School Noticeboard w/c 22nd February 2016

This Week’s Theme

– Be Responsible


Years 10 and 11 Pre Public Exams

– Reminder that Year 11 Pre Public Exams will be taking place during the two weeks commencing Monday 29th February. Year 10 Science Pre Public Exams will be taking place for one week, commencing Monday 29th February.


Year 8 Boys’ Rugby

– The Year 8 Boys’ Rugby team narrowly missed out on qualifying for the Lancashire ‘all schools’ competition as they lost a final against St Mary’s Catholic High School 4-0. Oulder Hill qualified from their group as they played against Manchester Academy, Broadoak High School and East Manchester Academy. The boys played amazingly well and were a credit to the school. Both Mr Bardsley and Mr Jackson were proud of the discipline, teamwork and respect they showed as a team throughout the competition.

Results (try scores in brackets):

OH v Manchester Academy 3 – 2 (Mohammad Qaisar 2, Adam Ali)

OH v Broadoak High School 4 – 4 (Adam Ali 2, Mohammad Qaisar, Edson Silva Daio)

OH v East Manchester Academy 1 – 4 (Mohammad Qaisar)

OH v St. Mary’s Catholic High School 0 – 4

Well done to all the students involved: Mudassar Bashir, Dylan Stott, James Warburton, Lucas Dowd, Liam Fernandes, Isaac Khan, Declan Steeple, Edson Silva Daio, Edward Pickard, Will Strudwick, Tommy Coleman, Mohammad Qaisar, Adam Ali and Luke Crabtree.


Boys’ Table Tennis

– Congratulations to the Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 Boys’ Table Tennis teams who are now officially champions of Rochdale and will go on to represent Rochdale at the Greater Manchester Games.

The successful Key Stage 3 team consisted of Connor Marrow, Dylan Stott, Bailey Mills and Tommy Coleman. The Key Stage 4 team was made up of Will Taylor, Emmerson Bradshaw, Marcus Welsby and Joe Wrest.

The Year 7 and 8 teams also entered the competition; the students who took part were: Hasan Sharif, Ethan Kwei-Sutcliffe, Josh Smith, Spencer Allen and Will Strudwick.


Ski Trip

– 42 students spent half term in Austria on what was perhaps the most successful ski trip to date. The students were fantastic and a real credit to the school. The PGL rep (another teacher from North London) was highly complementary of our students. The instructors were full of praise and wished all their groups were like us. The students did not want to come home, they were buzzing. Thank you to all the staff who accompanied the students on the trip, and those back at school who made the trip possible.


Upcoming Dates:

Monday 22nd February – INSET Day, school closed to students

Tuesday 23rd February – School Reopens after Half Term

Tuesday 23rd February – Year 11 Photographs

Tuesday 23rd February – Years 9 & 10 Dance Workshop

Thursday 25th February – Immersion Day (whole school)

Thursday 25th February – Year 11 Drama Workshop

Saturday 27th February – Duke of Edinburgh Award Training Day

Monday 29th February – Year 11 Pre Public Exams (All Week)

Monday 29th February – Year 10 Science Pre Public Exams (All Week)

Thursday 3rd March, 6:00-8:00pm – Year 8 Options Evening

Thursday 3rd March – DEAR World Book Day

Saturday 5th March – Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Accompanied Walk

Monday 7th March – Year 11 Pre Public Exams (All Week)

Monday 7th March – Year 11 Drama Controlled Assessment

Wednesday 9th March – Year 11 Dance Unit 4b Exam

Thursday 10th March, 4:00-7:00pm – Year 7 Parents’ Evening

Thursday 10th March – Year 8 Zoolab Visit

Saturday 12th March – Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award Accompanied Walk

Monday 14th March – Year 11 IGCSE English Language Speaking and Listening Assessments (All Week)

Thursday 17th March – Year 11 Artist Workshop

Thursday 17th March, 3:00-6:00pm – SEND Drop In

Thursday 17th March, 6:00-7:30pm – Parent Forum Meeting

Friday 18th March – Year 11 Artist Workshop

Friday 18th March – Year 8 Options Form Deadline

Friday 18th – Sunday 20th March – Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Training Weekend

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