Please note: this guidance is of a general nature and should be treated as a guide, and in the event of any conflict between any applicable legislation (including the health and safety legislation) and this guidance, the applicable legislation shall prevail. The latest Government advice which we are working with can be found at:  http://www.gov.uk/coronavirus/education-and-childcare…

Inter form competitions 2021. Year 8 Netball. On Tuesday 23rd September Year 8 Girls came and took part in the Inter form Netball competition. After being unable to take part in Inter form activities last year, Year 8 were very keen to attend. Year 8 arrived and were eager to get on court. It was…

On Friday 1st October, 30 Year 8 and Year 9 students with the most positive SIMS in their year group for English so far this year were treated to a performance of William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at The Globe Theatre, London. The performance was thoroughly enjoyed by both students and staff and brightened up what…

Abbs Cross school will be celebrating Black History Month across the school and curriculum in October 2021 with a range of activities. Please see below the link to The Black History Month website for interesting articles and activities you can become involved with out of school too. https://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/ BHM Inventors presentation BLACK HISTORY MONTH INVENTORS…

The Drama Department has started the school year extremely positively, with Year 10 students showing a particularly mature and physical approach to their Drama studies. Year 10 continues to work as a team and build confidence and trust as individuals and within small groups.  Students are building on their Drama skills of mime, movement and…

The Dance Department has started the school year extremely positively, with students experiencing different styles of dance on their curriculum. In particular, Year 7 have been focusing on perfecting the ‘5 Basic Body Actions of Dance’, working on their balances, both individual and connecting.  Whilst Year 10 settled into the start of their GCSE journey,…

On the 15th July the whole of Year 7 at Abbs Cross celebrated the 73rd Anniversary of the National Health Service, by having a “Big Tea Party”. This was part of a wider national celebration to mark the anniversary, and the students of Year 7 firmly embraced the concept. Students gathered under the canopy close…

Students at Abbs Cross had a fantastic time participating in Sports Days 2021. The sun was shining… eventually and we saw amazing performances from many of our students. All students took part in competitive team games to win points for their tutor group. Then we focused on athletics on the track where students cheered on…