Presentation Evening 2018

Students staff and parents gathered on Wednesday evening to celebrate another year of achievement, effort and resilience at this year’s Presentation evening. In addition to awards for subject achievement, subject effort, house activity and community contribution; a number of awards are given each year to acknowledge students who have made […]

Determined Learners celebrate with a hearty breakfast.

Mr Benham organised a celebration breakfast for all those year 8 students who were determined learners throughout year 7. These young people are already well along the road to being successful because they are demonstrating the work ethic and behaviour for learning that allows you to face anything new or […]

Headteacher’s Stars of the Week

Joumana, Luke and Isabelle are my stars of the week. Joumana and Isabelle demonstrated a growth mindset and worked in partnership with others during drama classes last week. Mrs Grainger tells me that they were great role models, diligently leading the learning in a variety of different settings, living into […]

Aliens Attack S Block

Year 10 Film Studies students have been designing aliens inspired by the film Attack the Block.  Designs included fire breathing robo-blobs, glow in the dark lizards and morphing wolf-dragon hybrids. The students had to justify the look, movements and sounds made by the aliens to prove they would fit into […]

Celebrating a Year of Community Service

Student Friends of The Earls members celebrated a year of service to the community with a special breakfast in the company of Senior Leaders and School Governors, along with a presentation of certificates and flashes in recognition of their commitment to the school. Student Friends of The Earls support the […]

Senior Master Chef Competition

House events at The Earls are many and varied and the latest event was House Master Chef. It was a wonderful evening of feverish creative activity as the four teams did their very best to provide the judges with food to tickle their fancy. Mr Loveday and Mr Brook (standing in […]

Headteacher’s Stars of the Week

Headteacher’s stars this week are year 7 students Bethany and Lilia who demonstrated excellence in History. They went above and beyond in their timeline homework, showing attention to detail and artistic flair. They received their certificates today and their passes to get them to the front of the lunch queue for a […]

Macmillan Coffee Afternoon Raises over £375

Students and staff joined in a huge ‘Macmillan Bake-Off’ on Friday 28th September, to raise money for this excellent cause. Huge numbers of cakes and gallons of tea and coffee were consumed in Hall A, by an appreciative crowd. Staff ands students were joined by parents for what has now […]

See Me, Hear Me Campaign

The see me, hear me campaign is encouraging adults and young people to make themselves aware of how grooming can develop and the key warning signs to help safeguard youngsters from this hidden crime. The hard-hitting short animation focuses on an abuser describing how he grooms a girl with gifts, alcohol […]

Shakespeare research projects prove a hit

The English Faculty were incredibly impressed with our new Year 7’s homework projects. Students  were asked to get creative over the summer holidays and produce a research project on William Shakespeare. The homework was of an incredibly high standard and many of the best examples were exhibited at the Freshers […]

Head’s Star of the Week

Heads Star of the Week: In late July Joseph went to Sweden to compete in the KSI (Kimura Shukokai International) Karate World Championships where he achieved Gold in the Boys Junior Team Kata, making him a Karate World Champion. He is a humble, quietly spoken young man with a huge […]

The Earls 3 lions experience

A group of students, staff and parents went to Wembley to see England take on Spain in the first match post-world cup. The atmosphere was electric, particularly when England scored early on, with nearly 82,000 inside the National stadium. Harry Kane was awarded the golden boot from the world cup […]