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Speakouts 14/12
by Tai BOLGER Y11 K 01 (Student) - Friday, 14 December 2018, 8:37 AM
Speakouts is on today for Da Vinci and Somerville houses :)
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Monday Football Club
by S Lea (Teacher) - Friday, 14 December 2018, 8:24 AM

Due to interhouse football on Monday 17th December, there will be no football club for the boys or girls.

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Please read Friday - Rotary Chefs Congratulations
by L Baggott (Teacher) - Friday, 14 December 2018, 8:24 AM

A huge Congratulations to all the chefs that entered you all did an outstanding job!!

Please look at twitter and the website for photography's of the amazing dishes and tables the students put together, it really was like Master chef.


A special congratulations to our WINNER and Master chef Jamie Dunn year 10.




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REaL3 Today!
by James MANVILLE Y11 M 06 (Student) - Friday, 14 December 2018, 7:47 AM

REaL3 will be on after school today in A3 from 3-4pm and it is our last meeting of the term.

Thanks, James and Lucy :)

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by P Timms Blanch (Teacher) - Friday, 14 December 2018, 7:15 AM

Could all students in Year 10 who are part of the Year 10 GCSE RE Tuesday afternoon group please urgently see me some time this morning. Thank you Mrs Timms Blanch

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Christmas Lunch:
by W Brand (Teacher) - Thursday, 13 December 2018, 5:18 PM


Wednesday 19 December, starting with some Year groups having an early lunch, the Cafe will be serving a Christmas meal.  For all students, end of lunch will be delayed about 5 or 10 minutes.

The meal will cost £3.50 which will be charged to your account as usual at the tills.  No cash will be...

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Student Librarian Meeting
by P Ward (Staff) - Thursday, 13 December 2018, 4:14 PM

There will be a quick Student Librarian meeting in the Library at break time on Tuesday 18th December.  It's in your interests to come, so please don't forget!

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Book Group
by P Ward (Staff) - Thursday, 13 December 2018, 4:11 PM

The last Book Group of the term will take place on Monday 17th December between 3-4 pm in the Library.  Please remember to bring in your contributions to share.

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Please read Friday
by S Cairns (Staff) - Thursday, 13 December 2018, 9:59 AM

Please could the following students pop to see Mrs Cairns in LS3 after you have registered this morning: 

Annabel C  S7

Chelsea H  S7

Freya W  S5

Summer B  S9


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Photography Wed 12-12-18
by C Rose-Burns (Teacher) - Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 8:18 AM


If you are interested in entering the Rotary Club Photography competition please come to a meeting today in Art room 36 to find out more. The last two years our students have won the locals and District winning Amazon vouchers and cash prizes. 

See you at Lunch

Mrs Rose-Burns

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Team Supernova Questionnaire (Mrs Milner)
by N Milner (Teacher) - Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:07 PM

On behalf of the Supernova Team, each tutor group has 5 questionnaires and a slip with instructions. 

Please can 1 students from each year in your tutor group answer the questions on the A5 sheet.

Please can the tutors collect the 5 sheets and return them to Mrs Milner once they are completed (checking that the year and tutor group have been filled in on each sheet to enable Team Supernova to complete their survey.

Thank you 

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Lost Property - Lockers in the corridor outside of the boys PE changing room
by S Evans (Staff) - Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 11:58 AM

Most of these items have been in lost property since the beginning of term!    Please check if any of these are yours.

2x Super Dry coat
1 x Black padded coat with fir trim hood Per & Co 14
1 x Light Blue and Grey Peter Storm Jacket
1 x Black Peter Storm Rain Jacket size 11/12
1 x Navy Blue ...

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Year 11 Core PE Options
by S Perez (Teacher) - Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 9:47 AM

From Monday 10th to Wednesday 19th December the poll will be open for students to select their choice of PE activity. Look on Moodle - PE - Year 11 Options - Spring Term 1.

Every student must vote as there are limited spaces per class, so you may risk being randomly assigned if you do not choose. Options cannot be change until February half term, unless there are exceptional circumstances.

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Christmas Post
by P Findlay (Teacher) - Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 8:55 AM

Starting tomorrow you can post your Christmas cards for friends, and teachers, or (TUTORS K10) in the post box in Old Reception. They will be delivered each day next week. Should you wish for your card to be delivered with a candy cane then they can be bought from the prefects for 50p and your donation will raise funds for charity.

Clearly write the name and form of the person on the envelope! 

(Edited by A Darmanin (Teacher) - original submission Monday, 10 December 2018, 7:49 AM)

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Christmas Crafts Firm
by Samantha GRIFFITHS Y11 S 06 (Student) - Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:12 PM
Christmas Crafts Firm will be running for the next two weeks up until Christmas, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in A1 at lunchtime. This week we will be doing colour in Christmas cards which you could send to your friends through the Christmas Postbox. Bring your lunch and come along, we hope to see lots of you there!
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Word of the week Winners
by P Ward (Staff) - Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:51 AM

Winner: Isabel D, S11: “Santa, who was very grumpy, lambasted his reindeer for going so slowly, because he was worried that the presents wouldn’t be delivered in time.”

Highly Commended: Tilly L, K01: “The Brexit plan was thoroughly lambasted by Theresa May’s fellow MPs.”

Commended: Henry F, K01: “Adolf Hitler was one of, if not the most, lambasted men in the world.”

Don't forget to come to the Library to collect your house points and sweet treats!

Mrs Ward

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Extra Books for the Christmas Holidays
by P Ward (Staff) - Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:51 AM

As of Monday 10th December, students will be able to borrow up to 4 books for the Christmas holidays.  Please return any overdue books first though!

Thank you.

Mrs Ward & Mrs Pugh

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Christmas food drive
by P Findlay (Teacher) - Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:00 AM

We are collecting food for families in this area from now until break time on Thursday 20th December.

The list below are items that are particularly needed, although any food items well within their expiry date are always welcome:

  • Instant mash/Tinned Potatoes
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Tinned Fish/meat
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Long-life fruit juice
  • Milk
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Jam
  • Rice pudding
  • Custard
  • Christmas Pudding & Cake
  • Chocolates


Bring your food into the HUB and put them in the boxes provided.

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PE Weekly Schedule
by J Loosemore (Teacher) - Sunday, 9 December 2018, 4:45 PM

Lots going on this week so read the attached schedule carefully and come and get involved!

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Positive Focus – Pride in the Presentation of Your Work
by H Hutton (Staff) - Friday, 7 December 2018, 11:57 AM

All Teaching and Learning Support staff will be issued with 30 Positive PRL tickets, which they will be giving to students who demonstrate ‘Pride in the Presentation of Work’.

If you are awarded a ticket, please clearly write your name and your tutor group on it before posting it in YOUR House box in The Hub.

In your House Assembly the following week, a prize draw will take place. If your ticket is pulled from the box, you win a prize.

The more tickets you are awarded, the greater the chance you have of being a winner!

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Word of the Week
by G Pugh (Staff) - Friday, 7 December 2018, 9:47 AM

Word of the Week for the w/b 10/12/18 is:

MAGNANIMOUS (adjective)

Meaning :  Generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or enemy.

Example :  “The  manager was magnanimous in defeat, praising  their rivals for their fine play.”

Get your sentences to the Library by the end of the day on  Friday 14th December for your chance to win house points and a sweet treat!

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Book of the Week
by G Pugh (Staff) - Friday, 7 December 2018, 9:46 AM

Book of the Week

Concentr8 By William Sutcliffe

“In a future London, Concentr8 is a prescription drug intended to help kids with ADD. Soon every troubled teen is on it. It makes sense, doesn't it? Keep the undesirable elements in line. Keep people like us safe from people like them. What's good...

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UPDATE: Somerville Interhouse Music
by Samantha GRIFFITHS Y11 S 06 (Student) - Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 8:37 AM
14th November 2018 Auditions for Year 10s on the Poland trip will be on Monday lunch (room still unknown but this will be updated for Monday) Auditions for all other Years and year 10s who are not on the Poland will be Thursday and Friday lunchtime in ROOM 26 Thank you, Becca and Thomas.
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Year 11's - College application reminder
by B Wayman (Teacher) - Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 4:04 PM

Please could all year 11's be reminded that now is the time to apply for their college or apprenticeship place if they haven’t already done so.

There are copies of all the college prospectus on line and also hard copies in the school library for you to take.

If further guidance is required to ...

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