Thanks to everyone who helped contribute resources, time, energy and effort to make the Geography BGT event on Tuesday in the library a success! The students engaged their creative sides to recreate a Brazilian favela, making the biggest and tallest structure possible complete with windows,…
Jesus was a Refugee
In RE this advent, we have been exploring the idea that Jesus was a refugee. We compared the birth of Jesus and the flight to Egypt due to Herod's threat of violence, to the stories and journeys of many refugees today. Students followed the story of Afghan refugee Kamran to gain a deeper…
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Impact of the World Cup
While the World Cup is in Qatar, all our Year 7-10 students have had a lesson looking at the impact of the World Cup on the migrant workers who were - in many cases - exploited to create the impressive stadiums and infrastructure. Students read a Guardian article - linked here- while explored the…
St Chad's Sanctuary
Staff and students combined to organise and deliver our school collection for St Chads sanctuary. Providing our community with the opportunity to reflect upon those who are need of support so near to ourselves.
Eco Group make it in to the 10 years of Hugh Kenrick Days Publication
Congratulations to Mrs Flynn Vilic on her write up on the Eco Group visit to Martineau Gardens, making it into the 10 years of Hugh Kenrick Days Publication. You can see a copy of it on page 9 of the publication by clicking here.
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We're a Microsoft Showcase School
I am thrilled to inform you all that the school has been successful in achieving Microsoft Showcase School status, which is a wonderful accolade for our work on innovations in the use of digital technologies.
Microsoft describe Showcase Schools as being a part of an “elite group of schools that…
Girls in STEM
On Wednesday 14th September a group of Year 9 girls attended a 'Girls In STEM' event at the University of Birmingham. The aim of the day was to inform and inspire the students by working with undergraduates and Lecturers in the Chemical Engineering and Robotics Faculty of the University who…
English - Applying for the role of Prime Minister
Creativity week continues, Year 7 English lessons where students were applying for the job to be the new Prime Minister (timely!) with a compassionate refugee agenda
Prayer Writing in RE
Students in Religious Education have reflected upon how Jesus, Mary and Joseph were refugees immediately after the birth of Jesus, where they had to flee to Egypt to avoid King Herod.
This reflection, led to students designing beautiful prayers that call upon God to help refugees across the…
Primary Drone and Cyber security Celebration Day
On Monday 27th June we welcomed 11 primary schools with 60 Year 5 pupils to Bishop Challoner to take part in the "Drone and Cyber security competition". All activities were designed and run by our wonderful and talented KS3 students who have been working tirelessly behind the scenes. It was a…
Grand Opening of The BC New Build
Catholic Schools Sports Competition
Well done to the students that won the Catholic School Sports Competition on Friday 24th July at Bishop Walsh.
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