Monthly Archives: June 2011

The finale

After completing the two days of good, hard work, the year 8 students had a chance to present their fabulous music, drama and much more to the cast of proud parents. Firstly Mrs Green introduced and explained her science group … Continue reading

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Out and About

    Here is the journalism team of George and Keelan, who brought all your news to you! 🙂

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Interview with Jess Totten

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Aerodynamic Eggs:)

At the start of the year 8’s D.T lesson we discovered the were un-earthing the science behind paper aeroplanes with an introduction to aerodynamics in preparation to there big experiment later on… When we arrived in the D.T department later … Continue reading

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Journalism: Behind the Scenes

Bright and early this morning our reporters here at RSS went to discover the new and exciting work that the G&T students had been doing. George and Keelan went straight to the e-mac to edit the piece of film they … Continue reading

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D.T.- Dangerous Technicians

After watching the Dangerous technicians in the D.T. lab we were convinced that the work here is never going to be astronaut material but it could make it safely to the landing point. With a few cheeky grins from one … Continue reading

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Sound of Music

The Music department has a brilliant recording studio which is full of sophisticated technology. We saw Chris Ziemann, a cellist who was recording in the studio who we later found, playing his instrument outside of the department. Keelan: How did you … Continue reading

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Music Group Composition

On the 14th June the year 8 music group were composing their very own piece of music that matches a space themed video. They have access to a range of instruments and high-tech equipment. One budding musician told us that … Continue reading

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Design Discussion

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Design and Technology Interview with Sophie Burleigh

Today we asked Sophie Burleigh if she would mind aswering a few questions about what she was doing, here is how it went: Grace: What are you doing? Sophie: We are designing a parachute and later we are making it, … Continue reading

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Counting the Fun

As we stepped inside the notorious mathematics area, we were amazed to find Mr Squire teaching about great asteroids and impacts which our fellow year 8’s were so intrigued about. There were constant, thoughtful questions which pointed to the childrens’ curiosity … Continue reading

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Music Rehearsal

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Music Report

Year 8 pupils from Welland Park and Kibworth high were investigating music at Robert Smyth School. Pupils were learning two songs which both had a space theme. The first one was called ” Wipeout “, which most people would recognise … Continue reading

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Design & Technology-masterclass

Today (14th June) students from Welland Park and Kibworth High have come to participate in a Design & Technology master class . We went to have a look at what they were getting up to. First they took an old … Continue reading

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Music to my ears

Whilst we were exploring the open world of music, Pupils were eager to explain their thoughts on the music masterclass. Javascript is probably disabled if you can’t see this video.

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Design pictures

These are a few pictures of the design group while they were learning about the mechanics of paper areoplanes :

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Interview with Martha Clapp

Today i am interviewing Martha Clapp who is part of the Journalism team behind the blog. Read more to find out all the behind the scenes information. Grace: Are you enjoying what you are doing? Martha: Yes, because it’s better … Continue reading

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Dancing In Space

Year 8 pupils are producing a short play based on space which they’ll perform at 2:00 pm on Tuesday 14th June, at Robert Smyth school. At approximately 10:43 on the monday morning, the dance group has started putting together a … Continue reading

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Journalism Behind the Scenes

Today we have been exploring around the school seeing what the other students have been doing that are involved in the Masterclasses which are English, Music, Science and Drama/Dance. The English part have been creating a blog including videos, photos, reports … Continue reading

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Drama Masterclass

Year 8 from Welland Park and Kibworth High have recently been preparing a production of dance and drama combined. All of which is space themed. When we went to see the class they were splitting into different groups deciding and thinking of ideas to … Continue reading

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