FILM CLUB now every Wednesday

January 27, 2014

The film club held in the LRC after school will now run every Wednesday.  Students can come and watch a film on the big screen and sit on the extra large beanbags.  The foyer in the LRC gives details of the films each week.

Author Visit – Matt Dickinson

November 7, 2013

Arctic explorer, film maker and now teenage fiction writer Matt Dickinson is coming to the school to talk to students about his writing career. In the afternoon he will be available for sixth form students to talk to those thinking about careers in film, tv, outdoor pursuits or writing.

Film Club

September 4, 2013

Why not come along to the LRC and enjoy seeing the films of the books you have read? Ask in the LRC for more details.

Are e-books the death of the book?

July 5, 2013

At the recent School Librarians Conference in Belfast, which I attended. After much debate, it was decided that although Libraries were embarking upon a time of change, with lots of books being available in different formats, all participants felt that the need for books, certainly in school libraries would continue.


June 12, 2013

Why not search for ebooks? You can find them for free and then you can read whilst on the move on your tablet or phone. I wasn’t sure I would like ebooks, but I am now enjoying reading them.

Easter Reading Challenge Winner announced

May 22, 2013

Mrs J Williams was the winner of the Staff Easter Reading Challenge, where 40 members of staff read teenage fiction books over the holiday and wrote reviews. The book Mrs Williams read was Boy’s Don’t Cry by Malorie Blackman (writer of the Noughts & Crosses series).

Charlie Higson & Alex Scarrow visit The Gryphon

April 18, 2013

Over the next two weeks we are delighted to welcome Charlie Higson & Alex Scarrow who will be giving presentations to our students and talking about their life as authors.