During the activity days at the end of term, Computing Science have set up a couple of old gaming consoles to allow the pupils to try some retro games! On 29th June, they set up a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) from the 1990's and the pupils have been enjoying playing Super Mario Brothers 1 and 3 on it!
Posted by: admin | 29/06/2017 10:32 AM
On 28th June, Mr McManus and the music department held a Music Workshop as part of Activities Week. During the course of the day, they worked on a particular track to present in an impromptu performance at the end of the day. The chosen track was 'All the Time' by Tom Waits. At 3pm a large crowd gathered in Music Room 2 to hear the finished result. The group were fantastic and well done to ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 29/06/2017 09:40 AM
The Home Economics Department had a very civilised activity day on 28th June, when they held their own Afternoon Tea. They made all their own sandwiches, cakes and scones in the morning. In the afternoon, they presented everything they had made on tiered cake stands and the department and their guests enjoyed afternoon tea.
Posted by: admin | 29/06/2017 09:01 AM
The Vine Trust Team have continued to raise funds this term for our trip to Peru in June 2018. The teachers have been very impressed at the continued commitment of the 20 pupils who are currently working hard on their personal funds (over £2,000) and general group funds for this expedition. For example, earlier this June we ran a Car Boot Sale in the school’s car-park where we also served breakfast including delicious burgers ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 28/06/2017 14:40 PM
On 28th June, for activities week, the Science Department had a group of pupils making Bath Bombs. The pupils tried out small samples of their mixture in water to see if it worked, them made them into different shapes and left them to set, then took them home at the end of the day. Our photograph shows some of the pupils with their creations.
Posted by: admin | 28/06/2017 14:35 PM
Music Corridor Mural
Over the last few years on the end of term activity weeks, the art department and groups of pupils have been working on creating a mural depicting major events, people and art from the prehistoric age right through to today. This year has been no exception as the pupils have continued to add to what is already an eyecatching piece of work. A number of pupils have spent the final 3 days of term adding to the mural, ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 28/06/2017 14:28 PM
On 28th June, Miss Reid and some of her Drama pupils, ran a special effects workshop. The workshop involved creating some very convincing looking injuries such as holes in hands and gashes using special makeup, similar to what you would see in the movies. Our photographs show just some of the finished results!
Posted by: admin | 28/06/2017 14:24 PM
On 27th June, S4 pupils Kayleigh and Aleisha received their Achievement Awards for completing their National 4 Hospitality award with The Larder Cook School, which they have attended every week over this session. Well Done Kayleigh and Aleisha!
Posted by: admin | 28/06/2017 10:22 AM
Positive Rewards Trip
Over the course of this session, our pupils have been working extremely hard in all their subjects and those with good behaviour, reports and attendance were invited to go on a Positive Rewards Trip. There were three trips to choose from, these are Alton Towers, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Ariel Adventures. Our photograph shows the group that went to Alton Towers.
Posted by: admin | 28/06/2017 10:17 AM
Well Done to S3 pupil, Hollie, her excellent design was chosen to be the school logo for session 2017-18, which is our school's 50th anniversary. Congratulations Hollie and thanks to all the pupils who entered the competition.
Posted by: admin | 27/06/2017 11:48 AM
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