Last weekend a group of intrepid mountain bikers set off to the Lake District for a day of exhilaration and speed.
Seniors and Sixth Form
Senior Drama Showcase
It was wonderful to see members of the Senior School and Sixth Form perform in the fabulous Drama Showcase last night.
Training 2000 Apprenticeship Scheme
Mrs Hibberd arranged for Training 2000 to provide a lunchtime drop in session for students interested in finding out more about Apprenticeships.
MIND Charity Cake Sale
The Sixth Form Charity Team worked really hard on Friday to raise money for Mind Mental Health Charity.
Sixth Form Classics students embarked upon a day of academia and entertainment at Warwick University.
BwD Youth Elections 2020
Today we had a visit from Matt Johnston who represents Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Young Peoples Services as part of Youth Election Week 2020.
Ski Training at the Chill Factore
On Friday evening 18 of our beginner skiers went to the Chill Factore prior to the Ski Trip to Italy in February half term.
Cooking Basics for University
Some of our Sixth Form students enjoyed a PSHEE lesson with a difference today. Our Head Chef, Matt Burke and Catering Manager, James Pate, from Thomas Franks hosted a ‘Cooking Basics for University’ session.
Year 11 Mock Election
As part of our programme to ensure our students are fully engaged with current affairs, the Social Science Faculty ran a Mock Election for Year 11 students to see if our results were similar to the General Election.
Fairtrade Christmas Stall
BDSSA Cross Country
Senior UKMT Challenge
On Friday, a team of four Sixth Form students took part in the UKMT Senior Team Regional Final at Lancaster University.
London Art & Photography Trip
The Art Department took 31 students down to London on a cold, crisp Saturday morning to visit key sights and see some fabulous artwork.
Year 12 Geography Field Trip to Cumbria
Last week, the Year 12 Geography students went to Kendal and Bowness in Cumbria to study the changing lifestyles of rural communities over time and the impact of development in these areas.
Sixth Form Classics Trip
Sixth Form Classics Trip to London for the A Level Lecture Series and visit to the British Museum
Remembrance Concert at King George’s Hall
Congratulations to all students who performed at the Remembrance concert at King George’s Hall on the 11th November 2019.
Spanish Trip to Catalunya
Students and staff had a memorable trip to Northern Spain at half term visiting the historic region of Catalunya.
British Textile Biennial
Our Design and Technology students visited British Textile Biennial hosted in Blackburn.
Indonesia Trip Training Weekend
At the weekend, 23 intrepid students from Year 11 and Sixth Form set off very early to the remote side of the Lakes on Cleator Moor at Ennerdale.
Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Final Expeditions
In the last few weeks, 51 Year 11 students have successfully completed their final, assessed expedition for their Bronze DofE Award.