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Tanzania 2018 – Borehole for Gendi

After five weeks, we have raised £5730 towards the borehole for Gendi School. Many thanks to the Silcoatians Association for their generous donation. We have 57 days left to raise a further £4270. Please donate what you can and share the link. ...

Senior House Music

Congratulations to everyone who took part in House Music competition last week.  Well done to Moore's who scooped most of the afternoon's awards. Middle School Instrumental Competition - 2017       George Bentley (M)  Middle School Vocal Competition - 2017       Alex...

An Important Event

One of the important events each year at Silcoates is our Act of Remembrance. Year 3 have a special part to play as traditionally the Kohima Epitaph is read by a pupil from this year group. On Thursday, Revd Lees was visiting Year 3 to talk about the Saltburn Year,...

Upper Sixth German

The Year 13 Germanists met on Thursday evening after school to watch a film of their set text, 'Der Besuch der Alten Dame'. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience and said that it had brought the play to life for them and that they could now visualise it much better,...

2nd XI Hockey vs GSAL

Silcoates’ 2nd Team secured an excellent 1-1 draw against GSAL to go into half-term undefeated.  An excellent performance by Devon Nettleton-Tate up front and Kate Sinclair at the back helped the team compete superbly.  Maddie Evans captained the side really well and...

Geographical Association’s Worldwise Quiz

Last night, a young team from Silcoates competed in the Geographical Association's Worldwise Quiz. The students showed some fantastic knowledge of our world and tackled some challenging questions about fieldwork that they have yet to cover in their studies. After the...

Year 8 Latinists

More outstanding Latinists in Year 8 who have not dropped one mark in any test all term!  Congratulations to them - how long can they keep it...

Modern Languages

Year 8 enjoyed a game of Happy Families in their German lesson today. They were practising how to ask questions and how to reply in the positive and the negative, while collecting 'families' of classroom items. No English was allowed and Mrs Coll was very impressed...

Junior School Harvest Service

We held our harvest service on Tuesday and were pleased that so many people came to join in. The service was led by the children of the Junior School who also brought many gifts for the local food banks in Wakefield. One pupil had made a lovely pumpkin figure to add...