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Survival Guide for Exam Week

Survival Guide for Exam Week

(Posted on 07/06/18)

Eating HealthyAs cliché as it sounds, eating healthy food can actually help keep you focused. Brain foods like fruit, fish and even a little bit of dark chocolate can aid your concentration and memory. Keep a drink and snack next to you when studying to keep up motivation – you could even use it as a reward after each task. Healthy body, healthy mind! Keeping fitNot only is exercise...

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Our first Duke of Edinburgh expedition

Our first Duke of Edinburgh expedition

(Posted on 05/06/18)

For our first Duke of Edinburgh expedition, our students had the opportunity to explore the breathtaking landscape of the Welsh country side. We set off from school early Thursday morning and made our way to Llandegla forest. For many of those taking part, this would be their first time camping, so Alee had been busy preparing the group for the expedition. This included orienteering, basic first-aid...

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Data Protection Changes 2018

Data Protection Changes 2018

(Posted on 25/05/18)

As you may be aware, the world of Data Protection changes on May 25th 2018, with the introduction of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). This means that the way in which organisations handle the data of its own people and external contacts changes.As a school, the vast majority of data we hold on our students and their parents or guardians is required for either legal reasons or in the vital...

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5 Benefits of Social Media in Today's Society

5 Benefits of Social Media in Today's Society

(Posted on 15/05/18)

 Worldwide InterconnectivitySocial media allows us to create and maintain friendships from across the globe. Instant messaging allows us to not only contact people from a far distance, but at incredible speeds, that we have now become to accustomed to. Work PerksBusinesses are now embracing the use of sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and even Snapchat to spread their news. Companies...

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Why should I care about being money savvy, and how can financial education help?

Why should I care about being money savvy, and how can financial education help?

(Posted on 03/05/18)

In Today’s climate being money savvy is more important than ever; for this reason Financial Education is firmly on the agenda for many UK schools, hoping that some of the messages about how to stay debt free and manage finances will have an impact on helping to reduce personal debt of UK citizens.  An important part of financial education is budgeting and planning, helping to minimize debt...

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3D Printing

3D Printing

(Posted on 03/04/18)

Our school is using 3D printers which allows us to connect with the future. 3D printing is currently being used to print organs (cranium in the brain), medical equiptment, ear cartilages and tissues with blood vessels. It is important that high school children are learning the importance of 3d printing as soon it will be an even larger part of everyday life. The importance of knowing how to use...

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