About: rebecca.farrow

6th form have arrived in Blackpool

We have arrived safely in Blackpool and having a leisurely lunch while we wait for our rooms to be ready. The weather is lovely and sunny and we are looking forward to the next few days.

Scrunch dye with 6th form

Today in Art, 6th form were learning about different methods of decorating fabric. We practiced dyeing by scrunching our fabric in different ways and applying different colour dyes. We are really pleased with the results.

Mother’s Day afternoon tea

6th form students hosted an afternoon tea for their mothers and other female relatives. They planned prepared and decorated the 6th form and everyone had a fantastic afternoon.

Pancake day

6th form students learned about shrove Tuesday and Lent. We talked about the Christian meaning behind pancake day, designed and decorated our own pancakes as well as practising flipping our pancakes.


6th form art

Some of 6th form have been creating masks of their own design using tissue paper. They researched different designs and are now creating masks of their own design from their research. Some students are using the same technique to create decorative bird boxes.

Chinese New Year 

6th form have been celebrating Chinese New Year. In food technology, we have made a range of snacks for other classes in 6th form and made our own chicken stir fry. We also made a Chinese dragon.

Spanish culture

Today 6th Form students made sangria. They used chopped fruit, fruit juice, water, cinnamon and tea bags! Everyone enjoyed tasting it. 

Family groups

Today in a Family groups, we worked on anti bullying and Armistice day producing cakes, artwork and poems.

Bonfire morning in 6th form

Today 6th form learned about bonfire night. They took part in activities to learn about the gunpowder plot, made firework pictures and a guy. We also made bonfire night foods like baked potatoes, sausages, marshmallows and hot chocolate

Poppy Appeal

In this weeks KS3 and KS4 assemblies, we have been discussing the poppy appeal which raises money for The Royal British Legion. We are remembering why we wear a poppy and learning about Rememberence Day. We are selling poppies in school and other poppy themed items such as key rings, snap bands and bracelets. We will be selling them now until Rememberence Day.