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High Arcal Debate team shine in Nottingham

On Saturday the 4th of February 2017 the High Arcal debate team travelled to Nottingham University to participate in a debating competition. It must be said that the university certainly possesses an impressive campus, both in terms of its size and architectural quality.
 
Once the event began, we were given a motion to debate. Our […]

February 13th, 2017|Achievements, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on High Arcal Debate team shine in Nottingham

MFL Trip to Aston University

On the 25th January we had a once in a year opportunity to visit Aston University, Birmingham for a Deutsch International day. At around 12:30 we arrived at our destination. Thank you, Martin. We were welcomed by Claire the organiser of Routes into Languages, we were then placed into three groups with the other […]

February 10th, 2017|Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on MFL Trip to Aston University

Rotary Club Youth Competition

Many congratulations to our Public Speaking Team who have got through to the district final of the Rotary Club’s Youth Speaks Competition in March. This was the first competition that Lewis Callary (Chairperson), Hollie Aston-Baugh (Vote of Thanks) and Georgia Whitehouse (Main Speaker) have participated in. The team were praised for their professionalism and […]

January 27th, 2017|Achievements, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Rotary Club Youth Competition

Year 9 students experience the life of Anne Frank

On Wednesday 18th January seven Year 9 history option students travelled to Holly Hall school to take part in workshops run by the Anne Frank Trust UK.

Whilst at Holly Hall the students integrated with students from other local schools. The activities allowed students to work independently and in group. Throughout the day students participated […]

January 22nd, 2017|History, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 9 students experience the life of Anne Frank

EON Visit

Early this week EON the large energy provider visited some KS4 visit lesson to talk about renewable energy. Students had to get very hands on and build there own renewable energy models out of Connex kits. These included wind turbines, hydro electric stations and solar power. The students got the models to actually produce […]

December 6th, 2016|Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on EON Visit

Enrichment Day III

On Thursday 17th November, The High Arcal School had the 3rd Enrichment Day of the academic year. This was an opportunity for all students to thoroughly engage in a variety of topics which supplement the PSHE programme.

Each year group had a theme which was investigated throughout the day and the breakdown of the themes […]

December 6th, 2016|Careers, Drama, DT, Engineering, Geography, Gifted & Talented, Humanities, Latest News, PEARS, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Enrichment Day III

Shakespeare Festival

Of the experiences I have taken part in at the High Arcal the Shakespeare festival is one of the most enriching. To say that you have performed on a stage within a professional theatre, indeed is impressive. To create lifelong friends with the same interests as you is also wonderful.

This year’s performance was the […]

December 6th, 2016|Drama, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Shakespeare Festival

Business & Computing visit Netherlands

It was an early start!

However once the flight was over and the coach met us at the airport – it was definitely worth the lack of sleep. The sun was shining and our first stop was Zaanse Schans open air museum.
Here we saw clogs and cheese being made, the way they always have been. […]

November 8th, 2016|Business & Computing, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Business & Computing visit Netherlands

Year 11 students visit Poland

34 Year 11 GCSE students and 4 staff visited Poland between

Our visit took in a walking tour of Krakow old town, Schindlers’ factory, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, a visit to Wawel Castle and the Galicia museum where we met a Holocaust survivor. This visit in first instance was to support studies in both History […]

October 16th, 2016|History, Humanities, Latest News|Comments Off on Year 11 students visit Poland

Visit to Carding Mill Valley

Year 11 visit Carding Mill Valley
 

Year 11 Geography students visited Carding Mill Valley, Shropshire on 21st and 23rd September 2016 to complete a river study as part of their controlled assessment.  Students spent the day working in groups to collect data to investigate changes in the river profile.

A great visit enjoyed by all.

October 13th, 2016|Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Visit to Carding Mill Valley