The Science department have set up a bird box just outside S5, as part of Spring watch club. Students have been monitoring the progress of the nest every school day, since the first bird visited on 23rd March. The birds laid some eggs on the 9th April, which we are expecting to hatch between Saturday 21st and Tuesday 25th April.
The students are also growing sunflowers and broad beans and are watching caterpillars develop into butterflies. They have cleaned the school pond and are also tracking the progress of the tadpoles they collected.
More updates to follow.
Congratulations to 23 year 11 students who received their Bronze Duke Of Edinburgh Award last Wednesday from the Worshipful Mayor of Poole, Lindsay Wilson.
Please follow the link to see the Summer club timetable
Amanda Fripp, our careers adviser, delivered a talk yesterday about Apprenticeships to sixth form students.
There are more and more higher and degree apprenticeships becoming available as a viable alternative to going to university. Students can earn a wage, gain degree level qualifications and gain real experience! For more information on what is available go online to https://bit.ly/2x8fZov.
Freedom Coaches are currently unable to stop at the Hamworthy Library bus stop on the south bound route until the end of the week. Normal service will resume on Monday.
This afternoon. ten Year 10 students will be heading to St Cassian’s retreat centre for the ‘Kintbury Experience’. They will follow an expertly planned programme of activities that will enable them to learn more about themselves, strengthen their relationships and gain a greater awareness of God’s presence in their lives.
Thanks especially to the two staff members giving up their weekend to take the students away for this fantastic experience!
During the Easter holidays, 34 students from Year 8 to 13 went on a school trip to Rome. Students were lucky enough to have Mass with Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square, which is a once in a life-time event opportunity and will be something neither students or staff will forget.
Students also toured the historic Colosseum and enjoyed a walking tour of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. They enjoyed exploring the beautiful St. Peter’s Basilica and visiting some of the most iconic sightseeing places such as the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. They even got the opportunity to cheer those on running the Rome Marathon!
Our students have expressed how incredible they found the trip and were a true credit to our school whilst in Rome.