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Football Opportunities

Hereford United Football Club https://www.herefordfc.co.uk/ will be welcoming interested students to attend a trial session during Term 1 of the 2019/20 academic year.  This is a really exciting opportunity for players of our football team and will give them an amazing experience and insight into the selection process for league teams in the UK.  It's very competitive, so best get practicing!
 
Weekly football training will continue for the new academic year, with the additional opportunity of weekly training sessions with local football club Tenbury United @TenburyUnitedFC every Wednesday.  We are looking forward to supporting KCSM football team in a wide range of tournaments and friendly matches over the coming months.
 
 




Graduation Ceremony 2018/19

Congratulations to students who were given a variety of awards in celebration of their achievements this year.  Awards were given for academic achievement, services to the community, excellent effort, most improvement, and progress in English.  We are very proud of all our students and their achievements.




Exploring Hereford Cathedral

Academic Preparation students and those who had finished their examinations, visited Hereford Cathedral this well to explore the tower and listen to a presentation on how the bells operate.  Hereford Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Anglican Diocese of Hereford in Hereford, England. Its most famous treasure is Mappa Mundi, a medieval map of the world created around 1300 by Richard of Holdingham. The map is listed on the UNESCO Memory of the World.
 




On Top of the World!

Academic preparation and students who had finished their G2 examinations, accepted the challenge of walking the Malvern Hills this week.  The group worked together to reach the highest peak and were rewarded with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.  




Post Examination Fun at the Safari Park

As a special treat for students who had already finished their exams, we made a trip to West Midlands Safari Park in Bewdly.  Students enjoyed seeing all the amazing animals before heading to the fairground rides where teachers saw that they were still not too old for bumper cars!
 




Graduation Dinner

We had a wonderful evening at Cadmore Lakeside Hotel on Friday 7th June, where students and staff celebrated the end of another memorable academic year.  #celebrations #achievement #friendsforlife
 
 
 
 




Preparing for Graduation

The prefect team have been busy today making the final preparations for our Graduation Dinner this evening at https://www.cadmorelakeside.co.uk/.  We are looking forward to a memorable evening of celebrations and fun #BritishEducation #Graduation #Celebrations
 




Visiting Berrington Hall

Our Academic Preparation group visited Berrington Hall (a Georgian country house just twenty minutes from school), where they explored the beautiful gardens and the mansion,  tried on some Georgian wigs and played a bit of cricket and croquet.  #Britishhistory #extracurricularlearning #Britisheducation
 




Pre-Exam Relaxation

To reward our hardworking exam classes for their diligent revision we have organised a number of mini-trips to give them a chance to relax. We all enjoyed a trip to Creams cafe in Hereford for an ice cream sundae or two!




Sports For All!

Staff vs Student dodge ball and an afternoon of football for Wednesday sports! #catchmeifyoucan #backofthenet




Sticky Business at Cookery Club

Wednesday evening cookery club was sticky business! Students enjoyed making chocolate truffles with nut, coconut and cocoa powder on the outside. #lifeskills #Britisheducation #friendsforlife




Quad Biking at Oaker Wood Leisure

Last weekend's adventure activity was quad biking at Oaker Wood Leisure, where students enjoyed racing each other and kicking up the dirt! #beyondthecurriculum #personaldevelopment #needforspeed




House Volleyball Competition

The House Volleyball competition was the most competitive to date, with every point played with passion and commitment. Everyone played really well: 4th place Drake; 3rd place Kingsley; 2nd place Cook; 1st place Scott. #teamwork #BritishEducation 
 




Lessons in Horse Riding





Sightseeing in London

5th May 2019 - Students had the opportunity to visit the capital city to see the sights and visit famous landmarks.  No doubt some retail therapy took place too! #BritishCulture #BritishEducation #Friendsforlife
 




Go Ape Adventures!

4th May 2019 - A group of daring students took to the trees at Go Ape deep in the Wyre Forest - one of the largest semi-natual woodlands in the UK.  The Tree Top Challenge is an adrenaline pumping activity, 14 metres above the forest floor.  Students climbed, swung and zip wired their way through the course!
 




Debating Club

Saint Michael’s offers a lot of extra-curricular activities for its pupils to join.  One of them is Debating Club where the idea is to win by arguing a point.  Members come from all the year groups – from GCSE1 up to A2.  The club is run by Milla L. and Vinicius B. who have done…

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Christmas Carol Celebration

For three weeks every Friday afternoon as part of our House group and Tutor group meeting pupils have been learning a number of Christmas carols in preparation for a rendition at the church of ‘Saint Michael’s and All Angels’ facing the school.  For the students, becoming familiar with the carols was the key, to sing in perfect harmony…

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Tenbury Mistletoe Festival

Saint Michael’s pupils joined with those of Tenbury High Ormiston Academy to create a “Willow Queen” structure for this year’s Tenbury Mistletoe Festival.  It was a very creative day for our pupils and gave them the opportunity to work with new friends on an exciting project whilst also gaining an insight into life at a local…

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Reward London Excursion

We set off from Saint Michaels early, determined to make the most of the day.  We knew it would take three and a half hours to get to the capital, but a chance to see London makes the journey time worthwhile.  It was still dark when we boarded the coach and placed the packed lunches…

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BASE Competition

On Wednesday 25th November Business Studies pupils went to Worcester to take part in a regional heat as part of the nationwide BASE competition which assesses students’ knowledge of business and accounting.  There were groups from other high schools in the region also present. Our pupils were split into two teams with a mentor for each team. …

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Halloween Celebrations

Halloween or the eve of All Saints’ Day, is a traditional celebration in which people celebrate by dressing up in frightening masks and costumes. Halloween is thought to be associated with the Celtic festival Samhain, when ghosts and spirits were believed to be abroad. This year to celebrate Halloween, on Saturday 31st October, the College held a…

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Bonfire Night

November 5th is Bonfire night or ‘Guy Fawkes Night’ in Britain and it is a tradition to light up the night sky with fireworks around a large bonfire. On this particular night the weather was not good and we experienced bouts of torrential rain, before and after the party – but it didn’t dampen our…

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ISSA Football Tournament in London

On 4th of November our football team travelled to London to take part in the ISSA football tournament. As we arrived we were all picked up by host families and we spent the first night with our new friends getting ready mentally and physically for the first day of ISSA. All the families were all quite friendly…

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Local high school students visit

  After planting a tree as part of the Boarding Orchard ceremony, our prefects sat down to lunch with the Director of the Boarding Schools’ Association and visiting head boy and head girl and their deputies from Tenbury High Ormiston Academy.  Head Boy Vinnie B. of Saint Michael’s said:  “The main purpose of the visit…

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Quiz Night

On 8th November the first MSC quiz took place in the common room.  It was an inter-house competition, in which Elgar House won.  The quiz itself contained 40 -something questions covering a range of topics such as science, history, etc.  After the winner was announced Mr. Higgins treated us to some school-made pizza and ice-cream. …

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