January2016

The Appliance of Science

Date: January 28, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

On Tuesday 26th January Mr Harvey, our science teacher, organised a visit from Sublime Science.  The knowledgeable presenter, Aurora, brought with her a wide range of experiments which the pupils thoroughly enjoyed watching and taking part in.  Highlights included bouncing smoke bubbles, a plasma ball, a tornado in a bottle and home-made slime.  Everyone learned…

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Moorlands Radio Interview

Date: January 22, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

A group of four Sixth Form students were invited to be interviewed live on Moorlands Radio by Matt Hill, Breakfast DJ.  The hot topic of the day was the “Grow Moorlands” project – explaining what it can offer to the community and what purpose it serves for our students. Callum, David, Matthew & Daniel described…

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Outdoor Pursuits

Date: January 15, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

The first wintry, snowy weather of the year coincided with the start of an Outdoor Pursuits programme for Class 5 with a visit to The Roaches, led by Moorlands Adventure staff.  Students enjoyed being out in the snow and watching it melt in the bright winter sunshine, while scrambling over the rocks and walking in…

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Happy New Year 2016!

Date: January 8, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Firstly, a very happy new year to you all! The end of the last term was very busy with the Christmas celebrations, and we would like to like to say thank you to everyone who supported our Christmas activities in any way. The Christmas fayre raised a fantastic £1000 for school funds and the Christmas jumper…

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