Y10 Duke of Edinburgh training has started!

On Tuesday they were taught about stoves and fire safety, meals and menu planning.

On Wednesday they learnt how to put up tents and about camping preparations.

One more training session to go before our students are ready for their expeditions…

Read more: Y10 - Duke of Edinburgh

 

Caitlyn performed extremely well at the very competitive ISA Midlands Cross Country Championships, and in finishing eighth in the Year 7/8 girls event was selected to represent the Midlands Team at the ISA National Cross Country Championships at Rugby School last Saturday.

Caitlyn came 21st out of 62 runners and was also part of the winning Midlands Regional Team in her age group.

A super performance. Well done, Caitlyn!

 

Primary 1 took advantage of the lovely weather and went for a walk around the school grounds.

They were looking for signs of Spring as part of their Topic work so they recorded what they found, ready for discussion back in the classroom.

 

Primary 5 pupils finished their Science topic on the Solar System by making scale models of the planets. Children worked together to decorate the planets in the correct colours before arranging them in the correct order.

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On Monday 25th March, Year 7 presented an assembly on Earth Hour. They explained what Earth Hour is all about and discussed the value of Earth as a life support system. They explained what the threats to Earth are and invited St Dominic’s pupils to make a promise to help to protect our Earth. Mrs Longmore was very impressed with the Year 7 pupils as they had prepared well for the assembly and they shared their promises.

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Georgina recently took part in the ProAm Champions UK Area Competition, where she danced ballroom with her professional partner Oliver. They performed very well and were placed 2nd in their student/teacher category.

Well Done Georgina!

The event was organised by DHT Dance and P & M Promotions.

 

On Thursday, Mrs Cook, Miss Jovanovic and Year 9 students visited Lichfield Cathedral in order to observe and sketch a new collection of paintings by the artist in residence, Peter Walker.

Walker has only recently completed his pieces, collectively entitled: Journey to the Cross; they will be displayed in the cathedral throughout Lent.

Read more: Y9 Visit to Lichfield Cathedral
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