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Time for some news about the exciting enrichment activities taking place this week!
There was an interesting musical debate this week about how modern chart music all sounds the same (so true!).
The winning side thought it did all sound the same, because modern chart music is mainly all pop and argued that there’s not enough variety of genres in the charts today.
All the debaters were very well informed about the music of the 70s and 80s, and thought that there was a wider variety back then.
To find out more see Miss Egan!
This week our Scientists made a lava lamp out of cooking oil, water, food colouring and a soluble vitamin tablet.
Next week in honour of Hurricane Ophelia they will be building a tornado in a bottle!
To find out more see Mr Smith!
Students continue to learn how to use a new piece of browser-based software called Vectary to create 3D models. Their first induction object of a mug is now well underway and will help them to understand the basic modelling features of the CAD program.
To find out more see Mr Holmes!
This new club started this week to dissect and take pleasure in the origins of language and which will really benefit our students of French. Carpe diem!
To find out more see M. Sage!
This week the Mathematicians were trying to calculate and prove algebraically the ratio of “A” size paper.
To find out more see Mr Wall!
This week Poppy led the Spotlight on the News story looking at an article from Time magazine about the building of a colony in Dubai as part of bigger ambitious plans to build one on Planet Mars in 2117. They also looked at the triangle structure of how to write a news report with a report on the horizon about the next club in fact...
To find out more see Ms Owens!
The Big Pitch competition started again this week with a high number of applications now received as the enterprising young entrepreneurs embark on the quest to see who will be the most successful business enterprise.
Brass Band on Monday lunchtime
Big Band on Tuesday lunchtime
Big Choir on Wednesday lunchtime
Orchestra on Thursday lunchtime
Chamber Choir on Friday lunchtime
There is so much enrichment music going on for students to participate!
A note for us all to be near the Music Department at lunchtimes to listen in!
To find out more see Ms Righton!
Chess taking place every lunchtime for the students.
To find out more see Mrs Knutson!