News & Events
08/07/20 – Good News from Croydon High
Runner Up in the 2020 Draw a Robot Competition
We recently announced that Ishya was shortlisted as a finalist in the 2020 Draw a Robot Competition, for her fantastic robot drawing and description of “Robo Food Bin”, a kitchen robot that can collect food waste from the kitchen and use its sensors to transport it to a compost heap in the garden. We are now delighted to reveal that Ishya’s entry was selected as the Runner-Up! Well done Ishya – we are so proud of you!
Summer Performance and Arts Week – Online
On Tuesday, we moved our Summer Performance evening and Arts Week celebrations to our website! The event went live at 7 PM and showcased wonderful work from artists and musicians at Croydon High. It’s still available to view here.
Anna Astounds with her Magic Trick
Anna in 4W entertained the other pupils in her bubble with a mesmerising magic trick in school!
Pupil Science Publication Launched
We are immensely proud of a dedicated team of Lower-Sixth pupils who have launched our very own science publication, Hedera Helix (the scientific name for ivy)!
Check out the first articles here. Delve into why we should regulate sugar like a drug, discover if teleportation is real, and learn about the future of antibiotics. Some of you have contributed articles already through the GDST STEM writing competition.
We’d love for more of you to get involved, writing for Hedera Helix next term! Please contact Mrs Howgego or Ms Bhugalee.
Lovely Artwork from Year 8
These are two of the year 8 3D Design recycled jewellery final pieces.
The UK Celebrates 72 Years of the NHS
On July 2nd, the UK celebrated the NHS’s 72nd anniversary. It was all the more special this year due to the recognition our NHS has received during the Coronavirus crisis. We applauded them every Thursday for months, grateful to our #NHSHeroes for their tireless work at this difficult time. In London, over 200 ‘Thank You’ flags were raised to honour the NHS and its work.
Tony Hudgell Raises £1m
A five-year-old boy, Tony Hudgell, recently raised £1 million for the Evelina London Children’s Hospital after walking 10km on two prosthetic legs. He was inspired by Captain Tom Moore, who has since sent him a letter of congratulations! Initially, he only hoped to raise £500 for this hospital, which treated him and saved his life.
Print Isn’t Dead
During their first week of reopening, bookshops saw an enormous surge in sales compared with the same week of sales last year. Almost 4 million books were sold in the UK within the first six days of shops being able to reopen!