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Half Term Holiday

Date: November 10, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Wright

Half term has arrived very quickly after a very busy few weeks. A group of 26 students and 6 staff have been visiting The Black Forest in Germany, near the French border. They have toured Strasbourg, with a river cruise to admire the famous sights, including the European Parliament Building. A highlight has been a trip…

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Duke of Edinburgh Award

Date: October 5, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Uncategorized

The Duke of Edinburgh Award goes from strength to strength at The Meadows School in Leek. On Thursday 28th  and Friday 29th September, a group of six Meadows students took on the challenge of an expedition walking from school to the Stanley Head Outdoor Centre; 10 miles carrying full camping kit and travelling independently with…

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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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Academy Status

Date: October 10, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Wright

As detailed elsewhere on this website The Meadows converted to Academy Status on 1st October.  The Meadows has been working collaboratively with Springfield School for a number of years.  Both schools located only a short walk from each other makes this easily possible with Springfield having children from Early Years until Key Stage 2, most…

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Stanley Head Residential July 2016

Date: July 15, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Uncategorized

This week, fifteen 6th form students visited Stanley Head for a three day, end of year outdoor pursuits residential. The group walked to the Centre via Deep Hayes in testing wet conditions but once there, enjoyed luxury dormitory accommodation and lovely meals. They tried canoeing and raft building on the second day and crate stacking and a…

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School Prom Fundraising

Date: July 7, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Wright

Tonight is our School Prom Evening at Consall Hall…. Recent fundraising in aid of the Prom  – Deal or No Deal game raised £53.75  and the sponsored Fun Run in school raised £364.80! Thank you so much for your generosity in helping our young people have what will hopefully be a fantastic evening for all involved!

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Kniveden Open Day

Date: May 27, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Uncategorized

On Friday 20th May, Kniveden Gardens held an open day and kindly invited The Meadows School to run a stall, selling hanging baskets, plants and planters. After a rainy start, the day turned out fine and most of the School went up to visit, enjoying the stalls and having picnics. We have made £110 ( so…

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Grant from ASDAN

Date: April 29, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Wright

Thanks to the efforts of Yvonne Thirlaway, our Sixth Form Leader, we are delighted to have received a £1000 grant from ASDAN.  This funding will be used by our Horticulture Department and will allow them to develop raised beds, add a polytunnel, create composting areas and lay gravel and bark chip paths at the Crescent…

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Cheery Daffodils mark the new Summer Term

Date: April 18, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Wright

The new Summer Term has got off to a good start this week with a beautiful display of daffodils in the school grounds, which demonstrate the hard work of Mr Whewell and his 6th Form team of Horticulturalists.  Thank you to them for making us all feel cheerful!

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British Science Week

Date: March 17, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Wright

This week has been British Science Week so the students at The Meadows have had lots of opportunities to take part in practical experiments.  They have learned about catalysts, chemical reactions and density amongst other things.  They have also been reminded of the need to work carefully and observe closely what is going on when…

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