NewsBrief: 01.04.2022


Bugsy Malone Performances

Our latest school production of Bugsy Malone is being performed from Tuesday onwards next week.

Tickets now only available on the door:

  • Tuesday 5 & Wednesday 6April, Adults £6.00, Concessions £4.00
  • Thursday 7April: Staff £4.50, Adults £7.00, Concessions £4.50

All performances begin at 7:30pm.

Spring Holiday: Monday 11 – Friday 22 April

School breaks up for the Easter holidays on Friday 8 April.  We return on Monday 25 April.

People in Crisis/Collection for Refugees

On 5 May Year 8 will have a visit from someone who works in a refugee centre to talk about their work.  Students in all years have been given a list of essential items which anyone can donate to help out with this much needed work.  Items will be collected during tutor time.  See Miss Goodwin for more details.

Year 8 Author Visit

Celebrated author Jo Cotterill will be visiting school on Wednesday 18 May 2022 to give 3 workshops centred around writing creatively.  A great opportunity some Year 8 students to meet a real-life author!  Only 90 places so first come, first served.  Details have been emailed to parents/carers.  Voluntary contribution of £5.50 made payable via ParentPay.

Year 9 Study Skills Session

  • Resilient Me – Motivation and Success: Thursday 7 April, 10:20-15:25

Year 10 Study Skills Session

  • Resilient Me – Stress-Free Study Skills: Wednesday 6 April, 10:20 to 15:25

Year 11 Photographs – Group and individual

  • Wednesday, 6 April – School photographs

Year 11  Revision Sessions and Exams News

  • Religious Studies – Mondays 15:30-16:30: Ms Whittock will be holding RS revision sessions on Mondays after school running up until the exam. Room M027 3.30 – 4.30pm – we will be revising Christian beliefs and teachings (which you have not studied since year 9).
  • English After school Revision Sessions -Thursdays 15:35-16:30: Are you traumatised by all the blood and death in Macbeth? If this triggered a fear response in you (so much that you didn’t understand the play) then Mr Karimjee will be offering Macbeth counselling sessions in M217 afterschool on Thursdays. Don’t suffer in silence. Sessions run from 3.35-4.30pm.
  • English Revision Sessions – Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 15:25 – 16:30: in M125 for the next 5 school weeks – which is all you have left. Mrs McLarnon will take requests in of what we revise but focus on literature up until Easter.  Macbeth, unseen poetry or An Inspector Calls.  Just turn up.
  • GCSE Art Moderation: Monday 4-Wednesday 6 April.
  • Resilient Me – Prepare to Pass Workshop: Tuesday 5 April 10:20-15:25 in the Main Hall

Year 13 Photographs – Group and individual

  • Wednesday, 6 April – School photographs