Gifted & Talented

Dudley MAT Conference – Monday 30th April 2018

As a continuation to several other meetings throughout the school year, a number of students were taken to Dudley College with the other schools within the Multi Academy Trust to focus on a new aspect of development within our four schools – rebranding. Although the meeting was brief, the four hour session proved to […]

May 9th, 2018|Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Student Leadership, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Dudley MAT Conference – Monday 30th April 2018

Interhouse

A fabulous start to interhouse already as years 7 & 8 have completed thrilling competitions. All houses were represented both evenings and both results were really close.

On Monday the year 7 competition went to the very last game before BOSCOBEL edged out HIMLEY in a nail biting finish to claim top spot.

Tuesday again provided […]

January 31st, 2018|Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Sport|Comments Off on Interhouse

High Arcal Students Dazzle in the Leadership Programme

Dudley MAT meeting – Friday 26th January 2018

The first meeting with students at all schools in the Dudley Multi Academy Trust since the creation of the MAT was hosted at Hillcrest. Although it was only a brief meeting, the morning session proved to be invaluable and an insightful and innovative way of exploring the […]

January 29th, 2018|Achievements, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Student Leadership, Trips and Events|Comments Off on High Arcal Students Dazzle in the Leadership Programme

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

Trip to the Houses of Parliament

The unfamiliar time of 5 am bustled me, and other weary students, into school, making sure we would arrive at the distant location of London without meeting too much early morning traffic on the way. A coach full of High Arcal students began to make its way to London, which, after everyone had properly […]

May 15th, 2016|Gifted & Talented, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Trip to the Houses of Parliament

Charity Concert a complete success!

The evening of Friday 15th of April saw a high quality and entertaining concert performed by students from The High Arcal School. This was the first ever charity Concert at the school which was organised by the House Captains with Mr Riccardo, the House Leadership Co-ordinator overseeing the event. All funds were raised for […]

April 24th, 2016|Achievements, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Charity Concert a complete success!

Success in the National Concert Festival

On Saturday 9th April members of the concert band took part in The National Festival of the National Concert Band Festival at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. The festival the concert band performed in was the National Festival of this event which was made up of all the qualifying bands from […]

April 14th, 2016|Achievements, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Success in the National Concert Festival

High flyers take to the skies in Germany

Students from The High Arcal School do work experience in Germany and fly planes to the East Frisian Islands

For the second year in a row, 15-year-old students from The High Arcal School Gifted and Talented programme have visited the German town of Oldenburg for their work experience. Students spent a week working in a […]

July 25th, 2015|Gifted & Talented, Latest News|Comments Off on High flyers take to the skies in Germany

Student leaders inspire young learners in science

Kirsty Wilkinson and Lewis Bryan are two year 10 students at High Arcal School, Dudley, who started studying GCSE biology, chemistry and physics in September 2014. They are thoroughly enjoying their triple science course and, six months ago, came up with an idea: to harness the enthusiasm of younger students for science.

‘As soon as […]

June 23rd, 2015|Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Science, Student Leadership, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Student leaders inspire young learners in science

Year 10 Life Sciences Discovery Day

On Thursday 18th June ten Year 10 triple science students experienced the world of Life Sciences at the beautiful grounds of the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston. The students, who have inspirational career aspirations of pursuing a profession in the science industry, experienced a number of lectures and workshops led by highly qualified tutors in […]

June 22nd, 2015|Careers, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 10 Life Sciences Discovery Day