On completion of our new school site, we will be in the unprecedented and exciting position of being able to offer new modern teaching facilities on a consolidated and much improved site. These new facilities will enrich the education experiences of our current pupils and those who attend the school for many years to come. We will also expand our offering to gradually double the entry intake within our Senior School from September 2019.
Shauney and Georgina attend ballroom dancing every Saturday at Premier Dance in Longton, under the expert tuition of Barbara and Robert Lichfield.
The sessions include a variety of Ballroom and Latin dances including the Waltz, Rumba, Cha Cha cha, Quickstep, Jive and Salsa. Recently, both have taken dance examinations in association with the ISTD Dance examination board.
Olivia has had a very busy few weeks competing at horse shows around the country. Mentioned are just a few of her amazing achievements.
On Friday pupils from Year 8 travelled to Manchester with Mrs Cook and Mrs Hughes to visit the Jewish Synagogue Museum.
Last week, our Prep children enjoyed getting into the Royal wedding spirit. In preparation for a Royal wedding ‘Bake-Off’, P4 used their art lesson to design unique cake toppers, followed by lots of measuring in their maths lesson and with the help of Eleanor in the kitchen, they produced some impressive, no ‘soggy bottom’ sponge. The children then had the chance to follow their design brief and decorate their cakes, before presenting them to Mrs Harrison for judging.
The Yr 8/9 District Athletics Championships took place at Rowley Park Stadium, Stafford last week.
Ebonnie was crowned the Stafford & District Discus Champion with a throw of 19.33m.
Mary took the bronze medal in the javelin.
Making use of the good weather, Primary 4 took their Science lesson outside this week. Children were finding out about air resistance and forces using a parachute kite.
They timed how speed was affected by running while dragging the kite and felt the effect of the air resistance.
Our Spring Ball was held last weekend at Stoke City Football Club’s Bet365 Stadium.
The event, was lots of fun and a resounding success with a significant amount of funds raised. These funds will enabling our PFA (Parents & Friends Association), to purchase valuable resources for our school, which will enrich and enhance our pupils’ educational experiences further.
Primary 2 are out hunting in the gardens for natural materials to create their Land Art sculptures inspired by Andy Goldsworthy. They are loving their Global Gardens topic.
We would like to wish our Year 11 students the very best of luck in their GCSE exams. On Friday, to celebrate their last day before study leave, year 11 enjoyed pizza for lunch and an afternoon volleyball match where they defeated the teachers 3-0!
On 8th May 2018, Ethan and Alice took their first Holy Communion. Alice looked beautiful in her white dress and Ethan, extremely smart in his suit and red tie. Father Doyle led a wonderful and moving service.