Open day gives taste of life at Falmouth School
3:00pm Sunday 14th October 2012 in News
Falmouth School threw open its doors last week for its “highly successful” annual open day for prospective pupils and their parents.
The event, on Thursday, provided visitors with an opportunity to find out more about the school, as well as trying their hand at numerous activities. Current students were on hand to talk about school life and assisted in demonstrations alongside members of staff, after the formal welcome in the library from headteacher Sandra Critchley.
Dawn McColl, from the school, said: “The activities in school were exciting and interactive with many different things to try and learn, including Miss Williams giving lifesaving lessons in the religious education department and demonstrating the ‘Staying Alive’ CPR on the resuscitation dummies.
“The history department offered visitors the WWII experience with blacked out windows and air raid sirens, while the dance studio showcased a completely different atmosphere with students performing dance and drama while the cast of ‘Annie’ rehearsed for their renowned school performance later this term.
“Teachers and students in the science department had whizzing, flinging, banging and exploding going on and visitors had the opportunity to make sparklers, coloured fire, and many other exciting activities.
“To take a break from all the activities, a trip to the modern foreign language department offered refreshments in the ‘French Café’ set up in the Sixth Form College and offered a range of refreshments for customers who ordered in either French or Spanish.”
Print-making proved popular in the art department and badge-making was a hit in the information technology department, added Dawn .
For more information on joining the school next year, call 01326 372386 to make an appointment.