In March 2017 my dance school, St Hilda’s Studios, which I have danced at for 13 years, was selected to trail a pilot dance syllabus, Discovering Repertoire. The course is a new style of exam in classical ballet for the Royal Academy of Dance. I took the two exams involved and passed both with high […]
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In Geography, my year group (7) have been learning about how volcanoes work with Miss Gilmour. For this project, we have also worked with the Science and Art departments to design, make, paint and eventually erupt our volcanoes. We used newspapers to build our structures, we then went to the art room to paint them […]
ESL year 10 students are reading the thought provoking story of Malala Yousefsai in their lessons this term in preparation for a topic about inspirational people from around the world.
Our new club got off to a Fyling start this Monday as budding scientists, inventors and engineers arrived to discuss what projects to work on. The goal is that they get to experiment and develop ideas that there just isn’t time for in lessons as well as working on new skills that young people rarely […]
Year 8 science investigating conduction by seeing which rod, of different materials, would melt the cube of butter first by transferring energy via conduction from the hot water.
The first time people ever meet a set of identical twins there are always the same set of questions asked. “Are you two twins?” “Do you have different birthdays?” “Do you like being a twin?” My two favourite questions do humour me every time someone asks me. “Can you read each others minds?” and “if […]
School starts like any other, happy to see friends, hoping we haven’t left anything on the bus and pleased to see our teacher’s warm smile. We now have four form groups where we quickly register before heading to assembly. During assembly we listen to stories, sing hymns and have group discussions on weekly topics. Mr […]
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It’s something of a common belief that January is the worst month of the year. Just yesterday in fact was supposed to be a ‘blue Monday’, the worst day of the year. I actually thought it was quite a nice day, it wasn’t pitch black at 4 PM which is what I’d define as a […]