In the last week of January some pupils from Saint Michaels went to Madrid to attend the King’s Scholars Dinner. This event was a recognition for the excellent academic performance of three pupils who received the best results in the 2015 GCSE final examinations. Martin, Sofia and I travelled on our own to Madrid and…Details
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Science in Health Live 2019
British Science Week
The Need for Speed!
What University Live Event
Personal, Social & Health Education
Exploring Soil Erosion
Environmental Science students investigated the factors that affect soil erosion and explored the effectiveness of different methods to prevent and reduce soil erosion, including: the replication of vegetation cover using leaves and grass; terracing using plasticene and windbreaks using stones. The results showed that the methods all prevent soil erosion, but the most effective was maintaining vegetation cover. This has additional advantages as it prevents wind erosion as well as erosion by rain. It also has other advantages as people can use vegetation to provide food and timber. Reported by Derin
Continuing Professional Development
Last weekend's fun included a trip to Brighton, where the students enjoyed exploring the famous landmarks and museums and had a ride on the British Airways i360 tower #don'tlookdown!
Intermediate Mathematical Challenge
Throughout this term, students have been applying themselves to different maths challenges to extend and challenge their knowledge. Most recent of these challenges took place on the 7th February when a small group sat the Intermediate Mathematical Challenge, which is a one hour test for students from G1 and G2. The Challenge is organised by United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) based at Leeds University and are designed to be lively, intriguing, multiple choice question papers, which stimulate interest in maths. Later this term, G1 students will be taking part in a team maths challenge; working together to solve problems set by AMSP.
Go Team KCSM!
Visit to Bath
Celebrating 50 Years of King's Group
Fun in the Sun at Croft Castle
Preparing for Success
Sharing 50 Years of King's Group
by Danny T. from Bulgaria Like every nation China celebrates New Year as well. They use the Chinese Lunar Calendar which means that their new year doesn’t intertwine with ours. To dive deep into the Chinese folklore I interviewed my friend James. When do you celebrate New Year? Every year Chinese New Year is on…Details
After months of hard work and training, our very own Kenneth Li has been crowned the new U19 table tennis champion for the Worcester schools district. John McKay, the Worcester Schools Table Tennis Association representative, said Kenneth displayed some of the finest table tennis the county had ever seen. Congratulations Kenneth, we are all very…Details
On Saturday 17th January, students embarked on an excursion to the northern city of Manchester where they visited the home of world-famous football team Manchester United – Old Trafford. Located just outside of the city in the nearby borough of Salford, Old Trafford has been home to the football team since 1909. At this time…Details
The second quiz of the academic year got off to a flying start on Sunday as Principal Mr Higgins turned question master for the night. The quiz included some “very hard” questions but ended with some worthy winners – Sherwood House. “In which cities were the top four tennis tournaments won?” and ‘What big tragedy…Details
On the final afternoon of last term following a large lunch and a visit from Father Christmas (featured in last month’s newsletter), the Achievers’ Assembly was held and awards were handed out to pupils who had done particularly well in their academic subjects. Whilst we honoured those students who had produced strong academic work throughout…Details
January may have brought us our first real cold spell so far this academic year after one of the mildest Decembers on record, but it also brought a number of new students to Saint Michaels. The majority of these students have joined us from Peru in South America, however we have also given a warm…Details
The first reward excursion after arriving back to Saint Michaels from a long Christmas break was to Liverpool. Although the weather appeared gloomy early on, it held up and pupils new and old were treated to a visit to ‘The Beatles’ Museum, which retains artifacts of the Fab Four’s musical career, from their early days in Liverpool, to the…Details
Mr. Smallwood greeted me in full Santa costume, unsure of whether his beard would stay in place. A cheery “Merry Christmas” chortled out of a white-whiskered face, as he bounded along the corridor in search of festive fare… It wasn’t long in finding either. A delicious smell was seeping out of the dining room. Inside, Mr.…Details
Many of the articles you have enjoyed over the last few months have been the work of this group of Saint Michael’s journalists. These pupils meet every Monday to decide what stories need covering over the next week, and writing tasks are divided up between them. Besides the newsletter you are currently reading their work…Details