School Noticeboard w/c 4th July 2016

This Week’s Theme

– Be Respectful


Eid Al-Fitr

– We wish everyone celebrating Eid Al-Fitr this week a blessed day.


Tuesday 5th July – Strike Action

– The National Union of Teachers (NUT) are taking industrial (strike) action on Tuesday 5th July. As a large number of staff within the school are members of this union, the school will be affected by the industrial action. A risk assessment has been undertaken and the school has made the decision to partially close. Students in Year 7 will still attend school, but school will be closed to Years 8, 9 and 10. We understand that this may cause you difficulties with child care so we have deliberately directed the resources we will have that day towards the youngest children who are more vulnerable. All children should return to school on Wednesday 6th July 2016.


Careers Fair – Thursday 7th July

– On Thursday 7th July, we will be hosting our second annual Careers Fair. Each year group will have the opportunity to visit the fair throughout the day, and between 3:00 and 5:00pm Parents/Carers will be able to attend along with their child(ren). It is an opportunity for all students to discuss and ask any questions about post 16 options with the appropriate agencies. There will be over 30 different representatives, including Sixth Form Colleges, Apprenticeship providers and local Universities.


Parent Forum

– The last Parent Forum meeting of this academic year will take place on Thursday 7th July, 6:00-7:30pm in the Learning Resource Centre at school. New and existing members are welcome to attend. The school would like to place on record our thanks to those members whose children are now in Year 11 and who have been members of Parent Forum over the last five years; the contribution that they have made has been immense and they leave with our best wishes and sincere thanks. If you are interested in joining the Parent Forum, please contact Mrs Corlett at school.


Upcoming Dates

Monday 4th July – Year 7 Art Trip

Tuesday 5th July – Strike Action – school open to Year 7, closed to Years 8, 9 and 10

Wednesday 6th July – Year 10 Dance Unit 4a

Thursday 7th July – Careers Fair (11:00am-3:00pm Students only; 3:00-5:00pm Parents/Carers and Students)

Thursday 7th July, 3:00-6:00pm – SEND Drop In Afternoon

Thursday 7th July, 6:00-7:30pm – Parent Forum

Sunday 10th to Wednesday 13th July – Silver Duke of Edinburgh Final Expedition

Tuesday 12th July – Sports Day

Thursday 14th July – Sports Day Reserve

Thursday 14th July – Year 11 Prom

Wednesday 20th July, 1:00pm – School Closes for Summer Holidays

Thursday 25th August – GCSE Results Day

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