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Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 Day 1 - Blog 2

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 Day 1 - Blog 2

Posted: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:30 by Gareth Banks

The jelly fish paparazzi ..

Well we have arrived at the boat and found out a bit about it. We have unpacked and had our lunch we are now just getting ready to set sail ...there was much excitement over a jelly fish sighting in harbour and after many photos.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Year 11

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 Day 1 - Blog 1

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 Day 1 - Blog 1

Posted: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:39 by Gareth Banks

Well the Virtual School tall ships 2017 crew are on the way ... After an early start we are nearly there, a quick stop off for Mcds on the way and we are back on the bus. The multi talented Martin from the Virtual School is driving us, entertaining us with.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Year 11

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - final blog

Posted: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:32 by Gareth Banks

We'll it's all over and here we are at the awards ceremony... There have been 8 individual awards presented and I am very proud to say our fantastic Virtual School students have managed to win 5 of those ! We won the most academically engaged student. Most.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Corporate Parenting, Virtual School, University

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 5

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 5

Posted: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:40 by Gareth Banks

So the final day has arrived .. We managed to sleep a bit more last night and now we are back on campus in the Chemistry Labs. Dressed up in our lab coats and goggles we are learning how to take fingerprints and also making plastic out of potatoes ! We will.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Corporate Parenting, Virtual School, University

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 4

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 4

Posted: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:18 by Gareth Banks

Tuesday evening and it's disco night here on the Virtual School HE residential. We spent the afternoon learning about the civil war ... More fun than it sounds when you get to make posters and find out about "fake news" 17 century style. Then it was BBQ tea.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Corporate Parenting, Virtual School, University

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 3

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 3

Posted: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:13 by Gareth Banks

So last night we arrived at our accommodation and settled in ... The rooms are lovely and most of us have got double bed !

The Virtual School boys and Tim have a flat and the Virtual School girls and Sam have a different flat in another block. After dinner.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Corporate Parenting, Virtual School, University

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - Day 1, blog 2

Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:42 by Gareth Banks

Monday afternoon has been spent learning about the day of the dead from Mexico ... We can all describe a zombie and wearwolf in Spanish now .. El Zombi and El Hombre Lobo... So that will be useful ! In French we found out about Corsica and did our own news.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Corporate Parenting, Virtual School, University

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - Day 1

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - Day 1

Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:09 by Gareth Banks

So today 8 of us have arrived for the "Big World" residential at Leicester University. There are more than 100 students from across Leicestershire along with their teachers. We are here with Sam and Tim from the Virtual School and at the moment we are playing.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Corporate Parenting, University, Higher Education

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017: Pre-meeting

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017: Pre-meeting

Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:16 by Gareth Banks

Welcome to our 2017 tall ships cohort: As usual this trip has been planned by the Virtual School as a big well done to our year 11 students who have been working so hard towards their exams this year. We have 8 young people attending the trip and most of them.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Year 11

New Virtual School Heads of Fox Academy (Temporary)

Posted: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:43 by Tim Clare

Hi Everyone,

For those of you who attended last week's Celebration Events, we hope you enjoyed the occasion! We were pleased to see many of you at the event, and it was great to see so many achievement awards being given out.

We wanted to let you know that since.. Read More »

Tags: Education, Virtual School