Year 7 have just completed their first Live Bands unit. This unit saw differentiated tasks, based on ability, where students were able to learn the drum-kit, ukulele, vocals, keyboard and piano; and some moved on to bass guitar and guitar. Students performed a 4 chord song as part of their own band, either on stage…

Dear Parents/Carers We are continuing to keep you updated on the Government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Public Health England advises that the risk to individuals in the UK remains low. Where to find the latest information: Public Health England blog: Coronavirus – what you need to know   Official guidance says to take proportionate steps…

GCSE Dance students, both year 10 and 11 showcased curriculum and examination pieces, to a large audience on Monday 10th February.  Performances stunned the audience, with theme, style and flair. Performance titles included: Snow White: AX Dance Company ‘A Sudden Change’, Choreography by Lucy Trio Performance: Talia, Izzy and Isabelle ‘Small Bump’: Year 10 ‘The…

On 5th February 24 students from Abbs Cross AX Voices choir went to perform in a concert like no other. Joined by 8,000 children from schools across London and the South East, AX voices sung at the O2 accompanyingTony Hadley of Spandau Ballet and Rutti; the winner of The Voice. Students had been practising a…

The intimate event ran in our drama department, sharing performances from the Component 2 exam.  The evening explores serious and often demanding scripts, including ‘Find Me’, ‘The Pillowman’ and ‘Girls Like That’. Find Me: Find Me is a play based on a true story. The central character is a girl named Verity Taylor who suffers…

Within the month of January our students took part in the following activities:   Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of: PSCHE topics –  Year 7 –   Puberty, Emotions and Personal Hygiene, The Holocaust Year 8 –   Random Acts of Kindness, Media, Body Image, The Holocaust Year 9 –   British Values,…

New partnership on the rise as Havering CAMHS & Adult learning are working together! All courses are free! Supporting families to support their children with their wellbeing, language, communication and safety. Please see attached courses and a full list of upcoming course times below. Understanding Challenging Behaviour Adult Learning College Upcoming Courses Raising Confident Children Supporting…

The 2020 Havering Schools Jack Petchey Achievement Awards Presentation Evening took place at the Queens Theatre, Hornchurch on Wednesday 22nd January 2020. The Jack Petchey Award ceremony saw 8 of our outstanding students take the stage, to be presented with their medallion by very special guests and a very loud and adoring crowd. Our leadership…

The dance department welcomed Georgia Hussey to the studio, to lead a Latin American dance workshop, courtesy of Kian (year 11) Jack Petchey Award. GCSE Dance, along with performers of the Winter Variety and Choreography exam, were invited to attend the workshop. Students learned two choreographies, one to Conga, Gloria Estefan – performing fast, peevise…