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Celebrating India fortnight

Over the last two weeks, pupils have been celebrating the language history and culture of India. This has focussed on our KS3 pupils, with a variety of activities taking place, such as samosa making; jewellery making; sitar playing in assembly; learning new Indian languages; talks about Indian politics, Indian history and Indian religions; Indian dancing; Hinglish; playing Kabaddi and cricket. We are very grateful to departments for coordinating such interesting activities and to the pupils themselves, who have led many of them.

A Celebration of India Fortnight - 16th Feb - 9th March 2018

Celebrating India Fortnight 26/2- 9/3

A Celebration of India Fortnight - 16th Feb - 9th March 2018

We will be running a variety of activities during the fortnight from 26/2 until 9/3 to celebrate the languages, culture, politics and religions of India.

The activities are as following:

  • MFL- KS3- starter activity- learn a new language- to be led by pupils in each class
  • Music- Kumar sisters to play in assembly
  • Citizenship- exploration of Indian politics
  • PE- cricket on both Tuesdays.
  • Sports leaders (Year 10) to teach Kabaddi to KS3 pupils during Wednesday lunchtimes
  • Dance- Year 8 as scheme of work, taster through year group clubs to be led by older pupils.
  • RS- exploration of Indian religion
  • Science society to deliver to Year 7/8 classes- biology- vegetarian diet/ ivory trade, chemistry-   chemicals in curry, physics- light and its effect on flag colours
  • Maths- study of Indian mathematicians.
  • D&T lunchtime Samosa making session; Indian inspired jewellery
  • Art- paper cuts club to produce shadow puppets
  • English- Hinglish with KS5

Cricket Tournament

Cricket Success June 2015Absolutely Fantastic !

Extremely well done to all the girls who were able to take part in the tournament on Sunday 28th June.

They  started well by winning the toss. Then they demonstrated good quality consistent bowling with few errors.  All of them !  Everybody got a decent bowl and showed they were worthy, with most (if not all ?) taking wickets.  Their fielding was superb.  Catches were taken when offered, and brave attempts made at some other difficult chances.  What followed was batting straight from the training ground.  Cricket Success June 2015Great running between the wickets, with some memorable drop and run combinations, batters at either end being alive to what is possible. This together with hitting the bad ball when given, and some glorious half volley drives to cover which gave some parents reason to offer positive statements of disbelief !

With a score of 110 v 103 after taking account of wickets, my reflection is that they were more consistent overall in batting and bowling.  The greater number of wickets taken was the difference …… or was it the shots for 4s and 6s…. or was it the run a ball approach…..  Who knows? They WON !

They have a medal each.  And there is a trophy which they will share around.  We await to hear whether that win gets them to the northern finals.

The girls are: Ojas, Emily, Amber, Elle, Hannah and Hollie

Cricket Results

12th March

The U13 cricket squad took part in the County round of the Sports Hall Cricket competition on Friday 13th March. We beat King’s School, Macclesfield 102 runs to 70 and Cheadle Hulme High School 115 runs to 86. The final was against Prenton School. They scored 48 runs all out after 4 overs. We won with 3 overs to spare and 2 batters in hand. A convincing win. Well done girls.

The team is now through to the Regional Finals after the Easter Holidays.

Congratulations also to the U15 team who beat BTH in the Trafford tournament by 39 runs to 117. They have now also qualified for the county final at Wilmslow High School on Friday 20th March.

 

14th March

The U13 cricket squad took part in the County round of the Sports Hall Cricket competition on Friday 13th March. We beat King’s School, Macclesfield 102 runs to 70 and Cheadle Hulme High School 115 runs to 86. The final was against Prenton School. They scored 48 runs all out after 4 overs. We won with 3 overs to spare and 2 batters in hand. A convincing win. Well done girls.

The team is now through to the Regional Finals after the Easter Holidays.