NewsBrief Issue 05: 06.10.2023

Issue 05: 06.10.2023

Coming Up This Week…

Flu Vaccination Forms: Years 7-11

Years 7 to Year 11 have been given flu vaccination forms to return.  The vaccination date is 11 October 2023

Year 11 Geography Field Trip: 10-13 October

Year 11 field trip to Carding mill takes place this week.

Careers Fair 12 October 2023: Years 9 to 13

This year’s Careers Fair will be held on the 12 October from 6pm-8pm in the Main Hall.  Directed to Years 9 to 13 students.

We also need volunteers from any career pathway to help out to speak to individual students about their career/how they got into it/qualifications needed etc. and answer questions.  If you can help, please contact: Ms Williams for more information or complete the Microsoft Form to attend

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Training: Monday 9 October, 19:30-21:00

  • Bronze – Groups 1-4
  • Silver – All groups

Year 11 Maths Intervention

  • Every Thursday After school, 15.25-16.25
  • Topic for 09/10/2023: Trigonometry

Visit this webpage to see the timetable of topics for each of the sessions.


Sweets and Lollipops

Sweets are not allowed in school, including the blue lollipops which some students have brought into school.  A letter has been sent out to parents/carers.  Students will be asked to put them in the bin and/or they will be confiscated.

Lockers Keys

Students who have locker will be given one key.  If they lose their key, there is a charge of £6.40 to replace it.  Replacement keys take around a week to arrive.  Please contact for replacements.

Contact Information Update

With the imminent launch of the Arbor parent app please fill in the online form so we can ensure we have the most up-to-date contact information for you and your children.  Please use the link to complete the form…

Year 11 Parents’/Carers’ Evening: 19 October, 16:00-19:00

This is an online event and Mr Haston has emailed and texted parents/carers the links to SchoolCloud.

Up-coming Concerts

  • Chamber Concert: Tuesday 17 October, 7pm – Drama studio. Admission free.
  • Christmas Concert: Thursday 14 December, 7pm – Hall. Tickets £3/£4 via Ticketsource.

Clubs, Activities and Revision and Study Sessions

Check out the new Clubs and Activities page on our website to see a list of extra-curricular opportunities for students.  It includes all sort of clubs including sports clubs, performance clubs and revision/study sessions.  New revision sessions been added this week.

Sixth Form Open Evening 2023

Wednesday 13 December 2023 18:00-20:00.  For students looking to join us in September 2024 for post 16 education after GCSEs.

Term Dates

  • Half-Term: Monday 30 October to Friday 3 November 2023
  • Term Ends: Friday 22 December 2023

From the Heart: Well-being Podcast

This week, new for September we talk about The importance of Space with our Well-Being Practitioner Mrs Troughton.  All our episodes are available on SoundCloud.


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