserted on Friday to show off the students work.

Miss Mountjoy : ) 


February 28, 2013 by
Week commencing 25/2/2013
Welcome back everyone,
I hope you have had a lovely half term and are ready to get back into the everyday swing of things.
This week students are focusing on the different body systems, primarily the circulation and respiratory system. Already students have had the chance to dissect an animal heart and write about their findings. Students have been looking at the importance of blood and the role in which it plays within the human body. Each student is progressing nicely and working towards their rich task target.
1. Please ensure that all students bring a pen and a pencil into school.
2. Remember to bring homework planner into school each day.
4. Ensure that ALL homework is completed
Kindest regards,
Miss Mountjoy

Endangered species

February 13, 2013 by
Week commencing: 11/2/2013
This week the students have been focusing on endangered species and visited South Lake Zoo last Friday to help reinforce the impact humans can have on wild animals. 
Furthermore, students have completed their class read of “Stormbreaker” this week ImageImageand will be completing their own book review using their VCOP pyramids for guidance. 
Please remember that school breaks up for half term this Friday at normal time and students will return to school on Monday 25th February.
Miss Mountjoy : ) 

January 30, 2013 by

South Lake Wildlife Park

A trip has been organised for all year 7 students to visit South Lake Wildlife Park on Friday 8th February. The trip will help to enhance the students’ knowledge on animal habitats and their adaptations to their different environments. 
  A contribution cost of £8.00 is to be paid towards transport costs. All students can wear their own clothes on the day and will require a packed lunch.  Please ensure that all consent and medical forms are completed and returned to school before Wednesday 6th February.
  This trip is a great opportunity for your child to experience hands on learning in an outdoor environment.

January 25, 2013 by


All students have recieved two pieces of homework today that will need completing by Monday.

1. Fritz Haber newspaper article

2. Pod B only – Octahedron Net

Please can you check your son/daughters planners to help ensure that it is completed.  Planners are checked every Tuesday morning.

Miss Mountjoy : )


Stationary and Homework Planners

January 23, 2013 by

Reminder for Students & Parents

Please ensure that all students are bringing stationary to school to enable them to complete their work effectively.  Also students need to ensure that their homework planners are being signed by parents and are being used properly.

Kindest Regards

Miss Mountjoy : )

Animal Habitats

January 21, 2013 by

Take a look at some of the students habitat models for their chosen animals.  Some extremely creative and imaginative designs have been created.

Well done year 7 : )





Students example of their Pet Poem… Can you guess what animal it is?

January 17, 2013 by

Students example of their Pet Poem...  Can you guess what animal it is?

January 17, 2013 by
Week commencing 14/1/2012
Students are continuing with their PET projects.  They have been researching the digestive system, completing information leaflets and creating poems on their chosen animals.  Their booklets are coming together nicely and they are producing some fantastic work (please see attached photos) 
Well done year 7 : )
Year 7 spellings for this week:
(Please ensure all students learn for Fridays spelling test)