On the 28th of June 2016, 4 Year Eights were chosen to attend a science meet. This event was a workshop designed to encourage the younger generation to write scientific articles, specifically for the Young Scientist Journal.
World Music day was great fun, and consisted of three activities. One of my favourites was signing tropical Calypso style music, from Trinidad. Music from the Caribbean is associated with carnivals, festival and celebration. It is light hearted, fun and cheerful, with witty lyrics. The style Calypso uses acoustic or bass guitar and sometimes some soft percussion.
Bushcraft camp was really enjoyable and we learnt a lot from it. As well as bushcraft skills such as making fires, building shelters, sleeping outside and camouflage, the week was focused on Risk-taking. There was nothing we were forced to do, but trying everything meant we could gain a lot of experience.
A LOCAL CHILDREN’S choir who have enchanted audiences for over twenty five years returned from an iconic international festival in North Wales.
The GCSE music showcase was a great event for us as students to show what we have learnt about performing from the start of our course and perform confidently in front of an audience.
This year the Year 9 camp week returned to Blacklands Farm in the Ashdown Forest. The students experienced a wide range of exciting activities including kayaking, mountain-biking, crate-stacking, abseiling, rock-scrambling, archery and problem-solving as well as a number of high-rope challenges which tested both agility and nerve.
'Teaching sign language at Scotts is the type of opportunity I couldn't have imagined. I have learnt so many new skills and made many new friends.
From 15th to 31st July 2016, 20 TGS students, Mrs Twinam and Mrs Ayling will be visiting Malawi to undertake an exciting project organised by Inspire Worldwide. Throughout the fortnight, we will help to build a new toilet block for a project started by TGS in 2014 and an additional playground for a local feeding center, get to know people in the village, learn about the local culture and go on a short safari.