Top Guns! Esme blogs first time RAF flight for Year 10 RAF Cadets!

On Thursday 22nd of February the RAF  cadets,   set off to RAF Cranwell. The excitement was palpable! We were all bubbly and nervous for the flight, (some had flown in a Grob Tutor plane before but most of us had not) and it was a brand new experience that we will never forget! When we […]

Emma Couchman blogs in English and Spanish about this year’s Spanish Exchange

The Spanish exchange was a very interesting, enlightening and fun experience, despite being February and therefore cold and rainy. The first day, after a welcome by the Spanish Head, we went into one of their classes which was very different to what we’re used to: students talking through the lesson and moving around, not much […]

Lottie Blogs about the Musical Festival 2018 (pictures to follow)

2018 SHS Music Festival took place on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th January with just over 110 performances.  The external adjudicator, Mrs Catherine Summerhayes was extremely impressed. ‘I really enjoyed it.  Immensely talented musicians, wonderfully supported by Music Staff.  I was so impressed by the talent and the kindness and politeness of the pupils.  I […]

Holly Blogs in detail about the Technology Rotary Club win!

We arrived at Leicester grammar for a 9:30 start. After a short briefing, the two teams of Sean/Rosie/Ollie and Patsy/Bertie/Eduard/Holly opened their packs to begin the designing/development stage of the task. ‘Design and make a rocket launcher which fires a capsule and parachute 3m into the air, which then detach from each other and fall […]

Fashion! Turn to the Left!

The House Fashion competition was a fantastic success!  Eliot romped home winning both Year 9 and Year 10, but as I think we all agreed Fashion was the real winner, and I’m not sure we’ll ever look at bin bags in the same way ever again!  

Hollie Blogs Cavell Fashion

At first we spilt up into two groups and came up with two ideas, after 5 minutes we came together and decided on the final design. Once we had decided on our very fashionable dress we all went into different groups and designed different parts of the outfits, one group did accessories, one group top […]

Eliot’s Fashion Challenge

Eliot’s Fashion Challenge One Thursday afternoon year 9 Eliot were given a brief. It asked for a party or wedding dress made in one hour, using only tape, newspaper, 2 bin bags, cups, blue ribbon and string. It was another house activity where the houses would compete against each other for precious points that could […]

SES win the Rotary Technology Club Tournament

Both SES teams came joint first in the advanced stage competition against strong competition from Oakham, Uppingham, LGS and 38 other teams. On an extra round of judging the team consisting of Sean Dendere, Oliver Pickwell, and Rosie Tremlett were judged to be the overall winners.  Thanks Mr Newton and all our D+T teachers. Rosie […]

SES Chemists blog victory as they make the National Finals!

Schools Analyst competition blog On 16 January our team of Jonty Mason, Jacob Worthington, and Melissa van der Maat went on the long journey up to the University of Nottingham to compete in the East Midlands round of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Schools Analyst Competition.  After a rigorous selection process (test) we buckled up […]