The pupils all enjoyed their Christmas Journey at Bridge Chapel. First they visited Mary in her home just as Angel Gabriel visited her and tasted some of the bread she had been making. Then they dressed up as shepherds and saw Angel Gabriel on the hillside. In the stable they saw Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus as well as some very funny animals. Finally they heard about the gifts the wise men gave baby Jesus. The children also made a lovely decoration to hang on their tree at home. All the guides at Bridge Chapel commented on how well the children listened and on their lovely manners.
Radio City Visited Pre-Prep on Friday 30th November
A big thank you from Radio City for your kind generosity of the lovely gifts you sent in for the Toy Appeal.
Alison and Courage came to pick up toys on Friday 30th November. These toys will be passed to Father Christmas to give to the children so they have something to open on Christmas morning. All toys donated go directly to children in the Merseyside area – Radio City are grateful for all donations and your gifts will be thankfully received by Social Services and more importantly by, children who would otherwise go without. If you would still like to donate a toy to the appeal you can take your present to any B&M stores, the Radio City Tower or any Police Station.
This half term’s edition of the College Column, the Middle School magazine, has just been published and you can download your copy here.
Mr Farnan and his creative team of 8 Brook’s and Literacy Leaders have put together a jam-packed issue for the festive season. There are interviews, puzzles, trip and play reviews as well as pieces of creative and opinion writing to enjoy. The magazine also includes the all-important House Competition Leader Board as well as the results and individual winners of the various house competitions during the term.
This week Wilton Scholars from Year 7 and 8 participated in a superb business enterprise workshop.
Pupils were asked to team up and create a company name, logo and strap line. They explored the psychology of shopping habits and used these to enhance their creativity when pitching to an audience. Groups were then asked to create an advertising campaign for an everyday product such a rolling pin or ball of string.
Once each team received feedback to hone their presentation skills, they were then given the task of creating a corporate video to promote the school Library. Working directly with a professional videographer, pupils were given advice about lighting, framing and sound management and acoustics. The finished video, which advertises and promotes the different opportunities and resources available within the school library, will be available for viewing on the website shortly.
Well done to all the pupils involved and thank you to Mrs Doran and the Wilton Trust for creating this opportunity for our pupils to put their Lerpoolian learner traits of purpose, passion and challenge into action.
As part of our extensive careers and STEM programme within the LCA+ curriculum, Year 12 students gained an insight into ‘Upcoming Future Trends in the World of Work’ this week.
Liverpool College was delighted to welcome Prof Atkinson, the Dean of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science at Liverpool University, who delivered a presentation about possible careers involving Computing and emerging technologies.
Prof Atkinson specialises in Artificial Intelligence and Law Tech. She spent time explaining to students the various reasons why they should consider a career involving computing, including sharing facts such as 99% of computing graduates were able to secure a job after leaving university and that computing related jobs was the fourth highest paid sector for graduates in 2018.
We would like to thank Prof Atkinson for giving up her valuable time to share her experiences with the students.
Charity and service form a central part of our LCA+ curriculum and pupils in the Prep School are leading by example as they prepare for their fun run on Tuesday 4 December.
Pupils will be able to run or walk the course and are busy filling up their sponsorship forms with promises of support from friends and family. Rumours are that Santa himself will be making a special appearance to start the race!
The Rudolph Run will help raise funds to support St Luke’s Hospice in Cheshire that provides palliative care.
At the weekend, on Sunday 25 November, the Prep School had an amazing opportunity to perform in St George’s Hall Concert Room. It was really fun! We took part so we could help raise money for the North West Cancer Research Charity. The charity gave us a pencil, pen and key-ring for taking part. Our favourite part was singing The Christmas Song.
We would like to thank Miss Clark and Mr Bishop for organising this fantastic opportunity for us and are looking forward to visiting their lab soon to see the amazing job the research team does.
Amelia B and James H (Head Choristers 2018-19)
Our pupils certainly displayed the characteristics of the Lerpoolian learner: purpose, passion and challenge and the concert raised an amazing £4000 to support the work of the charity.