Year 7 have enjoyed an author visit with Ben Garrod. He has written some fascinating books about evolution and extinction.
Our wonderful Football Activators and some additional year 7s set up and organised a girls football festival for 160 ks1 children. They were so well organised and were a credit to the school.
Some of our year 7 pupils were selected to take part in an interview for the TV.
An absolutely amazing achievement - our year 7 girls have just won GOLD in the indoor sports hall athletics!
Our year 7 sports leaders continue to set up and play games on the year 5 playground.
Year 7 have really got to grips with how to play frisbee, finishing with some exciting, fast-paced games.
Year 7 are great ambassadors for the school, helping to load our donations for the food bank.
It’s great to see year 7 enjoying our facilities.
Year 7 have been creating persuasive adverts about environmentally friendly products.
We are proud of our year 7 winners.
Year 7 have spent the last half term learning all about the most impressive architecture in France in order to generate these very impressive leaflets. They were also challenged to write a piece of information in French to add to them. Very impressive year 7!
Year 7 were treated to a trip to Pompeii with Mrs Evans.
Our new Football Activators have been selected and have already started their training with Mrs Hennessey.
In maths, we have been exploring the addition of decimals. Today we looked at word problems, using those skills, amongst others to find our answers.
Bouncing Back Sessions
During the start of the Spring Term, Year 7s have taken part in resilience training in the form of Bouncing Back sessions provided by Action for Children.org. Leanne and her team have enjoyed working alongside the year 7s and have been impressed by their resilience, maturity and engagement. We look forward to seeing the pupils implement what they have discovered in their future learning.
As we haven't been able to do gymnastics for two years due to Covid, it has been great to see year 7 relearn how to create sequences.
As part of their gymnastics lessons, year 7 will learn some basic moves on the trampoline.
A huge congratulations to Rhys and Leah on their medals in cross country. They will go through to the next round along with Daisy Barwood. A well done also go to the Year 7 girls team for achieving a bronze medal. These will be on their way shortly.
All year 7 classes are going to have the chance to take part in the Bounce Back sessions. The aim is to learn about and strengthen their resilience.
Watching a video of Jack Harlow speak about how he strived to always be the top scorer in Accelerated Reader has made year 7 realise how important it is to read to help us with our future.
We are so impressed with the Topic Homework the you have produced.
Congratulations to our Year 7 girls football team who finished as runners up in last night's 7-a-side competition - here they are proudly showing off their silver medals! #proudschool
We are incredibly proud of Lexy, who is will be performing in Snow White at the Norbury Theatre.
Year 7 in the Science Lab exploring the use of Chromatography to separate a mixture. The children are using their class iPads to help record their results.
Alyss in Year 7 shows her impressive work in Humanities about the Battle of Hastings!
Seth demonstrating his gluing skills to build his trebuchet.
A selection of gifted artists had the opportunity to work on some design ideas for the local underpass.
To help reduce the amount of photocopying and paper we waste each day, 7FH have now moved to online worksheets using Teams.
Great to see Year 7 children leading their own PE lessons, using the school iPads with the Rugby drills they were doing to improve their passing skills!
Year 7 had an amazing cultural experience by visiting the Birmingham central mosque. It was great to bring religion to life to help build an understanding of what Muslims do.
We were lucky enough to watch a live broadcast of The Tempest to help us with our English studies after Christmas.
Year 7 have been using their English resource books to help the pick out key features of a balanced argument.
These pictures show two groups of amazing children! Thank you to the boys for refereeing our games against Aston Fields and a huge congratulations to our girls for winning their match.
Year 7 have been set the challenge to design their own trebuchets. Freya has come up with a great way to shoot more that one target.
We were very impressed with how our Sports Leaders helped to deliver a Multiskills Festival for our local first schools.
Our leaders were proud to receive their new t-shirts.
Children from across the school had the opportunity to experience a wide range of career prospects.
Well done to Freya & Halle in Year 7 for some fantastic trench descriptions
Year 7 have looked at some famous poems about war and tried to work out what they mean.
The whole school took part in a football reading quiz.
Year 7 had a wonderful and memorable day at the National Memorial Arboretum. We looked at a vast array of memorials to commemorate those who have died.
The girls had an opportunity to take part in a Girls Football Festival run by Kidderminster Harriers. Despite the rain, we all had a good time and picked up some skills.
The year 7 boys look smart in the kit for their first match of the year.
Year 7 have been putting our technology to good use! In Art the children have been researching the work of George Stubbs while in Computing they’ve been creating their own presentations about the inside of working computers (after taking them apart in recent weeks!)
A great afternoon spent training Sports Crew and Wellbeing Champions to support the delivery and development of PE, school sport & physical activity in their school!
In art, we are learning how to draw horses. These two have certainly mastered it.
Many thanks to all those children who brought in artefacts linked to conflict. This helped us to start discussing what our topic might be about.
As part of our ongoing partnership with @DSHS_Tweets Year 7 will be taught by teachers from the high school for their weekly MFL and Music lessons this year. This helps the children to develop relationships with other adults and supports their transition into high school.