BBC Radio 2 500 words

500 words


Congratulations to Emma, Isabella and Mathilda whose entries to the Radio 2 500 Words Competition are 2 of the 5,000 to have been selected from 131,798 entries to go into the second round.

Robin Stevens March 2017

Getting Away with Murder


Year 7 had a thrilling afternoon meeting Robin Stevens, author of 'Murder Most Unladylike' and 'First Class Murder', as part of World Book Day yesterday.

Hastings 2016

1066 and all that


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.

GCSE Results Day 2016

Wally Hall All Stars


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.

Earth, Wind and Fire

Earth, Wind and Fire


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.

Year 8 Trip to France May 2016

Friday in France


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.

Transit of Mercury 2016

The Transit of Mercury


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 History

Year 7 Time Machine


Year 7 swapped summer uniform for monks' habits, tunics and bonnets for their Medieval history workshop this week.

500 words April 2016

Tell us a Story


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.

NHS Competition Spring 2016

NHS Prize


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.