Wickersley Students Explore Cambridge University!

As part of the South Yorkshire Outreach Bus Tour scheme, on Monday the 1st of July, a group of our Early Entry students visited Cambridge University! This gave them a taste of university life at Homerton College, one of Cambridge’s prestigious institutions. The day was all about helping students get excited about Cambridge University and […]

Alice in Wonderland Rehearsals!

Year 12 A Level Drama students and members of the Year 7 and 8 Drama Club have started rehearsing for our forthcoming outdoor performance of Alice in Wonderland. Tickets are available here for our show dates on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th July!

Y12 A Level Drama Performances!

Y12 A Level Drama and Theatre students recently performed their Component 1 devised performances for final assessment. They created their pieces in the style of the famous director Mike Leigh, shaping the work through extensive research, rehearsal improvisations and a group scripting process. Congratulations on two excellent performances!

British Physics Olympiad – Senior Physics Challenge Competition

Y12 A-Level Physics students took part in the Senior Physics Challenge Competition from the British Physics Olympiad. This competition is a traditional problem based set of questions and designed for all those who like to engage in problem solving questions and developing those skills.  Ellie and Holly achieved a Commendation for challenging themselves and taking part […]

The Tivolis Band Success!

Wickersley’s own Indie Rock band, The Tivolis, featuring four current Y12 students, are recording their own album of of original songs and have just played a gig at the legendary Hallamshire Hotel on West St in Sheffield. They have plenty more live gigs coming up, including Roots-Rotherham’s street carnival in April. Follow them @thetivolisband on […]

Y12 Geography Fieldwork Trip

Year 12 Geographers conducted the first of their 4 fieldwork days out in the Peak District. Students investigated the sequestration of carbon in peatland moors and Burbage Brook rivers. They worked alongside the Moorland discovery centre at Longshaw Estate, ran by the National Trust.

Year 12 Oxford University Visit

On Thursday the 7th of March, a group of our Year 12 students visited the Magdalen College at The University of Oxford. They had a great day exploring the college and the city, as well as participating in sessions that introduced them to studying at a world-class university and gave them a taste of what it […]

Y13 Drama Performance Exams

Students in the Y13 A Level Drama and Theatre class recently performed their scripted pieces for examination. Monologue extracts from the plays Miss Julie and Immaculate were followed by a performance of a key extract from Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. Congratulations to the students on their impressive performances.

Y13 Mock Interviews

Well done to our Year 13 students who took part in their mock interviews recently. Students were invited to take part in the interview experience, conducted by a representative of several local organisations. During the interview, students were asked a range of real-life questions and although interviews are daunting for everyone, our students took it in their stride. Our […]

Y12 A-Level Physics students compete in the Senior Physics Challenge Online

Our Y12 A-Level Physics students took part in the Senior Physics Challenge Online Competition. This competition consists of two 30-minute sets of multiple-choice questions which are largely about physics ideas, but also encouraging some wider reading and interest in the subject. It is an opportunity for students to take part in a national physics competition […]


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