Students from Year 10 GCSE Design & Technology participated in the Rotary Gloucestershire Schools Technology Tournament at the University of Gloucester.
Year 8 spent a morning with a careers advisor from the SGS Schools’ Career Service taking part in a number of activities to help them consider their future and to learn about the world of work.
Well done to all who took part in this years Sports Day. There were some excellent individual and team performances. Congratulations to our overall winners this year, Doverow.
Well done to Ellie Jones, Lil Herbert, Grace Knight, Harriet Dodds, Leah Davey and Mikkie Bingle who represented Maidenhill and Gloucestershire at the finals of the Amey Women in Engineering Competition 2018.
Year 10 Food and Nutrition students visited Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company to tour the factory and see how Cheddar cheese is made.
As part of their preparation for further education and employment after Maidenhill School, Year 10 students have undertaken numerous post 16 events to help inform them of life beyond secondary school education.
Congratulations to Mikayla Bingle, Bryoney Parry, Isabella Hannis and Keira Neve, in Year 9 who entered and won a poetry competition organised by The University of Gloucestershire.
Year 10 students went to the Royal Agricultural University to experience a taster day of university life and to reflect on their future options.
This years visit to Boulogne was a great success, with 45 Year 7 students and 6 teachers enjoying an exciting day in the typically French town.
Food and Nutrition students enjoyed a fantastic day at the Bristol Foodies Festival, deepening their knowledge about different countries, cultures and religious foods, snacks and drinks from the spicy jerk chicken of Jamaica to the creamy paella of Spain.
This term, the Maths department have given students the opportunity to take part in some mathematical challenges.
Congratulations to Amie Radford, Year 11, who has been awarded the title of Young Person of the Year by Stonehouse Town Council at the Stonehouse Civic Awards ceremony 2018.
Year 10 students entered the 'UK Young Pea Chef of the Year' competition. This is run in association with The Ocado Foundation who aim to inspire children to see vegetables and nutritional recipes as exciting and tasty, as well as understanding where our food comes from and the importance of eating healthily.
Over the Easter holiday 40 of our students along with a handful of staff had an enjoyable week in Saalbach, Austria learning to ski or improving their skiing.
Year 8 and 9 had the opportunity to enter the Create & Cook competition, which is a fun project for schools focusing on local food. It challenges students to learn about where their food comes from and explore the key issues of seasonality and sustainability.
Quality student work continues this term as we look at contributions from Drama and French.
A group of Maidenhill students were fortunate enough to visit the Warner Brother’s Studios in Hertfordshire, which is home to the Harry Potter Experience.
Over 80 Year 7 students visited Gloucester Cathedral to support their work on medieval England in history and Christianity in religious studies.