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Posted on June 24th 2017

Summer Showcase 2017

Thank you to everyone that came to our Summer Showcase!

The morning was an opportunity to show current, upcoming and prospective parents some highlights from this year and what is happening next year in terms of extracurricular items.

Performances by our talented students in drama, dance and music, were held in the dance studio and the main playground, directed by Mrs Abbot and Ms Parish. As always, the students varied performances were amazing and students were a credit to their teachers.

Ms Gavin gave a guided talk on all that there is to know about our upcoming Nasa trip this year. Both staff and students are looking forward to the trip and Ms Gavin went through the proposed programs for the days out there.

Ms Devine was upstairs in D&T with fellow Lego Robotics students, promoting the Engineers of Tomorrow challenges and raising money for next year’s events. Many had the opportunity to challenge other visitors and in some cases, even staff, to the remote controlled robots on the mini courses, for the best time and a chance to win a medal (this staff member was a proud winner of one such medal).

For those that had the opportunity to pop around to our allotment club, some got to handle our chicks and quails, while speaking to our students and staff about what it takes to look after our ever-growing corner. Mrs Speer was adjacent to the aviary with the HGABR Farmers Market stall, where the school has recycled and/or produced items from the allotment to create jewellery, baths salts and hooks/racks just to name a few. Every items purchased will go back into the allotment, to continue to grow our produce ready for next year.

Lastly, visitors got to have sneak preview of our GCSE Art Exhibition, (not due to go live until 26th June). Our drama studio was transformed into an exhibition space, displaying the many hours of hard work our students poured into what can only be described as masterful pieces of art.

A special mention to the Beckenham Flyers and Coughland Bakery for supporting the opening morning.

Thank you to all staff and students for supporting the academy on the morning.