Category: Clubs & Activities

STEM Club build beam bridges

10th October 19

We have completed our first challenge in STEM club this year. We built beam bridges using K’nex and the rule that triangles are the strongest shape. The skills we learn in STEM club, such as resilience and problem solving, help us in other ways too – not just when building bridges!         …

Form IV STEM day

10th July 19

Today Form IV had an incredibly busy day designing and constructing hamster runs for Mrs Taylor’s hamsters Tato and Indy in the morning, followed by making band rollers with SETPOINT in the afternoon.

STEM club design and build a theme park

28th June 19

In our last formal construction of the year, the girls in STEM club designed and built rides for a theme park. One team even used magnets to make their dodgem cars move!

Grafham Water

16th May 19

Form IV had a fantastic three days at our Grafham Water residential. We challenged ourselves and had fun at the same time.

Stem Club Tower Challenge

9th May 19

This week in Stem Club we had a challenge to see who could build the tallest tower. Hannah and EB managed to get theirs even taller than Miss Humphris!

Gardening Club Fairy Gardens

11th March 19

Gardening Club have worked hard over the last three weeks to create Fairy Gardens. The girls all carefully planned and designed their gardens in the first week, the second week was spent planting and finally, this week, the girls added all the decoration. A big thank you to Mrs Mills who grew and supplied all…


10th October 18

In STEM club, we have been learning about bridges. Using K’NEX, we have engineered two different types of bridges so far this term: beam bridges and cable-stayed bridges (above). During our STEM club sessions on Thursday afternoons, we learn about STEM through doing. We have discovered that the strongest shape, especially when building, is a…

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