farmDear Parent/Guardian,

I am pleased to inform you of the Year 7 Geography trip to Holyfield Hall working farm, which will be taking place on Thursday 23rd June 2016.

This is an opportunity for your son/daughter to experience a working crop and dairy farm first hand, before they begin studying the topic of ‘Agriculture’ in Geography lessons.

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End of half term arrangements


BSSnewlogowebDear Parent(s)/Carer(s)

We are fast coming to the end of another busy half term and I would like to take this opportunity to wish our students and their families a well-earned break next week.

As has been the case previously, our end of half term arrangements involve a slightly amended school day with the schedule for Friday 27th May as follows:

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London Metropolitan University Trip on Wednesday the 13th July 2016 during the Challenge Week.

free-vector-london-metropolitan-university_034137_london-metropolitan-universityDear Parent(s)/Carer(s) of students in Year 10

We would like to inform you of a trip that has been organised by the London Metropolitan University on Wednesday the 13th July 2016 during the Challenge Week.

Th trip is an excellent opportunity for your son/daughter to gain an insight into university life and will provide them with valuable information about higher education and what it entails.

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Year 9 Geography field trip

BSSnewlogowebI am pleased to inform you of the Year 9 Geography field trip to Walton-on-the-Naze, which will be taking place on Friday 17th June 2016.

Your son/daughter is being offered this opportunity to experience a coastal area first hand, before they begin their Geography GCSE course in September.

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Christian Aid Week 2016

Christian-Aid-Big-brekkie-logoThis year Christian Aid week is focussed around the idea of saving a life by having a sausage sarnie. At school sausage sandwiches will be on sale for £1 on Thursday 19th May in the morning from 8.10am to 8.30am with all the money going to Christian Aid. Please remind your child to bring a pound to school for this fundraising appeal. More information can be found on the Christian Aid website Many thanks for your support in extending God’s love into our world in the season of Pentecost.

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This week’s theme for collective worship is Respect & Consideration and the weekly Bible reading is taken from John 10:31-35

John 10:31-35King James Version (KJV)


31 Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.

32 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shewed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?

33 The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.

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The school Easter celebrations

20160418_084541The school Easter celebrations continued during Key Stage 3 assembly this morning when Father Nigel visited us to bless and commission our Paschal Candle for 2016.

The candle was lit from a fire to symbolise a new start and beginning. The 2016 candle will be used every morning in assemblies and to light the daily candle that burns in the school reception. It is a symbolism of God’s presence with us at school throughout the year ahead. Continue reading to see some photos 

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