Yorkshire Carnegie

As you may know if you are a regular reader of our news stories, this season we have had two of our Lower Sixth 1st XV players selected for Yorkshire Carnegie’s U18 Academy team, a great achievement for Harry Davey and Jack Davis as they are both U17s rather...

Year 1 Polar Studies In The Forest

The children in Year 1 are studying Polar Regions this half-term and they used their latest Forest School session to do some practical work on the topic.  They began by singing songs around basecamp and were then given challenges set by the Forest Fairy – to rescue...

Bookworms – Year 11

Our Year 11 Bookworms met on Friday evening to discuss ‘The Boy That Never Was’ by Karen Perry.  Interestingly, Karen Perry is the pen name of Dublin-based authors Paul Perry and Karen Gillece, and the story is told from the dual perspective of a husband and wife. ...

Year 11 Physics Circuits

Our Year 11 Physics students are studying electrical circuits as part of their IGCSE Physics course.  Last week, they were gaining experience building series and parallel circuits, and placing ammeters and voltmeters to measure current and potential difference around...

Ducks On The Wildlife Pond

As part of our occasional series of random photos and stories about Silcoates life, we bring news of two ducks who visited the wildlife pond at the weekend.  It’s not clear if they were just passing through en route to somewhere else or whether they were looking for a...