Pets At Home

Crew this week was all about our pets and how they cheer us up and brighten up our lives.

Alfie brought along his amazing giant rabbit it was the size of a small dog but so fluffy and adorable! We also got to meet his super cute dog Evie I love her stripey jumper.

Millie brought along her ferrets they loved being cuddled and they seem really friendly and I think they make awesome pets.

Beth was in school during our hangout but she wanted to share a photo of her beautiful dog…. What a beauty


Crew had some amazing news this week Miss Cross has had a gorgeous baby boy.

WE MISS YOU already Miss Cross xxx

It is the last two weeks before Summer crew let’s work our socks off, so we can enjoy an awesome Summer.

Next crew hangout is on Thursday at 1.30pm. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone again.


Mrs Pulham.

Bon Voyage

Today Stan Lee gave me a goodbye hangout as I hand crew over to Mrs Pulham: whilst I go on Maternity Leave. Mrs Pulham is amazing, they are in safe hands and she is just like me!

They are one great crew! They are all so unique and what has been great to see over these two years is that they have stayed true to themselves. They express their own opinions without judgment and we have really created our own safe bubble. They may disagree with others in our crew but in a mature way where they don’t take it personally. Building resilience and listening to others point of views, as we all have different life experiences.

In crew check in they had to say one thing that they will miss – with me not being around: my kindness, my laugh (as apparently I laugh when no one else is laughing and it’s not funny), being helpful. Alfie said I have two sides to my personality as Kyle often says my ‘happy face’ and my ‘am I in bother face?’. Like I always tell them when you get it right I will tell you and when you get it wrong I will tell you.

They also said about how our crew chats can sometimes go off topic ‘not sure if I should be sharing this’, they really like this. We once had a whole crew session talking about dough balls. What I will really miss is the fact that they can share funny stories with me, without getting embarrassed.

We have all been on this journey together as myself and crew started XP together. Here are some pictures of our time together.

I wish you all good luck in Year 9, yes you will soon be in Year 9 wow! Smash it and remember: This is your world, shape it or someone else will.  Mrs Cross

Great crew hangout this week,

I would like to praise crew for being consistently great at attending crew hangout every week, and if not being able to make it, letting me know via email. I really appreciate this guys.

Kian did a great crew check-in with guess the emoji movie, it was great fun and everyone did really well.

This week I would really like to reflect on the amazing work being produced weekly by crew and I have a few special mentions.

Jacob has completed all work set by expedition teachers, even finding time during the 2 week break to catch up and complete all music work set.

Frankie has worked so hard, not only during working from home but before that, Frankie you are a SUPER STUDENT!

Millie has been so conscientious always asking me if she needs to do anything else. Millie even made herself a work schedule so she didn’t miss deadlines. Millie always shows such integrity.

Beth’s Craftsmanship and Quality is second to none her work is always beautifully presented and with great content, Beth goes above and beyond on every expedition and I couldn’t be prouder to have her in my crew!

Meadow has shown great resilience during this unprecedented time, although things were tough at the beginning, Meadow has never given up and she has got lot’s of work completed and handed in.

Lacie shows great courage by asking for support if needed and completing all work set by expedition teachers. Lacie’s work in humanities has been beautiful and she always meets her deadlines.

Jessica has also shown great resilience during this time, it was really tough to begin with but Jess has worked really hard to get work completed and handed in. It shows great courage to ask for support and I am a very proud crew leader.

This is week 12 of learning from home and I feel Crew Stan Lee are doing an amazing job, I am one proud crew leader.

Keep up the great work.

Thank you Crew!

Mrs Pulham


The sun really did have his hat on!

What beautiful weather we were blessed with during the two week break!

It really was a scorcher…..

Crew seemed to have a great, well earned break and did lots of lovely activities.

Frankie blew me away with his woodwork. Check this out!!


I really want one of these!


Some lucky birds having such a beautiful home.

Beth and Millie have produced some awesome Artwork here it is!


And Millie got a perfect kitten….

everybody meet Teddy, think you will agree he is gorgeous.

Keep up the great work crew! I’m one proud crew leader.

Mrs Pulham.

What am I grateful for and why?

We had a very uplifting and positive google hangout in crew this week….

Our Check in this week was What am I grateful for and why? We had some lovely heartfelt responses here they are:

Kyle: Football and Fifa (no surprises there Kyle loves his footie).

Alfie: Having a healthy family and living near woods to explore.

Jacob: Video games.

Luke: T.V.

Frankie: Friends and family.

Millie: Having a healthy family.

Beth: Having a healthy family and her pet dog who is always happy (Photo to follow).

Aaleyah: Her pet rabbit (Photo to follow).

Meadow: Having a garden to enjoy the sun.

Lacie: Her little sister to make her laugh and cheer her up.

Miss Cross: Having a nice safe house to isolate in.

Mrs Pulham: My two Sons who always brighten my day.


Next our very own Bradley Walsh (Luke) took charge of our crew quiz, he put us through our paces and really tested our knowledge.

We had a variety of questions ranging from Whats the fastest animal in the world? to

which football team did Ryan Giggs play for?

Kyle was crowned quizzing champion this week.

Aaleyah is organising our crew activity for when we return to school, I cannot wait to see what she comes up with.

Hope crew have a restful couple of weeks, staff are still working the first week so please email myself or Miss Cross if you need anything.

Mrs Pulham.

Busy Bees

Crew have had another awesome week working really hard and pushing on, our crew tracker has had a really positive impact and students are smashing their deadlines for work !

Crew Stan Lee have got a new challenge this week of creating a book of memories to capture these weird and wonderful times, we have a cooking challenge to complete and a nature section, students can make a bird feeder or just capture an image out of their window.

I can’t wait to see what crew comes up with !

Alfie has rose the challenge of making his garden beautiful and what a magnificent job he and his family have done.

Alfie is also quite the artist with his beautiful painting of a seascape, Well Done Alfie…. you have had an amazing week !

My personal challenge for crew is completing the Couch to 5k, I’ve just completed week 2 ! Only 7 weeks to go, I’m exhausted just thinking about it ( ha ha ).

Miss Cross and myself also let crew into a little secret …… that I will be Crew Leader for Stan Lee while Miss Cross is on maternity leave.

I’m so excited and up for the challenge bring it on !!

Mrs Pulham.

Year 7/8 Common Mission

As part of Common Mission in year 7/8 we are launching The Book of Memories. Crew leaders will be sharing this during google hangouts. We would like you to produce a virtual (slides) or book of your memories during this time so that we can look back and reflect on our time at home.

Each week you will be given a theme to help you create your book of memories and give you ideas of activities you might be able to do at home. Your crew leader will share the introduction with you and how you can make your book and also the first theme which is “What is in my cupboards”

We look forward to seeing your ideas and sharing with us what you have been up to whilst at home.

Stay Safe Everyone

Ilinca’s Year 8

Crew Virtual Quiz


Fantastic turn out for crew hangout this week !

Our check-in question this week was …. if you could be a vegetable which one would you be? And why ?

One crew answer was a carrot because I like to fake tan ha ha !

We then moved on to our virtual quiz which James won …. Well done to everybody who joined in, I really enjoyed being the host.

Lastly we discussed our crew tracker, I wanted to praise students in the green, which means all work is complete in that subject.

Well done to:

Jacob: green in Science, Maths and Spanish

Luke: green in Science.

Frankie: green in Science, Maths and Art.

Millie: green in Science, Maths and Art.

Beth: green in Science, Maths, Spanish and Art.

Another fantastic week for Crew Stan Lee keep up the amazing work.



Beautiful Work

Another great week for Crew Stan Lee….

They are Working Hard and getting Smart, here are a few examples of the beautiful work completed this week.

Jacob’s Art


Beth’s Art                                                                                                             

Millie’s work in Maths

Miss Cross and myself are absolutely astonished with level of dedication and Craftsmanship and Quality applied this week.

A great big Well Done Crew !