School Noticeboard w/c 29th February 2016

This Week’s Theme

– Be Respectful

 

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 11 IGCSE English Speaking Assessments

– Year 11 IGCSE English Speaking Assessments take place Monday 14th to Friday 18th March, worth 20% of the final IGCSE grade. Students need to rehearse their 3 – 4 minutes long presentation in advance of their assessment. Please take some time to listen to their presentation.

 

Enterprise Trade Fair

– A massive well done to our Year 10 and 11 Enterprise teams who attended the Young Enterprise Trade Fair at The Trafford Centre on the 12th February. They produced some wonderful products and demonstrated excellent customer service skills when dealing with members of the public. In addition, their trade stands were attractive and really showed off their products well. They were a credit to the school and made a positive impression with the organisers of the event who commented on their helpful and pleasant attitudes.

 

Food Bank Collection

– Before Christmas, students in Years 8 and 9 arranged to collect donations for Rochdale Foodbank. Thanks to kind donations from staff, students and parents/carers, we were able to donate 124kg of food. Unfortunately, the Foodbank’s premises were flooded during the holidays, losing a large amount of stock. The students reorganised the collection in January and were able to donate more food as well as raising £50 for the charity. Many thanks to all students, parents/carers and staff who donated items.

 

Years 7 and 8 Swimming

– Congratulations to the Years 7 and 8 swim team who won the swimming gala! They are now through to compete in the Greater Manchester School Games on Tuesday 15th March. Out of 14 races, Oulder Hill won 12! The team were: Emma Hughes, Holly Griffin, Isobel Pauline, Lucy Ratu, Sophie Mills, Maxx Wright, Ethan Steel, Bailey Boyd-Aust, Josh Power and Liam Fernandes. Thanks to Mrs Tosh for all her hard work and training with the team!

 

Year 9 Boys’ Rugby

– The Year 9 Boys’ Rugby team participated in their Greater Manchester ‘all schools’ competition, finishing 5th out of 7 schools. The Oulder Hill team showed great heart and battled to the very end. Their highlight of the day was winning the ‘derby’ against Siddal Moor in a tight 4-3 thriller. The results on the day were: OH 1-5 East Manchester, OH 1-4 Woodhey, OH 5-1 Manchester Academy, OH 1-3 St Pauls, OH 2-3 Abraham Moss, and OH 4-3 Siddal Moor. Well done to all the students who took part and represented the school (number of tries scored in brackets): Ben Whittaker, Mohammad Faisal (2), Harry Toogood, Eren Dincer, Saif Zulfiqar (5), Nick Sunderland, Ethan Pope (1), Muzamil Bashir (5), Zaki Bowden, Joe Moore, Hesaan Yousaf and Mohammed Hussain (1).

 

Upcoming Dates:

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

Monday 21st March – Year 11 Dance Unit 2 Exam

Wednesday 23rd March – Year 10 Mock Interviews

Wednesday 23rd March – Year 11 Dance Practical Exam

Wednesday 23rd March, 4:00-7:00pm – Year 11 Parents’ Evening

Thursday 24th March – Year 11 Drama Practical Exam

Thursday 24th March, 3:00pm – School Closes for Easter Holidays

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