NewsBrief Issue 6: 14.10.2022

Issue 6: 14.10.2022

Coming Up This Week…

Girl’s Rugby: Saturday 15 October

Barkers Butts rugby club are having a girls inner warrior morning for beginners on Saturday 15 October.  An opportunity for girls to learn about rugby and have a go.  No experience necessary just turn up.  For more information: Barkers Butts RFC.  PE Team.

Careers Fair: 20 October from 6pm-8pm Years 10-13 Main Hall (M011)

We are hosting a Careers Fair in school with a range of different educational establishments, large and small businesses and training and apprenticeship providers.  Come with your child and find out about options for their next steps. Get an insight into courses and the world of work.  Ask questions!.  All students to attend.

Young Writer’s Poetry Competition: Deadline: 16 October 2022

We have had lots of entrants already so don’t miss out!  Excellent prizes and opportunities available for students.  See Miss Goodwin in M124 for more details or ask your tutor to enquire about a form.

School Musical: Auditions Tuesday 18 October in H003

Auditions for singing and speaking roles only (not chorus) on Tuesday 18 October in H003 straight after school until at least 5pm.  Call backs on Thursday 20 after school in H003.


School Gates: Closed Between 3.25pm-3.40pm

In order to better protect the students whilst leaving school, the main gates will be closed to vehicles entering or leaving from 3:25pm-3:40pm.  Students will use the pedestrian gate on Gipsy Lane to leave the premises.  Vehicles inside the gates after 3:25pm will wait until 3:40pm to leave.  Thank you for keeping our children safe.

Student Representation: Launching Soon

  • Student Council: A chance for students to take part in having their views represented in school, promote views of students and be an instigator of change. With members from all years and led by the Head Students.  Write a tweet (140) on why your peers should vote for you.  Up to two hashtags.  Apply by Thursday 20 October.  Email Mrs Henton:
  • Prefects: be a role model in school, volunteer, support, promote the core values and attend student council. Application using Online Form by Monday 20 October

Sixth Form Open Evening: Wednesday 9 November 2022 6.00pm-8.00pm*

For Year 11 Students looking to join us for A Level studies from September 2023.  Come and see what we have to offer and prepare for your future. On Wednesday 9 November from 6.00pm till 8.00pm*.  *time changed

Catering Allowance

The daily spend limit on food has been increased to £6 to accommodate the food price increases.


All year groups have now been allocated their locker keys.  Any further students wishing to purchase a locker are requested to Email

Netball is Back: First Win in First Game of the Year!

Well done to Year 9 team for the win under their belts in the first ever tournament representing our school.  Well done to Josie (captain) (attack/defence), Sophie (MVP -outstanding shooting), Tilly (shooter), Amelie (attack/defence), Tayla (attack), Kate (attack), Jenna (attack), Olivia (defence) and Abi (defence)


Girls’ Basketball Club:  Now Open to Year 9 as well as 7 and 8

Monday Basketball club is opening out to Year 9s as well as Years 7 and 8.  Come along to the Sports Hall Monday lunch.  Bring your trainers and get involved!


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