Enrichment Fortnight: Year 8 debating competition

Enrichment Fortnight: Year 8 debating competition

Day 9 of Enrichment Fortnight was a time for discussion and debate for Year 8 pupils. It is very important to us that pupils learn the ability to speak in public, engage with all kinds of ideas, and be able to construct and present coherent arguments. And invariably...
Enrichment Fortnight: Bletchley Park

Enrichment Fortnight: Bletchley Park

Day Five of Enrichment Fortnight and Year 9 Computer Science pupils visited Bletchley Park, home of the British codebreakers during World War II. Pupils wrote about their day at Bletchley and what they learned. Here is a small selection. Amna writes “When we...
Enrichment Fortnight: Hampton Court Palace

Enrichment Fortnight: Hampton Court Palace

Day seven of Enrichment Fortnight and Year 8 journeyed to Hampton Court Palace, which sits beside the river Thames out past Kingston. It was a fine sunny day to wonder round the spectacular residence of one of our most notorious of Kings, Henry VIII. Pupils went on an...
Enrichment Fortnight: Careers Fair

Enrichment Fortnight: Careers Fair

On Wednesday 16 May during Enrichment Fortnight, the annual ELSS Careers Fair held at our Lock Keepers campus saw the whole of Years 9 and 10 practicing their networking skills and discovering what the world of work is really like. This year’s Fair was attended by 22...