Well, the weather defeated us this time as we were forced to hold the annual awards ceremony in the school hall. Despite this setback, the upbeat ceremony perfectly reflected all of the hard work, commitment and dedication from our pupils over the preceding year.
Alicia Johnson in Year 8 recently won a bronze medal at the NDP finals at Nottingham Arena.
The Year 11 prom was held on Friday 6th July at Rivington Barn. Pupils, dressed in their finery, assembled on the lawns at the front of school before they were whisked away in coaches to the venue just a few miles away.
On Wednesday 4th July, Year 10 took part in St John Rigby’s Taster Day to get a feel of college life. We lined up in the sweltering heat on the yard, waiting for our buses to arrive and take us to this wonderful college.
That sun continued to shine brightly in the sky as competitors, pupils and staff filed onto the dusty playing fields, ready for one of the highlights in our school calendar.
Well, we have been totally blessed this week. Not only have we had a fantastic Mission Week, where the whole school community came together as one, but the sun also shone brightly on our annual St Peter & St Paul Mass.
On Friday 15th June, a large group of Year 10 pupils went on a trip to visit Leeds University to give us an idea of what ‘Uni Life’ would be like.
I have been training at karate since I was three years old and have been training with The English Karate Academy since I was five.
On Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th June, the Year 10 geography classes went on an essential trip for our GCSE studies.
The Inter-Regional Volleyball Championships took place in The National Volleyball Centre in Kettering over the bank holiday weekend 26th-28th May 2018.
On Friday 15th June, a group of year 9 students were selected to take part in a Performing Arts Workshop. We were all picked because we had chosen drama as one of our options for our GCSEs.
For the annual Spelling Bee at St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School – held this year on Friday 15th July 2018 – a fiercely contested Last Man (Person!) Standing. The fiercely contested preliminary competition held on Tuesday saw two contestants emerging winners: Patrick M and Radaslaw.