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Year 7’s
by Samantha GRIFFITHS Y11 S 06 (Student) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 1:44 PM

Please can all year 7s come to the gym as soon as you’ve been registered in form. Thank you.

(Edited by H Hutton (Staff) - original submission Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 8:09 AM)

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Year 10 Psychology Homework - Read 27/9
by S Knights (Teacher) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 1:42 PM

Please could I see the following in Room 35a as soon as they have been registered, thanks, Mrs Knights.

Harrison B - K10

Yazmin C - M07

Keira G - D01

Honor H - S05

Jess L - D10

Mikolaj S - D04

Georgia B - D08

Keisha B - M08

Henry F - M09

Jasmine G - K05

Toby H - M11

Olivia K - D03

Jacob W - S03

Lucy A - M09

(Edited by H Hutton (Staff) - original submission Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 11:19 AM)

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Social Skills Club with Ms Ball .Selected Year 7 students
by A Ball (Staff) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 9:56 AM

A reminder that ,as detailed in the initial letter, Ms Ball's club  will not be running this Thursday. As next week is early closure, the next club will be on  Thursday October 11th.

I look forward to seeing you then!

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U13 Girls Football
by S Lea (Teacher) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 8:26 AM

The team sheet for Thursday 27th Sept is up on the window downstairs by the old girls changing rooms. Please check details and confirm you can play.

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New Music Club - Friday Lunch time
by S Kearns (Teacher) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 8:25 AM

There is a new club run by Year 10 on Friday lunchtimes in room 26, see attached pdf, any questions ask Miss Kearns :)

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Music Notices
by R Walker (Teacher) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 8:12 AM

Today at lunchtime: CEILIDH BAND and CREATIVE SPACE

Everyone is welcome - please come with lunch from 12.40pm

Tomorrow at lunchtime: SAMBA



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by J Loosemore (Teacher) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 8:08 AM

Good morning!

Due to a number of matches being on different days, please could the following year groups let me know AT TRAINING TOMORROW their availability for the dates below:

Year 7s - Monday 15th October @ Farnborough Hill return approx. 5.30pm

Year 9s - Monday 15th October @ Farnborough Hill return approx. 5.30pm and Wednesday 17th v Fernhill @ home

Thank you! This will allow me to select teams of those available :-)

(Year 9s your game this week has been rearranged and Year 8s you have a home game NEXT week)


Mrs Loosemore

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Ocean Stars Sri Lanka 2018 - collection of resources
by W Haynes (Staff) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 8:01 AM

it is only a couple of weeks before the Ocean Stars Team 2018 leave for Sri Lanka where we will be taking our planned activities into our partner schools.

Before we leave, we are going to be collecting resources to take with us and a poster has been put into each register listing items we are ...

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Sports firm
by Tyson BEACROFT Y11 S 11 (Student) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 7:34 AM

Sports firm will be back on in the new hall today! Come with your trainers today at lunchtime.

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Film Firm
by Samantha GRIFFITHS Y11 S 06 (Student) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 7:10 AM
Film Firm will be up and running again this term on a Wednesday lunchtime in A3, you can choose which films you’d like to watch so please come along and watch!
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Year 11 - Tutor Time English in the Library
by A Wallis (Teacher) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 7:10 AM

There has been a CHANGE to the Wednesday group because year 11 are needed in assembly on Wednesday morning.

Therefore, the usual Wednesday group should report to the library for your English session on Friday morning (28th Sept) instead:

M Joshua M D 07
D Harry M S 08
H Ethan M K 10
H Adam M K 05
L Kels M D 07
L Jonny M D 11
T Ewan M S 02
W Sayeed M D 05
W Josh M S 02



Mrs Wallis

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Prize Giving Rehearsal
by W Brand (Teacher) - Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 7:01 AM

Award Winners July 2018:

If you were an Award Winner during the July 2018 Awards Ceremony you have been invited back to attend the evening Prize Giving event on Thursday.  This is a cut-down re-run of the Awards event for your parents to enjoy.

To help things go smoothly on the evening please attend a short rehearsal in the New Hall at the end of lunch at 1.20pm Please go there when the "first bell" rings at the end of lunch time.

Thank you,

W Brand

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Macmillan Coffee Morning - one final reminder!
by Austin RUMBALL Y11 S 04 (Student) - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 6:04 PM

One final reminder to donate cakes for the event tomorrow, we would appreciate anything as we aim to raise as much money for charity as possible!

If you have some with you today, please take them to Miss Baggot's room or the HUB.

We hope to see many of you there.

Austin & Amelie

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European Day of Languages!
by L Meaden (Teacher) - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 2:55 PM

Today's the day!

Tutor Quiz! - A language themed quiz to start the day.

Break - Design a flag in the courtyard.

Lunch - Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances the Eurovision competition has had to be cancelled :( Look out for it next year!

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MUN Research Session in Rooms 34 & 35 Wed 26 Sept
by S Collinson (Staff) - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 11:10 AM

Attention ALL MUN Delegates

Wednesday's MUN Research Session from 3-4pm will take place in Rooms 34 and 35.

Please can I also remind ALL MUN Delegates that they are expected to attend at least one of these sessions each week and a register is being taken. The remaining sessions will take place next Tuesday and Wednesday in IT1.  If you cannot attend for any reason please come down to the HUB and let me know.

Mrs Collinson

MUN Co-ordinator

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Dragons’ Den 2018
by A Margilewski (Teacher) - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 10:43 AM

Calling all Year 10 Business entrepreneurs: we are excited to announce the Dragons’ Den date for 2018-Tuesday 30th October. See your Business Studies teacher for more information. Applications now open. Thanks Mr Margilewski

(Edited by H Hutton (Staff) - original submission Monday, 24 September 2018, 7:33 AM)

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HPV Vaccinations
by S Cutts (Staff) - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 10:37 AM

HPV Vaccinations will take place today for Yr8 girls.

You will receive an appointment slip in form, please come to the hall at the time stated.


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Student Librarian Meeting
by P Ward (Staff) - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 9:58 AM

There will be a Student Librarian meeting in the Library at break time on Thursday 27th September.  It is essential that all Student Librarians attend.  Please come promptly at t 10.45 am.

Mrs Ward

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Pantomime Recalls - Wednesday 3-4pm DS1
by K Shackell (Teacher) - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 8:31 AM

Good morning.

Thank you to everyone who has auditioned for the pantomime. 

Please could the following students attend a dance recall this Wednesday 3-4pm:


Leah W K2

Emily B M5

Sophie V S10

Alecia W S5

Olivia H M9

Millie C M9

Chloe M-S D6

Mirey Gerber K6


The auditions continue this afternoon.  Good luck to everyone involved.


Mrs Shackell

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European Day of Languages
by L Meaden (Teacher) - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 7:57 AM

Tomorrow is the European Day of Languages where we celebrate all the languages we speak and learn!


There will be a few events going on so please come and participate in as many as possible!

TUTOR - Languages Quiz

BREAK - Design a flag in the courtyard. (Prizes for participation!)

LUNCH - Eurovision on the balcony


Thank you to all those that have been part of the organising and are performing tomorrow. If you would like to help at break time / lunch time please see me today.


Thanks, Miss Meaden




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Tuesday 25th - Year 11 Careers Appointment
by B Wayman (Teacher) - Monday, 24 September 2018, 3:06 PM

Careers Appointments Tuesday 25th September

Christine Mirtle -  in Magda’s office,in the Geography block next to Ms Chidgey’s room.





Mattie Hodson D11




Mrs A Wrighton

Period 2

Victoria Knight S09


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MUN Security Team Training
by S Collinson (Staff) - Monday, 24 September 2018, 2:31 PM

Please could ALL those students who signed up for the Security Team for MUN come to the HUB at 1.20pm (end of lunch) on Wednesday.  We are very fortunate to have an external, professional company coming in to give you some training.

As well as this training, Mr Edwards and Mr Wilcox will be giving you some more information about the event itself so it is essential that you attend.

Mrs Collinson

MUN Co-ordinator

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Word of the Week Winners
by P Ward (Staff) - Monday, 24 September 2018, 11:39 AM

Winner: Isabel D, S11 (Yr 7): “The sly robber, after being caught, tried to cajole the weary police officers into liberating him.” (3 house points, Maltesers)

Highly Commended: Javan G, K10 (Yr 9): “The activist for supernatural rights, hoped to cajole the politician in supporting their cause ...

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Please read Monday - PE Extra Curricular programme 24/9
by J Loosemore (Teacher) - Monday, 24 September 2018, 8:20 AM

Please display the attached document for all things PE going on this week. Come and get involved!

Scroll down to page 2 to see the sports hall lunchtime rota.

PE Dept

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Word of the Week
by G Pugh (Staff) - Friday, 21 September 2018, 9:43 AM

Word of the Week for the w/b 24/09/18 is:

GARISH (adjective)

Meaning :  Excessively or disturbingly vivid.

Example :  “He was wearing a garish Hawaiian shirt.”

Get your sentences to the Library by the end of the day on Friday 28th September for your chance to win house points and a sweet treat!