The Islington Regional Finals of the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge was held at Highbury Fields School on Tuesday, 5th December. Mazen and Mylo took part in a workshop delivered by the speaker's trust before delivering their speeches in the final.
Our Year 9 students welcomed a special guest on 21st November from a local employer, Colt Technology Services, who are based in Angel and provide global network and voice services including optical, ethernet, cloud, cybersecurity, capital markets and business internet.
Our Year 13 pupils who are interested in pursuing an apprenticeship as their post-18 pathway have been engaging with our weekly Year 13 Apprenticeship Workshop programme, where every Wednesday afternoon pupils hear from a wide range of employers and training providers to support them in securing an apprenticeship.
Year 13 are getting ready to finalise their applications to university! Goldsmiths University joined us on Wednesday 29th November to talk about “Student Life” and the range of opportunities available to them as undergraduates.
Our Year 9 and 10 computer science students recently participated in the Lloyds Bank RebootX Hackathon. This event provided an opportunity for them to learn about the intersection of computing and finance.
On Friday 24th November, we invited parents, trustees and governors to Founder's Day, our inaugural prize giving day to celebrate the school’s founder, Reverend William Rogers, and the achievements of its students.
On Thursday 23rd November, our Year 12 3D Design students visited and experienced the awe-inspiring ArcelorMittal Orbit, the tallest sculpture in the UK. The sculpture was designed by Anish Kapoor and houses the worlds longest slide.