Use of TV, internet and computer games associated with poorer GCSE grades

“Each extra hour per day spent watching TV, using the internet or playing computer games during Year 10 is associated with poorer grades at GCSE at age 16, according to research from the University of Cambridge.” Continue reading

New GCSE grading 9-1

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School Trip to ‘Jump Nation’ for boys and girls

For boys and girls: Monday 10th October 2016 Thursday 13th October 2016 The school will be travelling to Europe’s largest trampoline park, ‘Jump Nation’ in Walsall next week as part of our LOTC initiative. Trampolining is a very active sport and works extremely well with our healthy eating campaign.   Continue reading

School Closed for Eid Adha

The school will be closed for three days for the E’id al-Adhaa celebrations from Monday 12th September. School will resume as normal on Thursday 15th September. Continue reading

2016 GCSE/IGCSE November and January/February resit deadlines

Deadline for November GCSE Edexcel & AQA Exams is 4th October 2016 Deadline for January/February Edexcel IGCSE Exams is 14th October 2016 Call or Email us for the entry forms. Continue reading

iGCSE/GCSE Exam results pass rate up!!

IGCSE/GCSE Public Examination Results – Summer 2016   91% Subject Pass Rate 90% IGCSE English Language Pass Rate 89% IGCSE Mathematics Pass Rate Continue reading

Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

A new study which found that readers using a Kindle were “significantly” worse than paperback readers at recalling when events occurred in a mystery story is part of major new Europe-wide research looking at the impact of digitisation on the reading experience…… [Full article] Continue reading

New Website

This is our new website and as you can see it looks much brighter and is easy to navigate. It is not yet fully complete, there are sections which still need completing and updating, but we hope to have these pages filled gradually in the coming days and weeks. Please… Continue reading

How male and female brains diverge is a hotly debated topic… “The Scientist”

How male and female brains diverge is a hotly debated topic, but the study of model organisms points to differences that cannot be ignored. “We have raised our children in a gender-neutral household since the day they were born, and we never allowed any sort of weapons, not even a… Continue reading