Barlby High @Barlby_HighIt was lovely to see so many Year 6 students and their parents/carers at our virtual Q&A earlier this week. Don't worry if you were unable to join us on the evening, here's the video: https://t.co/GrwRj42KB66 days ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighJust a reminder that The Friends of Barlby High School are running a Second Hand Uniform Shop at school today from 7-9pm. Visitors must report to reception please and facial coverings are required. Check out the price list here: https://t.co/mCkBCUyhf11 week ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighDoes your child need any new uniform? The Friends of Barlby High School are running a Second Hand Uniform Shop on 13 October from 7-9pm. Visitors must report to reception please and facial coverings are required https://t.co/mCkBCUyhf12 weeks ago
Barlby High students take History lessons to London
Year 11 History students from Barlby High School have been enjoying the delights of London in the run up to their GCSE exams.
As part of their studies into Elizabethan England, students visited Shakespeare’s Globe, where they had a guided tour of the reconstructed theatre. They also visited the accompanying exhibition, where they saw costumes worn on stage and in film, as well as learning more about the ‘stews’ of Southwark and the area’s association with cruel sports such as bear baiting.
As part of their Crime and Punishment unit, students also visited the Tower of London and the Clink Prison, one of England’s oldest and most notorious prisons, dating back to 1144. There was also the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper and learn about the lives of people living in the East End of London during the ‘Autumn of Terror’ of 1888.
Students also experienced the Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street (better known as the “walkie talkie”) which offers 360-degree uninterrupted views across the City of London. Students were able to wander around the exquisitely landscaped gardens, observation decks and open-air terrace of London’s highest public garden.
Louise Fillingham, Assistant Faculty Leader, Humanities at Barlby High School said “As part of the school’s commitment to enabling pupils to ‘live life to the full’, this is just one opportunity offered to our History students. Learning is no longer just about what we do in the classroom; we know we get the most engagement and success when we bring learning to life.”
Principal Julie Caddell added “As a school within the Hope Learning Trust we want to see all our young people flourish and have access to opportunities both across the curriculum and outside of normal lessons. Trips such as this are enjoyable and memorable, especially in the lead-up to GCSEs, but they have an important part to play in reinforcing our students’ learning.”
Barlby High School is part of the Hope Learning Trust, York, a growing multi-academy trust for both primary and secondary schools. A Church of England trust established to bring together church and community schools, Hope now has nine partner schools including Manor Church of England Academy and Vale of York Academy in York.
We have raised a fabulous £570 for our chosen charity @Cry_in_the_Dark by holding a non-uniform day. We can't send Christmas boxes this year, but we can send funds for a Christmas meal! So proud of our students who continue to show so much compassion buff.ly/35j5D44
Thanks to all the Year 6 students and their parents/carers who joined our virtual Q&A last week. Don't worry if you were unable to join us on the evening, here's the video: buff.ly/2Hxe9nV If you have any questions, about anything, just email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to all the Year 6 students and their parents/carers who joined our virtual Q&A earlier this week. Don't worry if you were unable to join us on the evening, here's the video: buff.ly/2Hxe9nV If you have any questions, just email: email@example.com
With the current Covid-19 restrictions our Year 7 pupils are not able to visit the Library at lunchtime so we will be taking a small Mobile Library to visit their pod every Friday allowing pupils to still have access to the books they love. @BarlbyEng@Barlby_Highpic.twitter.com/t8EH…