In October half term, Project ‘Take Flight’ flew to Chicago to visit our Edison partner schools. Our first couple of days were spent exploring the local area, learning some of its history and taking in some of the tourist, sporting and cultural aspects. The students were blown a
Kingsthorpe College's trip to America
Yet another exciting week for the project. Last week we hosted the first of our fundraising events; a quiz at Duston Village Hall. We were delighted with the turnout as 8 teams competed to win a hamper very kindly donated by The Northampton Grocer.
Take Flight continue to be busy and we have been busy planning our last few fundraisers before the summer. We intend to book our flights to Chicago soon and we have started to create a more specific itinerary for our time out there.
It’s been another hectic week for the ‘Take Flight’ team. Our three Sixth Formers have been busy taking their Year 12 and AS exams and, as teachers, we are well into exam season.
In January, I approached my three student ambassadors for English Literature and asked for their help in developing the links between the schools overseen by the Collaborative Academies Trust in America and Kingsthorpe College.