Class News

News and stories from across the school

Arts Week

This year marks 100 years since the end of WW1 and to mark the celebration, all studentS at Dryden School will be partaking in a WW1 themed Arts week and lots of other activities. Arts week will be held in May and the students will be able to try their hand at textile...

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Post 16B Fundraising

  In Post 16B we have been raising money to support our chosen supporter Melanie for the charity HCPT. So far we have raised over £100, by cooking sausage sandwiches' for staff. Selling Ice-creams to staff and students. And more recently making and selling pies...

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Class 1 Get Inspired

Class 1 have been looking at the story of 'Room on the Broom' by Julia Donaldson in English. Inspired by the book we had a go at making our own potions. We added all sorts of ingredients to make our potions fizz and bubble and some even fizzed everywhere! Then we...

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Café 16

Café 16 is officially open! Post16a have worked hard over the last few weeks to get ready for our grand opening on 9th November. We had a very successful first day and students worked really hard to provide an excellent service for customers. Café 16 is open to...

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Voting – Are you in or are you out?

KS4 watched a video on Newsround about the European Union. Following on from the video students carried out a short survey for staff and students, asking their opinion on what their choice would be. Would they choose to remain in the EU and vote in, to leave and vote...

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Class 4 – Safer Internet Day

For Safer Internet Day Class 4 thought about how they use the internet.  Anna, Jacob and Fran all said they use YouTube to watch music videos and cartoons.  Anna also likes to use Google to find out about boy bands and Emily likes to use it to find out about her...

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We Visited St James Park!

On Thursday 10th December a group of 12 pupils from Dryden were lucky enough to join with some pupils from Percy Hedley School to go on a free tour of St James’ Park. Their tour guide Howard told them everything they wanted to know about Newcastle United while  taking...

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Karate Gradings – Well Done!!!

On Friday 11th December 9 students took part in Karate Gradings in school as their coaches from Kensho Karate Club thought they were ready to take on the challenge. All students were successful on the day.  One student, Francesca, gained her (first) orange belt; two...

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