The MADE project is a Torbay wide project where secondary schools are partnered with a local high tech company. The company, for CFGS this year it is Spirent Communications, who design and manufacture GNSS testing equipment, act as a client and provide feedback on the design and make task undertaken by the students.
Churston students recently placed 2nd in the South-West of England in a competition run by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Year 9, 10 and 11 GCSE Drama students visited the Theatre Royal in Plymouth to watch Matilda the Musical.
Last term six students from Churston entered a national poetry competition led by ‘Young Writers’. ‘Poetry Escape’ was created to encourage students to get lost in creativity by writing about a ‘pathway’ such as: a writing constraint; a theme; current affairs; the future or inner feelings.
Year 7 Self Esteem Day In November the Year 7 students took part in a PSHE Enrichment Day entitled ‘Self Esteem ’. The entire year group came off timetable and followed a carousel of workshops relating to the theme of Self Esteem.
The U18 netball girls competed in the National Schools tournament on the 13th of November at Exeter University. A very positive day ending third in Devon, and narrowly missing out on qualification by one point!
On the 12th and 13th December, Year 11 student, Adrienne Knight was the guest solo clarinettist at the Quay Harmony Christmas concert.
The Churston Ferrers Grammar School production of ‘Elf’ had a hugely successful run of three nights. Enjoy some photos here.
Max Renton in Year 8 has been tirelessly raising money for charity. He recently shaved his head in aid of Cancer Research and collected over £200. He is even planning his next fundraising event – a cycle ride on Dartmoor for the Rowcroft Hospice.
Joel Clifton in Year 9 recently represented the South of England at wheelchair basketball and his team won the British Championships. The event was called ‘The Lord Taverner U15s Regional Championships’ and it was held at the Worcester University arena in August.