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Year 11 History trip to Berlin - posted 10th Feb

Year 11 GCSE History students visited Berlin over February half term. Students took part in the trip from Saturday 10th February to Tuesday 13th February. Key sites included the remains of the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie and the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. Students also visited the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. The trip was led by Mr Maud (Head of History), accompanied by Ms Horton, Mr Davies and Mrs Ohana.

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Photos from the ‘Festival of Integrity’ - posted 6th Feb

Ruislip High staged its first ever Year 7 and 8 Festival on Tuesday 6th February from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. It was based around the school’s theme of the year, ‘Integrity’, and featured lots of fun activities and performances. Highlights included musical performances in the atrium and tutor group fundraising stalls. There was also inflatable fun in the sports hall with a gladiator podium battle, bungee run and sumo suits, accompanied by a DJ. All proceeds will be donated to the Grenfell Tower appeal. 

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Photos from ice skating winter reward trip - posted 2nd Feb

The Winter Reward Trip took place on Friday 2nd February, available to those students who have three or few warning checks in their planner so far this school year. In other words they are excellent students who do the right thing all the time or almost all of the time! Organiser Mr Stent said, “It was wonderful to see 206 amazing Ruislip High students all skating together! They fully deserved this fun trip for showing superb effort and behaviour at school. It was also exciting for them to be part of a convoy of three double decker buses heading to the Guildford Spectrum rink. Thanks also to the 12 staff who gave up part of their Friday evening to help supervise. We are already look forward to the next reward trip!” 

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Sixth Formers hear from Chief Superintendent - posted 26th Jan

Ruislip High would like to thank Chief Superintendent Raj Kohli from the Metropolitan Police for delivering a talk to Sixth Form Year 12 students on Friday 26th January. Raj told many interesting stories from his 25 years’ service and explained the types of incidents he helps deal with on a day-to-day basis. He also demonstrated the safety equipment he carries including explaining why police officers carry CS gas. He also explained the role he had in announcing the death of singer Amy Winehouse to the media in 2011.

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Panathlon Competition - posted 15th Jan

On 15th January 2018 six Ruislip High students took part in the first heat of this year’s Panathlon competition which was held at Featherstone High School. The students competed alongside other Hillingdon schools against Hounslow and Ealing. James, Year 11, Samantha, Year 11, Kavindu, Year 9, Satya, Year 9, Reece, Year 9 and Lily-Mai, Year 7, all took part in individual sports as well as relays. 

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Trip to the BBC - posted 15th Jan

On Monday 15th January six students from Years 10 and 11 were invited by Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince to see a recording of The Infinite Monkey Cage at BBC Broadcasting House. This was as a thank you for the students appearing on the Victoria Derbyshire show back in October. It was on the teenage brain and Sarah-Jayne Blakemore was on the panel (she is one of the most eminent academics in the field). It was a wonderful experience for all.

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Photos from Sixth Form ‘Model United Nations’ day - posted 8th Jan

A special event for Ruislip High’s Sixth Form took place at the end of term on Tuesday 19th December. A ‘’model United Nations’ event was organised by Ms Horton and Mrs Ohana, Heads of Year 12 and 13 respectively. Students worked in groups representing particular countries with the aim of passing a resolution on North Korea, human rights and nuclear weapon issues. The quality of the presentation speeches was outstanding! The photos show students working in their groups and delivering speeches.

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