North Wales Cricket Festival Vs Ratcliffe College

Our cricketers have travelled to Rydal Penrhos in North Wales for their end of season cricket festival this week, and for our first game we were drawn against Ratcliffe College from Leicestershire, a former haunt of both Mr Wideman and Mr Boyer. The match was played...

 Try Something New Day – Football For Girls  

Following in the footsteps of the success of the English Lionesses in the Women’s World Cup, some of our girls took part in football as part of Try Something New Day last week.  They practised the skills of dribbling, passing and shooting before taking part in...

First Class Cambridge Degree For Hannah

Proof that the ‘academic edge’ lives on after Silcoates came last week with news that Hannah Warwicker (OS) has been awarded a First Class Honours Degree in Classics from Cambridge University.  We congratulate Hannah for this highly impressive achievement – very well...

Junior House Music Festival

A very busy week of music making culminated in a special occasion on Friday afternoon with the House Music Festival.  A variety of groups performed, including brass, choir, samba, strings and the rock band. The House soloist finalists were: George Bentley (M) (piano);...

Year 10 Titrations In Chemistry

Back in classes this week, our Year 10 Chemistry students are studying different ways to make ionic compounds.  Here they are learning a new practical technique called titrating, to find out exactly how much alkali is needed to neutralise an...