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Geography Field Trip to Malham

Year 10 geography students recently took a trip to Malham to experience the fascinating limestone landscape and the geologically important Goredale Scar cove. Students carried out an investigation to measure the width and depth of Malham Beck, followed by a survey of local businesses to see whether tourism has a positive or negative effect in the village.  The students were quite taken with the quaint houses and shops and certainly enjoyed the trek up the 400 steps to the top of the cove, famous for its limestone pavements, so much so it has been a popular choice for filming movies including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. The geography fieldwork exam represents 15% of the students’ final grade...
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Students Travel by ‘Google Expeditions’

On Tuesday 25th April we had the pleasure of welcoming Google into the school to help deliver virtual reality fieldtrips for over 300 students.  With Google Expeditions, teachers can take students on immersive trips to destinations across the globe, in just one 30 minute session, students were taken to Rio, Sao Paulo, Venice, the North Pole and even underneath the sea to the Coral Reef in Australia. The purpose of the day was to enthuse students about geography and give them a different perspective of the places they are studying.  The sessions were well received by staff and students alike.  Year 9 student Alysha Valeem said, “It was a really good day and taught us a lot about the places...
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David Lammy MP Visits Bradford Mosaic

Mosaic Mentoring, for which Headteacher Mr Kneeshaw sits on the national board, visited Bradford recently to meet with David Lammy MP, Mabs Hussain Chief Superindendent Wakefield District and the people on the ground, local Mosaic mentees.  Carlton Bolling staff member Imtiaz Musa has worked as a volunteer mentor for many years specifically with young offenders.  The success he has had in motivating his mentees to turn their lives around has been remarkable, and as such he has had the privilege of meeting HRH Prince Charles who congratulated and thanked him for his tireless work....
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