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Students Develop Communication Skills

On Tuesday, 8 January, 60 students from Year 9 worked with expert trainers from the education charity Talk the Talk, whose mission is to improve students' communication skills to enable positive interaction in all life situations. Talk About Communication is an exciting and engaging masterclass in essential speaking and listening skills within a creative classroom environment. Students are ta...
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Students Learn from Local Businesses

Farmer Palmer's in Organford recently hosted 55 of our Year 10 GCSE business studies students for a morning investigating entrepreneurism - starting up and running a business. It was a wonderful experience and the students were greatly interested and energised by all they saw and heard. Special thanks to Sandra Palmer for facilitating this wonderful opportunity. Furthermore, at Purbeck Ice Crea...
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Spanish Exchange to Mancha Real

On 25 November, fourteen students embarked on the second Spanish exchange with Mancha Real in Andalucía. For five of them, it was the second time that they had taken part in this exchange. After a six-hour journey, our nervous students were warmly welcomed by their exchange partners and host families. The first day commenced with a welcome reception hosted by the headmaster and a typical Andalu...
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Video Conference with Author

A group of Year 8 and Year 10 students recently benefited from a fantastic video conference with best-selling, award-winning author Holly Bourne, kindly organised by Reading Zone. They were able to ask Holly questions as she talked about creative writing, mental health and well-being. Her top writing tip was "you can't edit a blank page". You just need to accept that your first draft is not goi...
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Book Bus visits Lytchett

We would like to thank Browns Books for Students for coming out to visit us with their amazing Book Bus yesterday.   This was a fantastic experience for our students, who were able to visit during their library lessons. The top deck of this unique purple double-decker bus has been transformed into a mobile showroom, displaying over 4,000 new books.  Students were able to enjoy browsing the sele...
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