The Chanteys

Last week saw the first meeting of the year for the Sixth Form academic discussion group known as the Chanteys, which takes its name from a similar group that used to meet at Silcoates many years ago. The Chanteys is designed to stimulate debate and wider thinking....

L6 AS English Literature: Aspects of Narrative

Students in Mrs Affleck’s AS Literature group bore witness to a crime in their class this week…or at least DVD footage of one!  Revamping a famous psychological experiment, students were then asked to recount, in as much detail as possible, what they had seen...

Radio Advert For Open Morning  

We thought you might be interested to hear a radio advert that will be playing on Ridings FM in the days leading up to our Open Morning on Saturday 11th October.  It will play eight times each day and hopefully it will encourage even more visitors to come and see what...

Hockey Vs Hymers  

There was an excellent match on the astroturf on Saturday as a mixed aged Silcoates team, featuring girls from Year 9 to Year 11, played a strong Hymers Under 16 team.  Our girls played some excellent hockey throughout the match and were unlucky to find themselves a...

Year 6 Trip To The National Coal Mining Museum  

On Wednesday 24th September all the Year 6 children enjoyed a fantastic day out at the National Coal Mining Museum.  The journey down the mine was an exciting one and every child was brave enough to travel down the 140 metre mineshaft.  The tours were taken by...