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Enrichment’s ‘Mad Science’ Educational Visit

The ‘Mad Science’ Enrichment group enjoyed a fantastic day trip to the Big Bang Science Fair which took place in March, at the NEC Birmingham. The fair is the largest science event in the UK for young people, and aims to show young people the exciting and rewarding opportunities there are in science, by bringing the classroom to life. Students enjoyed visiting the exhibits and getting careers advice from the experts.

Wirksworth Windows Art Project

Students across the year groups are involved in a local art project with Wirksworth based art group ‘Pitch Blue’, to create and complete a piece of art work based on a farming theme. The piece of art will be displayed in the library during Wirksworth Festival,  a rural arts event that is held in the […]

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Enrichment Goes to Hollywood!

Students in the Enrichment Drama Group at Alderwasley Hall School have been working on a film project called ” Petty Politics”, written by the student themselves. Students have worked hard on the project and have acted, directed, written and produced the film. The film is currently in the post production edit suite. The school has […]

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World Book Day Fun for Residential Students at Alderwasley

The care team followed on from World Book Day activities at school by organising a `Charlie and The Chocolate Factory’ event on the house. All our residential young people were invited by a very grand `Golden’ ticket. There were games set up using the chocolate factory theme – which  included the chocolate river, taste testing, […]

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Helping to Train the Next Generation of Teachers

The school hosted ten trainee teachers from the Ashbourne Dove Valley Teaching School Alliance (ADVTSA) over the last two weeks. All trainee teachers were embedded in a class team and spent the week learning about the school, how we teach and learn, and about some of the things that make us so very unique (as […]

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AHS World Book Day 2019

On Friday 8th March the entire school celebrated World Book Day. Students and staff made an exceptional effort and dressed up as their favourite book characters such as Mary Poppins, The Mad Hatter, Maleficent, The Beast and multiple Where’s Wally. We had such a fantastic day with Inspire Library bus also visiting the students in […]

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Celebrating World Book Day

On Friday 8th March the entire school celebrated World Book day. Students and staff made an exceptional effort and dressed up as their favourite book characters such as Mary Poppins, The Mad Hatter, Maleficent, The Beast and multiple Where’s Wally. We had such a fantastic day with Inspire Library bus also visiting the students in […]

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Hitting the Piste – Alderwasley’s 2019 Ski Trip

Students and staff at Alderwasley Hall School has just returned from their skiing trip to Pila in the Aosta Valley, Italy. The annual ski trip is open to young people in key stage 3, 4 and 5. After an orientation visit to the town on the first night students got an early night, to get […]

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