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#Because I Can


Tim Bradshaw and Vanessa Ruck gave an inspirational talk to our Y9 & Y10 today. Talking about the adversity they have overcome in their lives, the positive mindset and resilience they have shown to get where they are today Tim was trying to summit Everest in 2015 when the Earthquake hit.  Vanessa's world was turned upside down, resulting in 7 surgeries and a rollercoaster of mental and physical recovery spanning 7 years. To find our more please visit  here website https://thegirlonabike.com/about-me-the-girl-on-a-bike/ Further information on #BecauseIcan can be found here  

#Because I Can2021-11-30T16:47:16+00:00

Y8 DT Competition


Yesterday we had a very successful Year 8 Girls DT competition. The girls were tasked with building a Formula 1 kit car by following a set of tricky instructions. All 4 teams showed great resilience and teamwork and all 4 final cars were well constructed. We tested the cars for speed and accuracy and the winners were as follows. 1st - Tomlinson 2nd - Robinson 3rd - Trueman 4th - Bremner Well done team Tomlinson

Y8 DT Competition2021-11-24T16:55:49+00:00

Basecamp – Ingleborough Expedition


Basecamp is a new exciting opportunity that has been offered to a select number of students in Y8 for a two-year trial to experience outdoor activities and challenges. The programme is committed to providing innovative learning experiences that combine adventure and education in a positive and creative environment. On Friday 12th November the selected students have the opportunity to walk up the second highest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales- Ingleborough. They left school at 8:30am and commenced their walk at 11:00am. Unfortunately, the weather was not ideal as it rained sideways resulting in us being unable to reach the top of [...]

Basecamp – Ingleborough Expedition2021-11-17T14:11:10+00:00

Kadeena Cox visits Wetherby High School


Kadeena Cox visits Wetherby High School We were welcomed back to school after half term with a visit from ex-pupil and world class athlete Kadeena Cox. Dual discipline World and Paralympic Champion Kadeena came into school as an ambassador for #OneStepGreener. Kadeena was promoting the campaign which encourages people to take actions that have a positive impact on our environment. Kadeena met with the schools Eco Committee to discuss the changes they are proposing in school and how simple steps can make life more sustainable. Using a re-usable water bottle is one simple and effective step Kadeena and the eco [...]

Kadeena Cox visits Wetherby High School2021-11-09T16:45:17+00:00

Cambridge National Students attend Champions League Game


On Wednesday 3rd November a group of year 9 Cambridge National students had the opportunity to visit the Etihad Football Stadium in Manchester to watch the Champions League game, Manchester City v Brugge.  The students were able to enjoy the atmosphere in and around the stadium as well as have a look around the Man City shop before taking their seats and watching the players warm up on the pitch.   The game was brilliant and we were able to watch Manchester City score 4 goals with a full-time result of 4-1. It was a fantastic opportunity to watch the professional football [...]

Cambridge National Students attend Champions League Game2021-11-04T17:14:05+00:00

House Vice Captains announced in the new At A Glance


The latest edition of At A Glance is now available to read here. This edition is packed full of information including; the announcement of our Vice Captains, House Points and attendance. Articles on Diwali and how important sleep is. News articles and our subject nominations.

House Vice Captains announced in the new At A Glance2021-11-04T08:37:18+00:00

Wetherby High School Prom.


Excellent coverage from Wetherby News this week for the year 11 prom. Read the article here. We would like to take the opportunity to wish all their Year 11 pupils all the best for their next steps and to remember the school is always here when they need help and advice in the future. Here is a snapshot of the evening.        

Wetherby High School Prom.2021-07-09T10:44:19+01:00

Charity Fundraising


This summer term Wetherby High School will be focusing on giving back to the local community by raising money for our house charities: The Jane Tomlinson Appeal (Tomlinson House), Martin House Children’s Hospice (Bremner House), St Gemma’s Hospice (Robinson House), Young lives vs Cancer (Trueman House).Like many others, these four charities have seen their fundraising fall as a result of the pandemic and as a school we are committed to supporting them wherever possible.Over the course of the next few weeks students will be encouraged to take part in a number of events to raise money for these charities: Wednesday 14th [...]

Charity Fundraising2021-07-01T10:57:34+01:00

NHS Poetry Competition Winner


NHS Poetry Competition Winners A huge well done to the following students for excellence in poetry skills! Alex P, Amos PDW and Emma H all wrote wonderful poetry that was entered into Wetherby High School’s NHS Poetry Competition.     1st Place (winning a £10 voucher) = Alex P 2nd Place (winning a £5 voucher) = Amos PDW 3rd Place (winning a £5 voucher) = Emma H In order to win a poetry competition like this, entries needed to be of an incredibly high standard, including: language and structural features, imagination and lots of empathy for those working in the NHS [...]

NHS Poetry Competition Winner2021-06-01T09:34:27+01:00

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