Inset Day Reminder

We would like to remind students that tomorrow, Friday 27th March, is a whole consortium Inset Day.

Solar Eclipse 2015

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Solar Eclipse 2015

On Friday 20th March, the Science department led the whole school onto the field to observe the first solar eclipse in 16 years.

Covering 85% of the sun at 09:30, students were given pinhole cameras to witness the event. This followed a whole school assembly educating the students as to why solar eclipses occur and also why they are so infrequent. It was an exciting time as the moon began to cover the sun and a great way to engage students in the science of astronomy.

An Egg-cellent Red Nose Day

Egg Russian Roulette

Egg Russian Roulette

On Friday 13th March 2015 Crestwood College went all out to support Red Nose Day, the staff and students took part in a non-uniform day – wearing something red and paying for the privilege!

At lunchtime each tutor group ran a stall to raise even more money for Comic Relief – there were cake stalls, face painters, games and competitions in the Crescent, and outside a penalty shoot-out of epic proportions took place – but Mr Whittick might regret suggesting egg Russian Roulette in his assembly earlier in the week as some of the biggest crowds turned out to see him and several other “willing” members of staff took their chances – would their egg be hard boiled or raw? Mr Owens got Read more