Higher Achievers Biolearn Challenge in conjunction with DMU
Two Teams took part. Our KS3 team made up of all girls flying the flag for women in STEM designed a shelter for students to use using a variety of solutions through nature. Great thought went into how they could not only make it sustainable but using Nature’s solutions to solve the issues of design challenges.
Our KS4 team designed a way of recycling and cleaning the water that drains from places like the canteen and bathroom sinks. They planned meticulously ways they can use nature to clean the water so it is safe enough for the Fruit and vegetables in the Peace Garden.
We are proud to announce that our Year 9 team were overall winners of this competition!
Students Summer Henderson, Shree Pardivalla, Madeleine Worton, Khushi Sudan, Stephy Wan, Isabelle Parker and Safi Kone (pictured below with Mr Teece and Miss Gajjar).
Richard Dawson from Wild Awake who judged the competition had this to say about the project:
‘Seldom have I seen so many biomimicry ideas and examples come together in one design, I find these ideas both inspirational and practical. It might be a little costly but I’m sure the shelters will function as nice ‘signposts’ for biomimicry on the campus. Good work and nice presentation!’
The girls win a £100 prize and will feature in the next DMU press release!
The Leicester Panthers who are part of Enderby Juniors Dodgeball team WON the British Dodgeball Midlands Open on Saturday 26th June, for the U13’s!
Jacob Lees (Year 8), pictured front right, helped secure the win alongside his team mates who all played brilliantly. Unfortunately Charlie Jones (Year 7) who is a key player, was absent and was greatly missed by the team, but they played on and their great teamwork meant they took the GOLD!
WELL DONE – fabulous news!
Food, entertainment and a photo booth were enjoyed by all!
Head students were also rewarded with Amazon vouchers for their contribution over the last 2 years too!
From all the staff at BGLC, GOOD LUCK to the ‘CLASS OF 2021’ in their future careers and further education.
Year 7 students Max, Nadia, Lyv and Kitty stand with our librarian Mrs Norton in front of our new ‘101 Essential Reads – the BGLC Canon’. It has already prompted lively debates between students, and staff, about titles they have read and enjoyed – and even which titles they feel are missing! We hope it will spark some curiosity and encourage all students to delve into titles they perhaps wouldn’t normally consider. It was a joy to compile and looks fantastic – well done to everyone involved. Mrs Bellamy.
During half time Year 10 student Millen Durham, (pictured left below), took part in 2 golf competitions.
Firstly he took part in the English County Championships Golf Qualifier, which was made up of 10 different counties – his team won this for the first time in 40 years with Millen’s score of 4 over and 1 under contributing towards the win!
Millen also took part in the Midland Schools Championship and qualified for the English Schools to represent the Midlands at the end of June.