Bloss Takes on Spitalfields Market

Young Enterprise Students in Year 12 are currently undergoing on-the-job training as they take on their first market stall of the year. The company ‘Bloss’ have designed handmade trinket plates which are currently trending at the moment in high street stores.  ‘We have learnt so much already from the trade…

Thames-side Printmaking Studio Visit

Post 16 Art students recently visited Thames-Side Printmaking Studio in Woolwich, to participate in a one-day etching and silkscreen printing workshop. Our students had the opportunity to work with professional printmakers and to use printmaking techniques in a studio environment. "The workshop was useful because I acquired knowledge of new…

Apprenticeship Information Event

We were delighted to host Meena from Amazing Apprentices for an insight session into modern apprenticeships. The focus was on high-end apprenticeships and students learnt about the wide variety of opportunities such as degree sponsored apprenticeships where the employer covers the tuition fee cost, and how to register onto the…

Students Offered Oxford and Russell Group University Places

The UCAS application process is now closed for 2018 and most of our Year 13 students have applied for University. We are delighted that all of the students who have applied to University have been offered places or have been invited for interviews. We are particularly proud that one of our students has…

Cuttin’ It – Workshop and Performance

Young Court, Royal Court Theatre’s youth Programme, visited the school to perform, ‘Cuttin It’ and to lead workshops around the play’s subject matter, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). 'Cuttin' It' tells the story of Muna and Iqra. Muna is popular at her school, loves music and is looking forward to her…

Creative Mentor Network Update

Exciting news for our Post 16 students; Sevil Osmanogullari, Fardous Haibe, Beatrice Demetriou, Sheliza Nanji! and Binita Galami. Following successful interviews with the Creative Mentor Network they have now secured mentors with leading advertising and design agencies. Places on the programme were extremely competitive so a huge well done to all the students! Also, well done to Elise Dunkley who…

New Jersey Nights – Oh what a night! 

Huge congratulations to Charlotte Griffin in Year 13 for winning the opportunity to attend the press night for 'New Jersey Nights' at The Orchard. Charlotte attended in her capacity as a Young Reporter and beat off many other contenders from students participating in the scheme throughout the London area. Charlotte's…

Smartphone Filming Workshop

"Creating a storyboard, filming, editing and working as a small focused team in a short time frame were just some of the skills we learnt yesterday at the Smartphone Film Making Workshop run by Eye Want Change and the Institute of Contemporary Arts. It was a really fun experience which…

Music Leaders Fundraising

The Music Department has recently set up a team of Music Leaders with students from year 7 to year 13. Music Leaders are students who have applied for the role and have been carefully chosen as outstanding musicians. Music Leaders are given the opportunity to express their ideas and thoughts…

A Visit To The Women’s Library

Our Year 13 History class had the opportunity to visit the London School of Economics and Social Sciences for a comprehensive workshop hosted by Dr Debbie Challis, one of LSE’s historian librarians. We attended this historical workshop as part of our upcoming controlled assessment concerning whether militancy was a key…