Category: Sixth Form

Senior School Prize Giving 2020/2021

18th November 2021

Last Friday, Highclare Senior School held its annual Prize Giving Ceremony. In the presence of invited guests, the school celebrated the achievements of pupils in U3 to U6 during the 2020/2021 academic year. Prizes for Outstanding Academic Achievement  in a number of subjects were awarded to pupils who had performed particularly well in their GCSE…

L6 and U6 Seeing Justice in Action

3rd November 2021

L6 and U6 pupils travelled into Birmingham as they visited the Birmingham magistrates’ court and crown court seeing justice in action. Pupils were welcomed to the magistrates by David Warner, Bench Chairman for Birmingham and Solihull who gave pupils a behind the scenes tour and let the students stand in the dock and peer down…

Senior School Good Reads November 2021

3rd November 2021

This is truly a lesson in persisting  despite the failures and set backs. James Dyson set up his own company and created the cyclonic vacuum cleaner that would transform the way houses are cleaned around the world.  He risked everything but from the many challenges he faced came hard-fought success. His products today include vacuum cleaners,…

EcoSchools at Highclare Senior School

3rd November 2021

We are pleased to have launched the EcoSchools initiative here at Highclare Senior School. EcoSchools is a charity involved in engaging young people in Environmental Education and action. To earn EcoSchools Green Flag Accreditation we have committed to complete the seven step framework which includes setting up an EcoComittee, undertaking an Environmental Review of the…

Good Reads – October Special

13th October 2021

A short, essential introduction to Black British history by award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga. When did Africans first come to Britain? Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings? Why did the American Civil War disrupt the Industrial Revolution? These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 years…

Highclare School A View From The Sky

8th October 2021

Over the summer we  have been lucky enough to view Highclare School from a different perspective,  a drone’s eye view! It is amazing how much space Highclare children, of all ages have available to them and to be reminded of the wonderful environment we are lucky to call School, supporting all children from pre-prep to…

Autumn Survival Guide: Halloween Special Wilson Vale

7th October 2021

Our wonderful catering suppliers have provided this fantastic resource of Autumn recipes including some firm family Halloween favourites!  We can’t wait to see your spooky creations! Highclare Halloween Parents Food and Wellbeing booklet 

Show Racism The Red Card

29th September 2021

Last week,  ahead of completing a charity run, Mr Sneary delivered an inspirational assembly on the theme of racism. “I am running with two friends as part of team “Unite”. We have chosen the name “Unite” because we are coming together to take a stand against racism and run to raise money for a fabulous…

KS3 Good Reads September 2021

29th September 2021

All three parts of Tolkien’s masterpiece rolled into one, The Lord of the Rings,is a timeless fantasy epic. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power – the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring – the…

Elevate Free Parent Webinars (L5 & L6)

23rd September 2021

It was fantastic to see our L5 and L6 pupils so engaged with the recent Elevate study skills workshop. Students found this extremely valuable as they embark upon their new courses. Thank you to Elevate for running this excellent session. Complementary to this session there are a number of parent webinars available Term 4 Webinars,…