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Mr Corbett Delivers His Last End of Year Assembly

Today was no normal end of year assembly, it was Mr Corbett’s last address to all the students and staff.

The assembly opened with Mr Corbett speaking of the vast array of trips and visits that have made a big impression this year as the school have looked at giving all students a wide experience. As well as a wide range of […]

Year 8 science club students earned their Bronze CREST Award

Year 8 science club students earned their Bronze CREST Award for their innovative zombie apocalypse project. By exploring how to protect a compound, grow food, communicate, and move safely, the students combined science with creative problem-solving in a fun and unique way.

#STEM@ICC #proudtobeICC #STEMisfun #CRESTawards

Sarah Robinson Commemorative Sponsored Walk

On Friday 5th July students and staff took part in the Sarah Robinson Sponsored Walk to raise funds for the local charity, Greenaway Foundation.

Students and staff were in full spirit despite it being a very wet day!  A nice early start to the day allowed students to have an early finish giving them a much deserved rest after walking an […]

Class of 2024, Leavers’ Day, Tuesday 18th June

”Today marks the end of your secondary education. Congratulations – you made it!

Whether you spent the full last 5 years at ICC or elsewhere, you have made it through so many mentor times, lessons, breaks and lunches. But your experience at ICC has been far from ‘normal’. You weathered the uncertain Covid storms of 2020 and 2021 when you were so […]

ICC Compete in a Youth Rocketry Challenge

Two teams of students travelled to Essex yesterday to compete in a youth rocketry challenge.

#UKRoc24. Amidst the competition, students had to make dynamic adjustments, tweaking mass and refining drag coefficients on the spot.

Whilst the heats are ongoing across the UK and our final standing remains unknown, it is certain that both teams performed superbly on the day. #proudtobeICC

World Book Day at ICC

A great day was had by all on Thursday 7th March as staff and students got involved in World Book Day activities.

Well done to everyone that entered the competitions, the standards were absolutely amazing.  Winners won a chocolate egg and reward points.

Congratulations to Isabell who won the Get Caught Reading 2025 competition. Isabell won a £15 voucher.

A massive well […]

Christmas Jumper day and End of Term

Students and staff wore festive jumpers to raise funds for the local charity, The Greenaway Foundation.

Mr Corbett, Headteacher welcomed everyone to the end of term Christmas assembly.

We heard how superb the school production of Alice in Wonderland was.  The panto has gone from strength to strength each year. It is so wonderful to see so many of our students […]

Sixth Students Raise Funds for Charity

On Wednesday 13th December, Sixth Form students organised a day of fundraising activities.

Sixth form students got into the spirit of Christmas by organising fun activities throughout the day to raise funds for The Childrens’ Trust Charity.

The day started with Sixth Form taking part in a cyclathon from 8:30am to 3pm. Students and staff took turns at keeping the cycle continuous throughout […]

STEM Club Bake Off Ignites Passion for Science!

In a culinary clash of creativity six teams of students engaged in a thrilling competition showcasing their teamwork and culinary expertise whilst under strict time constraints.

Four judges meticulously evaluated each group on teamwork, cleanliness, scientific explanation and the visual appeal of the finished product.

To add a delightful twist, the students judged each other’s final offerings, which gave one […]

ICC Students Take Part in The Great Debate

On Friday 24th November, ICC students took part in a national public speaking competition run by the Historical Association, The Great Debate.

The competition was open to students from Years 10-13, and the topic was Which historical place or person from your local area deserves greater recognition? The local heats were on Friday 24th November held at Christs Hospital School. This was a […]

ICC Team to Compete against Best in Country

‘Snow Angels’  successfully retained the title of Southeast Regional Champions.

Two teams of Year 9 students recently competed in the 2023 heats of the Raytheon quadcopter challenge.  Both teams excelled. However, the ‘Snow Angels’ managed to fly ahead and successfully retained the title of Southeast Regional Champions.

They travel to Lincoln on the 13th of December to compete against the best […]

Remembrance – Friday 10th November 2023

At 11am ICC students and staff fell silent for two minutes to commemorate Remembrance Day.

Students and staff gathered around the Atrium for the remembrance ceremony that began with Army Cadets, Marine Cadets, Air Cadets and Police Cadets from ICC marching and saluting to the memorial in the centre of the Atrium.

Sixth Form Head students laid a commemorative wreath before staff and students observed a […]

Year 9 “Build and Fly” Raytheon Quadcopter Challenge

On Friday ICC had the pleasure of welcoming STEM ambassadors from Collins Aerospace to assist 2 teams of students from year 9 build and fly a quadcopter.

It was an exciting opportunity for them to showcase their skills, patience, and commitment to the project.

To date the students have spent many hours perfecting and presenting their ideas. They have successfully negotiated the […]

End of Summer Term 2023

Mr Corbett, Headteacher, ended the school year with a whole school assembly on the school field.

n a very successful year for the school, we welcomed the findings of the Ofsted inspection in April. They were very impressed and said we will continue to be a good school and that:

“Across the school, behaviour is calm, and relationships are positive. Pupils and […]

Year 11 Graduation Prom, June 2023

The class of 2023 celebrated at their graduation prom on Friday 30th June.

Students arrived in style by various forms of transport, from sport cars to a horse.  They had the opportunity of photographs and selfies on the red carpet before being greeted with pre-drinks (fruit punch) and then enjoyed a three-course meal. Mr Corbett and Miss Woodman presented nominated awards to students. The turnout was fantastic and students […]

Diversity Day 2023

Our Diversity Day, held on Thursday 22nd June, was a huge success. The event celebrated the diversity of our school community with a big focus on Pride and culture.

To celebrate the richness of the school’s diversity, students and staff dressed in their cultural heritage or wore pride-themed clothing.

A vibrant array of stalls scattered the school grounds, from rainbow-themed cakes to delicious aromatic world […]

Class of ’23 Leavers’ Day, 20th June

They did it, they made it the end of Year 11!

Year 11 are about to close one chapter and open another in their life as they embark on new adventures, in our Sixth Form or elsewhere.

From joining ICC in 2018 we are so pleased to have watched them develop, flourish and grow into fantastic young people, full of life and […]

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