Week Ending 11th May

We are delighted to be able to announce that we have been designated as a Teaching School by the DfE. This is recognition of the quality of teaching and learning within the school, as we will be asked to provide training and outreach opportunities for other schools by sharing the…

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Week Ending 4th May

As our exciting expansion works continue this week the builders remain on target for the delivery of our brand new building next year.  The builders met with governors this week to update them on what was happening as well as to answer their questions.  We are also working closely with…

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Week Ending 27th April

This evening do take the time to watch Anne Marie Federle, from Year 11, in the Brass final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. It will be on Friday April 27th, BBC4, 7.30pm. Huge congratulations to Anne Marie for this incredible achievement. Our expansion works continue: this week…

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Week Ending 20th April

As we start the new term it really is all systems go on our expansion project!  We have sadly now waved goodbye to our Farnsworth Hall, which has served us well over the years for performances, assemblies and other events. The build team are now renovating the space, which will…

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Week Ending 29th March

After our initial excitement last week at the start of our expansion project, we have now seen our Reception move to the end classroom on the main corridor (please remember to turn right when you come up the driveway to the school to visit Reception) and have also bid farewell…

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Week Ending 23rd March

  Well, it’s been an exciting week!  The builders arrived on Monday morning and have been setting up their compound area and establishing the fenced off areas within which they will be working.  We have also been moving our school Reception and, by the time you read this, it will…

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Week Ending 16th March

Next week we begin the first stage of our exciting expansion project! As a large part of the project involves converting an unattractive staff car park into a beautiful new building, the first part of our project will involve moving the college Reception. From Monday the college Reception will move…

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Week Ending 9th March

KS4 history students attended an exciting event on Wednesday commemorating the centenary of WWI. The Great War Debate charity, in partnership with the Imperial War Museum, asked Chesterton to host a debate between expert panellists discussing the question: ‘Did World War One break social boundaries in Britain?’ It was a…

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Week Ending 2nd March

Year 11 students were working right up until the Friday evening that began half-term, when they performed extracts from a range of classic plays as part of their GCSE Drama. The visiting Examiner, who watched the work alongside a supportive audience from the community, was not able to ‘give anything…

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Week Ending 23rd February

On Tuesday this week, many of our Year 8s enjoyed fantastic sessions with our visiting Storyteller Jamie Crawford. They were gripped by his stories and totally fell for his amazing ‘jump’ story! If you want to find out more, ask them to tell it to you!   The evening of…

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