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Y7 Team Cracks Salter’s Chemistry Festival!

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Last week the four of us represented the school at the Salter’s Chemistry Festival at York University. Over ten schools took part in the competition and the prize was a molecule making set for the winning school. We were not nervous and fairly confident at the start of the day – we were there to […]

Showcasing Our Musicians…

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The musicians at Fyling Hall have been very busy over the past week with 2 very different musical events to prepare for.  On Thursday evening 22nd March we invited Mistral, the elite wind group from Whitby Music centre, to perform at the school. Some of our own musicians are part of the group and in […]

Theatre Trip

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On Wednesday night, 16 pupils from years 9-11 travelled to The Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough to see new play ‘Napoleon Disrobed’ by Told by an Idiot. The play was about an imagined world where Napoleon escaped exile and travelled back to Paris by Eurostar! The pupils thoroughly enjoyed the performance especially the tilting seasaw […]

Pi Day Celebrations in Maths

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On Friday 17th March, year nines had a celebration of Pi Day, which was on 14th March. Our task was to try and get as close to the actual number of pi as we possibly could, using the method that I will tell you now.  We had to try and make a perfect circle, using […]

Engineering Competition Success

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It was the 10th year of the tournament with six Esk Valley schools competing in three categories to complete an engineering task. A win requires teamwork, problem solving, design, presentation and engineering skills. This year’s task was the most challenging in a while: to design and build a robot that would fit through a doorway […]

Dami (Y13) Talks… Stephen Hawking

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When someone who has had a large influence on you and been a big part of your life dies, it creates a vacuum. The hardest part about losing someone is often times the fact that the world somehow seems to go on, even though to you they were integral to reality. Today the scientific community […]

Maths Challenge Time!

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Last week, 4 selected mathematicians – two from year eight and two from year 9 – travelled to Egglescliffe School to compete in a maths challenge. Our competitors were Arthur Watson, Freddie Elson, Jeremy Normanton, and Sophie Ferrer. It was a long day of maths and a long drive, but they were quite up to […]