Net School Live Science Weekend 2020

At the start of British Science Week, we wanted to share our students' recent practical science weekend, held in Cambridge, UK, during the February Half Term break... In February half term, our Head of Maths and Science, Dr Ellie Nalson, met up with 10 of our IGCSE science students to put into action some of the practical skills we have been learning about on the IGCSE science courses. The practical days took place in Cambridge...

Keeping our Travel Dreams Alive!

With all the current turmoil over worldwide travel, we feel that it is important to remember the diversity on our planet and to hold on to our dreams of visiting places that are significant to us.   Our Year 9 geographers have been considering their top 15 places to visit before the age of 50. Here are some examples of their work - maybe you will be inspired!...

Keeping Our Beaches Tidy

Over half term one of our students in Year 7 and her family spent 10 minutes collecting rubbish and plastic waste from a local beach. Well done Isla for thinking of doing it, but how sad that you were able to collect so much in such a short time. It has been particularly windy in the UK recently and this has caused a lot of rubbish to be washed up onto our beaches or even...

Vacancies: Maths, Science and Computer Science Teachers - September 2020

Due to expanding our provision at Net School, we are looking to take on some new teachers to start in September. We are particularly interested to hear from any Maths, Chemistry or Computer Science teachers. All work is online and requires candidates to be able to have their own computer and a strong and reliable internet connection. For more information or to apply for any of these positions please contact our Head of Maths and...

Looking After Our Mental Health

As a follow up to our blog last week about Children’s Mental Health Week, our blog compiler and science teacher extraordinaire Soraiya Humby spoke to our pastoral tutor Mrs Bullock to find out about some suggestions for looking after ourselves. "Looking after our mental health is as important as looking after our physical health, and the two are very much interlinked.  Here is a list of good habits you could try to adopt to keep yourself...

Find Your Brave!

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week.   Place2Be launched Children’s Mental health week in 2015 to highlight the importance of mental health in children and young people.  1 in 8 children and young people have a diagnosable #mentalhealth condition and in 2018/19 Place2Be worked with 639 schools, reaching over 364,000 children and young people.   This year’s theme is called Find your Brave.  Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes and is different for...

Photography Club!

Last year we were approached by some of our students for an extra club!  It turns out that at Net School we have several talented photographers who were keen to learn more, have some projects to work on and exhibit some of their art.  One of our science teachers Dave Horton also has an interest in photography and gladly took up the role of club co-ordinator. Photography club started at the beginning on January with...

Home Ed Prom, July 2020

We are happy to let home educators know about a prom for home educated young people being organised by one of our own UK based students. For more information and to purchase tickets, please read on! Tickets are available to purchase until February 28th. They are £17.50 and can be purchased here: https://paypal.me/pools/c/8m2MmLWWzs What is covered: The ticket price covers the entire event, including a buffet meal, dancing and games Where: Art Yard Cafe, Enstone,...