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Helping the Environment

This term in RE, 6th Form are exploring the question “Does care for the environment really matter?” Today we have improved our school environment by picking up litter from the outside areas.

Anti bullying competition

Students took part in an Anti bullying competition with the theme ‘make a noise about bullying.’ They created posters, stories, artwork and photography on the theme. This week, the winners were announced. Laura Restall won 3rd prize of £5 for her poster. Daniel Townsend won 2nd prize of £10 for his poster and Lewis Brewster won 1st prize of £20 for his short story. Well done to everyone who took part. 

Exploring Art

6th Form students have been working towards their NOCN award in independent living. This week they completed their exploring Art unit. Groups completed their own painting by following step by step instructions. Here they are with some of the finished art

Fair trade Fortnight

In family groups, students are learning about Fairtrade. They will experience a range of Fairtrade foods and complete activities around the theme of Fairtrade.

Sport Relief

Students have been selling wristbands in aid of Sport Relief

6th Form Enterprise

6th Form have been making a selection of items that they will be selling in school tomorrow. Items include sweet bags 50p-75p, butterfly necklaces £1, soaps and bath bombs 50p and Easter cards for 20p. Peg bags and bags for life can be made to order and are £2-£4.

Textiles After School Club

Pupils have been been making beanie buddy penguins in after school club this term and finished them today. Everyone was very proud of their finished beanies.

6th Form Health and Beauty

This afternoon, some of the 6th Form visited Bishop Auckland College to experience beauty treatments. They all enjoyed their afternoon of pampering and received pedicures, manicures and massage.

Actionwork Anti Bullying Workshops

Today, we had a visit from Actionwork who held anti bullying workshops throughout the day. Pupils took part in interactive activities to help them understand bullying and the effect it can have on people’s lives. Students also explored ways to identify and combat bullying.

RRS Family Groups

Before the Half Term holidays. Family Groups were working together to design a house banner. Each Family Group has submitted their banner to be judged by house leaders. The winning designs will be made into a banner for each house and displayed in the hall.