Post 16 River Tawd Ramble

Some Post 16 students enjoyed a ramble today. We walked from school to the River Tawd and it was great spending time outdoors in our local area. It was a hot day so an ice lolly at the end of the day was very much needed.

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Ramble On!

We are very proud of this Post 16 student who earlier in March walked to the top of Kinder Scout. At 2,087ft above sea level, Kinder Scout is the highest point of the Peak District and one of the most challenging walks in that area.  This is a great achievement, well done!

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Mind Cake Sale and Crafternoon

As part of their ASDAN challenges, Post 16 Foundation planned a Cake Sale and Crafternoon to raise money for the charity Mind. Students made and decorated Halloween themed sweet treats to sell and raised a fantastic £50. Students made decorations to decorate the log cabin ready for their…

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P16 Autumn Poems

Miss Galbraith's English group celebrated National Poetry Day by writing Autumn acrostic poems. Students composed their poems independently. 

One student recorded their poem by being filmed performing it to the group:

Autumn is awesome,

Under the stars you will go far,

Tumbling conkers…

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Ready, Set, Sew!

Post 16 F and our visiting Learning Suite T students have made an excellent start to an ASDAN challenge. We designed mobile phone cases with some very creative ideas from emoji themed to animals and even Star Wars! We then learnt and practiced sewing skills ready to make our phone cases. We are a…

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DofE Bronze Expedition

Day 1

With our waterproofs on and rucksacks packed ready for the challenges and adventures ahead of us we were excited to set off on our journey to Tawd Vale Adventure Centre. We showed great navigation skills, using OS maps and photo maps to follow a route from school to Ruff Wood where we…

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DofE Training

 Post 16 students have been having lots of fun preparing for their Bronze Expedition. We’ve enjoyed learning map and navigation skills through playing games. We worked together and showed great communication when we practiced pitching tents. There was some great team work and problem solving when…

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Post 16 Get Creative

Post 16 Progress students have written, illustrated and printed some amazing children’s books as part of an ASDAN challenge. Students visited our neighbouring Kingsbury School to talk to a group of children about what type of books they like. We have produced a range of books from stories about…

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Post 16 Photography

Post 16 Progress groups are having fun working towards a photography project as part of their ASDAN accreditation. Students have looked at different styles of photography and famous photographers. They learned new skills by doing a photo scavenger hunt, trying out 'rules of photography to take…

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Fundraising for Twinkle House

A Post 16 student has enjoyed completing a work experience placement at Twinkle House. She decided she wanted to help the charity further by raising money for them. She made packs of sweets to sell to students and staff. Well done!

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Rainford Parish Church Remembrance

Post 16 Progress 1 visited a Remembrance Coffee Morning at Rainford Parish Church. The Church had poppy displays and WW1 memorabilia to commemorate the Centenary of the end of WW1. We found it interesting to find out about our local history and the stories of our local heroes.We saw 'silent…

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Sponsored Ramble

Students and staff in Post 16 took part in a Sponsored Ramble to raise money for Children in Need. Students chose a personal challenge of 1, 3 or 5 miles to complete. We enjoyed walking around Dalton and the Beacon, and the sun was out! Students encouraged and helped each other along the way. We…

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