Manor Students develop their critical thinking skills

This term has seen 24 of our year 9 students embark on an exciting new project with the University of Northampton.  The programme is targeted at our ‘most able’ students and is designed to stretch their learning, to experience a new subject, to develop their critical thinking skills and also to develop their essay writing and referencing skills.

The project started with a...

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Windmill Primary School represented at Educating Northants

On Saturday the 30th April, 600 educators from across the country descended on the University of Northampton for Educating Northants. The event was created by a forward-thinking team from Northants to provide a way to showcase some of the amazing educational practice that is going on within the county. Teachers and leaders from Northamptonshire delivered sessions alongside nationally renowned speakers. Two of the speakers...

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St Peter’s ‘Good’ Ofsted

Our recent Ofsted inspection saw a judgement of “good” which was recognition for the education provided at St Peter’s. The children are a credit to our local community and throughout the inspection they communicated with the lead inspector to tell him about the wonderful experiences that occur on a daily basis.

The staff, governors and children are delighted with the outcome of the inspection,...

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Whole Child Project Review – Song writing

Friday 29th March saw the culmination of the song writing component of this year’s Whole Child project which took place during Term 3 and 4.

During Term 1 and 2 children from all the Trust schools worked with Leigh Wolmarans on developing a range of Drama skills and this culminated in 5 children from each school collaborating together for a further 2 days to...

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Curriculum Day Talks, Workshops And Games

Manor School ssudents were out of lessons on Friday 8 March for the second Curriculum Day of this academic year. The day saw each year group participate in a variety of talks, workshops and games related to a specific branch of Manor’s WORK.WORLD.WELLNESS. curriculum programme.

Year 7 – Work – STEM

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) is one of our core areas of...

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Manor Ski Trip

A group of students spent the February half term break on the slopes in Folgaria, Italy. The ski trip is an important part of the rich cultural capital experiences that are offered at Manor School. With numerous skiing and snowboarding sessions in addition to a shopping trip and disco evening, the weeklong residential proved a huge success. Mr Davenport would like to register his...

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