Celebrating...What Really Matters

During the last PSHE lesson of the term, our students were looking at the human side of Christmas, beyond the commercialism.  It became a fascinating lesson and all participants finished feeling very uplifted. During the lesson, students reminded each other that no matter where we are in the world, while we are celebrating with family and friends, how important it is to be grateful for what we have and remembering others who are not as...

Something About Me: A dramatic moment!

This week our Year 6 student Antara has shared a dramatic moment from her life with us! This is just one of the many exciting examples of autobiographical writing that our primary students have written this term - it great to find out more about their lives and also to see how their skills in English are developing... “Ok, that was just amazing everyone” said Zenya our team captain. “Right, now just remember on stage...

Something About Me: Fires in Portugal

Something About Me Part 2 Following on from last week’s blog, Mrs Barry’s class chose to write about some of their most memorable moments from their lives.  The students wrote their pieces, which were then were critiqued by the whole class, edited and improved.  We will feature several of them in our next few posts: we hope you enjoy them reading about their experiences   Fires in Portugal by Isla My most memorable moment happened...

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,...