Week Ending 15th July

Firstly I would just like to say thank you for everyone’s patience and support last week; it was wonderful to be so well supported by our community. As you will have heard from our Chair of Governors we now await our report, which may not be until September because of…

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Week Ending 30th June

Our week ended with our “Wellbeing Day”, to promote physical and mental wellbeing. The day itself involved a variety of activities, including: boule, mindful writing and workshops on healthy eating. Staff also had sessions on wellbeing on our training day, including: “The Art Of Meditation” led by our very own…

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Week Ending 23rd June

On Thursday we held our Whole School Open Afternoon for parents and carers of students from Years 7-10. The afternoon was a great success with almost 400 parents attending, which is fantastic. The event gave parents and carers the opportunity to come into the school during the school day; sit with their…

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Week Ending 16th June

Rowing 2017: twelve lucky Year 8 students started their introduction to rowing on the water last week.  All students were offered the opportunity, via a club link with Rob Roy Rowing Club, and this involves the chance to join the club; ultimately, two will receive a 12 month ‘scholarship’ with…

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Week Ending 9th June

Students took part in the Chesterton election on Thursday. This gave students a great insight into democracy in the United Kingdom. Only students who had registered before Tuesday were eligible to vote. 73% of students in Y7-10 voted for one of the candidates standing in Cambridge with Daniel Zeichner, of…

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Week Ending 26th May

The Year 9 and 10 Bronze Duke of Edinburgh participants enjoyed their first training day together last Friday; looking ahead to the next stage of the award. Participants discussed problems which might occur during the expedition and importantly learnt how to deal with First Aid and emergency situations, safely, as…

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Week Ending 19th May

The art and photography summer exhibition is in the process of being readied for the exhibition evening on Thursday 25th May, 6-8pm. The work is looking amazing! We are excited to be able to hold a silent auction this year so that family, friends and staff can bid on art…

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Week Ending 12th May

25 Year 8 and Year 9 students said “au revoir” and “bon voyage” to their exchange partners at 6am on Wednesday 10 May; this marked the end of the first leg of our annual French Exchange with the Collège Lou Redounet in Uzès. Despite the unseasonal weather here in Cambridge,…

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Week Ending 5th May

Year 10 art students were visited by Dr Nanette Hoogslag, Head of Illustration and Animation at Anglia Ruskin University, as part of their project on propaganda. She showed some of her work (including designs she produced for the Commonwealth Games’ commemorative stamps) and talked to the students about how to…

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Week Ending 28th April

This week saw the first round of “The Great House Bake Off”. Students were given the brief to produce a cake, no taller than two layers, which represented their House. We had some fantastic entries, with students really showing off their creativity and baking skills. The cakes were judged by…

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