NewsBrief: 13.05.2022


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Remember: Bring Your DEAR Book

  • A reminder to students to remember to bring your DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) book to school every day

School Bus Services: Webpage Update

Details about services provided by Ridley’s have been updated on our website:


  • We have two upcoming athletics fixtures: Year 8 Wednesday 18 May and Year 7 Wednesday 8 June
  • Any Year 8s interested in competing on Wednesday please speak to Miss Sykes, or collect an information letter from the PE office – 15 seats only on the minibus so first come, first served
  • Interested Year 7s: a letter should be available for you at the start of next week

Summer Term Sports Clubs: 3:30-4:45pm

All clubs are available for all students from all year groups and are recreational – this means it is not just for those who are competitive and want to compete for school!

  • Monday – Tennis
  • Tuesday – Cricket
  • Wednesday – Athletics
  • Thursday – Rounders
  • Friday – Hockey (when there are no exams on)

 Year 7 and Year 8: Author Visit

Celebrated author Jo Cotterill will be visiting school on Wednesday 18 May 2022 to give three workshops centred around writing creatively.  A great opportunity for some Year 7 and 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 payable via ParentPay. See Mrs Mansfield or Miss Goodwin for further details

Years 10, 11, 12 & 13 Jaguar Land Rover Careers Event

Join the talk to hear about the fascinating motor industry and learn from some of the world’s leading engineering minds in the industry.

 Year 11 Revision Sessions and Exams News

  • Maths Revision Sessions: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 3.30 – 4.30pm in H118 & H120. Foundation and Higher tiers catered for so come along for as many or few as you can manage.
  • History – Wednesday 15:30-16:30:Mrs Hunt will be holding History revision sessions on Wednesdays after school running up until the exams.  Room M115.  We will be revising in order Medicine, Germany and Cold War (Conflict and Tension).
  • Year 11 English GCSE: if you need any help, have any questions or want to see one of us, best to email your English teacher first.  Good luck everyone!

 Year 11 Exams News

  • GCSE Leave: Year 11 are now on exam leave