Today Moreton celebrated International Women’s Day by showing all the ways we #makeithappen. On display were pictures of the women’s rugby team and photos of girls pushing ahead in fields traditionally seen as ‘boy’ areas. Such as, Science and DT. Moreton also helps to inspire young women and push for equality by having many women […]
On Sunday the 12th of October I took two year 10 students, Khadija Hussain and Megan Hill, on a 4 day trip to Belgium and France to visit the battlefields of WW1. The trip was free as part of the Governments commemorations for the centenary of the First World War. http://www.centenarybattlefieldtours.org/ The trip started with […]
Year 7 took part in a special WW1 day on Friday 11th July to commemorate the centenary of the start of the war this year. It was an action packed day, organised by the History department, in partnership with other subjects from across the school, including Maths, French, DT, English and Geography. Students got stuck […]
Year 8 had an enjoyable and informative morning at the Whittington Barracks. They tried on WW1 uniforms, held rifles and other weapons. The real experience was the tour of a WW1 trench where the students got a glimpse at what life was like as a soldier fighting, and living, in a trench. The mood was […]
The Moreton Debaters had a brilliant day at Birmingham University. They were brilliant ambassadors for the school (as always) and gave the other schools a run for their money. The motions were difficult but our students rose to the challenge. They were great!
The year 11 history students had an amazing time at the conference in Coventry today. The day consisted of lectures from historians and helpful tips from an examiner. The dramatisations of key events, 1918-39 helped put things into context and provided an opportunity to consolidate learning. One students said that he found it a more […]
Wednesday lunch – H5 The year 7 students in History Club are all working on different projects that they have devised themselves – one student is working on a lesson on the Vikings and a lesson on the Celts that she will get the chance to teach to the rest of her class later on this year. […]