Year 8s Explore Alternative Energy Sources

Y8 Geography students had the opportunity to unlock their inner engineer as they explored alternative energy sources. Through an exciting narrative, students had to rise to the challenge of saving the day by utilising their practical engineering skills and finding a solution to help a group of young people in danger.

Eco-Council Attend Third Eco-Summit

On Thursday the 7th of July, the Eco-Council went to their third Eco-Summit at Clifton School. Nine students from RCS attended and met up with schools across the Trust for the final time. Our students first listened to a presentation on how schools have tackled the issue of climate change and how they have solved […]

Y10 DofE Expedition

Last week saw the final DofE expedition of the summer term with one of our Y10 groups completing their silver qualifying expedition. This took place in the White Peak area of the Peak District and included overnight camps at Bakewell and Birchover. The biggest challenge to the students was probably the weather, and although the […]

GB Taekwondo Junior World Championships

GB Taekwondo has confirmed that thirteen athletes have been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2022 Junior World Championships which runs between 2nd-7th August. The prestigious event will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, and see a range of British fighters go head-to-head with the best talent from around the globe. It will also play […]

Scholars Programme

On Monday 11th July some of our students attended Sheffield University to participate in their graduation event from the Scholars Programme. Experiencing the graduation events is a key part of The Scholars Programme, which will provide students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and ambition needed to be successful on the programme, and […]

French Trip

Y8/9 have been practicing their French for three days in Warsy! We have visited a chocolate factory, seen how goat’s cheese is made and walked through the trenches at the battle of the Somme! When we were back at the castle, we tried frogs legs and snails, then sat by the campfire.

WPT Personal Development Day – 6th July 2022

On Wednesday 6th July, students in all year groups participated in a Trust-wide Personal Development Day. Students learnt about the ways that they can develop themselves to prepare them for the ever-changing world that we live in. The sessions were delivered using five key themes:  Y6 participated in a session with a humanist guest speaker followed by […]

Cross-Trust Chicago Trip

On Wednesday 6th July, 60 Performing Arts students from Clifton, Gainsborough and Rawmarsh experienced their first joint Trust trip to see the musical Chicago at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre. We arrived a little early so we sat on the banking in the sun and students shared their sweets with others from our Trust schools which was really […]

Anti-Bullying Ambassador Training

On Tuesday 5th July, nine students from RCS were invited to take part in the Anti-Bullying Ambassador training at Thrybergh, as part of the Diana Award. They learnt all about the different types of bullying behaviour, how to support others in school, and are now qualified Anti-Bullying Ambassadors.

DofE Silver Qualifying Expedition

Some of our Y10 students have just returned from their DofE Silver qualifying expedition. This took place in the Dark Peak with challenging routes around Ladybower, Hope Cross, South Head, and the Great Ridge. The students showed both resilience and independence and required very little intervention from staff while out in the hills. The excellent […]