High School & Sixth Form Articles - Gateways School

Academic Year 2021 – 2022

Summer term 

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 13/5/22

Upper 4 GCSE physics practical

Lower 5 art sketchbooks

A Level sociology

Upper 5 Spanish

Upper 5’s reflections on Gateways

Upper 5 – the ‘greatest show’

Upper 5 Latin pupils visit York

High School sports (girls)

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 6/5/22

Angel’s EPQ – REM sleep and dreaming

Girls’ house Ultimate Frisbee

Lower 4 DT skill building – acrylic

Lower 5 legal eagles

Running club

Upper 3 block bots

High School sports report (boys) wc 3rd May 2022

High School sports report (girls) wc 3rd May 2022

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 29/4/22

Lower 4 Latin revision strategies and techniques

Upper 3 geographers go orienteering

Upper 3 coke can experiment

Upper 3 and Lower 4 descriptive writing

Moana the musical

High School sport report wc 24th April 2022

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 22/4/22

High School sports report (boys) wc 28.3.22

Lower 4 develop apps

Lower 4 English picture descriptions

Maths competition – Jamie

Stella geographers get creative

Upper 5 historical speed dating

The string quartet play Mozart

Upper 5 French speaking exams

Chess club CCF Easter Camp

 


Spring term 

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 28/3/22

Lower 4 look at the geography of crime

Lower 6 Art – personal investigation

Upper 4 RS – life after death

Food science talk from Ulrick and Short

Lower 4 charity bake sale for Ukraine

Upper 3 – hiding a problem in drama

Upper 4’s mystery food box

Lower 6 Spoken English results

High School sport report (girls) wc 28.3.22

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 25/3/22

Reading recommendations

Lower 4 apply geographical skills to a murder mystery

Lower 4 Spanish learn about mealtimes

Upper 4 Latin

The return of LitSoc

New weighted hula hooping club

High School sports report wc 21.3.22

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 18/3/22

Science week

IMC maths results

Upper 3 make scones

Lower 6 Spoken English

Culture shock in business studies

Former pupil Hannah helps out in languages lessons

Upper 3 drama – Stanislavski

High School sports report (girls) wc 14.3.22

High School sports report (boys) wc 14.3.22

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 11/3/22

Upper 4 night lights

Upper 4 geographers complete Mission Impossible challenge

National Careers Week

Toys in Transition

German email ‘pen pals’

Creative writing for World Book Day challenge

A classical unboxing in Sixth Form

High School sports report (girls) – wc 7.3.22

High School sports report (boys) wc 7.3.22

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 4/3/22

Cake Friday in Upper 5

Upper 3 imaginative writing

Upper 4 maths – calculating surface area

Upper 4 Boxfit club

Lower 5 French board game

Mollie Mae provokes an discussion in A Level sociology

Lower 5 chemistry – amazing polymers

Counterpoint sing a classic

High School sports report (girls) wc 28.2.22

High School sports report (boys) wc 28.2.22

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 18/2/22

Debate club is back

Lower 5 textiles – Eleanor’s corset design

Upper 4 are leaders at UN Summit on Covid-19

Lower 4 meet some new creatures in biology

High School sports report (girls) wc 14.2.22

High School sports report (boys) wc 14.2.22

High School orchestra Spring 2022

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 11/2/22

Lower 4 geographers take on techtonics

High School sports report (girls) – wc 7th Feb

High School sports report (boys) wc 7th Feb 2022

Upper 4 French pen pal letters

Lower 4 prepare for acting exam

Ovid and red kites in Sixth Form classics

Lower 4 use Desmos in maths

Ready steady cook

Safer internet day

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 4/2/22

Lower 5 investigate Hooke’s law

Upper 5 Sixth Form interviews

Apprenticeships workshop

Lower 4 Spanish creative writing

Blood Brothers theatre trip

High School sports report (girls) – wc 31st Jan 2022

High School sports report (boys) wc 31st Jan 2022

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 28/1/22

Upper 4 try pea milk!

IGCSE Maths

Health related fitness in PE

Lower 4 party food sketches

High School sports report (girls) – wc 24th Jan 22

High School sports report (boys) – wc 24th Jan 22

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 21/1/22

Cat and mouse in Classics

Lower 4 use virtuali-tee in Biology

Upper 3 geographers complete escape room challenge

Lower 5 become teachers in drama

Book recommendations from Lower 4 and Upper 3

High School sport report (girls) – wc 17.1.22

High School sport report (boys) wc 17.1 22

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 14/1/22

Meet the music department

Upper 6 enrichment – cooking lesson

Upper 3 chemistry – carbon dioxide

Lower 5 textiles embroidery workshop

A Level sociologists focus on Lapland

Upper 3 algebra in maths

Lower 5 BizRone workshop

French pen-pals

HS Sports Report (boys) wc10th Jan 2022

HS Sports Report (girls) wc10th Jan 2022 


Autumn term 

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 10/12/21

Upper 3 geographers model Antarctic ice melt

Gifted and Talented pupils make sports drinks

Eleanor helps Lower 4 with historial fashion

Upper 6 Philosophy

Upper 3’s cell models

Lower 5 Sanako and phonics

Lower 4 escape from prison

EPQ presentation debates teenage use of social media

High School sport report (girls) wc 6.12.21

High School sports report (boys) wc 6.12.21

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 3/12/21

Enterprising activities at Gateways

Troy Story II with Lower 6

Lower 5 food tech consider COP26

High School sports report (girls) – wc29.11.21

High School sports report (boys) – wc29.11.21

Lower 4 Spanish

Upper 4 decide Latin is immortal

Lower 5 textiles seascapes

Christmas cookery club

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 26/11/21

The Chicago performance by Lucy Sherman

Lower 4 geographers have 60 seconds to save the world

Lower 4 butterfly creative homework

Laptops for languages

Change your mind initiative

EPQ research explains why we all need a good night’s sleep

Upper 6 electric fields

Boys High School sport report wc 22nd Nov

Girls High School match report – wc 22nd Nov

Ultimate Frisbee tournament

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 19/11/21

Upper 4 DT – night lights

Sixth Form sociologists watch 7 up

Lower 4 Maths collaboration

High School girls sport report wc15.11.21

Lower 6 chemistry

High School boys sports report wc15.11.21

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 12/11/21

Upper 4 steampunk art

Jess presents EPQ findings into the causes of addiction

Upper 3 YETI discovery

Upper 3 computer science

Lower 4 drama investigate a murder

Gothic story writing in Lower 4

High School sports report wc 8.11.21

Connections and patterns in Upper 4 Maths

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 5/11/21

Upper 3 pitch for 8th natural wonder of the world

Upper 4 discover epistemology

High School netball wc 1.11.21

Lower 6 classical studies group dance the dithyramb

U14 hockey

Lower 4 look at dissolving

HS Sport report wc 1.11.21

Upper 4 English debating and discussion

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 15/10/21

Anouska’s art

Counterpoint sing ‘The Rose’

Guess Who volume II in the Classics department

Lower 6 self-defence

Sixth form take part in mental health day activities

Lower 5 use balloons to show knowledge of global atmospheric circulation

Upper 5 Historians look at Middle Age medicines

Upper 3 square numbers and triangular numbers

HS Sport Report w.e 15 Oct

Lower 4 Computer Science and internet safety

Lower 5 charity week – bake off and pie throwing

Upper 5 charity week

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 8/10/21

Chess club

Careers event – Lower 5

Sports Report – w.c4.10.21

U13AB v Silcoates

Maya is a swashbucking pirate

Natural forms in Lower 5 Art

Upper 4 break record in India map challenge

Upper 3 intro to Collins Connect

Upper 4 GCSE Science

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 1/10/21

Discovering Business Studies

Lower 4 Geography fieldwork on the Holderness Coast

Upper 3 Physics energy toys

Upper 6 self-defence

Upper 6 geographer designs fieldwork at Leeds Bradford Airport

Upper 3 use their hands and feet in Maths

U14 v Castleford Academy

Sports Report 29th September

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 24/9/21

Upper 5 photography

Esme auditions for the Leeds Youth Orchestra

Lower 5 German group become translators and interpreters

Upper 3 complete oceans and continents competition

Upper 4 polemical writing

Upper 3 learn all things chemistry

Lucy is ‘Popular’

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 17/9/21

New Games coach in High School

Maia sings about friendship

Sixth Form induction

Match report – netball

Upper 3’s first week

Upper 6 Sociology summer read

University of Oxford college commends Jess Tully’s psychology essay

Exeter College Essay Writing Competition Summer 2021 – Jess Tully

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Academic Year 2020 – 2021

Summer term 

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 9/7/21

Lower 6 Ninja Warriors

Upper 4 and Lower 5 trip to Flamingo Land

Upper 3 and Lower 4 Ripley visit

U13 Cricket v Pocklington and Cundall Manor

Upper 4 look at the geography of crime

Upper 4 debating format trial

House martin rescue

Lower 4 Physics Olympics

Jere wows on the drum kit

Chiara is note perfect on the piano

Upper 3 & Lower 4 girls house rounders

Upper 3 bake sale

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 2/7/21

Digital art club

Drama exam results 2021

Lower 6 Sociology

Spoken English Lower 6

Tilly-Rose is ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’

Upper 3 Spanish in the sunshine

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 25/6/21

Upper 3 block bots

Upper 3 ghostbusters

Gemma’s apprenticeship

Latin A Level fun with the gods

Lower 4 investigate photosynthesis

Upper 3 Geography

Lower 4 abstract portraiture

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 18/6/21

Lower 6 Geography fieldwork

Languages Day 2021

Lower 5 geographers race to save the world

Lower 5 careers workshops

Lower 5 Maths selfies

Lower 6 UCAS info evening

My Money week

Lower 5 running club

Lower 5 purify water

Upper 4 explore physical theatre

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 11/6/21

L5 geographers enjoy fieldwork at the seaside

Upper 4 Improvisation with objectives

Maths junior challenge

Lower 3 are the tops

Languages Day 2021

Books in the sunshine

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 28/5/21

Rugby star Ivan

Upper 3 and Lower 4 rounders

Upper 6 TLC

Upper 6 gameshow geography

Prefects in training

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 21/5/21

Lower 6 potometer

Upper 4 Computer Science

Art exhibition on the horizon

Almira’s EPQ presentation

Lower 5 conscientious objectors

Upper 4 History – the stock market crash

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 14/5/21

CCF navigation assessment

Upper 3 Private Peaceful

Upper 4 French exam prep

Upper 3 Geography map reading skills

Upper 4 vs Mr Crosby

Lower 6 Biology practical work

Alex dazzles on the piano

Upper 3 find happy numbers

DT 3D Printer and Vacuum Former

The month of Ramadan

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 7/5/21

High School cricket at Harewood House

Lower 4 Collins Connect lesson

PCSO talk in High School

Upper 3 look at the refraction of light

Upper 3 perpsective drawing

Upper 4 Spanish – healthy living topic

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 30/4/21

Digital art club

Counterpoint sing about New York

Upper 3 Art -cultural masks

Upper 4 Maths calculate the distance to the sun

Lower 6 Aldehydes

Upper 3 Drama

Upper 5 – Greek hero quest

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 23/4/21

Upper 4 Geography fieldwork

Upper 4 show and tell

Upper 4 take a virtual tour of Germany

Our latest EPQ journey

Jess becomes an author on Cambridge University’s blog

Business pupils compare prices at McDonalds

Geography Orienteering


Spring term :

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 26/3/21

Upper 6 compete over who can use their phones the least

Upper 3 investigate diffusion

The gay cake case

Sixth form sociology research

Lower 5 geographers enjoy gameshow style learning

Katie’s presentation – EPQ

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 19/3/21

Lower 5 – French festivals

Young Explorers rediscover the lost sundial

Upper 4 sculptures

Upper 3 try the Meisner acting technique

Lower 6 embrace the practical side of Biology

Upper 3 look at medieval Leeds

Dr Frost recognition

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High School and Sixth Form articles for the week ending 12/3/21

Lower 4G discuss positive mental health

Lower 5 investigate stomata in Biology

Upper 3 presentations on deforestation

Women in Greek mythology

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High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 5/3/21

HS&6th update 5.3.21

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 26/2/21

HS&6th update 26.2.21

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 12/2/21

HS&6th update 12.2.21

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 5/2/21

HS&6th update 5.2.21

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 29/1/21

HS&6th update 29.1.21

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 22/1/21

HS&6th update 22.1.21

High School and Sixth Form news for the week ending 15/1/21

HS&6th update 15.1.21

Looking after your mental health during lockdown – Jess Tully