Alder Arts Fest: A Spectacular Day to Remember

A blog post by Poppy and Kate, Year 10

Friday, May 28th 2021 was the first Alder Art Fest at Alder Community High School. All day students performed and attended multiple workshops and shows. The students have worked hard to perfect their performances and it definitely paid off. 

The day…

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Alder Art Fest - Food Tech

Year 10 students in food tech have been making some beautiful bread for our Alder Art Fest!

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Alder Art Fest - English

Some year 9 students have been designing some of their own pieces of the monster from Mary Shelley's book "Frankenstein". In this picture one of these students, Jake, had done an amazing piece of artwork of the monster!

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Alder Art Fest - RE

The year 10s are taking part in the Spirited Arts Nationwide competition for students in RE. The students created some visual masterpieces using the 4 themes of : Where is God?, Healing, Inspiring, God's good earth, and a quote from Jo Cox MP "We have far more in common with each other than that…

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Alder Art Fest - French

Year 8’s are doing the armchair adventures with some professional theatre and music producers to showcase how musical theatre works. The students did a musical warm-up with the pros to see how it’s done. A quote from an interview with Alex said “I Love French, And Learning About Musical Theatre…

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Alder Arts Fest - Hearts and Minds

As part of Alder Arts Fest 2021, year 7 and 8 had a zoom meeting with Hearts and Minds in association with Made By Mortals, which explored their newly launched podcast, 'Armchair Adventures', based on the efforts 15 year old Connie went to, to save her parents' travel agency. The zoom meeting…

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Alder Art Fest - BIOLOGY

Today for Alder's first ever art fest , 10A used microscopes to investigate cells and then draw them out in an aesthetically pleasing way.

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Alder Arts Fest - Geography

This blog post is by Faith, Year 10.

For Alder Arts Fest 2021, year 8 geography were illustrating the effects of climate change on our planet; many students did through the melting of the polar ice caps, which are decreasing the amount of homes for animals such as penguins and polar bears.…

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Alder Art Fest - ICT and Computing

This blog post is by Josh, Year 10

During period 1 in ICT and Computing, the year 8s have been using Adobe Firework to develop skills on creating a website. At the moment, they have been making very creative banners. After half-term, the year 8s will have the ability to create and publish a…

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Unwrapping Literacy: 16 Before You're 16

An early Christmas present for all our students, brand new books for the 16 Before You're 16 Reading Challenge. All information has been shared with students via Teams. Please encourage your son/daughter to get involved.


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James' Sensational Summer of Success

The lockdown and all the recent sporting restrictions hasn't stopped year 10 student James from excelling in his athletics career. He has taken part in a number of athletics competitions over the summer, two of them being for English schools. He came first in the 80m hurdles and then went on to…

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Vernon's Basketball Training Workout: Arms

We have only got a couple of weeks left until the summer holidays and we need to make the most of it. You can use these workouts as something physical to do each week and even have a go at them over the summer holidays. This week’s focus is on your arms (triceps and biceps). Try to push yourself…

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