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November Sports Roundup

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Basketball Year 8 - 15th November 2018


On 15th November, our Year 8 basketball team aided by some Year 7s made their way over to Walton high to play their first game of the season. Before the game started the team had to get to grips with some new rules for the Year 8 league this season, this resulted in a slow start but the boys were quick to learn and went into half-time 4-3 down. The second half was a story of missed opportunities for Webber, coming close to scoring on a number of occasions, however the ball just didn't want to go in. Walton High scored two more baskets in the final 15 minutes of the game, which took them into the lead winning the game 8-5. 
This was a good performance from the Webber team, and a great foundation on which to build and improve.
Basketball Year 11 - 14th November 2018



On the 14th November 2018, Year 11 played their first basketball fixture of the year against a strong St Paul’s. The Webber team played with passion in the first quarter with Michael se…

In the Trenches Trip - Year 5 & 6

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On Thursday 15th November, pupils from Year 5 and 6 visited a WW1 trench on the outskirts of Birmingham. The morning consisted of three activities but before they could undertake these they were introduced to the clothing and had to enlist. This involved checking they were the correct weight and height, after this they were issued with their Trench Orders booklet. The first activity was to ensure that they were physically fit for the army and had to undertake an obstacle course followed by tunnelling. The next activity was learning about different artefacts taken directly from the battlefields, learning about Albert French who had worked at Wolverton Works prior to enlisting and drill exercises whilst wearing a helmet and carrying a rifle. The final mornings exercise was based in the trench system and pupils learnt about trench life, what they had to do in the event of a gas attack and using a periscope to search for the enemy.
After lunch, we returned to carryout trench duties, these …

The Webber Independent School Maths Olympiad

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Maths Olympiad  As part of our focus on STEM learning and providing interesting challenges for our students, we decided to host our very own Maths Olympiad, which took place on 15th November. We invited local school's to come and compete in our maths challenges to encourage the competitive spirit. The day was a great success and there were some fantastically gifted students representing their schools. The Webber Independent students competed against Great Linford, Broughton Manor, Premier Academy, Portfields and Bradwell Village. The day consisted of a range of mathematical puzzles to solve and time test challenges. Team winners: Webber Year 5Broughton Manor Year 6
Individual winners:
Harley West Year 5 from Premier AcademyMathumilan Year 6 from Great Linford Primary

The overall winners were: Broughton Manor with Webber taking second place. Simone and Ambika from Webber were joint second in the individual rounds and the Webber Year 6 team came third.  It was a fantastic event, thank you to…

Webber Students Take Part in TedEd Talks, Seminars and Lectures

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At The Webber Independent School we believe in the power of collaboration, Real World Learning and encouraging passion through stimulating internal and external TedEd Talks, Seminars, Lectures, Exhibitions and more. 

Pictured above are a few of our Senior and Sixth Form students who attended a Seminar on Unsolved Puzzles at the Open University with our Maths Teacher, Mrs Viki Molnar-Smith. 

The students really enjoyed the talk and interactive learning session.

Webber Year 5 and 6 Badminton Students through to BISI County Finals in 2019

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On Thursday 11th October, Year 5 and 6 badminton players attended the Milton Keynes BISI badminton finals at Shenley Brook End School. The finals were a great opportunity for our badminton players to show their true Webber spirit, taking on the two best teams in the competition with focus and passion, we drew in the first match and won a second game. All pupils performed well but a special mention should go to Emilien Berranger for his technical skill and effort, they really shone. The competition was fierce, however some excellent play by the team secured them second place, only four points behind the winners. The team are now looking forward to the county finals in July 2019.

Sports Roundup W/E 7th October 2018

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Webber Students Kept Their Composure As They Took Part in Local and Regional Competitions
Strong Badminton Results and Admirable Performances in Cross Country and the ISA Triathlon

FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR WEBBER STUDENTS

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Monday 25th June 2018
STEAM Week Review by Mr Matthew Paris

Last week all of our students form Reception class to Year 10 celebrated and investigated Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics through visits, guest speakers and scientific investigations (CREST), during the School's STEAM week.
The Early Years students investigated ‘brilliant bubbles’, friction and went on a Rainbow Walk.Students from both the Prep and Senior school visited Wolverton’s state-of-the-art recycling and energy recovery centre and learnt about what we should recycle and what happens to all the rubbish that used to go to landfill.These students also followed a CREST program investigating such topics as ‘the properties of chocolate’ and ‘harvesting and conserving water’ and successfully created some creative solutions to the problems posed to them.
On Thursday every student in the school got to spend time with the RS STEM Ambassadors onboard Titan.If you have not heard about this, Titan is a big r…