Pupils and parents gush about the teachers across the board – ‘brilliant’, ‘sensitive’, ‘beyond fantastic’ – nobody had a bad word to say. One, bowled over by her daughter’s improvement in maths, told us, ‘she has gone from saying “I can’t do it” to “I can’t do it yet”.
The Good Schools Guide
GCSE Performing Arts pupils visited the Emerald City yesterday evening to see the award winning musical, Wicked! This was a wonderful opportunity to see the GCSE Music set work song 'Defying Gravity' in context. A spectacular treat for the end to the week! #Wicked #PerformingArts https://t.co/yxpP7OyICK
Reminder! This weekend is the Year 7 2024 Assessment Days, on 18th November and 19th November. We are looking forward to welcoming your child to the school and hope that they find it a positive experience. Please get in touch with our admissions team with any queries #Radnor https://t.co/G2iPJtHUe9
This week our pupils went on their first Sociology trip to the Emmanuel Centre for a 'Sociology in Action' Study Day. The speakers included Ann Oakley, Simon Harding and Jason Arday. Topics surrounded gender inequality, racism and spiking crime rates in London. #Sociology https://t.co/c0dywVjJEV
Year 7 pupils embarked on a gothic adventure to Strawberry Hill House, enhancing their understanding of 'The Woman in Black' for their English lessons, delving into local history. There were four activity workshops and a spine-chilling tour of the house. #StrawberryHillHouse https://t.co/A0kwW7CB3s
Year 7 pupils were visited today by historical children's author, Catherine Randall, and received an insight into her research and writing process. The class spent the last half term reading historical fiction and writing reviews so enjoyed the opportunity to talk to an author. https://t.co/wFnH9VbnOi
To start Anti-Bullying Week, we have taken part in Odd Socks Day! Pupils and staff came in wearing odd socks to raise awareness about bullying. It’s an opportunity to encourage people to celebrate their individuality and what makes us all unique! #OddSockDay #AntiBullyingWeek https://t.co/AYuzh87Dqa
We have been commemorating those impacted by war throughout history and in modern times. Mr Wideman led assemblies honoring those who have given their lives in times of war. Our Head Boy and Girl laid a wreath at the war memorial on behalf of the school community #RemembranceDay https://t.co/j1B5jtJvFm
Munira Wilson, Liberal Democrat MP for Twickenham, gave a talk to a packed room of pupils. We heard about life in the Commons, her career path as well as a Q&A session. We are sure that Munira's talk will inspire a lively debate between our pupils during UK Parliament Week! #AEP https://t.co/Pn0kufHsjJ
Arts and Crafts club have been making lanterns to celebrate Diwali! Traditionally, houses, shops and public places will be decorated with oil lamps, and families and communities will come together to enjoy fireworks and sweets! Wishing all those celebrating a Happy Diwali https://t.co/aA2gHmsWRZ
This year for Black History Month we celebrated Black British history, aiming to inspire our pupils to keep discovering more about Black British culture and history throughout the year.
We are delighted with the achievement of our Eco-Club members, who under the guidance and inspiration of Radnor parent Sally Cornelius and Clare Marshall, our Head of Geography – have been awarded a Distinction in the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award.
No Mow May! This week our Eco Club have been discussing the benefits of 'No Mow May' and why it is important to support the growth of wild flowers which provide the food for our pollinators! Here are some more details about the campaign from 'Plantlife'.
This year Earth Day falls on Saturday 22nd April. Please get involved and help to save and protect our planet! Here are some ideas and resources to help you:
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