It’s been another busy week before the end of term in the Art department. Year 8 have been creating sculptures and Year 12 have been exploring physical manipulation in Photography.
Here is a selection of photos from the Year 8 Outward Bound Trip to Ullswater and Howtown. Everyone is having a fantastic time!
Some of our Year 8 students are away in Ullswater and Howtown this week. The weather has been challenging, however this has not dampened their spirits and they are having a fantastic time.
Chris Bradford, author of the popular ‘Young Samurai’ and ‘Bodyguard’ series of books visited school this week and entertained Years 7 and 8 with his martial arts and bodyguard techniques.
Krish Desha-Beerachee, Year 8 student, performed at the Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Piano Festival which took place at Christchurch, Ilkley from 15th-17th October, where he was also invited to perform at the final concert on the 18th October.
On Wednesday 6th November, our team of Year 8 students won the Lit Quiz 2019 at Bootham School, York. Congratulations! They won the Quiz and the trophy and are now through to the National Finals, which will be held in London on 4th December.
On Tuesday 22nd October we held our lower school sports awards evening. Students from current Year 8,9,10 were awarded medals for contributions to school sports over the last academic year.
Please click on the link below to see the latest edition of Causeway: Causeway October 2019
Tickets are now on sale for our forthcoming production of We Will Rock You! Please click the link below for further details: We Will Rock You 2019
On 20th November we’re welcoming the author Chris Bradford to school to show us some of his hot shot martial arts moves and tell us all about what inspired him to write his series of best-selling books, “Young Samurai”.
The Harvest Heap needs your help! We are collecting tins, packets and warm clothing for St George’s Crypt and Harrogate District Foodbank. We would welcome any donations by Wednesday 9th October. Thank you to everyone who has donated so far!
Following in the tradition of full-scale musicals that has seen us staging Evita, West Side Story, School of Rock and Sister Act (to name but a few), rehearsals are now well underway for this year’s show.
A great start to the year with our Year 7 (who are now Year 8!) cricket team winning the North Yorkshire Cricket Cup. The boys played really well last week and thoroughly deserved the win against a strong Harrogate Grammar School team. Well done to all involved!
Over 800 students and staff have set off on the 12 mile Sponsored Walk in Aid of Frank’s Fund.
Led by 9Y, Frank’s Friday has been a big success with delicious bake sales, Frank’s Fund wristbands and students wearing either Orange or Blue all in aid of Frank’s Fund. Thank you to all staff, students and parents for their support.
Our Year 7 and 8 students have left for the Great Yorkshire Show. We hope they have a fantastic day!
On Friday 12th July, we are having an own clothes day (orange and blue if possible) before the big 12 mile Sponsored Walk on Monday 15th July. Frank’s Fund orange wristbands are available to buy from main school reception.
We celebrated 10 Years of Spotlight last night at the Royal Hall, Harrogate.