Category: Sixth Form

KS4 Good Reads December 2021

9th December 2021

If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you’re going to fall in love with My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by twelve bestselling young adult writers (Holly Black, Ally Carter, Matt de La Peña, Gayle Forman, Jenny Han, David…

ISA Regional Art Competition

30th November 2021

In the recent ISA Regional Art finals Highclare School celebrated success across the Prep and Senior School. Well done to all! Congratulations to Prep School pupils: Eesa Ahmed ‘Bumble Bee’ (3D art) 2nd place Esmie Robinson ‘Thank You NHS’ (Textiles) First place Jasmine Broomfield ‘Burning Reflection’ (Photography) First place Trinity–Joy Wallace ‘We All Fit Together’…

Learning Centre Career Visit

25th November 2021

There was a lot of interest in Dr Frank Eperjesi’s visit to the learning centre last week as he spoke with pupils about his interesting and varied career portfolio – including experience in healthcare, the construction business, oil exploration and academia. We are grateful to him for giving his time and wish him well in…

OHA Alumni – We would love to hear from you!

18th November 2021

We can’t wait to celebrate Highclare School founding Year and 90th anniversary!  We are so very proud to have a high number of past Highclare pupils now as parents and friends.  Please do share the below contact details in anticipation of our founding year celebrations. To register as an Old Highclarian, please send your contact…

Sixth Form Peer Mentoring Scheme

18th November 2021

Sixth form students introduced their Peer Mentoring scheme to senior school pupils. 🏫 We are so very proud of these pupils who, under the guidance of Mrs Sharman-Everton, will provide a positive and supportive system for younger pupils who might need help and a friendly ear.  

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…