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Sixth Form Art

Rachel Wood has been exploring the use of light and colour in her U6th A Level Photography coursework. She wanted to show through her work that the effective use colour is important to express how the model feels. In these photographs Rachel has experimented using...

Year 11 Interviews

We welcomed back to school the wonderful careers advisors from COA (Cambridge Occupational Analysts) this week for the second one-to-one interviews with Year 11 students. Judith Drury, Jean Chapman and Alison Parks have become firm friends of Silcoates and we always...

Alex Grace On Radio York

Yesterday, as part of anti-bullying week, Alex Grace, our Student Welfare Prefect, was interviewed on Radio York by Jonathan Cowap. Alex was asked about his own experience and about the work he has done with The Diana Award charity, particularly in respect of...

Year 3 Visit To Weston Park

Pupils in Year 3 have visited Weston Park in Sheffield. Linking with their Science topic ‘Animals - including Humans’ the pupils took part in a Skeleton and Bones workshop. They found out lots of interesting facts and got a hands on experience of different animal...

Senior Team Maths Challenge

On Tuesday 14th November, four students from Year 13 and Year 11 participated in the annual Senior Team Maths Challenge held at Fulford School in York. The team worked brilliantly together and answered questions with confidence resulting in being placed 8th out of the...

Race Night

Last Friday saw the first major fundraiser for Tanzania 2018. Race Night was a huge success raising in excess of £6,700 for the Livingstone Tanzania Trust. It was a huge team effort with students waiting on and working the tote. The evening wouldn’t have been possible...

Year 9 Germanists

Year 9 Germanists enjoyed teaching and challenging each other to learn the past tense in German. This exercise also made them concentrate on their pronunciation, as well as the correct formation of the verbs and the word order in the clause....

Remembrance Service

Our annual Remembrance service, Silcoates Remembers, took place on Sunday. It was an opportunity for Silcoatians from different generations to come together to remember those who have died in war. Our service opened with our new organist George Bentley (Yr 8), playing...

Year 8 Trip To Sheffield Buddhist Centre

On Wednesday the 8th November, all of Year 8 went to Sheffield Buddhist Centre to learn about the life of the Buddha, look at a variety of artefacts and take part in a meditation exercise. The students learnt about the different hand positions that statues of the...