Valedictory Service

Our Valedictory Service for 2014 was an eclectic mix of items that reflected the spirit of Silcoates.  Our hymns were played by Isabel Wideman, Georgia Hills and Miss Hoare on the organ, and accompanied by Callum Wood on the trumpet.  The Choir sang three anthems...

Girls’ Tennis Tournament  

The finals of the annual girls’ tennis tournament took place this week.  The winner of the senior competition was Jemma Hobson who beat Ellie Smith in the final; the U15 winner was Eve Howarth who beat Gwyn Wallis; and the U13 winner was Jasmine Caddies who beat...

Senior School Speech Day  

We celebrated more student success and said farewell to colleagues who are retiring or moving on this year at our Speech Day on Thursday evening.  The Chairman of Governors, Mrs Mary Chippendale, paid tribute to Howard Bryan, who is retiring from the Board this...

Year 7 Study The Geography Of Wrenthorpe  

Since the summer exams, Year 7 have been studying the geography of Wrenthorpe, bringing together a number of the topics they have studied during the year – settlement geography, mapwork, rivers and flooding.  This also linked well with part of Activities Week when the...

Year 10 Latin Debate  

The Year 10 Latinists enjoyed their last Latin lesson of the year by taking part in the Tarpeian Rock debate.  Characters ranged from Caligula to Bacchus, but the winners who survived being thrown off the Tarpeian Rock were the god Saturn and the woman who spoke in...