The students PE session this week was lead by Fabio our football coach for Ashbourne Allstars. The students were split into teams of four where they played against each other to score the most goals in 10 minutes. Abdulla a keen footballer, who is learning to master the important footwork, scored a hat trick within… Continue reading Week 7 PE
On Monday the Middle school students took part in International Dish Day and brought their favourite dishes into school. As Ashbourne is very diverse, this meant that there was a variety of foods from different countries such as Vietnam, Italy, Egypt, England, Russia and Belgium. Each student would explain the culture behind their dish, how it… Continue reading International Dish Day
As we are coming closer to the end of term and exams, students were told they could work on their exam preparation or UCAS applications.
As we are coming closer to the exam period, it is important that students know that feeling stress and anxiety during this time is normal, but there are strategies to keep the nerves at bay! Take regular breaks and schedule fun things to look forward to. Exercise, go for walks or to the gym as… Continue reading Week 28 – Managing Exam Stress
Learning Objective: Understand the physical, psychological and economic effects of smoking and substance abuse. Students were first asked to read an article and discuss why people start smoking. https://bigpictureeducation.com/sites/default/files/bp_files/addiction/wtdv027679~3.pdf The article defines addiction and explains what makes smoking attractive to so many. This is because of its delivery of powerful chemicals such as nicotine. In… Continue reading Week 27 – Smoking and Substance Abuse