Events

Proud as punch at College Presentation!

Date: May 18, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Students attending Stoke College Links had a fantastic time on Friday 5th May receiving their Awards Certificates from the (Interim) Principal, David White. The ceremony was held in the Performing Arts building on a colourful stage. A dozen students from our 6th Form gained certificates for completing courses in Hair and Beauty, Motor Vehicle Studies,…

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Springtime Activities

Date: May 5, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

The Summer Term has got off to a great start with a range of Outdoor Activities taking place in the lovely Spring weather.Mrs Jackson’s class had four mile ramble along The Tissington Trail, with a picnic lunch at Parsley Hay, while enjoying the fresh air and enjoying the wonderful countryside of The Staffordshire Moorlands. Westport Lake…

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Presentation Awards Assembly

Date: April 25, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

The Spring Term ended on a high note with a special Presentation Assembly, which celebrated the success and achievements of our young people. Certificates were presented to a large number of students, in Key Stage 4 and the Sixth Form, by two of our school governors, Mr and Mrs John and Ann Alexander. Parents and…

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Red Nose Day 2017

Date: April 3, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Wright

7 sixth form students studying Level 1 ASDAN CoPE organised and ran a charity event in school to raise money for Red Nose Day. They organised a non-uniform day, with a red theme, alongside a cake sale and various activities on the day. They managed to raise over £200 thanks to the generosity of staff,…

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Science Visit to the ‘Crime Scene House’ !

Date: March 13, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

On Wednesday 8th March, a group of pupils had the opportunity to visit the Crime Scene House at Staffordshire University.  Once everyone had put on a special protective suit and been shown how to use the specialist equipment, it was time to investigate the crime scenes which had been set up by PHD student Janos.  Working in…

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Table Cricket @ Watermill School

Date: March 13, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

15th February 12 students took part in a table cricket competition at Watermill School. We had two teams representing The Meadows. After a hard competitive day, both teams were successful in taking 1st and 2nd  positions and winning medals and certificates. This was out of 7 teams from other various schools such as Abbey Hill,…

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Indoor Cricket @ Fenton Manor

Date: March 13, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

1st March 2017 Miss Chappell, Miss Prince and Miss Ball took 10 students to an indoor cricket competition at Fenton Manor. The students played Abbey Hill, Watermill and Cedars in an intense 5 games. All 10 students enjoyed the day and learnt a great deal about cricket and working as a team Unfortunately on the…

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Arabian Nights!

Date: February 14, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Students in the High Dependency Unit had an amazing afternoon using their map reading skills to find the treasure in Ali-Baba’s cave. This combined maths work covering position and direction and the term’s topic work of 1001 Arabian Nights. The activities were very carefully planned and individualised which made sure that not only was it great fun but…

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Sacred Space 2017

Date: February 10, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Once again we have had the Synapse team of youth workers in school, for a whole week of activities, run in our Nurture flat, which for one week only, becomes a ‘Sacred Space’. Jane, Kate and Paul explained that the theme for this year was ‘Our World’. There was a jungle area where students could think…

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Lunch in Monty’s Café, Leek

Date: January 30, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Mrs Thomas organised a practical Maths lesson this week, which involved her class enjoying lunch at Monty’s Café in Leek. Students used their Functional Maths skills to choose their own lunch from the menu, and then place their individual order. They practised counting out their cash, giving, receiving and checking change. All had a lovely…

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