News Articles for 2017

Ex Vandyke Students receive their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards

12 December 2017 :: Ex Vandyke Students receive their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards

Matthew Nash, Richard Nash and Tom Wyatt go to St James's Palace to receive their awards.

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John Muir Award

12 December 2017 :: John Muir Award

Year 10 GCSE Geographers travel to the New Forest to complete this additional qualification.

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Mrs Hargreaves wins School Trip Champion Award 2017

27 November 2017 :: Mrs Hargreaves wins School Trip Champion Award 2017

Congratulations to Mrs Hargreaves

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Remembrance at Vandyke

27 November 2017 :: Remembrance at Vandyke

Vandyke students pay their respects

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Ollie Ashwell at the House of Commons

27 November 2017 :: Ollie Ashwell at the House of Commons

The UK Youth Parliament debate opens Parliament Week.

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New York Trip

13 November 2017 :: New York Trip

Year 13 students enjoy a trip to the 'Big Apple'

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SMILE WEEK!

13 November 2017 :: SMILE WEEK!

Our annual Smile Week - a huge success once again.

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Holocaust Survivor Eva Clarke speaks at Vandyke

31 October 2017 :: Holocaust Survivor Eva Clarke speaks at Vandyke

Anti-Hate Crime – Schools Project Event was held at Vandyke on 17th October 2017

 

 

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GCSE Geography Trips

30 October 2017 :: GCSE Geography Trips

The Geography team ran 3 fieldtrips for 128 students.

 

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Vandyke win the County Team Golf Championship

30 October 2017 :: Vandyke win the County Team Golf Championship

Golfing success for Andreas Valentine, Edward Stephenson and Brandon Waddington

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A Level History students visit Hampton Court Palace

09 October 2017 :: A Level History students visit Hampton Court Palace

Students explore the Palace as as part of their Sixth Form programme of study.

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School Travel Awards 2017/18

25 September 2017 :: School Travel Awards 2017/18

Head of Design Technoloy, Jacqui Hargreaves, has got down to fhe final 4 of the School Tavel Awards.

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Anne Frank - A History for Today.  Evening Event

25 September 2017 :: Anne Frank - A History for Today. Evening Event

On 17th October we will hold an event about Holocaust and Hate Crime

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Duke of Edinburgh Awards Evening

25 September 2017 :: Duke of Edinburgh Awards Evening

We held our first Duke of Edinburgh Awards evening on 12th July.

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Vandyke Students at the Royal Albert Hall

11 September 2017 :: Vandyke Students at the Royal Albert Hall

Sixth Form students were part of the BBC Proms Youth Choir Academy

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Class of 2017 End of Year Event

11 September 2017 :: Class of 2017 End of Year Event

Year 11 students had a great evening at their End of Year Party

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2017 GCSE exam results

24 August 2017 :: 2017 GCSE exam results

....... expectation and excitement this morning as Vandyke students collected their GCSE results.

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2017 A level results

17 August 2017 :: 2017 A level results

Sixth form students celebrating another excellent set of A level results

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Golfing Success for Brandon Waddington

18 July 2017 :: Golfing Success for Brandon Waddington

Brandon competed for Bedfordshire Schools in the McPartlin Trophy

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A Night to Remember for Class of 2017

18 July 2017 :: A Night to Remember for Class of 2017

The Sixth Form Summer Ball was a huge success!

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Geography Rocks in Snowdonia!

18 July 2017 :: Geography Rocks in Snowdonia!

20 A Level Geographers travel to Snowdonia.

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Art Exhibition 2017

18 July 2017 :: Art Exhibition 2017

Impressive as ever

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Ex student Danielle Cavender graduates with First Class Degree in History

18 July 2017 :: Ex student Danielle Cavender graduates with First Class Degree in History

Danielle dedicated her dissertation, 'Hope in Hell' to her History teachers at Vandyke.

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Year 12 Law Students take part in a Mock Trial

05 July 2017 :: Year 12 Law Students take part in a Mock Trial

Law students spent three weeks preparing a case for the prosecution and defence.

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Sixth Form beginning of term arrangements

04 July 2017 :: Sixth Form beginning of term arrangements

Exam results day and beginning of term arrangements

 

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Art Club

03 July 2017 :: Art Club

The after school Art Club create artworks for the charity 'Never Such Innocence'

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GCSE Students go BANANAS!

19 June 2017 :: GCSE Students go BANANAS!

Thank you to Morrisons for the donation of Bananas, a healthy snack for our students.

 

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Year 9 Trip to Barcelona

19 June 2017 :: Year 9 Trip to Barcelona

55 Year 9 students and staff go on a 5 day trip to Barcelona

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Tim Schoon  - Talent Inspiration Programme Success

05 June 2017 :: Tim Schoon - Talent Inspiration Programme Success

Year 10 student, Tim Schoon, has been accepted onto the Talent Inspiration Programme

 

 

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Orchestra Bremen visit Vandyke

05 June 2017 :: Orchestra Bremen visit Vandyke

The German School Orchestra performed at Vandyke as part of their European tour

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LABELLED: Year 13 Performing Arts Show

05 June 2017 :: LABELLED: Year 13 Performing Arts Show

A Showcase of Artists from the Warner Brothers record label and it's subsidiary labels.

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Mr Cain encourages us to get on our bikes and get active!

15 May 2017 :: Mr Cain encourages us to get on our bikes and get active!

Mr Cain and Alice Winfield lead an assembly to explain how students can get involved in cycling clubs.

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Year 11 Trip to Munich!

15 May 2017 :: Year 11 Trip to Munich!

51 Vandyke students enjoyed a trip to Munich at the end of last term.

 

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Vandyke Trip to China!

03 May 2017 :: Vandyke Trip to China!

50 staff and students from Vandyke undertook a once in a lifetime trip to China during the Easter Holidays.

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Year 10 Royal Observatory Trip

02 May 2017 :: Year 10 Royal Observatory Trip

150 Year 10 Students visit the Royal Observatory in Greenwich

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Mock Interview Evening a “resounding success”

18 April 2017 :: Mock Interview Evening a “resounding success”

Managers from IKEA Milton Keynes interview Sixth Form Students

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Aim Higher Evening

17 April 2017 :: Aim Higher Evening

Local colleges, universities, employers and apprenticeship providers came to Vandyke to discuss career options with our students

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Outstanding Science Practical Monitoring Visit

17 April 2017 :: Outstanding Science Practical Monitoring Visit

A-level science practical endorsement monitoring visit from AQA

 

 

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Ex Student Laura Hussey’s Gold Duke of Edinburgh Journey

13 March 2017 :: Ex Student Laura Hussey’s Gold Duke of Edinburgh Journey

Laura collects her Gold Award from Prince Philip at St James's Palace.

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Year 12 Geography Trip to Birmingham

13 March 2017 :: Year 12 Geography Trip to Birmingham

Regenerating Birmingham - Geography Fieldtrip

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Anne Frank - A History for Today

27 February 2017 :: Anne Frank - A History for Today

Year 9 Students led tours of this acclaimed exhibition

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Project 2K17

24 February 2017 :: Project 2K17

Challenge + Opportunity + Motivation = Growth!

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Michael Carter in Malawi

06 February 2017 :: Michael Carter in Malawi

Ex-student Michael Carter returns to Malawi

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Canine Partners

06 February 2017 :: Canine Partners

Year 9 were treated to a special assembly from 'Canine Partners'

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Alistair Patrick-Heselton

06 February 2017 :: Alistair Patrick-Heselton

Paralympian Alistair Patrick-Heselton visits Vandyke

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Senior Citizens' Christmas Party

23 January 2017 :: Senior Citizens' Christmas Party

Sixth Form students put on a Christmas party for senior citizens from Leighton Buzzard

 

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Annual School Survey

23 January 2017 :: Annual School Survey

This is the 22nd Year of our annual school survey

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Revision and Extra-curricular Sessions

23 January 2017 :: Revision and Extra-curricular Sessions

Students extra-curricular activities and revision sessions are now listed on the Vandyke Website

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School Production of Oliver!

09 January 2017 :: School Production of Oliver!

A superb performance by Vandyke Students

 

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German and Spanish Christmas Celebrations

09 January 2017 :: German and Spanish Christmas Celebrations

Year 9 Language students experience how other countries celebrate Christmas

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Christmas Hampers

09 January 2017 :: Christmas Hampers

Student Voice volunteers deliver Christmas Hampers and Flowers

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Callum Murray - Young Drummer

09 January 2017 :: Callum Murray - Young Drummer

Callum enters the 'Young Drummer of the Year 2016' competition

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