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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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Trip to Keasden Farm Malham (to plant trees)

Mr Calveley and Miss Marketa took a group of 15 students (8 Year 10 Prince’s Trust students and 7 New to English students) in a minibus to Keasden Farm in the Yorkshire Dales to plant trees as a part of the Green Guardians Project, which is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and aimed at young people.  The students learned how to plant trees by using the right tools and products and how long it takes for trees to grow into big mature trees.  They all learned of the importance of wearing appropriate clothing including walking boots and working gloves.  The students planted around 70 trees on the farm land and demonstrated a good team work.  The students also got...
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Young Chef Competition

  On Saturday 18th November, our very own Year 10 student, James Gibson, competed in the Regional Young Chef Competition at Leeds City College. This competition was organised and promoted by Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland and sponsored by Filippo Berio. A fantastic panel of judges included MasterChef finalists Afsaneh Kaviani and Matt Healy, Tom Martin of Eric’s Pies, Ossett   CEO and Owner of Aagrah Group Dr Aslam MBE DL, and Bruce D’Agoia of Keelham Farm Shop. Also in attendance was the Lord Mayor of Leeds, DG Robert Morphet, Andrew Wilson (Rotary District 1040 Youth) and Gillian Poole (Rotary Young Chef District 1040 Officer). Carlton Bolling’s Miss Carpenter and Miss Garvey attended the event in support of...
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