The Hall is alive with … The Sound of Music

The Hall is alive with … The Sound of Music

For the first time in two years, the talented students of Emmanuel College took to the stage to perform a stunning extravaganza of music, singing and acting in The Sound of Music. The stakes were high as students overcame all odds – pandemic restrictions, Covid-safe...
Trophies for Lego Robot Challenge

Trophies for Lego Robot Challenge

Our team of Lego experts have brought home two giant trophies after impressing judges in a regional competition. The six Year 10 students (the ‘Lego Llamas’), along with Mr Thomas, entered the First Lego League Robotic Challenge in February.  Due to Covid...
Underground, overground

Underground, overground

A group of Year 9 students challenged themselves to make an underground journey of discovery as they wriggled their way through the Long Churn cave system in Yorkshire, as part of an outdoor education adventure. The journey down was broken with a brief visit to Bolton...
Fighting their way to the top of the world!   

Fighting their way to the top of the world!   

Our leading karate fighters are battling their way to the top and bringing home huge medal hauls – even on the international stage! In February, karate ace Abigail Chisholm (Year 13) was selected to represent England at Kata after attending try-outs for the National...
Top innovators say ‘YES!’ to the British National Final

Top innovators say ‘YES!’ to the British National Final

A team of Year 10 students has won a place in the British National Final of the Young Economic Summit (YES!) competition and will now work with German researchers as they vie for a place in the International Final. The group of five – Grace Oliver, Ieuan Liversidge,...
Crawling through the caves

Crawling through the caves

In early December, a group of Year 7 students travelled to the North Pennines for an introduction to caving.  Zack Soones (7 Briggs) reports what they got up to: “This was a trip I learned a lot from.  I learned what self-control means when we turned our lights out in...