Congratulations to the hockey teams for their excellent results in some atrocious weather conditions.
U14X1 won 7-0 against Lymm High School
U13 A/BX1 won 2-0 against Wellington
U13 AX1 won 4-0 against Lymm High School
They all left looking like drowned rats. Sorry about the weather girls!!!!
Important Information for your training day on March 11th. For those who have not done bronze there is a kit list on the eDofE website or pinned up outside F28
• One of the sessions is outside – so come dressed to be outside in the rain for 2 hours.
• There will be 2 breaks and lunch – bring own food and drinks. Lunch will be at 11:30am for 30 minutes. You can’t go off site.
• Arrive for 8:45 so we can start at 9am sharp. We will try to be finished for 4:15pm.
• We will do 3x 2 hour sessions:
1. First Aid & emergencies
2. Using maps to plan routes
3. Kit list check and planning your menu
You will need to bring:
• Your rucksack packed with all your kit, sleeping bags, waterproofs, boots and your water bottles.
• Your first aid kit
We need 5 teams of 7, 2 teams of 5 and a team of 6. The team lists of names need to be handed in to me personally by the 10th of March and it will be first come first serve for the teams of 5 and 6. If you do not know anyone then don’t worry we can add you to a team on the day.
Find out all the details about the Oscar mess up here.
Astronauts training at the NBL, Houston from aggschool on Vimeo.
Whilst on a tour of the Neutral Buoyancy Lab, Houston the students were delighted to see 2 Astronauts being prepared for a dive on the ISS. Both Astronauts are scheduled for missions in 2018. The video shows German Astronaut Alexander Gerst and American Astronaut Jeanette Epps being lowered into the 40′ pool to carry out some extended training in the weightless environment.
Thursday 2nd March, 7pm, Main Hall
46 blurry eyed children and 5 staff left Manchester airport early on Sunday bound for Milan, then onto a coach up a very windy road to start a week of skiing in Madesimo. With a metre of snow having fallen just before we arrived and the sun now blazing we could not have been luckier with the weather or conditions.
The first lessons commenced; some skiing for the first time, others a little rusty since their last outing on the piste. In no time at all, all were speeding down the slopes with more confidence. By the end of the week all the students had improved and to see the beginner group getting down red runs was fantastic.
A superb trip and thanks to the students and staff alike for making it an unforgettable adventure.
A group of 39 girls from Years 8, 9, 12 and 13 spent five days in Normandy during February half-term. We stayed in a study-centre where the girls participated in activities such as bread-making, archery, circus-skills and photogramme (making photos without a camera). All the instructors spoke only in French, so the girls were pleased to be able to follow their instructions and to learn new vocabulary. There were also excursions to the local market (where the girls had to buy the most unusual thing they could find, won by a foot-long black radish), to a caramel-producing farm, to the famous Mont St Michel and to a World War 2 the way they really made an effort to use their French.
Thought for the week
‘The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and to be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.‘
(Ralph Nichols, author)
Encourage us to take the time to listen to one another. Amen
Our Valentine’s Day cake sale was very successful. We sold a range of pink and red themed cakes and raised £84.71 for the British heart Foundation.