New Year 9 Science Class Available!

Year 9 science is so popular this term that we've set up an additional class! The new group will be starting this Wednesday (3 Nov) 12.00-14.30 and will be led by a new member of our STEM team, Ms Helen Moore. If you are interested in your child joining the new Year 9 science group, please email our Admin Team at office@net-school.co.uk for further details....

Mental Health in an Unequal World

To mark World Mental Health Day on Sunday 10 October, our KS3 PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) students discussed the idea of what this year's theme - "Mental Health in an Unequal World" - meant to them. Here you can see a few examples of their work, presenting some of the issues raised by inequality and also some ideas about how to try to maintain good mental health....

Welcome to the New School Year!

Now that we are a few weeks into the autumn term, I wanted to post an update to let you know some of the exciting developments that are going on at Net School in this, our ninth year! To begin, we were delighted that our IGCSE and AS level students achieved such a wonderful set of results in the summer 2021 exams. Students and their teachers had worked hard over the previous few months to...

The Net School Newspaper is now ONLINE!

Hello everyone, and welcome to the first edition of the Net School Newspaper! Student-written and student-led, this project started as a spur-of-the-moment idea in Creative Writing club, and I am very proud that we now have our first edition to release to you all. Many thanks to everyone who has produced an article and/or have volunteered to do so in the future, as well as those who have kept discussion going and put forward ideas...

Feeling Animated! Careers in the Animation Industry

Feeling Animated! For our most recent Net School careers talk, we were lucky enough to be joined by guest speaker Phil Chalk, for a captivating insight into his animation company, Factory. Phil has combined his engineering background and creative flair in the production of an impressive portfolio of animations, including BAFTA and other award winners.  Many of these we discovered were known and loved among Net School students who were quite star struck to be meeting...

Children's Mental Health Week

Net School is proud to be supporting @Place2Be's #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek (1-7 February) on the theme of "Express Yourself."  The focus is on the importance of looking after our emotional wellbeing from an early age, and this year is looking at how children (and adults) can find different ways to share feelings, thoughts, or ideas, through creativity. This could be through art, music, writing and poetry, dance and drama, photography and film, and doing activities that make you feel good....

Support Ellia's Sailing Challenge!

We are excited to hear about Net School student Ellia Rhodes' endurance sailing challenge, taking place in April - read on to find out more and to donate to her chosen charity, the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. Ellia Rhodes, in Year 11, is doing an endurance sail at Dovestone Sailing Club, Dovestone Reservoir, on Saturday 17th April 2021, in aid of the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, RMCH. During lockdown, Ellia is training daily with a...

Careers in... Diplomacy

In the second of our Careers Talks for Net School students, we were delighted to welcome David Reed, British Deputy High Commissioner to Canada, to speak to us about careers in the diplomatic service. Mrs Bullock reports... Enormous thanks to David Reed for his inspiring careers talk on working in the Diplomatic Service this week. David is the British Deputy High Commissioner to Canada and has previously been posted in roles in Cyprus, France, Poland, and...