School Noticeboard w/c 21st November 2016

This Week’s Theme:

– Be Respectful


School Production – tickets now on sale

– Tickets for “Oulder Hill’s Got Talent” are now available from the school reception and via Parentmail. The show takes place on Thursday 24th November at 6:30pm. Tickets cost £6 for Adults, £5 for Children/OAPs and £16 for a Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children/OAPs). We hope you are able to join us for what will be a wonderful showcase of our talented students.


INSET Day – Friday 25th November 2016

– A reminder that this Friday (25th November) is an INSET Day, school will be closed to students. Students are expected back in school as normal on Monday 28th November.


Charity Fundraising

– A big thank you to all students and staff who raised £1387.61 for the Sarah Percy Hope Tribute Fund by having a non-uniform day on the last day of half term, a fantastic amount for an excellent cause. This was initiated by a group of Year 10 girls: Abbie Holt, Melissa Hardman, Chloe Davies and Alana Percy.


Year 10 and 11 English- Set Text Reminder

– Year 10 and 11 English students – a reminder that the deadline for payment of the 19th Century Literature set text is Friday 2nd December. The price is 50% off the RRP and all books are fitted with a plastic dust jacket: £2.50 for A Christmas Carol or £2.99 for Frankenstein.


Year 7 5-a-side Football

– Congratulations to the Year 7 Boys’ Footballers who have been crowned Rochdale 5-a-side champions! The team won their two matches at the finals event and have now advanced to the county finals. Well done to the students who have participated in the competition so far: Alex Unsworth, Taylor Crook, Kelton Porter, Max Megson, Daniel Brine, Jack Campbell, Harry Butterworth, Daniel Howarth, Ashton Hines-Whitehouse, Bailey Smith and Brieley Gates.


Year 7 Boys’ Football

– Well done to the Year 7 Boys’ Football team who beat St Anne’s 3-0, with goals scored by Brieley Gates, Max Megson and Jack Campbell. The boys put in lots of effort and played well, and are respectful towards each other and their opposition. They positively represent the school with their feet and their attitude! Congratulations to: Ashton Hines-Whitehouse, Jack Cowen, Kelton Porter, Taylor Crook, Bailey Smith, Jack Campbell, Frank Bennett, Max Megson, Brieley Gates, Daniel Brine, Harry Butterworth and Daniel Howarth.


Under 14 Girls’ Football

– The Girls’ Under 14 Football Team played their first league matches at Matthew Moss last week. The four matches they played finished one win, one draw and two losses. Mrs Davies was really proud of the girls who did an excellent job of representing the school, well done to: Brooke Strudwick, Summer Baro, Eve Thornsby, Jessica Hughes, Maisy Phillips, Estelle Percy and Zaniyah Mehrban. We would also like to say a big thank you to all the family members and friends who came along to support the girls on such a cold evening!


Year 11 Pre-Public Exams (PPEs)

– Year 11 PPEs will be taking place the two weeks commencing Monday 28th November and Monday 5th December. All Year 11 students should now be revising for these upcoming exams as they are a good indicator for their final GCSE grades in the summer. Students have been given personalised timetables to tell them exactly which exams they are sitting. A full copy of the PPE timetable is listed below:

Monday 28th November – Maths 1 Non-Calculator (AM)

Monday 28th November – History (PM)

Tuesday 29th November – English 1 (AM)

Tuesday 29th November – Dance (PM)

Wednesday 30th November – Maths 2 Calculator (AM)

Wednesday 30th November – Core, Additional and Further Science – Chemistry (PM)

Thursday 1st December – English 2 (AM)

Thursday 1st December – Core, Additional and Further Science – Physics (PM)

Friday 2nd December – Maths 3 Calculator (AM)

Friday 2nd December – French, German, Italian and Spanish Reading (PM)

Monday 5th December – Religious Studies (AM)

Monday 5th December – Catering (AM)

Monday 5th December – Core, Additional and Further Science – Biology (PM)

Tuesday 6th December – Music (AM)

Tuesday 6th December – Enterprise 1 (AM)

Tuesday 6th December – Drama (PM)

Wednesday 7th December – Physical Education (AM)

Wednesday 7th December – Child Development (AM)

Wednesday 7th December – Health & Social Care (PM)

Thursday 8th December – Art Practical (All Day)

Thursday 8th December – Enterprise 2 (AM)

Thursday 8th December – Textiles (PM)

Friday 9th December – Art Practical (All Day)

Friday 9th December – Geography (AM)


Upcoming Dates

Monday 21st to Thursday 24th November – Year 11 GCSE Catering Pre Public Exam

Thursday 24th November, 6:30pm – School Production Performance

Friday 25th November – INSET Day – School Closed to Students

Monday 28th November to Friday 2nd December – Year 11 Pre Public Exams

Monday 28th November – Year 9 GCSE Art Trip to Manchester Art Gallery

Wednesday 30th November, 11:50am-12:10pm – Drop Everything and Read (DEAR)

Thursday 1st December, 6:00-8:00pm – Celebration Evening

Monday 5th December to Friday 9th December – Year 11 Pre Public Exams

Monday 5th December – Year 10 GCSE Art Workshop

Monday 5th December – Year 10 Enterprise Trip to Manchester Christmas Markets

Thursday 8th & Friday 9th December – Year 11 GCSE Art Mock Exam

Thursday 8th & Friday 9th December – Year 11 GCSE Drama Mock Exam

Thursday 8th December, 3:00-6:00pm – SEND Drop In Afternoon

Thursday 8th December, 6:00-7:30pm – Parent Forum Meeting

Monday 12th December – Year 10 Review Day

Monday 12th December, 1:00-3:00pm – Year 11 GCSE Drama Controlled Assessment

Tuesday 13th December, 1:00-5:00pm – Year 11 GCSE Dance Controlled Assessment

Wednesday 14th December – Community Christmas Lunch

Friday 16th December, 1:00pm – School Closes for Christmas Holidays

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