Year 8 Taster Days at QEHS

A big thank you to Mrs Dodds who took some snapshots of Year 8’s Taster Day experiences over at QEHS, showing our pupils trying out high school lessons in Art, Technology, and Dance. We hope everyone enjoyed their taster lessons and the chance to experience life at QEHS!

Eco-bricks – we need your plastic!

As part of the upcoming Science Week (8 – 17 March 2019) our KS2 pupils will make something called an ‘Eco-brick’. An Eco-brick is a reusable building block created by packing clean and dry used plastic into a plastic bottle. Eco-bricks enable us to take personal responsibility for our plastic by using the incredible properties it has and reducing the

Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge

In the autumn term, KS3 pupils took part in the Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge, an international initiative aiming to promote computing and computational thinking. We are really excited that two of our pupils’ results have placed them among the best in the country from over 70000 UK competitors. Tom Carr and Ben Sanderson will be competing in the second round

Mr Barry’s Sports Round-Up

We have had a lot of great sports fixtures recently! Here’s a recap of all the games: Year 6 Girls Futsal Year 6 girls played extremely well at futsal last Wednesday and started with a great 2-1 win, with Estella scoring two rockets and Elissa keeping us in it at the end. We were narrowly beaten by a clinical Byker

New Build Information Evening

Thank you to everyone who attended the New Build Information drop-in session on Thursday 7 February 2019. The feasibility study site plan and the Hadrian Learning Trust Education Design Brief are available to view below. Feasibility Study: Site Plan (PDF) HLT Education Design Brief (PDF)

Ski Trip: Photos from the final day

Day 6: Final Day We had no photos from yesterday as we had thick cloud all day. It was a proper winter experience. Today we are back to beautiful conditions. It was great to see how fast the beginners group is moving. We did not have one fall all morning until we skied over a steep drop. Fabrice is a

Ski Trip: Photos from Day 4

Day 4 Morning: Blue Sky Cruising. Beginners group had a great morning of cruising around the resort. We skied the slope that gives us problems earlier in the week with style and confidence. Everyone has made brilliant progress and can move confidently and relax and enjoy the spectacular environment. Afternoon: an amazing afternoon of weather and snow. Top group spent the

Ski Trip: Photos from Day 3

Day 3 Morning: the Beginners have been working hard on getting out of the snow plough and skiing more parallel. They covered a lot slopes this morning with smooth snow conditions. Afternoon: paradise on snow. A truly amazing day! Great snow and amazing views. We had the mountain to ourselves. Great pictures looking towards Alpd’heuz and to Mont Blanc! Mr Gaines

Ski Trip: Photos from Day 2

Day 2 Morning: sunshine and powder. We awoke to blue sky today. It has been a great morning. The advanced group went to the top of the Grand Masse. The beginners traveled 10k on the blues and greens around the village. Our instructors Fabrice and Paul have been very impressed with the progress of all HMS skiers. Afternoon: Great weather and snow

Ski Trip: Photos from Day 1

Day 1 A day in the cloud. A cold cloudy day for our first day. The snow was perfect but the wind chill higher up was very cold. Ironically we were very cold on the sunny express lift! Everyone made great progress and are looking forward to blue ski tomorrow. Mr Gaines