Junior Maths Challenge

Junior Maths Challenge

Maths Challenge is a national competition where students answer intriguing maths and logic questions. Although it is a multiple choice test, it is very tough! Some of our pupils in Years 7 and 8 took part in the Junior Maths Challenge (UKMT) and did very well. Over...
Cricket Activators in action

Cricket Activators in action

On the hottest day of the year, Smestow’s Cricket Activators officiated at the City Finals for Year 3 and 4 pupils. Having attended a course on how to umpire and score, the students took charge of the 15 matches on the day. Staff and organisers were full of...
Year 9 rounders report

Year 9 rounders report

Smestow vs. Aldersley Kharam Haire captained the team in another challenging game. Having to play with eight players was the first obstacle to overcome. Fortunately for Smestow Aldersley had the same handicap, making it a level playing field. The girls fought hard yet...
Inspiring the jewellers of the future?

Inspiring the jewellers of the future?

Children at Smestow have been getting an expert insight into the world of fine metals thanks to a partnership with a jeweller. Philip Eccleston, a Walsall-based jeweller, has been working with a group of Year 10 pupils as part of their Resistant Materials studies, and...