From History …

Year 7 and 8 Topic Week

Year 7

Year 7 researched the campaigns for the extension of suffrage, from the events of ‘Peterloo’ in 1819 to the Representation of the People Act, 1928. They produced a virtual museum to inform and educate their visitors about these campaigns and the role of key events and individuals. The projects showcased here are a small selection of the superb work we have received. Congratulations to all the girls on their hard work!

Isabelle Sansford

Abigail Hunt

Eva Delaney

Year 8

Year 8 researched the First World War, with a focus on the global and local dimensions of the war and challenging common myths and stereotypes. They produced a virtual museum to inform visitors about the war, including less well-known or frequently misunderstood aspects of the conflict. The projects showcased here are a small selection of the superb work we have received. Congratulations to all the girls on their hard work!

Year 9

Year 9 have been working on the success of John F. Kennedy as President of the USA, considering his role in the escalation of the Vietnam War and his record on civil rights and other domestic policies. This work is by Tara, Zoe and Louisa.

From English …

Year 7

A selection of wonderful kenning poems from Miss Turner’s Year 7s.

The Sun

Morning riser,
Night settler,
Moons wife,
Golden star,
Sky lighter,
Skin tanner.

by Phoebe Protheroe

Birds

Cat Escapers,
Seed Munchers,
Worm Lovers,
Nest Makers.

by Kea Wyles

Petals

Nature’s confetti,
Flower decoration,
Bee attractor,
Spring’s snow,
Flower’s fruit.

by Madison Scully

My Brother

Fussy eater,
Nappy leaker,
Attention seeker.

Cuddle giver,
Toy thrower,
Cheeky smiler.

Slap employer,
Calm destroyer,
Dribble factory.

by Lily Norman

Plate

Meat holder,
Greedy surface,
Hunger remover.

Chip craver,
Carrot carrier,
Gravy cup.

Condiment keeper,
Food boundary,
Dinner deliver.

by Molly Munt

My Mum

Hug giver,
Duvet tucker,
Food provider.

Love giver,
Morning waker,
Taxi driver.

Treat giver,
Time manager,
Shopping spender.

Work helper,
Time spender,
Care giver.

by Lizzy Potinge

My Sister

Hug Giver,
Love eater,
Small laugher,
Smart Tickler.

Good Player,
Nasty cheater,
Caring Person,
Different Version.

by Nefeli Tsamili

Year 9

A powerful, beautifully written short story by Juliette McKenna in Year 9.

From Geography …

Geography Project Winners

The Year 7 geography projects were judged by Miss Stitson, Geography teacher and Head of Year 9.

1st place – Evie Pratt for her model/video of a sustainable house.
Runner Up – Isla Threlfall for her model of a sustainable city

The Year 8 geography projects were judged by Mrs Fry, Geography teacher and Head of Year 7.

1st place – Abbie Norris for her model of sustainable city
Runner Up – Rosa Ward for her detailed plan on a sustainable living space

Congratulations to the winners and runners up! Your prizes are on their way to you as you read this.

Well done to everyone in Years 7 and 8 who completed the project and sent in their design to us. They are all wonderful and we have really enjoyed looking at what you have created. Mrs Fry and Miss Stitson both said how difficult it was to pick the winners!

From Art and Photography …

A celebration of Year 7 and 8 Artwork

Katsushika Hokusai is a Japanese Artist and Printmaker and is famous for creating the piece The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Our Year 7 and 8 artists were asked to research around the topic gaining inspiration for their own wave based on British culture. Here are some more of the wonderful research pages, studies and pieces in the style of Hokusai from the week commencing 8th June. The outcomes were well informed, eye catching and in some cases very humorous. Well done to all of our artists!

Mrs E Bird

Year 7

The artwork below is from Mrs Hayhurst’s Year 7 class from the Art topic week ‘The Great wave’, Hokusai.

Year 8

The artwork below is from Mrs Hayhurst’s Year 8 classes from the Art topic week ‘The Great wave’, Hokusai.

Year 9 GCSE Bridging Work

Here is a great selection from our Year 9 artists this week. These are coloured observational studies of vegetables in a variety of media. They form part of our ‘Food’ themed project, that investigates a wide variety of food and artists who have depicted them.

Well done to all the students who are working so well.

Mrs Francis

Year 11 Art A level bridging work

This is by Hannah Lennon who has produced some fantastic studies for her ‘Aspects of Nature’ component this week. Well done Hannah!