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Samsung VR bus for the students to experience life in space

On Thursday 7th December Carlton Bolling had the opportunity to welcome the Samsung VR bus for the students to experience life in space.  This event was to mark the voyage of Tim Peake to the international space station and back.  The Samsung bus allowed students to experience the descent in the Soyuz capsule in virtual reality without leaving the comfort of their seats.  Students explored the science of space on board the ISS and took part in the interactive and immersive 360° experience. Students first trained on how to become fully pledged astronauts in the lower deck of the bus which included the use of high tech equipment such as Samsung tablets and sensors to transport you into space in...
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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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Rising Star Awards 2017

More amazing news for one of our cricket team; Zainab Goreja was nominated for the Rising Star Award 2017 – Sport Category and she travelled to London in June for a meeting with the panel of judges.  Shortly after Zainab’s return to Bradford, we received notification that she had won the award! The Rising Stars Awards are held annually and showcase female talent from across the UK in a range of professions and is sponsored by The Times and The Sunday Times along with many prestigious industry partners.  A total of 1,250 individuals were entered, which makes Zainab’s win exceptionally special and significant. Congratulations Zainab and very well deserved!   The piece below is from the Rising Star Awards website....
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