Articles by: Jennifer Cunningham

Researching the Causes of Conflict in the Middle East

Researching the Causes of Conflict in the Middle East

The Grade 11s are doing their annual research task and this year they are researching the rise of Nationalism in the Middle East and how this has lead to the multiple conflicts that have been witnessed in the area throughout the last 100 years. This research task has lead on from a discussion about positive and negative eugenics in Nazi[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 High School, History
Unprepared Reading in Grade 10

Unprepared Reading in Grade 10

The Grade 10s are completing unprepared reading orals at the moment and are going through moments of intense concentration as you can see from the photos. As all things at Silvermine, the pupils are completing every task to the best of their ability and rising to meet the challenges that they are faced with everyday. The Grade 10s are working[Read More…]

by August 2, 2019 High School
Grade 10 get to grips with Macbeth!

Grade 10 get to grips with Macbeth!

The Grade 10s have been dressing up and performing soliloquies from their setwork book, Macbeth. The purpose of the activity has been to embed the content of the play and deepen their understanding of the unfamiliar language. They have had a lot of fun and the camaraderie of the class group has grown.

by May 3, 2019 English, High School
Magical Movie Afternoons

Magical Movie Afternoons

The Matrics recently attended two movie afternoons where they were taken on a journey with Marilyn Monroe in My week with Marilyn and then watched the updated biopic stylings of David Fincher’s The Social Network. Both movies are part of the Grade 12 4th genre prescribed list and will be studied in detail using the critical eye of a film[Read More…]

by February 28, 2019 English, High School