Vocational Studies Fishing Trip

As part of the Vocational studies qualification, some of our year 11s had to demonstrate their new skills of being able to assemble fishing equipment safely, cast correctly & land a fish. This was our second visit to Derwent Reservoir and just like last week, we all had a reel-y good time. All of the…

Pizza Oven in the making.

The pupils have been working extremely hard designing and creating a pizza oven this term for the whole school to use, the vision being to start a small enterprise in the vocational department. Pupils have used their knowledge and applied their new skills acquired from their bricklaying course and applying them into constructing and making…

Vocational Classroom

As a school we are continuing to develop and improve the Vocational Department. Below is the vocational classroom, which has been wrapped in cartoon images of some of the courses we now offer. This is with the intention to grab pupils’ imaginations and inspire them when they come to learn in the vocational areas around…

We have welcomed back Lewis @durhamspraypaints to create another masterpiece for the outdoor gym. Lewis has turned some weathered panels and a wall into an inspiring, motivating and uplifting sport silhouettes whilst incorporating the Croft logo colours. Pupils say……… “I think it looks futuristic” “It looks very retro” “I like the colours and the detail”…

Croft Community School Garden

Recently, we have had a relaunch of the Croft Garden where parents, carers, family and people from the local community came into school to help pupils work in the garden. Secondary Vocational pupils helped with the relaunch by designing and creating 6 bird tables for the garden. I would personally like to thank everyone that…

Raised Beds

Our Vocational  pupils have been very busy! They have measured, marked and cut the sleepers into position and bolted them together to make 3 raised beds. In the images below, you will see the pupils preparing the beds ready for crops to be planted. More to follow with exciting developments happening in Vocational. Mr. Harrison.…

Travis Perkins

Updates and further developments from the Vocational Department. A HUGE thank must go to Bridie and Travis Perkins who have kindly gifted the school and Vocational over £1500 pounds worth of equipment which included sleepers, 600 bricks, hose, water butt, gravel and building sand to support the development and enrich the learning opportunities for the…

Travis Perkins

Updates and further developments from the Vocational Department.   A HUGE thank must go to Bridie and Travis Perkins who have kindly gifted the school and Vocational Studies over £1500 pounds worth of equipment which included a shed, sleepers, hose, 600 bricks, gravel, sand and a water butt to support the development and enrich the…