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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.

Student Council

So far this year, student council have taken part in a visit to Durham Cathedral for Holocaust Memorial Day and a visit to The Police Headquarters. Both days were interesting and insightful. This term we are receiving a visitor to discuss with Student Council how we can become a more Eco friendly school which Students are looking forward to.

Flower arranging

Mrs Farrow’s Friday activity this term is flower arranging. Pupils painted and decorated their own vases before arranging flowers into beautiful displays.

Human rights day

Today is Human Rights Day, students have spent their family group time finding out more about human rights. They have taken part in activities that explore the Bill of Rights and decided which rights are most important to them. Some students have investigated the theme of human rights in films and others have created a display about their rights.

Anti bullying week

This week, students are taking part in a range of anti bullying activities. Students have taken part in an interactive assembly and created their own anti bullying pledges. Evergreen primary have visited to make a friendship tree with our 6th form. We have anti bullying biscuits and wristbands available to buy from the tuck shop and we have students taking part in the Actionwork anti bullying competition with the hope of winning £300.

The Alan Blench Garden opening ceremony

This afternoon, we held the official opening of our garden in 6th Form. We have called it ‘The Alan Blench Garden’ in memory of our caretaker who sadly passed away last year. Students performed a song and read out some poems. Visitors had a look round and went back into the warmth of the 6th Form building for some hot drinks and afternoon tea.

Poppy appeal

6th Form are selling poppies every day on the run up to  rememberence Sunday. we have a range of wristbands, crayons and key rings as well as the traditional paper poppies for sale. All students are welcome to purchase any of these items for a small donation.

6th Form Vocational Lessons

This afternoon, the flower arranging group practised making hand posies using various different flowers including carnations and gypsophila. They were very pleased with their beautiful arrangements.