Once again, the Post 16 students vs Staff football match in aid of Comic Relief was an exciting match, very well attended by staff and student supporters! The atmosphere was electric as the students, from the start, domineered the game, finishing with a 4-1 win. Donations for Comic Relief were collected at the gate and will [...]
Yesterday our Year 12 Aspirers group attended a taster day at Trinity College, Oxford to sample what life is like in a college at one of the world’s most prestigious universities. The students listened to a talk about why and how to apply to Oxbridge, took part in a Q&A session with current students at the [...]
What are my options? An important and exciting day today for Year 8 today as they take part in this year's taster day. This day aims to provide context and insight as Year 8 students prepare to take an important next step in their learning journeys. Today involves a series of specially tailored workshops and [...]
Day one done in Venice for Post 16 Art students and already, the experience looks to have been amazing. The group have sent back photo evidence of a packed itinerary which has made all of us back at school very jealous! What a fantastic opportunity for our amazing students!
The topic at the moment for Year 8 Art is 'Hundertwasser', an Austrian born artist from New Zealand. Students were tasked with producing a piece of homework which could be anything creative and artistic, of their choice, on the topic. There have been some amazing submissions, one of which is this amazing and huge cake, [...]
Friday lunchtimes once again see the return of the ever popular Lunchtime Lectures with a host of exciting topics already scheduled. What are the Lunchtime Lectures? - These are weekly talks, delivered by Staff, Students, Ex-Students and other visitors; virtually any member of our BLA community, about something they are passionate about. The lectures take [...]