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All News for October 2017

Divali Celebrations

Form III had a great Divali experience when Mrs Sharma and her young assistant came in to explain all about the Hindu festival of lights.

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We saw many traditional artefacts and learned all about the delicious food the Sharma family would enjoy that night. It was great to get our hands on the…

NEWS  MELROSE , RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Urban Morphology

Who says that geography is just colouring in? Upper 6 have been looking at urban morphology by using skittles to show how geographers have interpreted patterns of urban form through landuse models. Placing Skittles onto the urban landuse models allowed them to show how landuse changes as you move o…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , GEOGRAPHY

Harvest Celebrations

After a super assembly with Reverend Hinchliffe, Melrose Form III visited the Guernsey Cheshire Home to present their harvest baskets, sing harvest songs, read harvest and autumn poems and spend quality time with their new friends- the residents. 

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The girls and all adults had a fantastic ti…

NEWS  MELROSE

Form III Victorian Day

Form III went back in time to 1857 and spent a day experiencing a day at school Victorian style!

Some found that they had to wear the dunce’s hat or signs to show they were unclean or rude. A couple even had the cane for daring to be rude to Mrs Morris. Drills, rote learning and reading passages…

NEWS  MELROSE

Upper Sixth Biopsychology

Using swimming hats to learn and pinpoint localisation of function in the brain. Perfect for wearing when revising!

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PSYCHOLOGY

Quarry Adventure

Pre-Preparatory Week Five: 9th - 13th October

This week we went for a walk around the nature trail at Ronez Quarry. We had been discussing s.s.s.stones during phonics and we thought we would go and see where stones come from and how they are made! What an adventure and very exciting to see all …

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

The Stickman

Pre-Preparatory Week Four: 2nd - 6th October

Pre-Preparatory had a wonderful time making their own stick people after listening to the Stickman story. Coloured sticks, lots of selotape and imagination and we had wonderful new stick friends.

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NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Portraiture workshop with Olivia Kemp

On Wednesday morning the Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth Fine Art students were lucky enough to take part in a portraiture workshop with Artist Olivia Kemp.

Olivia Kemp studied painting at Winchester School of Art and went on to study MA Drawing at Wimbledon College of Art where she was awarded The J…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Adventure on a wet and windy beach

Pre-Preparatory Week Three: 25th - 29th September

We visited the beach for our first Beach Schools session. Although very wet and windy, Lower Prep helped to create a wonderful shelter. Pre-Prep went hunting in rock pools and managed to find two starfish, crabs and a guppy. Then Lower Prep kin…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY
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