School Noticeboard w/c 19th June 2017

This Week’s Theme:

– Be Respectful

Festival of Chemistry

– Four students from Year 7 and Year 8 attended the University of Manchester for a Salters’ Institute Festival of Chemistry. The Salters’ Institute Festivals of Chemistry are a series of popular and inspiring one day Chemistry events held at Universities and Colleges across the UK. The festival provided the opportunity for the students to spend a day in the university department and to take part in practical chemistry activities which were fun! Students experienced exciting hands-on practical Chemistry challenges in University labs, carried out investigations “like a real Chemist”, worked well in a team to independently solve a problem and saw the Amazing FLASH BANG POP SHOW. The students who attended received a certificate for taking part. Well done to: Haniyyah Parvaiz, Deacon Hulme, Elliot Farrell and Oyin Owolabi.


Junior Maths Challenge

– Year 7 and 8 High Achievers in Maths recently participated in the Junior Maths Challenge. 28 students achieved enough marks for a certificate; with 18 gaining bronze, 8 gaining silver and 2 gaining gold; very well done. A special mention for Year 7 student Nicholas Robinson who has been selected to participate in the Maths Challenge Kangaroo which is the next stage of the competition.


Year 10 English Individual Speaking Assessment

– The Year 10 English Individual Speaking Assessment will take place on Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th July. A letter has been sent home about this, and is also on the school website. Please ask your child to see their English teacher if they have any questions about this.


Inter School Athletics Day – Tuesday 20th June

– A group of Year 7-10 students have been selected to take part in the Inter School Athletics Day, which took place on Tuesday 20th June at the Regional Arena in Manchester, from 9:30am to 2:45pm. The students involved participated in various athletics activities including running various distances and long jump amongst others. Good luck to all those involved. We will inform you of our success at this event next week.


Upcoming Dates

Tuesday 20th June – Year 10 GCSE Art Trip to Manchester Metropolitan University

Tuesday 20th June – Years 7-10 Inter Schools Athletics Day

Friday 30th June to Sunday 2nd July – Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Practice Expedition

Friday 30th June – INSET Day, School Closed to Students

Friday 30th June – Year 5 Day

Monday 3rd July – Year 7 Art Visit to John Rylands

Monday 3rd July – Year 6 Induction Evening

Tuesday 4th July – Year 6 Induction Day

Thursday 6th July – Year 9 GCSE Geography Rivers Trip

Thursday 6th July – Year 7 History Visit to Royal Armouries

Friday 7th July, 11:50am-12:10pm – Drop Everything and Read (DEAR)

Saturday 8th to Tuesday 11th July – Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Final Expedition

Monday 10th July, 1:00-3:30pm – Year 10 Rochdale Sixth Form Taster Afternoon

Tuesday 11th July – Sports Day

Wednesday 12th July – Summer Music Concert

Thursday 13th July – Careers Fair

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