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Library Closed - Lunchtime Thurs 23rd January
by G Pugh (Staff) - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 9:31 AM

Please be advised that the Library will be closed on Thursday 23rd January. All other times open as normal.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

Mrs Ward

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SLS Literature Quiz - Please read out Thurs 23rd Jan
by G Pugh (Staff) - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 9:30 AM

A reminder for those students below to come to the Library on Thursday 23rd January for another heat for a place in the SLS Literature Quiz.

Lottie H - K12

Amy W - M12

Mia S-W - D03

Kieran S - S10

Naomi w - D01

Alex W - S10

Anisa R - M05

Bethan B - M01

Sam K - D01

Oskar C - S01

Please get a Fast Pass from the Library at break time and arrive at the Library as promptly as possible at the beginning of lunch break. You will be able to eat your lunch during the session.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Mrs Ward

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Maths Puzzle of Week
by N Scutter (Teacher) - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 9:22 AM

This weeks maths puzzle of the week is out. You have until the end of school on Monday to enter. There are house points and sweets for the winners. Posters are displayed in all maths class rooms and on the maths block. It is also attached so maybe you could give it a go in tutor time. Answers need to placed in the box outside the maths staffroom. Don't forget to put your name and form on your entry.

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English Homework Club
by J Gallagher (Teacher) - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 8:27 AM

This week we will be focusing again on Year 8 exams, looking specifically at the Reading Exam.


See you in A5 tomorrow (Thursday) from 3 to 3:45.

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Hockey Club
by S Perez (Teacher) - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 8:24 AM

Hockey club is back on today. Please meet at the 3G at 3.15pm. All students are welcome.

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Year 9 Health and Social Care assignment support 3-4pm today (WED)
by J Loosemore (Teacher) - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 8:24 AM

If there are any Year 9s who need to finish their research or want me to check through their planning sheets today, come to room 33 at 3pm. You will need to be ready to start writing it up Thursday/Friday (depending on when your lessons are!). A few of you should DEFINITELY be there...

Thank you

Mrs Loosemore


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Music Notices - Wednesday 22nd January
by R Walker (Teacher) - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 8:15 AM

At lunchtime today in Music, Ceilidh Band and Creative Space.

Please come and join us!

After school is string group!

Mr Walker

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QMC College Interviews - Wednesday 22 January 2020
by B Wayman (Teacher) - Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 3:40 PM

Conference Room

(outside Mr Wyatt and Mr Brand’s Office)




Kirsten R K04


Elsie R  M05


Phillppa C D12


Christopher W D07


Kate T  S11




Jasmine G  K05


Matthew ...

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Y11 writing assessment
by K Griffiths (Teacher) - Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 12:06 PM

Could the following students please come to LS3 as soon as they have registered on Thursday 23rd.

Tom N D02

George W S12

Felix B D06

Many thanks

Ms Griffiths 

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Lost property in reception
by S Evans (Staff) - Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 9:52 AM

These items are in reception.

Please collect if yours

Thank You
Mrs Evans




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Theatre Workshop - Year 9 and 10 GCSE Drama Students
by C Oram (Teacher) - Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 9:44 AM

Next Wednesday 29th January we are once again welcoming PTC to CPS for a fun devising-based workshop.

PTC (Prospect Theatre Company) are based at Farnborough Sixth Form College, and comprise of a group of students who are studying Drama and Theatre Studies and Performing Arts at A-Level.  

This workshop will take place from 2:15pm - 4:00pm in the DS1.

The workshop is open to Year 9 and 10 GCSE Drama students only.

There are limited places available - please sign up on the sheet outside the Drama office to secure your place.


Thank you,


The Drama Department 


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Skifit Starts Wednesday-- January 22
by M Forbes (Teacher) - Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 8:03 AM

Skifit is starting tomorrow for all that are on the Snowsport trip. it is required for all to be there so we are condition to hit the slopes. It will be from 3-4 in the gym. Change out as quickly as you can and meet in the gym.


Mr. Forbes 

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Word of the Week Winners w/b 13/01/20
by P Ward (Staff) - Monday, 20 January 2020, 3:37 PM

The WotW Winners for the week beginning 13/01/20 for their use of the word, oscillate, are:

Winner: Jemima L,  K04: "The light shone on the boy as he stood in the room.  The policeman glared at him, with an expression that could break stone.  The boy oscillated from foot to foot, as sweat ...

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Careers Appointments – Tuesday 21 January
by B Wayman (Teacher) - Monday, 20 January 2020, 3:22 PM

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






Cole R

S 06

  • English
  • (11CB/En)
  • B3
  • Miss S Le Poidevin

Period 2


Molly W

          M 03

  • English
  • (11PC/En)
  • A1
  • Mrs A ...
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Word & Book of the Week w/b 20/01/20
by P Ward (Staff) - Monday, 20 January 2020, 2:46 PM

Word of the Week

Sonorous (adjective)

Meaning : Having a deep, pleasant sound.

Example :  “The church clock had a sonorous chime.”

Get your sentences to the Library by the end of the day on Friday 24th January for your chance to win house points and a sweet treat!


Book of the Week


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QMC In school Interviews - Wednesday 22 January
by B Wayman (Teacher) - Monday, 20 January 2020, 12:02 PM

The following students have QMC interviews here in school on Wednesday. Full list will be in the old reception area and also on the year 11 canteen notice board.

Any issues please let me know asap.

Ms Wayman

Location: Conference Room, outside Mr Wyatts and Mr Brands Office.


Sam ...

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PE Weekly schedule
by J Loosemore (Teacher) - Monday, 20 January 2020, 8:07 AM

Attached is the schedule for this week - clubs back to normal after the break for Parents' Evenings. Come and get involved! Netball will be outside on Thursday so make sure you wrap up warm.

Thank you.

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Year 11 Subject Support Sessions
by S Le Poidevin (Teacher) - Friday, 17 January 2020, 2:42 PM

Year 11, 

Please find attached a copy of the different sessions which are taking place this week.  Paper copies are displayed in the Year 11 Canteen and Student Reception.

We hope you continue to find these sessions helpful.

Miss Le Poidevin

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*Calling all Year 7s - Osmington Bay Trip alert!!*
by J Loosemore (Teacher) - Friday, 17 January 2020, 9:13 AM

You will be having an assembly on Monday 27th January to introduce this exciting trip opportunity in May but in the mean time, why don't you speak to your older friends and tutees about it? We are excited to take as many of you as possible so have a chat to your family about coming along.

Expression of interest letter will go live on Edulink on Monday 27th for a week, then places will be allocated.

Mrs Loosemore

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Friday Tuck Shop!
by W Ebury (Teacher) - Thursday, 16 January 2020, 7:43 AM
Please remember to bring in your money tomorrow for tuck. We are fundraising for the CPSA and Dance World Cup Team England. There will be fresh homemade brownies for sale so be quick!
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UKMT Challenge club Thursdays after school M2
by K Powell (Teacher) - Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 3:45 PM

Thursdays 15:00-16:00 in M2 starting next week (22nd)

Can you think outside the box?

700 000 students take part in the UK’s most prestigious maths challenge each year.

The top 40% are awarded a certificate.

Only 9000 will be invited to the next stage.

Certificates should be put on ...

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Word of the Week
by G Pugh (Staff) - Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 1:18 PM

Word of the Week for the w/b 20/01/20 is:

SONOROUS (adjective) 

Meaning : Having a deep, pleasant sound.

Example :  “The church clock had a sonorous chime.”

Get your sentences to the Library by the end of the day on Friday 24th January for your chance to win house points and a sweet treat!

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Book of the Week
by G Pugh (Staff) - Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 10:06 AM

Book of the Week

Running Girl By Simon Mason 

“Meet Garvie Smith. Highest IQ ever recorded at Marsh Academy. Lowest ever grades. What's the point? Life sucks. Nothing surprising ever happens. Until Chloe Dow's body is pulled from a pond. His ex-girlfriend. DI Singh is already on the case. Ambitious, uptight, methodical - he's determined to solve the mystery - and get promoted. He doesn't need any 'assistance' from notorious slacker, Smith. Or does he?”

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year 7 trip to Winchester this Friday 17th Jan
by P Timms Blanch (Teacher) - Monday, 13 January 2020, 8:25 AM


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Mr Forbes - permanent room change
by R Jones (Teacher) - Friday, 3 January 2020, 4:04 PM

Please advise all students that are taught by Mr Forbes that he is now teaching in B6.