Our July Newsletter celebrates a wide range of successes including our first ever Culture Day, the Summer Concert and Drama production, as well as some of our students’ sporting victories. Please click here to read more or visit our Letters Home page to see previous Newsletters.Read More
The last open evening of 2022/23 is taking place this evening, 22nd September at 4.15pm-7.30pm. The event includes subject showcases, and food tasting from the school canteen, tours will be taking place through out the evening. You will also have the opportunity to meet and talk to some of our students and staff. If you...Read More
On Thursday 30th June we celebrated Black Culture Day, this is the first in a series of culture days being marked by our students and staff. It was organised by Year 8 students who worked extremely hard on displays and activities. Over 50 students volunteered to get involved, representing Dominican Republic, Fiji, Ghana, Jamaica, Nigeria,...Read More
On 27th June 2022, Year 11 students participated in a STEM project, in partnership with the University of Essex and with funding from the Royal Society. The project has involved the investigation of the psychology of performing under pressure by designing, building and sending groups of fellow students through ‘Escape Rooms’. The teams tried out...Read More
Two groups of Year 10 Geography students attended their GCSE Geography fieldwork trips, one group on 16th and the other on 21st June. The students went to Walton-on-the-Naze and carried out their physical geography fieldwork, this is a requirement of their geography qualification. The fieldwork involved carrying out a geographical enquiry into the effectiveness of...Read More
Over the weekend of 11th and 12th June, forty three Year 10 pupils completed their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze qualifier expedition at Rendlesham Forest, they were a credit to the school, showing great resilience, team work, empathy and problem solving. They should all be proud of their achievements and the individual hurdles that they overcame...Read More
The VI Team was nominated for a Pearson Teaching Award for Impact Through Partnership and won the Silver Award. The partnership between the University and Colleges, which includes Philip Morant, was recognised as essential for subjects with low uptake, such as Government and Politics, Spanish and English Language, and for providing a unique opportunity unlike...Read More
Our fantastic musicians from Year 7 to Year 11 represented the school in the Colchester Schools Prom in Charter Hall on 18th March. A full audience enjoyed performances from our newly established African Drumming Group and the Guitar Ensemble which has expanded considerably over the course of this academic year. Students spent the day rehearsing...Read More
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