Dr Phil Bright , STEM Ambassador and lecturer at The European School of Osteopathy, was invited to the school to talk to our students about the benefits of ” Physical Activity ” on good health and mental well being .
He talked through statistics for the 11 – 14 age group , showing scientific evidence to demonstrate the correlation and clearly explained the many ways that physical activity can be improved.
Dr Bright provided a number of apps for students to help plan a healthy lifestyle, and answered many intelligent questions from our students, to enable them to start healthy habits at a young age, and prepare them for well being later in life.
One of our business partners the University of Kent delivered a Build a University Workshop for all year 7 students throughout the day on Monday 20 January.
The University of Kent’s Build a University workshop was an hour long session and designed for students in year 7 . The workshop served as an introduction to higher education and aids in raising aspirations for all students.
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This week Year 13 students had the opportunity to experiment their culinary skills cooking during a german lesson.
This involved using various ingredients and cooking a meal from scratch with all the instructions being in German.
Kartoffelpuffer (German potato pancakes)
GERMAN PAN FRIED POTATOES (BRATKARTOFFELN)
Authentic German Schnitzel
SPRITZKUCHEN (GERMAN CRULLERS
All the students involved did an amazing job, in preparing their food. Their teamwork was absolutely fantastic! Staff members also loved tasting the food and were very proud!
As part of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, year 9 at The Leigh UTC participated in a Future Transport Challenge on Thursday 7th November.
Facilitated by Phil Edwards of Weald Technology Limited, two separate workshops were held during the day.
Beginning with discussing sustainable transport, students went on to explore a number of international case studies looking at traffic congestion, air quality, energy usage and possible solutions to transport issues.