Good evening, welcome to Staindrop School, County Durham
Well done boys!
Read of our Year 8 team's success below.
Huge congratulations go to former Staindrop students who have secured places at Oxbridge universities
Child Development Practical
Year 10 Child Development students enjoyed a very hands-on lesson on Thursday, when they discovered for themselves how creative play helps toddlers to develop key skills. Students enjoyed creating loom band bracelets , decorating biscuits and fingerpainting. They correctly identified some of the developmental skills which these activities engender in young children.
Revision Sessions for Year 11
Monday: Lunch - History; ICT/Business; and Art; 3.20pm - German; French; ICT/Business; and Science. Tuesday: Lunch - ICT; and Art; 3.20pm - History; Music; Art; Geography and ICT/Business. Wednesday: Lunch - ICT/Business; 3.20pm ICT/Business; English; and Maths. Thursday: Lunch - History; ICT/Business; Child Dev/Travel; and Art; 3.20pm - Art; Science; ICT/Business; and Child Dev/Travel. Friday: Lunch - ICT/Business; and 3.20pm ICT/Business. Religious Studies every lunchtime from Monday 29th February.
Year 8 Rugby Success
The squad travelled to Durham to compete against Durham Johnston, St Leonards, Dene and St Johns.
The team were without the injured Joe Dent and lost Joe Mott to injury inthe first game but still managed to play very well. They managed to beat St Johns, Durham Johnston and Dene before losing to the winner St Leonards.
The whole squad were fantastic on the night. Jamie Wills, Joshua Duarte, Adam Williamson, Edward Birch and Ben Platten all led by example. The team now look forward to their County Cup game on March 3rd against Outon Manor in Hartlepool.
Well done boys!
Cricket Coaching for Young Sports Leaders
Keen cricket students in Years 9 and 10 received valuable coaching on Thursday 11 February. The young sports leaders learned the many skills and techniques involved in teaching young people how to play cricket.