Student Zone

Newland Flyers

The Newland Flyers programme is designed to raise aspirations and enrich the experiences of our most able pupils. Pupils from all year groups are selected for the programme based on ability and there are a range of specific activities and development opportunities planned for each year group.

Some of the core aspects of the programmes include:

Some of the core aspects of the programmes include:

  • Enrichment activities including opportunities such as;
Attendance of science club run by The Deep for Years 7 and 8,

Elite subject based competitions such as the Rotary club debate competition, Royal Society of Chemistry Top of the Bench and Junior Mathletes

Subject specific college master classes

University visits and Aiming for Oxbridge events

University of Law criminal case study workshops

MENSA testing

  • Peer Tutoring
In order to ensure that students master and hone their own subject knowledge a student leadership role of Peer tutor has been created for Newland Flyers. Students will be paired up with another Flyer from a different year group to engage in Peer tutoring sessions on Thursday afterschool.
  • Mentoring
All Flyers will receive half termly academic mentoring from Mrs Martinson the senior leadership team link for Newland flyers. This will help student to develop their self-reflections skills and set high expectations for themselves. These session will also challenge the girls to perform at their highest level and set personal targets to enable them to do this.



Newland Flyers News


Congratulations to all of the Newland Flyers on their MENSA test results. Students were tested as part of the High Flyers programme to determine their IQ. British Mensa has more than 20,000 members from all walks of life with IQs in the top 2%. Many of our students Had an IQ placing them in the top 10% of people nationally with the following pupils achieving scores which qualified them for membership of the organisation.

Leonie Wiles Y10

Uneza Usman Y7

Mimi Pattison Drury Y7

Caisey- Leigh Adams Y8

Amy Oligbo Y8

Lily Render Y10

Hollie Goodwin Y10

Nicole Proudlove Y11

Ally Mai Shore Y11

 Follow 2 of our Bright sparks explain how they felt receiving their results below