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On Friday it was the #YPLCP final showcase. More information and a video of the whole showcase will be provided in the new term, but for now, here is a video from Teesside TV and news article from The Northern Echo.
Year 7 have been working very hard in their Computing lessons. They have used Raspberry Pi’s and the programming language python to program a SenseHat. In addition to this they have started to make their own traffic lights using the Raspberry Pi and created a circuit using LEDs, a breadboard and resistors. Over the course of the next term pupils will make their LEDs flash and eventually program a button and beeper.
Year 8 pupils have also been working very hard, they have completed multiple projects which have included computing building, website building and some work on Adobe Photoshop (examples shown below).
Year 9 have also been using Adobe Photoshop taking inspiration from an artist called Andy Warhol. Pupils have used their own images, multiple layers, filters and blending modes.
Elemore v Windlestone 10:20 kick off.
We got off to a tremendous start and were 2-0 up at half time, thanks to two goals from Taylor. Windlestone scored shortly after half time to make it 2-1. Taylor scored a corker of a hat-trick, making it 3-1. Windlestone got a late goal but the Elemore team hung on to win 3-2. The team’s defence worked great, and every man contributed to a great game. Man of the Match was awarded to Taylor but it could have been anyone! A brilliant team effort from everyone involved.
On Monday 18th March 2019 a group of pupils went to visit Dunstanburgh castle in Craster, on the coast of Northumberland after studying castles in their humanities lessons. Pupils walked up and around the castle, discussing different features of the castle as well as suggesting why this area might be a good place to build a castle.
Once we had seen the castle, we went to Druridge bay beach to look at the tide and the waves that were there and compared those with the waves we had just seen at Craster. It was an excellent day out with all pupils doing very well and behaving brilliantly, well done!
Key Stage 3 pupils have completed a unit of work on the environment and waste. Pupils from all classes designed a bin to encourage pupils in school to bin their rubbish instead of throwing it on the ground. Each class had side with their own theme, these including, rubbish, graffiti and comics.
It’s eventually here! The Elemore Hall School Christmas Concert…
Footage was filmed by an ex-pupil.
Audio was edited by Cameron Year 11.
I’m sure you will agree, our Christmas Concerts are always amazing, here are some of the comments we received:
“It was amazing as usual. Oliver was amazingly done and of course my little Russian keyboard player made me proud. Well done all involved.” (Parent)
“Was amazing well done to everyone.” (Parent)
“I still can’t believe my child got on stage and performed.” (Parent)
Here is the footage you have all been waiting for Elemore Hall School performing Oliver at the Christmas show…
Oliver the Musical was a raging success here are some of the comments we received:
“Really impressed and very proud, I was with a visitor and they said it was the best thing they have ever seen, I agree.”- (Staff)
“It was awesome. It looks very hard to do.” (Pupil)
“An outstanding example of the spirit and collective positive attitude that pupils have.” (Staff)
“I love the singing.” (Pupil)
“A brilliant example of how well staff work with pupils.” (Audience member)
“It was brilliant (and we’re still emotional).” (Parent)
At the weekend, a group of pupils went to watch Sunderland Vs AFC Wimbledon with staff from school as an extension of their evening football activity. Here are a few thoughts from some of the pupils who went along on the day:
“It was a mint day out with my mates! We had a meal at the Panda all you can eat in Sunderland and when we got to the match we were right next to the pitch. Sunderland ‘til I die – Haway the lads!Red and white army!” T. Martin – Year 11
“It was a lovely day out – we went for food, spent money at Poundland and froze my toes off at the game! Sunderland ‘til I die! Haway the lads!” K. Bowden – Year 11
“I met one of the LSAs and we went to get a quick cuppa and then we went to catch the Metro where we met the others in Sunderland. Then we went to Panda for lunch and we went to the match – I nearly lost my voice from chanting, it was all great fun! Haway the lads!” J. Howse – Year 11
“On Saturday 2nd February, I met Mr King at school, along with 4 others. We then set off for Sunderland in the cold snowy weather. Before the match we went to a Chinese restaurant, meeting Jordan, Sean and Mr Garbutt there. Mr Morris told me to write about the day, so that’s what I’m doing. Anyway, I tried mussels for the first time. We finally went to the game vs AFC Wimbledon, to get our seats. In the 58th minute McGeady scored an absolute smashing goal. The game ended 1-0 to Sunderland.”- CJ – Year 8