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KS4 and KS5 Residential- July 13th-17th Important Update

Dear Parents and Carers,Due to the ongoing situation with the Corona Virus (Covid 19) and in line with national guidance, we have cancelled this year’s residential to Avon Tyrell for KS4 and KS5 students.Deposits will be refunded from the centre in due course but we ask for your patience as this may take a while.We […]

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Matilda

https://archive.org/details/matilda_201808 The book that Key Stage 3 are studying in the Summer Term is Matilda.If you get an opportunity to watch the film also, that would be fantastic.

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Daily celebrity lessons

For those of you who like a bit of structure in your lives; here’s what various celebrities are offering you and your kids for free daily to help with their education while schools are closed: 9.00am – PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro 10.00am – Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com 11.00am – English with David Walliams […]

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Keeping Active

Lots of activity videos some more age appropriate items on this website would be: Fresh start fitness, Empower tools, Zumba kids, flow https://www.cosmickids.com/Yoga activities, following a video some with different themes. https://www.safefood.eu/Start/Healthy-Living/Getting-active.aspxSome game ideas to play whilst at home. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/50-things-to-do-before-youre-11–activity-list50 things to do outside. https://whatmomslove.com/kids/active-indoor-games-activities-for-kids-to-burn-energy/a few more creative ways to get active.

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Websites for Educational Activities

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities https://www.funbrain.com/ https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ https://chatterpack.net/ https://mailchi.mp/widgit/wo and use the code WIDGIT30 https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/ https://www.ictgames.com/ https://education.minecraft.net/get-started/download/ The British Museum has made its online collections free to the public. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-british-museum The Natural History Museum has free virtual tours. https://www.nhm.ac.uk/ The Tate Gallery has a 360-degree virtual tour online. https://www.tate.org.uk/art/360-video/grimsha View the latest exhibitions at The National […]

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Houseparty advice for parents

Houseparty is a great way to speak live-time to multiple people in different locations. It seems like the perfect way to keep in touch during these difficult times. But is the app safe? What should parents be aware of? And how can you protect your child’s privacy? Find out with this guide. Created by the […]

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Buddhism

On Tuesday March 11th, Year 10 students were privileged to listen to Tidatip Drake-Brockman about Buddhism.  The year group are studying the religion as part of their RE and Worldview curriculum this half term.  Tida talked about meditation, Buddha, monks, food and customs and shared her knowledge of the artefacts that the pupils had been […]

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Indoor Athletics – Mountbatten Leisure Centre Portsmouth

On Tuesday we took a team of 10 students to an indoor athletics event in Portsmouth. The students competed against other Special Schools in a range of athletic activities including; Speed Bounce, Sprint, Chest Push, Target Throw, Javelin and Standing Long Jump.  They then took part in team relays.  The group were fantastic and a […]

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Uniform orders for September 2020

If you would like to place a uniform order for September, please can you submit your order form (available from the school website or the front office) by Friday 19th June to ensure delivery before the summer holidays.  Any orders received after this date will not be processed until September. Many thanks Michelle – Finance […]

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Spring Term Parents Consultations

Following feedback we had through the Parent Survey we sent out last year, you may be aware that we made changes to the way in which we run our Parents Evenings. In the Autumn term, we offered appointments throughout the afternoon and into the early evening which seemed to be very successful, therefore we will […]

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