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Notable Firsts!

Wonderful events at school today got me thinking about ‘Notable firsts’, hence the picture attached to this blog post of Sir Roger Bannister, the first person to run a four minute mile. I love this picture because his face really tells the story of the agony and the ecstasy...

Al Fresco ECDL

The hard work is really paying off with our Year 11s as another three ECDL units were passed this morning by Levi, George and Liam respectively. Aiming to strike whilst the iron is hot, each of the boys is also sitting a second test this afternoon. Here are the...

What makes a good person?

Darton Voice have been looking at ways in which we can continue to better support young people with the issue of bullying.  Even though we successfully received the gold charter mark for anti-bullying Darton Voice have wanted to make the college an even safer and happier place for all....

Sacred Books

We were looking in RE today at books which are sacred to different religions and how they are used as a guide to help us live our lives in a certain way. The group struggled to imagine having a guide to how to live their lives. Then they watched...

Darton Animators

I’ve been a bit of a ghost at animation club for the last few Wednesdays, but Miss Maskill has done a wonderful job with the group, and it was great to be able to put together this show reel and see all the fantastic work they’ve produced these last...

ECDL Success

Looks like ECDL passes are like buses: you wait patiently for one then two come along! Hot on the heels of Bella’s pass on Friday was Jana today with another very impressive score. Word Processing is arguably the second hardest of the four ECDL units, so well done for...

ECDL success!

Our Y11 Nurture learners have been working really hard on their ECDL Word Processing Unit, and today we had our first pass as Bella achieved a fantastic 77%! Jana and Madeleine were not far off, tied on 61% each, and we have high hopes that they will have broken...

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