Cheques for Charity

The Sixth Form has raised nearly £10,000 for charity this year, smashing their target of £6,500.  At the start of the year, the students chose three charities to support.  Two of these charities came to assembly to receive cheques for £3,000 each and to talk about the...

Dingbats In Junior Assembly

Good Manners’ was the theme of this morning’s assembly for Years 3-6 led by Mr Boyer.  Using ‘Dingbats’ the children had to use the visual word puzzles to work out the well-known phrase or saying.  We had a good time finding them out and all of us are now determined...

Walk For Will

On Saturday 27th April around a hundred Silcoatians, students and staff, took part in a walk in aid of Meningitis UK in memory of William Blackburn.  It was ten miles from the Wakefield Wildcats stadium to Elland Road in Leeds, with an optional shortcut back to...

Second Place For James In Double Trap Competition

Further to our story last week about the training James Dedman has been doing with the Great Britain shooting coach and with an Olympic gold medallist, we can update you that James came second in his double trap competition at the weekend, which is a tremendous...

Success For Dominic In District Football

Congratulations to Year 7 pupil Dominic Taylor, who was selected on Saturday to play for the Wakefield District U12 football team.  He was asked to go for a trial after being spotted at his club, Thornes.  Indeed, you may have seen the story in the Wakefield Express...