NewsBrief Issue 07: 20.10.2023

Issue 07: 20.10.2023

Coming Up This Week…

183 Bus Service: New Timetable

From Tuesday 23 October the 183 service (Millison’s Wood – Meriden – Heart of England) will operate with a new timetable.  The 183 Meadway buses will no longer stop at the Church Lane bus stop.  Students using this stop will need to get the 182 bus.

Workshop Year 7 & 8 Parents/Carers: Connecting with your Teenager

Special Menu for Black History Month: Wednesday 25 October

The catering service are offering a special menu for Black History Month– Wednesday 25 October.  Menu available here.


Arbor: Parent Portal Launch

Parents/guardians have been sent login details for our new Arbor Parent Portal.  If you haven’t received yours, fill in the online form to ensure your contact details are correct.  More information soon about parent briefings on the new portal.  Use the link to complete the contact update form:

Maths Intervention

  • Year 10 Maths: Wednesday (Week 1) 15:30-16:30 – room H121, JW
  • Year 11 Maths (This week – Pythagoras): Thursday 15:30-16:30, H121.  Click/tap for session details…

Clubs, Activities and Revision and Study Sessions: Updates this week!

  • News Clubs!
    • RHS Gardening Club: (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) M035
    • Cooking Club (Year 9): Wednesdays 15.30-16.30 H109

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.

Careers: Up-coming Events

  • Years 7-9 – Careers lessons in PSHCE
  • Years 11-13 – SEND Careers sessions – November 2023 more information to follow
  • Years 10 & 11 – Application and CV writing workshops – December
  • Year 12 – Whole year group trip to Coventry University. Date tbc
  • All Students – Apprenticeship and T-Levels assembly – January 2024

World Food Day

Students have celebrated World Food Day on Monday with amazing cooking.  Look at the results and see some of the student bakes enjoyed by visitors during our recent Open Evening. Enjoy!  Instagram | Mastodon| X

Up-coming Events

  • A Level and GCSE Mocks (Years 13 and 11): starting from 6 November
  • Physics Olympiad: Year 13 (selected students) 10 November
  • Key Stage 3 Assessment Weeks: starting from 13 November
  • DofE Silver Orienteering: 12 November
  • Christmas Concert: Thursday 14 December, 19:00 – Hall. Ticket sales to be announced (£3/£4)

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

Listen to the latest chat about Ego with our Well-Being Practitioner Mrs Troughton.  This episode includes a 10 minute meditation.  Coming next week; Positive Energy.  All our episodes are available on SoundCloud.


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