1 October 20
At the start of each academic year, we run a bonding trip for those new to the Senior School in Year 7. This year’s trip, to the Herts Young Mariners Base in nearby Lee Valley, started with beautiful sunshine despite the dreadful weather forecast and the torrential rain overnight. The 49 very excited Year 7 pupils were accompanied by…
18 September 20
On Friday 18 September we are taking part in Jeans for Genes Day to raise money for Genetic Disorders UK, the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by a genetic disorder. Pupils have come in to school in their denim (sometimes double denim!) to take part in the fundraising effort. If you would…
3 September 20
Senior School Morning Talk by Head, Emma-Kate Henry on the first day of term.
10 July 20
Today was our last day of school in the Junior and Senior Schools. It’s been a term with a few differences and it was fitting that our final Morning Talks were slightly different too! Year 13 pupil Tom played a beautifully arranged version of Bridge Over Troubled Water on the French Horn and the ‘Cello….
2 July 20
Some fun design work from different year groups in the Senior School. In Ben’s classes, Year 9 were set the task finding and photographing faces hidden within objects around the home/garden. Old Kingsland’s photographs were great! In Byron’s classes in Year 7, pupils created characters using objects they found around the home. Great work everyone!
2 July 20
Usually, at this time of the year students in Years 7 to 9 would be preparing to go on their Late Summer Programme (LSP) trips over the last week of the term. The week provides an exciting opportunity to share unique experiences and undertake new challenges. The LSP usually marks both the end of a…
29 June 20
Year 7 Geographers in Jenny’s class have been working on a great project – they recreated a headland out of cake and then showed how erosion would change it over time. Thanks to Harry, Henry, Frankie and Maud for sharing pictures of their projects!
26 June 20
This week Year 7 have been investigating yeast in Helen’s science classes as part of their online learning. They learnt that that yeast is a living organism whose activity causes fermentation, and that it feeds on sugar, and produces carbon dioxide and alcohol as it feeds. The next step was to take part in…
25 June 20
Emma Bennett-Jones’s Year 8 Company had the great idea this term to have a breakfast takeover each week where they would cook and eat breakfast together during Company time! This week they had a special (surprise) guest with Head Richard Palmer showing them how to make a delicious brunch of shakshuka and flatbreads. Here are…