May 2019 - School News

17th May 2019

Students Build An Electric Car

Two Year 7 Newts students were chosen to represent the school at a prestigious STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) event at Arthur Terry School in Sutton Coldfield. 

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17th May 2019

Testing for Sugars

A great Science lesson with the Badgers today, where they were using Benedicts solution to test the level of sugars found in energy drinks.

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17th May 2019

After a lovely two weeks, today was the day for the chicks to leave for their new homes. The 10 beautiful chicks were growing very fast and needed to be on a farm.

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16th May 2019

On Thursday the Otters class spent the day at Knowle Cricket Club where they experienced the world of work. Taking directions from Mr White, the group acted as Groundsmen for the day and undertook tasks such as painting logs, pruning trees and lawn mowing.

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16th May 2019

Work Experience at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens - Week 2

On Tuesday morning, Year 9 pupils attended Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens for week 2 of their work experience. This week pupils worked hard clearing weeds to allow the trees thrive. Pupils demonstrated employability skills such as teamwork and problem solving.

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13th May 2019

Eagles Learn About Mechanisms

The Year 6 Eagles have been learning about basic mechanisms including levers, linkages and types of motion in their Design & Technology lessons.

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13th May 2019

Newts Make Scale Models

The Year 7 Newts have been learning about scale models in Design & Technology.

They were briefed to design and make a scale model vehicle using accurate scale measurements.

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12th May 2019

10 Beautiful Chicks!

Days 2 to 5 (8th May to 12th May 2019)

The pupils at Northern House have been very excited this week for the successful hatching of all 10 eggs! The arrival of 5 males and 5 females on Wednesday and Thursday has put smiles on everybody's faces!

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12th May 2019

Work Experience at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens - Week 1

Year 9 pupils have been given the opportunity to undertake work experience at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens.  On Tuesday they spent the morning at the gardens working under the direction of its staff. 

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7th May 2019

The Chicks Have Arrived! 

Day 1- Tuesday 7th May 2019

After a long Bank Holiday weekend, pupils were greeted with 10 eggs from the Living Eggs Company.

The day had been very exciting as we could see the eggs moving and hear the chicks pipping at there shells. The pupils have spent the day learning about the development of the chicks and trying to see how many male and females will hatch. They also learnt about why the incubation process is so important and the stages of growth the chicks are currently at.

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April 2019 - School News

10th April 2019

On Wednesday, the Otters class visited the Leonardo Da Vinci 'A life in Drawings' exhibition at  Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. This once in a lifetime opportunity allowed pupils to view 12 of the Renaissance masters drawings from the Royal Collection. 

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