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Home-School Weekly Update

School notices for week commencing: 17th December 2018

Quote of the Week

‘It is not what is under the Christmas tree that matters, it’s who is gathered around it.’


School closure for Christmas

Closes Friday 21st December. Reopens Monday 7th January


Lunchtime Activities

Mon 17th: Christmas Karaoke- Years 7 & 8.

Tue 18th: Weatherhead’s Got Talent Show

Wed 19th: Christmas Karaoke- Years 9 & 10.


PE Fixtures

Monday 17th December

U12 football v Helsby High School at Beb high Sports College- 3:30-5:15pm.


Word of the Week

English Word of the week:
Omniscient – having or seeming to have unlimited knowledge.
E.g. The narrator had a third person omniscient narrator.

Maths Word of the week:
Key Stage 3
Rotate – A transformation in which an object turns around a fixed point. Associated language: Clockwise/Anti clockwise, Centre of rotation.
Key Stage 4
Proof/Prove – To evidence or argument establishing a fact or the truth of a statement. Justifying your argument or fact mathematically.

History Word of the Week:
Year 7
Villein – (In medieval England) a feudal tenant entirely subject to a lord or manor to whom he paid dues and services in return for land.
Year 8
Great Exhibition – The Great Exhibition in 1851 was the first international exhibition of manufactured products. It was organised by Henry Cole and Prince Albert, and held in a purpose-built Crystal Palace in Hyde Park. Many of the objects in the Exhibition were used as the first collection for the South Kensington Museum which opened in 1857 and later became the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Year 9
Christmas Truce – The Christmas truce refers to a series of widespread but unofficial ceasefires along the Western Front of World War I around Christmas 1914.


Literacy Focus

Exclamation marks – an exclamation mark is used to emphasise emotion, emphasis, or surprise.

E.g. Yes, I will marry you!


Weatherhead’s Got Talent

Thank you to all the students who have signed up to audition for Weatherhead’s Got Talent. Closed auditions will be held on Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th December in the theatre (times will be confirmed with performers) with the final being held at lunchtime on Tuesday 18th.
Tickets are 50p and will be available via form tutors only. If you are taking part in or watching the final you must bring in a packed lunch or order a ‘lunch to go’ during registration – there will be no early lunch passes for WGT!


Art & Textiles

Year 11 Mock Exam in Art & Textiles (All Week)


Lost Property

Any items can be found in the cupboard outside B209.

-Black Puffa Coat
-Green Coat, fur hood
-Pink water Bottle
-Keys – London Keyring
-Gold Diamond Ring
-Single Stud
-Gold Sisk ‘E’ Key
-Large Diamante Stud