Apr 02

After School Music Tuition

Drum Tuition

Every night is Music Night at Knowsley Park! Thanks to a generous grant from the school governors, pupils have been staying back after school to hone their skills on a variety of modern instruments. Tuition is available on guitar, keyboard and drums with the emphasis on enjoyment, collaborative working and creativity. The Year 8 drumming …

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Apr 01

Year 7 Study Castles in History

Knowsley Park Year 7 pupils have been learning about medieval times and studying castles as part of their History lessons. They have been learning how and why the Normans built castles, and how castles developed over time. They have also learnt about the different methods of attack and defence. As an extended homework project the …

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Mar 30

Year 9 Rugby Tournament


On Friday 20th March 2015, our Year 9 Rugby Team travelled to Blackburn to take part in a RFU tournament. The hard work put into training prior to the competition truly paid off because the performance by the team was excellent on the day. We started the first game off with a great team try …

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Mar 26

Students achieve Grade 4 Clarinet with Merit


Two of our year 9 students, Robert Swanwick and Leonardo Bertamini have passed their grade 4 clarinet exams with merit. In order to achieve this, the students practised their scales, technique and had to learn three different pieces. They performed confidently and answered musicianship questions. We are very proud of them.

Mar 20

Solar Eclipse Observed

Students and staff of Knowsley Park observed the magnificent solar eclipse that took place over the UK on Friday 20th March 2015. As seen from the Earth, a solar eclipse is a type of eclipse that occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and the Moon fully or partially blocks the Sun. …

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Mar 19

BBC News School Report

Knowsley Park students are taking part in this year’s BBC School Report Day on 19th March 2015. Every year, students across the country participate in BBC School Report Day, creating news reports on issues that matter to them. Our students will be reporting on the current craze of ‘youtubing’. Their report will be published on …

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Mar 16

Artist of the Month – Leonie Pimblett

AotM March 2015

Our Knowsley Park Artist of the Month for March 2015 is Year 10 student Leonie Pimblett. This award is for her outstanding work and effort in GCSE Art and Design Textiles. This fantastic piece of work is a Batik response to her Natural Form Project, and features hand and machine embroidery with a variety of …

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