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  • STEM Project Success!

    Published 19/07/17

    Fortismere entered two teams for this year’s Go4SET Project and the Year 8 team won the 'Best Overall Project' Award! They were ably assisted by their mentors from Symmetry in Crouch End.

     

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  • Creative Writing Masterclass

    Published 14/07/17

    On Thursday 13th July students from Years 7 and 10 were treated to creative writing masterclasses from Caroline Green.  

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  • Talking Copy with Sports Journalist

    Published 14/07/17

    Students were excited to meet Jon Brodkin, Sports Journalist for the Guardian.

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  • Year 12s Talk Media, Feminism & Donald Trump

    Published 14/07/17

    It was great to welcome Keren Darmon, who has recently completed a PhD in Feminism and Media Studies, to speak to Year 12 Media and Sociology students on Monday 10th July.  She spoke about her PhD and experience of working in the Media before getting students to reflect on definitions of feminism, Donald Trump’s election and the Women’s March in January.  

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  • Animatronics at Large

    Published 14/07/17

    Sixth Formers had the opportunity to learn about concept design in the film industry from an expert in the field, Chris Goodman.

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  • Inspiration from a BBC Producer

    Published 14/07/17

    Thank you so much to James van der Pool who came into the library on Friday 7th July to talk to some of our Year 7s about turning facts into stories.  James is a producer at the BBC and works on programmes like Horizon.  He showed how stories that can be complicated or serious can be made into something that grabs the imagination.

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  • Working in Publishing

    Published 12/07/17

    It was fantastic to welcome former student Eve Wersocki Morris back on Tuesday 4th July to talk to Year 12 English and Media students about working in the publishing industry.  Her talk was incredibly useful and she guided students through the process of getting work experience, and advised them of practical steps they can start taking now in order to plan for a career in publishing. 

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  • Shakespearean Stage Fighting!

    Published 12/07/17

    Many thanks to Louise Parsons who gave two fantastic high energy workshops in Year 8 English lessons on Tuesday 4th July.  Students loved finding out about Shakespearean insults and by the end of the session were performing the opening of Romeo and Juliet and stage-fighting like pros!  We were really glad Louise was happy to give up her time to work with students. 

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  • Performance Poetry

    Published 12/07/17

    Performance poetry in the library, with Steve Tasane.

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  • Author Visit: Helen Donohoe

    Published 12/07/17

    Year 8s and Year 9s meet author Helen Donohoe to discuss Ireland in the 1980s, amongst other things.

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  • Being inspired by Beano!

    Published 12/07/17

    On Friday 30th June we were delighted to welcome back our old friend, Kev Sutherland to the library.  Kev is a comedian and comic strip creator and has drawn for a huge variety of publications including Beano.   Working together, art students produced some amazing cartoons!

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  • Reading Champions!

    Published 12/07/17

    Our Reading Champions evening in the library on Thursday 29th June was glorious.  Since March, our Year 7 students have been reading books from a list originally created by S F Said (our Patron of Reading), English teachers and the librarians.  They had to present the book they enjoyed the most to their English classes and each class then chose their favourite. 

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