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Year 10 Geography field trip to Swanage - posted 2nd Jul

The GCSE Geography field trip to Swanage which took place from Monday 2nd July to Friday 4th July. Study sites included Studland Bay, Swanage Bay, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, all part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Students were collecting field data for their GCSE Geography Unit 3 exam ‘Geographical Applications’. The enquiry questions were ‘How does the coastal management of Studland Bay compare to Swanage Bay’ and ‘How successful is Swanage as a tourism destination?’

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Year 12 Geography field trip to Norfolk - posted 20th Jun

The Year 12 A-Level Geography field trip to Norfolk took place from Wednesday 20th June to Saturday 23rd June. Six students were accompanied by Mr Peacock and Mr Alison. Students were aiming to find out about how the entire coastline of Norfolk is managed, visiting a total of nine study locations including Cromer, Bacton, Happisburgh, Sea Palling and Great Yarmouth.

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Enrichment Day: May 2018 - posted 25th May

Ruislip High School's enrichment day was on Friday 25th May. Some Year 7 students had an early start on Friday with a 6.45am departure time for the Isle of Wight. The remaining Year 7 students attended an exciting trip to Kew Gardens and experienced the newly-restored Victorian Glasshouse. Year 8s were divided into two groups and visited either Hampton Court Palace or Whipsnade Zoo. Year 9 students were involved in a Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Students attend Jimmy Mizen memorial - posted 10th May

Four Ruislip High students attended the Jimmy Mizen 10th anniversary memorial service on Thursday 10th May. Jimmy was killed in 2008 aged 16 in a violent incident. Jimmy’s parents visited Ruislip High School on Friday 23rd March to deliver special assemblies as part of the school’s annual Safeguarding Week.

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Students enjoy Wembley cup final atmosphere - posted 5th May

Twenty-six Ruislip High students attended the FA women’s cup final on Saturday 5th May to watch Chelsea v Arsenal as part of the PE reward trip. The students were selected because they had either attended sports clubs and received the most sports credits or are students who have been awarded sports colours due to their high standard of performance in a particular sport and/or represent the school in a number of extra-curricular activities.

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Ski trip 2018 visits Italy - posted 7th Apr

The Ruislip High ski trip took place from Saturday 31st March until Saturday 7th April 2018. 50 students from years 8-10 visited the Bardonecchia resort in Italy. Students were accompanied by Mr Palmer, Ms Hill, Ms Cullen, Mr Smithson and Mr Hankin.

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'Pop culture’ spin for ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream' - posted 14th Mar

Ruislip High students and staff gave Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream a ‘pop culture’ spin on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th March. The special adaptation, with additional material from English teacher Mr Randall, featured 80s music and cultural references. It took place in the intimate atmosphere of the drama studio, newly renamed the Dame Judi Dench Studio.

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