News Articles for 2016

Eleanor Sizeland's Design on our School Christmas Card

12 December 2016 :: Eleanor Sizeland's Design on our School Christmas Card

This year's Christmas card features the work of Year 9 student, Eleanor Sizeland

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Smile Malawi Founder Visits Vandyke

12 December 2016 :: Smile Malawi Founder Visits Vandyke

Elspeth Baeke was delighted with the £2600 raised by Vandyke for Smile Malawi this year.

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Travel and Tourism Trip to Brighton

12 December 2016 :: Travel and Tourism Trip to Brighton

Sixth Form Students visit Brighton as part of their Travel and Tourism studies.

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Remembrance at Vandyke

28 November 2016 :: Remembrance at Vandyke

Understanding why we commemorate Remembrance Day

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The John Muir Award

28 November 2016 :: The John Muir Award

Students and staff complete the John Muir Discover Award

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Smile Week at Vandyke

14 November 2016 :: Smile Week at Vandyke

Vandyke's Annual Smile Week was another great success

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German Study Visit

14 November 2016 :: German Study Visit

27 students visit Cologne and Koblenz in Germany

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Councillor Steve Dixon visits Vandyke

14 November 2016 :: Councillor Steve Dixon visits Vandyke

Councillor Dixon toured the school and met students.

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Summer 2016 exam certificates

10 November 2016 :: Summer 2016 exam certificates

These are now available for collection.

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PE and School Sports Apprentices

01 November 2016 :: PE and School Sports Apprentices

The future of PE and School Sport is looking good.

 

 

 

 

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Design Technology Showcase Students' work

01 November 2016 :: Design Technology Showcase Students' work

The Design Technology Department Exhibit Students' work on Open Evening

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Oxford Trip

31 October 2016 :: Oxford Trip

Geography Students visit Oxford to to complete their controlled assessments  

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World Challenge Trip to India

10 October 2016 :: World Challenge Trip to India

Ten Vandyke Students embarked on a World Challenge Expedition to Kerala, Southern India.

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Trip to The Royal Opera House

09 October 2016 :: Trip to The Royal Opera House

Students enjoyed a trip to London to see a performance of 'The Barber of Seville'

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Trip to Belgium & France

28 September 2016 :: Trip to Belgium & France

History and Language students enjoyed a 5 day trip to Belgium & France.

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Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition

28 September 2016 :: Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition

Gold assessed expedition to the Lake District

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Vandyke Students Performed at the Royal Shakespeare Company

12 September 2016 :: Vandyke Students Performed at the Royal Shakespeare Company

Marking the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeares death.

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2016 GCSE results

25 August 2016 :: 2016 GCSE results

Vandyke students celebrate GCSE results

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2016 A level results

18 August 2016 :: 2016 A level results

Vandyke students celebrating outstanding A level results

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Former Vandyke student Charlotte Dujardin

17 August 2016 :: Former Vandyke student Charlotte Dujardin

Former Vandyke student Charlotte Dujardin again struck Olympic gold in Rio.

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Vandyke Students Vote

11 July 2016 :: Vandyke Students Vote

Students voted on the EU Referendum

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Art & Design Exhibition

11 July 2016 :: Art & Design Exhibition

Vandyke's Annual Art Exhibition

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Professor William Murray visits Vandyke

11 July 2016 :: Professor William Murray visits Vandyke

Year 12 and 13 Applied Science and Physics students meet Professor Murray

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Vandyke Launches 'Growth Mindset'

11 July 2016 :: Vandyke Launches 'Growth Mindset'

Growth Mindset is a theory expounded by Carol Dweck

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Music Showcase

27 June 2016 :: Music Showcase

Top quality performances from our talented students.

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Year 10's Theatre Lesson

27 June 2016 :: Year 10's Theatre Lesson

Students studying Macbeth took park in a thought-provoking Theatre Lesson.

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Golfing success for Ryan Smith

27 June 2016 :: Golfing success for Ryan Smith

Ryan to play in the English Schools U18 National Golf Championship.

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Mrs Readhead swims at the GB European Masters 2016

13 June 2016 :: Mrs Readhead swims at the GB European Masters 2016

Mrs Readhead competed in 3 swimming events at the European Masters

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Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge for the World Challenge 2016 group

13 June 2016 :: Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge for the World Challenge 2016 group

A preparation trip to Yorkshire for the 2016 World Challenge Group

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Year 10 Trip to Stoke Bruerne

13 June 2016 :: Year 10 Trip to Stoke Bruerne

Year 10 History students visit the historic village of Stoke Bruerne

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Year 11 Awards Evening

23 May 2016 :: Year 11 Awards Evening

A thoroughly enjoyable occasion with performances, speeches and award ceremonies.

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Engineering Education Scheme Celebration & Assessment Day

23 May 2016 :: Engineering Education Scheme Celebration & Assessment Day

Year 12 Students qualify as Industrial Cadets.

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Drama Masterclass

23 May 2016 :: Drama Masterclass

Carly Halse and Mike Southern deliver Drama workshops to Year 12 and Year 10 students

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Duke of Edinburgh Award

23 May 2016 :: Duke of Edinburgh Award

Gold Practice Duke of Edinburgh Expedition to Snodownia, 9th - 11th April.

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Vandyke at The Palace!

23 May 2016 :: Vandyke at The Palace!

Former Student, Katy Pearce, receives her Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award at Buckingham Palace

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GB Paralympian Visits Vandyke

09 May 2016 :: GB Paralympian Visits Vandyke

Alistair Patrick Heselton delivers inspirational workshops to our students.

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Alexander McQueen Designer Visits Art Department

09 May 2016 :: Alexander McQueen Designer Visits Art Department

Sara Mitchell talks about college and working for The Alexander McQueen Fashion House

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The Land of Ice and Fire

09 May 2016 :: The Land of Ice and Fire

Geography students have an amazing trip to Iceland

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National Science Week

25 April 2016 :: National Science Week

Mrs Mead and Mrs Hodges visit Southcott Lower School to help celebrate National Science week

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Geography Trip to London

25 April 2016 :: Geography Trip to London

Year 12 Geography Fieldtrip

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Vandyke Art Exhibition at Leighton Buzzard Library

25 April 2016 :: Vandyke Art Exhibition at Leighton Buzzard Library

Vandyke Art department put on an exhibition at the Library as part of the 'Year of Arts' celebration

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History Trip to Berlin

25 April 2016 :: History Trip to Berlin

43 Vandyke Students visit Berlin at Easter

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New York 2016

11 April 2016 :: New York 2016

Year 12 students visit to The Big Apple

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Art Visit by Barnfield Tutor

11 April 2016 :: Art Visit by Barnfield Tutor

Lee Birkett-Ward visited the Art Department

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Vandyke Students visit WW1 Battlefields

11 April 2016 :: Vandyke Students visit WW1 Battlefields

WW1 Centenary Battlefields Tours Programme

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Year 9: Fun and Games with the MK Dons

14 March 2016 :: Year 9: Fun and Games with the MK Dons

MK Dons team building with Year 9 students

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Year 10 Rise to the Challenge at Cambridge

14 March 2016 :: Year 10 Rise to the Challenge at Cambridge

Year 10 students took part in a Cambridge Challenge Day at Emmanuel College

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Epping Forest Field Study Centre

14 March 2016 :: Epping Forest Field Study Centre

Year 12 Geography Students visit Epping Forest Field Study Centre

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Aim Higher Evening

14 March 2016 :: Aim Higher Evening

Vandyke's annual Aim Higher evening was held on 3rd March

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GSCE PE Trip to Malvern

29 February 2016 :: GSCE PE Trip to Malvern

GCSE PE Residential trip to Malvern Outdoor Elements Centre

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BTEC Child, Play, Learning and Development

29 February 2016 :: BTEC Child, Play, Learning and Development

Year 12 students complete Essential First Aid Course

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AS Leisure studies trip to MK Dons Stadium

29 February 2016 :: AS Leisure studies trip to MK Dons Stadium

11 Year 12 students visited Stadium MK

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Vandyke Runners

29 February 2016 :: Vandyke Runners

Year 9 students compete in the Chiltern League Cross Country event.

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Luton Crown Court Visit

08 February 2016 :: Luton Crown Court Visit

Year 13 Law students visit Luton Crown Court

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Fairtrade Poster Competion

08 February 2016 :: Fairtrade Poster Competion

Our winning poster is now on display in the Multi-storey car park

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Holocaust Memorial Day - Don't Stand By

08 February 2016 :: Holocaust Memorial Day - Don't Stand By

This year's performance reflected the theme 'Don't stand by'

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Physics trip to the Royal Observatory

27 January 2016 :: Physics trip to the Royal Observatory

A2 Physics students visit the Royal Observatory in Greenwich

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NCS Champion School Award

27 January 2016 :: NCS Champion School Award

Vandyke students presented with NCS Award at MK Dons stadium

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Senior Citizens' Christmas Party

11 January 2016 :: Senior Citizens' Christmas Party

Sixth Form students put on a Christmas party for senior citizens.

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Christmas Celebrations in Germany & Spain

11 January 2016 :: Christmas Celebrations in Germany & Spain

MFL students learn how Christmas is celebrated in Germany & Spain

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Christmas Hampers

11 January 2016 :: Christmas Hampers

Once again Vandyke students help spread festive cheer at Christmas

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Ex-student Matthew Lee returns to Vandyke

11 January 2016 :: Ex-student Matthew Lee returns to Vandyke

Matthew came to give expert advice to budding handball players

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