All About Me

Last half term, our Year 6 students started off their English studies by writing some autobiographies, which gave them an ideal opportunity to find out something about each other. In Mrs Dart’s class, they each chose something that they like to do, or a place they like to go to and thought about how they could describe it in detail using powerful verbs, adjectives and incorporating different senses into their descriptions. Take a look!...

Studying Geography with Net School

In Year 9 Geography, students spend time exploring the power of water. They study the processes which create familiar landforms such as Niagara Falls and the Needles on the Isle of Wight. The class watch videos on various processes and research rivers of their own choice, such as the Amazon, Danube, Rio Grande and Mekong delta. One of their tasks during this topic is to make a model, in whatever materials they prefer, to show...

Positive Mind, Positive Life

To conclude our antibullying week, we will take a quick look at how we look after each other at Net School by protecting and empowering ourselves and others. At Net School we are proud to have such a supportive and caring community amongst our students and teachers. And if anyone has any concerns that are troubling them, our Pastoral Tutor Mrs Bullock is always there to listen and advise, either through email or text chat,...

What will you capture?

In this week's blog, we hear from one of our IGCSE students, Ellia, about her passion for photography and share some of her beautiful images... Hi, I’m Ellia and I’m in Year 10. I found a fascination for cameras and photography when I was a baby, I used to play with my mum’s old Olympus 35mm camera until I broke it! On my 5th birthday, my mum bought me a Vivitar point and shoot camera,...

Support for Students at Net School

On World Mental Health Day (10th October) we wanted to highligh that at Net School, we aim to support our students both academically and emotionally. We have a dedicated Pastoral Tutor, Mrs Bullock, who regularly checks in with our students to ask how they are managing their studies and whether there are any issues that they feel she could help with, such as time management or coping with exam related stress.  Where help is requested,...

Getting Hands On! Year 9 Science Practicals

At Net School we like to be as practical as we can when studying science.  Our students learn how to plan, carry out and draw conclusions from their experiments just as other students do studying in a physical school.  The only difference is that they carry out their experiments in the comfort of their own home! Year 9 have started this term by studying plants.  We have already looked at photosynthesis and will be moving...

Denis Coleman: Net School student and pop sensation!

We were excited this week to learn about former Net School student Denis Coleman's latest single release! Home education has enabled Denis to pursue his musical career and we think he is heading for great things! Read on to find out more... Pop sensation Denis Coleman broke into the public’s eye after touring with the Vamps on their Four Corners Tour of the UK. Since then, he’s toured Europe and is about to depart on...

A Midsummer Night's Interview...

Autumn leaves might be beginning to fall, but just to keep you in the summer mood a little while longer, here is some of the work our Year 6 class produced at the end of last term inspired by Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'... At the end of last year our Year 6 students dipped their toes in the literary world of Shakespeare!  Their task was to write the script of an interview with Nick Bottom,...