Category Archives: Trips

Year 8 History visit to the National Civil War Centre

Keep your powder dry ! A visit to the National Civil War Centre in Newark before the Easter break, gave students the opportunity to further their study of Britain’s deadliest conflict; the English Civil War. For our keen performers, came the opportunity to take on key roles in recreating the events of Charles I’s trial [&hellip…

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Y7 Theatre Trip to Private Peaceful, Newark

Private “Tommo” Peaceful, 17 years old, is to be shot at dawn. The British Army did this to its soldiers 306 times during the First World War, for cowardice, for desertion, for disobedience: forward was the enemy, backwards was the firing squad. Based on a children’s novel by Michael Morpurgo, this one-man staging took Y7 [&hellip…

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Year 8 Languages Activity Weekend

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Last weekend (29 June – 1 July) the Year 8 Languages Activity Weekend took place in beautiful Littondale in the Yorkshire Dales. Blessed with beautiful weather, 33 Year 8 students participated enthusiastically in a whole range of French and German activities, including word relay games, a nature trail, a treasure hunt and of course the [&hellip…

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