School Noticeboard w/c 28th November 2016

This Week’s Theme:

– Be Safe


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)



– Our next “Drop Everything and Read” (DEAR) session takes place during afternoon tutorial on Wednesday 30th November. The aim of DEAR is to create a culture of reading for pleasure and to eradicate the stigma attached to reading. Students and staff will be taking part, and they will be encouraged to read from a variety of materials including books, newspapers and magazines.


Celebration Evening

– We will be hosting our annual Celebration Evening on Thursday 1st December from 6:00pm. This is a wonderful event that allows us to celebrate and share the achievement of students over the last academic year, and is a great opportunity for recent leavers to catch up with their friends.


Upcoming Dates

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

Tuesday 3rd January, 8:25am – School Reopens

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