Riddlesdown Collegiate

NHS Careers

Year 8 students were thinking about the world of work this week with an impactful performance on careers in the National Health Service. The key purpose of school is to prepare young people to have happy and successful lives and so introducing ideas of the workplace early in students’ school experience is useful in encouraging […]

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Galactic Challenge

For the first time ever, Riddlesdown Collegiate will be running the Galactic Challenge on Saturday 23rd March, from 9am-3.30pm. The challenge It is the Year 2060. Each participating primary school will work in a team of 12 students who will be split up in 4 sub teams, which will be working to design a solution to […]

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Calling all Young Composers

BBC Proms Inspire provides 12 to 18 year olds with a friendly platform to meet other young music-makers, share ideas and develop their musical creativity, while learning from some of the UK’s top composers and musicians. If you are 12 to 18 years old and want to  create your own music, see the link to […]

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

On Thursday 10th of January, years 11 and 13 went on a Drama trip to see the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. The trip was organised for Drama students who, in their GCSE and A Level exams, will have to write about the show, including the uses of the staging, set […]

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English Masterclasses

Year 11 students enjoyed two exciting and inspiring Masterclasses this week on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Miss Yasmin Williams delivered an in depth lecture on fin de siècle and how this shaped Stevenson’s novel in 1886 to students in 11px1, 11px2 and 11px3 which were really well received. Miss Williams  […]

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Smarties Challenge

Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you to all year 7 students and their generous friends and families, who between them raised a stunning £1,294 in the recent Smarties challenge. This is a lovely achievement and will go toward PE and sports related equipment that will be of benefit to all students. Biggest congratulations go to 7SCC who collected […]

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Christmas Card Competition

This years Christmas Card Competition received lots of artistic and imaginative entries and as usual, it was very difficult to judge. Well done and thank you to all entrants. Congratulations to students who were shortlisted and our four winners. Their winning entries will be printed and sent to friends of the Collegiate this Christmas.

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Mathematical Advent Calendar Competition

Year 7 Mathematical Advent Calendar Competition this week. The twelve finalists’ entries were fantastic, demonstrating real creativity and mathematical imagination. Congratulations to all twelve finalists, whose designs are now on display in the Principal’s office.

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