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Recycling project at WVC - posted 5th Jun

Witchford Village College recently welcomed Jon Crisp from Amey, at Waterbeach. He held an assembly with our Year 8 students about recycling and reducing waste. He informed them about the waste that goes to landfill and how long it takes to break down. He then gave them information about recycling and waste reduction.

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Carnegie Book Award Shadowing Group at WVC - posted 30th Apr

The CILIP Carnegie Book Award is a National Book Award for teenage fiction and previous winning authors include Patrick Ness and Philip Pullman. There is an annual shadowing scheme where schools sign up to read the shortlisted eight books, write reviews and pick their favourite before the actual winner is revealed. This year it happens at a ceremony in London on June 18th.

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Street Art at WVC - posted 26th Mar

A small group of students where given the exciting challenge to graffiti walls in their school last week. Students were lead through the design and planning process, then instructed in spray paint techniques by Graffiti Artist and Illustrator Si Mitchell. The workshop culminated in the spraying of two large external walls at Witchford Village College.

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Antarctic Day - posted 25th Mar

A group of Year 7 students took part in an Antarctic Workshop. We welcomed three scientists, two of whom were able to share their first hand experiences of life in Antarctica. They talked extensively about whaling through the years and what was happening to the environment and the steps that will be necessary to make the world sustainable. The students carried out some drama work, re-enacting what their ideas of life in the harsh conditions of the Antarctic were, as well as creative writing tasks. Students were asked to think about careers in this environment and also the wider picture of careers in Science.

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Comic Relief - posted 15th Mar

it's #RedNoseDay2019 & we have been raising funds at Witchford VC for @comicrelief. We have had a non-uniform day & students have paid to take part in welly wanging, beat the goalie, guess how many sweets & glittery face painting. We raised £750 for a good cause & we've had fun doing it! 

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Robotics Teams win Award at South of England Competition - posted 15th Mar

 

 Witchford Village College robotics teams joined almost 500 students from across the South of England at the KingsGate Conference Centre in Peterborough to compete in the inaugural FIRST® Tech Challenge UK Championships. At stake was the opportunity to represent the UK at the FIRST® Championships held in Detroit, USA. The FIRST® competition is the world’s largest student robotics competition with 30,000 12-18 year old students competing across the globe.

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Pi Day - posted 14th Mar

14 March is Pi Day, since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of Pi. At Witchford Village College the Maths Department hold an annual Pi reciting contest to mark the day. All entrants receive a Pi cookie and those reciting Pi to at least 20 decimal place gain a much sought after Pi badge.

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