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  • Imperial War Museum

    Imperial War Museum
    28th March 2014

    Twenty four Year 8 pupils visited the Imperial War Museum again for the second day of the New Perspectives project on Wednesday 26th March. They spent the day working with museum professionals - researching more into the First World War in Africa. The students, divided into four groups of 6, selected a particular piece of archive evidence which they had then prepared a pitch about - delivering it to a curator from the Museum. They had to persuade him to include their selected archival material in the new World War One exhibitions that will be on display once the Imperial War Museum re-opens after refurbishment in summer 2014. Pupils also spent time with animators from Chocolate Films, a media company; starting to think about ideas for their own animation films that they will create in the remaining three days of the project. The short animation films pupils will create will be based on the archival material pupils have selected and researched themselves. Some of the animation films may even be included in the permanent First World War galleries once the Imperial War Museum is reopened. Our pupils were very excited to meet and work with one of the animators from Chocolate Films in particular called Daniel, who is an ex-Cumberland School pupil having left in 2004. It was an enjoyable day and the pupils worked extremely hard. The History department is very proud of their hard work and commitment to the project. Read More

  • 9D Retain Football Championship Crown

    9D Retain Football Championship Crown
    28th March 2014

    Well done to 9D who retained their inter-form football championship crown, beating 9U in an exciting penalty shoot out final on Friday 28th March. Read More

  • Cumberland Music Competition will be held in the Main Hall on April 1st at 6pm.

    Cumberland Music Competition will be held in the Main Hall on April 1st at 6pm.
    24th March 2014

    Cumberland Music Competition will be held in the Main Hall on April 1st at 6pm. Itís a contest where students of all ages, who have made it through one stage of auditions already, are playing for the chance to win an evening of professional studio recording time! The competition will be judged my Mr Fellows, Mr Maunsell and a number of special guests! FREE tickets will be available from the Music & Drama Staff base. ALL students in the audience will need to be accompanied by an adult. Read More

  • Greenhouse Tennis Fixture

    Greenhouse Tennis Fixture
    21st March 2014

    After a hard fought defeat to Coopers on Monday 17th March, the Cumberland Year 8 & 9 Tennis teams got back to winning ways on Thursday 20th March, with two comprehensive victories over Greenhouse rivals St. Pauls Way. The Year 8 team battled to a comfortable 10-2 victory, whilst the Year 9ís put their disappointment from Monday night behind them to beat the St. Pauls Way Year 10 team by the same scoreline. A good result all round, and some good Tennis played by all players. Teams: Year 8: Ilaman Annagurbanov, Isswell Owusu, Tony Duong, Kieran Primus Year 10: Elonas Voliekvicius, Mohammed Sisay, Georgie Foster & Briti Haliti. Read More

  • Well done 8L

    Well done 8L
    21st March 2014

    It was a nail biting final between 8L and defending champions 8U on Friday 21st March. Despite Ms Grattonís encouragements from the side line, 8L won with a golden goal in extra time. Read More