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 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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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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Vernon's Basketball Workout for National School Sports Week at Home

It’s week 4 of the basketball training workout and this week it is also National School Sport Week. Make sure that you take part in some of Alder’s activities, the ‘Bring Sally Up’ challenge is definitely something to have a go at, although it is definitely a challenge. I have included a range of…

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Vernon's Basketball Training Workout: Pectorals

Welcome back! I hope you have been having a go at my earlier workout, if not have a go. I know most of you would prefer to be playing basketball together but for the moment we can’t do this, so I have made these workouts for you to stay fit and healthy, so when we go back, you will be better than…

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Vernon's Basketball Training Workout

If you enjoyed Vernon's basketball training workout last week then here is the next instalment for you to try.


Basketball Training Workout 2 (Core)

This is for the people who want something physical to do during quarantine. You can chose whichever set of activities you want to do. It…

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