'On your marks, get set, Bake!' What a fantastic day of students competing in house groups for the coveted title of 'Wetherby Bake Off Winner'. The 4 rounds were Round 1 - Savoury Scones. Round 2 – Cupcakes Round 3 – Swiss Roll Round 4 – House Pizza. The smell coming from the food block throughout the day was wonderful, which was confirmed during the Judges taste test, with Mrs Carter giving out her ‘Hollywood style Handshake’ to the most impressive bakers. Well done to Leo, our overall winner with his impressive cooking skills. Ms Jefferson had the honour of presenting [...]
A fantastic evening celebrating our students’ achievements of the last 12 months. It was wonderful to see so many parents/carers, siblings and guests pack the hall for our presentation evening. There was a real buzz in the hall and the excitement was building back stage. Mr King opened the evening and Ms Jefferson welcomed everyone into school and highlighted how well so many of our pupils have performed. During the evening we celebrated 100% Attendance and recognised students in coaching that consistently show resilience, motivation and leadership. Every subject awarded 1 Student from each year group who had excelled in [...]
Our Queens Jubilee Cooking Competition in collaboration with The Pudding Lab (Boston Spa), Morrisons Wetherby, Wetherby Lions and Printworks North took place on Monday 16th May in the Food DT department throughout the whole day. 16 students from both yr7 and yr8 (4 from each house) participated and spent the day baking a desert. They either made a recipe or picked a recipe they thought was fit for a queen, then tweaked the ingredients to add their own twist to it. The entry's included a chocolate lava cake, lemon Bakewell slices, a cake which was coloured red and blue and a chocolate [...]
Last week we took Year 7 and 8 students away for a great few days of Residential at Kingswood. After a morning of fun activities, we set off for what some thought would be hours in a coach but it was actually only 45 minutes away. Upon arrival we met the residential team and then students quickly found their rooms in one of the three blocks that we had. After that it was straight out for activities. Students either; problem solved, abseiled, climbed, did the nightline, archery, built cars from scraps of materials and raced them or stacked crates to [...]
Year 10 should be incredibly proud of themselves having completed their work experience placements. During the second week of March all students in Year 10 left school to enter the world of work and gain an insight into what working in the 'adult world' looks and feels like. It is a great opportunity for students to develop their communication skills, as well as being brave and going outside of their comfort zone to work in some unfamiliar surroundings. Some of the placements students went to included: a butchers shop primary school teaching a dog grooming salon a water park The [...]
As a Year 11 student at Wetherby High School Horia plays a leading role in the school community. In recent years, Horia has been a part of two youth organisations, the Infinity Centre and Shantona, which are both placed at the heart of her local community in Harehills. Playing an active role in supporting both of these organisations in the work that they are doing to prevent violence and anti-social behaviour. Horia has set up and helped run numerous initiatives and clubs that create a safe environment for children who may otherwise become vulnerable to anti-social behaviour. On Bonfire Night [...]
At its meeting on 9th February 2022, Leeds City Council’s Executive Board approved the proposal to lower the age range of Wetherby High School from 11-18 years to 11-16 years from September 2022 onwards.
A fantastic afternoon of 'Wetherby's Got Talent' A brilliant assortment of acts which included Magic, solo singers and bands, drummers and sword tricks. Well done to Robinson House who won with a brilliant version of 'Easy on Me' by Adele. Miss Jefferson met with the winners Beth, Lily & Justin this morning to congratulate them on their brilliant performance.
On Tuesday 7th December, the Performing Arts department brought back the annual Christmas Showcase with an incredible performance staring WHS’s talented students. Over seventy parents and carers, alongside numerous extremely proud staff, came to watch, as students from Year 7 to Year 11 took to the stage. Together with fantastic performances from the various ensembles, notable performances came from Year 9 Zoe Helm and her mesmerising singing, Year 8’s Amos, Archie and Madi performing the crowd-pleasing Run Run Rudolph and Lily Brown’s incredible first performance at WHS on the Violin with Clean Bandit’s ‘Symphony’. Finally, The Wetherby Players’ light-hearted first performance together [...]
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