Year 7’s History lessons literally took them into battle yesterday as they visited Battle Abbey and Pevensey Castle to discover more about the Battle of Hastings and its legacy.
Year 11 were celebrating another fantastic set of GCSE & IGCSE results today. 70% of grades were A*/A and a third of students achieved 10 or more A and A*s.
The labs have been overwhelmed by students taking part in an incredible array of experiments and demonstrations as part of Science Week, this year themed around Earth, Wind and Fire.
This time last week 60 Year 8 students were enjoying a fantastic sunny day in Boulogne practicing their language skills at a confiserie, Nausicaá, the beach and in cafes and shops in town.
Students in the Physics department were very excited to watch Mercury move across the Sun yesterday using a projection from a refracting telescope made from 2 lenses and some drainpipe!
Year 7 swapped summer uniform for monks' habits, tunics and bonnets for their Medieval history workshop this week.
Congratulations to Year 7 Megan Moore whose story 'Coming Home' got through to the 4,500 long list from a record 123,400 entries in the BBC Radio 2 500 word writing competition.
Congratulations to Year 8s Lucy, Tanzy, Charlotte and Tabitha whose entry into the national 'Step into the NHS' schools' competition has won second prize from thousands of entries.
Year 7 are putting the finishing touches to their current history project; making short films about Walthamstow Hall's 178 year history using resources from the school archives.
Thank you to all those who donated books for our Oxfam appeal, 100's were collected. Year 7 also wrote 'Messages in Books' about global poverty, which will be distributed with the books.