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Jun
23

Gorge-ous time in Snowdonia National Park

The mini heat wave we’ve been experiencing this week lasted just long enough for the intrepid pupils who were taken to Snowdonia National Park to gorge and river walk on Wednesday. Mr Rayner’s group had a cracking time around Beddgelert,  taking the opportunity to cool off in the River Glaslyn. Mr Marshall’s group donned wetsuits and […]

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Jun
16

I feel like chicken tonight

Pupils have been busy in the kitchen again on options time this afternoon – this week chicken wraps were on the menu. Not only did they prepare the fillings, the boys also made the wraps from scratch, with Mr Monteith giving clear instructions on how to roll and stretch the dough to Michelin star standards. The boys earn […]

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Jun
09

Well, didn’t it rain?

We hope everyone had a pleasant Whitsun half term and is back raring to go for the last part of the school year. Year 11s are still continuing to power through their GCSE exams, with their last being History next Wednesday afternoon. We hope the boys have done themselves proud and we look forward to […]

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May
26

Cooking up a storm

Every couple of weeks, pupils in our Secondary school get to spend some time in our Food Technology room cooking delicious meals with Ms Riding as part of options time in an afternoon. So far this year, the boys have tried their hands at spaghetti bolognaise and garlic bread, chicken kievs, fish fingers, burgers, cheese scones, […]

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May
23

‘K-os’ with Primary

Back on the 15th May, KS2 visited DangerPoint in Flintshire  – an educational activity centre designed to inform young people about dangerous and hazardous situations that can occur in everyday life. Led by ‘K-os’ the monster, the boys learnt about: Identifying dangers at the seaside Crossing the road safely Catching buses, trains and the dangers […]

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May
19

Cloughwood return to Mid Cheshire Foodbank

  A big thank you again too all those parents, carers (and staff) who donated so generously to the last Foodbank donation drive we held for toiletries.  Miss Jones was able to visit the Foodbank this week with Year 4 and 5 pupils to hand over the eight large bags of donations we had accrued.  […]

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May
15

Football heroics – Cloughwood remain undefeated

Cloughwood have taken another clean sweep of the Liverpool County F.A. football development scheme tournament, this time in Year 7&8 9-asides.  Cloughwood were first up and went in with a stunning 5-1 win against Newfield, followed closely by a 2-1 win against Meadow Park. The boys then toppled Woolton 7-1 and finished with an easy 2-2 draw […]

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May
09

Soundproof rooms

Year 8 have been working hard in Science completing a unit on sound – as practical activity pupils designed and constructed houses that reduced sound and heat loss. Could these be our environmental engineers of the future?

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