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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Practice Expedition

The Year 10 D of E participants worked extremely hard during their practice expedition and showed great determination throughout.  During the expedition pupils practiced their orienteering skills and camping skills such as setting up a tent, cooking with a trangia, and packing bags.  Pupils also delegated roles and responsibilities as soon as…

Art Club

Art club is in full swing with pupils developing textured landscapes using different types of layered paper and acrylic paints. The pupils got really into this project and produced some really creative pieces of work.

Newsletter May 2017

Read our May newsletter, full of photos and information on recent trips, assemblies and events, with a special focus on sport.

Year 1 Assembly – The Power of Words

The Year 1 pupils gave an excellent assembly this week to the Junior School and their families, based on a story called Two Apples about the power of words.  The children showed how words can have the power to hurt people or to make people feel really good about themselves….

International Food Evening

The charity committee organised a lovely event after school yesterday. Parents donated food that represented the country they are from, the variety of food that was received was huge. There were traditional British scones, Tiramisu from Italy, a Russian salad, Bulgarian cheese pastries, stuffed vine leaves from Cyprus, Indian curry…

ISA Athletics – Bedford

  This Year pupils from Normanhurst School have been preparing since early March for the annual Independent School Association Regional Athletics Competition held at Bedford International Athletics Stadium.  PE lessons have focussed on both track and field events. Pupils get to use Lee Valley Athletics Centre for their Athletics and…

GCSE Drama Workshop

GCSE Drama pupils were joined by pupils from Braeside to take part in an informative drama workshop in preparation for their GCSEs. Nick O’Brien came to lead the session all about Bertolt Brecht, a German poet, playwright, and theatre director. Brecht had a very distinctive drama style and the session helped the…

Year 7 PHSE Talk

Useful tips for eating a balanced diet were given to Year 7 during a PHSE session.  Laura Sanchez Behar, a nutritional therapist, stressed the importance of eating less sugar and making sure that at least half your plate consists of fruit and vegetables. Her interesting power point presentation helped to…

GCSE Art Exam

Pupils have just completed their GCSE Art and Graphics exam. It was very exciting to see the development of their final pieces exploring a range of starting points including journeys, music in art and architectural forms to name but a few. Our Year 11’s worked with great focus and skill…