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Get water, have life

21 Mar

Do you walk 6 km for your water and then carry the 20kg it weighs back to your home and family?

Would you? Could you? Every day?…….

With  World Water Day on 22nd March 2014,  Invicta students examined  the problems that millions of people around the world have to endure just to have access to water, often not even clean and safe.

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Sunday roast on a Friday!

10 Feb

Do you have a Sunday roast every week? Well, do you?! And just why is this traditional British meal so special?

Led by three student dinner co-ordinators, tasks including budgeting, shopping and entertainment were delegated. Then students from Halstow and Invicta took this question outside of the classroom and set to tackle it head on together one Friday morning in a local church hall. Here are the results:

All hands on board for the peeling!

All hands on board for the peeling!

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Poetry please!

20 Jan

As a part of our topic on immigration and after having discussed a lot about its different aspects and its impact on society, Halstow students  had the idea of writing some acrostic poems to illustrate this subject and unanimously chose to publish the following one:

Poetry please!

Immigration – why?

13 Jan

Immigration  whyImmigration – why? Just why do people leave an area and move to another country?
Students in Greenwich have been looking at this question and compiled a list of possible reasons. With the subject of immigration so high on the political agenda, we examined the current news headlines and tackled some of the concerns surrounding this issue. In response, students presented a useful reminder checklist of how each and everyone has something to give to the society we live in.Inmigration what migrants bringImmigration what migrants bring

Local living history! Out about about in Woolwich

23 Dec

In December, students from Greenwich went on a fact finding mission to the Greenwich Heritage Centre in Woolwich to learn more their local history. Here are some of their findings:

” Some of us thought we knew quite a lot about Woolwich! The ferry, the market, the barracks. That’s why it was so nice to discover the new place that provided us with amazing historic facts about everyday life in days gone by. We would highly recommend going and having a look at this local gem!”

“We recently discovered a hidden treasure in Woolwich! It’s the local museum called the Greenwich Heritage Centre. Woolwich used to be a place of significant importance during WW1 & WW2. The economy was once thriving with ship building and gun manufacturing. Life inside the factories was absolutely unsustainable because of the dangerous machinery workers had to handle without any protection. Women especially were victims of the harsh conditions.”

Nowadays part of the Woolwich heritage is saved in a world renowned football team, Arsenal FC, which started in Woolwich.”

So, get down to the Greenwich Heritage Centre! You never know what you might find out!Getting the answers!Then it was time for refreshments over in the cafe at the Firepower Museum!BbIwxggIUAE_zb1

Fun and food!

19 Nov

“Food glorious food!” Students from Halstow and Invicta enjoyed time together after class sampling the delights of Russian and Ukrainian cooking. We had so much fun we are doing it again – next time other students will be cooking!image