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    Reading group assessment Tuesday and Wednesday
    by Rosalind Fisher (Teacher) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 3:40 PM

    There are still some students who need to finish their reading assessments: please come to the library as soon as you have registered:

    M St John

    G Hicks

    C Carrig

    J Stevenson

    J Manley

    S Kantelmidi

    S Kirrage de Hond

    E Radford

    B Haigh

    M Bensley


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    Barcelona Booklets
    by Laura Meaden (Teacher) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 10:59 AM

    Thank you to those of you who have already handed in your booklets. Could I please have any outstanding booklets handed in! The deadline was FRIDAY!!

    Miss Meaden

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    Word of the Week Winners
    by Paula Ward (Staff) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 10:50 AM

    Kilby does it again!  This week’s winners, for their use of the word gratuitous, are:

    Winner: Ella T, K02: “ The Italian chef shut down his restaurant for a gratuitous reason, but many suspect it’s because his cat pasta-way!” (Groan but it made me smile)!

    Highly Commended: Aloka D & Adam C: “Du...

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    STEM BioEngineering
    by Robert Mansfield (Teacher) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 10:39 AM

    All students taking part in the STEM Bio-engineering project have been provided a letter for the upcoming laboratory trip in June. 

    You need to ensure you have them signed and returned ASAP (this week if possible).

    You can either return them to myself (Mr. Mansfield) on Wednesday during our usual meeting time or to Mr. Hainsworth if I am not around.

    Deadline is Monday 4th June

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    by Beverley Edwards (Teacher) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 8:20 AM

    Please can I see the Sports Captains and following students who have been chosen as Vice Captains for their House,  during registration this morning in the Gym. Please be prompt it is in preparation for Sports Day team selection.

    Da Vinci

    Mattie Hodson, Katie Marshall, Jessica Knox, Jack ...

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    Geography Poster (Read Monday 21st May)
    by Joseph Durkan (Teacher) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 8:12 AM

    Congratulations to the following year 7 Atlantic students who won the Geography poster competition on Friday;

    Anna B

    Natalia G

    Alice T

    Tommy F

    Grace M

    Come to G2 to collect your housepoints.

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    Year 9 Music Solo Performances
    by Sinead Kearns (Teacher) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 8:10 AM

    Find attached the schedule of performances, thank you to Kate T for the design!. Don't forget to bring a copy of your music (if you have one).


    Please note that people in red may have to perform on a different day in the case that we run out of time.

    Thanks :)

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    I Rescue Campaign (Read Monday 21st May)
    by Joseph Durkan (Teacher) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 8:10 AM

    Final plea to bring in any old unwanted electronic devices to the school reception collection point by tomorrow (Tuesday 22nd May) to help us raise money for our chosen charities (Step by Step and WasteAid UK).

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    Mary Poppins Band
    by Sinead Kearns (Teacher) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 8:05 AM

    Rehearsals today from 3.00-4.30!

    Reminder: We will be in the drama studio on Wednesday's rehearsal.


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    Year 9 BTEC PE
    by Samantha Campbell (Teacher) - Monday, 21 May 2018, 8:00 AM

    Unfortunately, due to staff absence, neither group will be doing practical this morning.

    Mr Blake's group will be in room 33

    Miss Campbell's group will be in 22

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    by Patrizia Timms Blanch (Teacher) - Sunday, 20 May 2018, 8:20 AM

    Could all Year 9 sitting the Buddhist GCSE paper please note that REVISION WILL BE IN T1 this afternoon from 3-4, e.g. Monday 21st May.  Please also remember the Conference that has been arranged for you from 3-4 on Tuesday, 22nd May in the gym. Thank you Mrs Timms Blanch

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    PRL Uniform Check Week
    by Natalie Milner (Teacher) - Friday, 18 May 2018, 4:26 PM

    This week your tutor will be checking that you are wearing the correct uniform. Should there be a concern, they will be contacting home to ensure that the issue is rectified as soon as possible and at the very latest by Monday 4th June.

    We have high expectations for our young people and therefore adhering to our uniform code demonstrates your commitment to being a positive member of the Calthorpe Park community.

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    Y7/Y8 Volunteers needed!
    by Mrs H Hutton - Friday, 18 May 2018, 1:37 PM

    Thanks to everyone who has signed up so far - I still need about 5 more Y7 or Y8 volunteers for a meeting on Tuesday 22nd May at 2pm for an hour - you need to be interested in and have ideas about travelling to our school.  Please come and see me on Reception to sign up.

    Tai B and Freya I  - please could you also join us as the team have requested you be at the meeting too!

    Mrs Hutton

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    Word of the Week
    by Gayle Pugh (Staff) - Friday, 18 May 2018, 9:14 AM

    Word of the Week for w/b 21st May:

    QUAGMIRE (noun)

    Meaning 1:  A soft boggy area of land that gives way underfoot.

    Example 1:  “Torrential rain turned the building site into a quagmire.”

    Meaning 2:  An awkward, complex, or hazardous situation.

    Example 2: “The case was becoming a legal quagmire.”

    Get your sentences to the Library by the end of the day on Friday 25th May for your chance to win house points and a sweet treat!

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    Monday 21st May Meeting in B5
    by Amy Wrighton (Teacher) - Friday, 18 May 2018, 9:10 AM

    Can the following Year 10 students please come to a quick meeting in B5 during tutor time this morning.

    Surname Forename

    Reg Group

    WAKIL Sayeed

    D 05

    ROWE Isabel

    D 06

    QURESHI Faizaan

    D 07

    LORD-HARVEY Cydney

    D 10

    NYANDORO Tiyana

    K 01


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    Book of the Week
    by Gayle Pugh (Staff) - Friday, 18 May 2018, 9:06 AM

    Book of the Week FOR W/B 21/05/18


    “There are stories about people who want to live forever. This is not one of those stories. This is a story about someone who wants to stop…Alfie Monk is like any other nearly teenage boy – except he’s 1,000 years old and ...

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    Eco Festival Volunteers (Read Friday 18th May)
    by Joseph Durkan (Teacher) - Thursday, 17 May 2018, 8:36 PM

    Reminder to all eco festival volunteers we are meeting in the far side of the canteen as usual Friday morning during registration. Register with your tutor first and come over. Hope to see you all there. Cheers, Mr Durkan.

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    Book Group
    by Paula Ward (Staff) - Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:57 PM

    Book Group will meet in the Library after school on Tuesday 22nd May to discuss Dreaming the Bear by Mimi Thebo.


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    Carnegie Meeting
    by Paula Ward (Staff) - Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:40 PM

    There will be a Carnegie meeting in the Library at lunch time on Monday 21st May.  Come along and be prepared to discuss any of the books you have already read!  You can eat your lunch in the Library so please arrive ready for a prompt start.

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    Chess/Scrabble in Library
    by Paula Ward (Staff) - Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:38 PM

    Just a reminder that Wednesdays & Fridays are games days in the Library at lunch time.  You can play Chess, Scrabble or Uno.  Come along and have a go!

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    PE message
    by Sonia Perez (Teacher) - Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:16 PM

    If you had PE (girls) on Thursday morning, please could you check that you have the correct school polo shirt. A Kilby polo shirt has gone missing. In particular, can Emily P in K08 check as a shirt with that name has been left behind.

    Also Gemma C's PE T shirt has also been picked up by accident, so can 09CPe1 and 2 check their kit bags.

    Finally, please secure any valuables in the valuables box during lessons and extra-curricular activities and do not leave PE kits in the changing rooms between lessons.

    Thank you

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    by Paul Edwards (Teacher) - Thursday, 17 May 2018, 12:55 PM

    One pair of black Nike Thea trainers

    One maroon Adidas bag.

    Last seen in Girls changing room.

    Please keep an eye out for these and report to the Hub if you see them...

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    Year 7 Exams Timetable and Information
    by Rebecca Lambert (Teacher) - Thursday, 17 May 2018, 12:42 PM


    All year 7 students.

    Please be aware that the timetable for your Year 7 Summer Exams can be found on Moodle - Students - Exams - Year 7.

    It also give additional advice on revision and topics etc.


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    Irescue (Read Mon - Fri 14th - 18th May)
    by Joseph Durkan (Teacher) - Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 6:16 AM



    Please donate your portable unwanted electronic devices. Examples of these are mobile phones, laptops, tablets, etc.

    Make sure your devices can fit inside a carrier bag and if possible include the charger.

    Please bring these to reception from the 14th until the 22nd of May. The money from this will go towards our chosen charities - Waste Aid charity and Step by Step.

    From the iRescue team.

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    SLUGG Sound
    by Amelie COCKBURN (Student, S 07, Yr10) - Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 1:21 PM

    Auditions for SLUGG Sound will be held on the 7th June so please start to prepare your piece. If you have not informed us that you would like to perform, please let one of us know ASAP. We will let you know the final arrangements after half-term.

    Thank you,

    Ben, Thomas, Amelie + Austin (Head Students of Charities)