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School notices for week commencing: 25th February 2019

Quote of the Week

‘A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.’ Albert Einstein

Half Term

Date Events & Trips Staff
Monday

18/02

Year 13 DT Workshop- 9:00am-3:30pm. Mrs Smith
Wednesday

20/02

GCSE/A Level Dance Rehearsals- Dance Studio- 8:30am-3:30pm. Miss Chappell
Subject Area Notice From Audience
Health Services in Schools Students can access support from Health Services in schools at the following drop in clinics:- Youth Worker & School Nurse Drop In – Monday lunchtime in B101 Brook – Wednesday lunchtime in A128 Mrs Jones All Students
Psychology Talk Wednesday 27th February C203- 12:40-1:40pm Psychology talk with Dr Pooja Saini, Professor of Psychology at John Moores University. Dr Saini will be discussing her subject, her career and her current work on preventing mental health problems. Open to all students in Y10-13. Bring your lunch, snacks provided. Mr Hawkins Year

10-13

Year 9 Wellbeing event Year 9 Well-being Event Wednesday 27th February 2019 As part of the PR curriculum for year 9 students will participate in a Well-Being Day on Wednesday 27th February 2019.   •Students will attend in teaching groups as follows: •Periods 1-3 Teaching groups 9B, 9L, 9O, 9M, 9S will go to the theatre for 9:00am, return after break and finish at 11:47am. •Periods 4-6 Teaching groups 9A, 9C, 9H, 9R, 9W will go to the theatre for 11:47am, return after lunch and finish at 3:20pm Mrs Moretta Year 9
Lunchtime Activities Tuesday 26th- Bingo years 7-10 in the theatre Mrs Moretta Year 7- 10
Word of the Week English Word of the week: Gratuitous – done without good reason; uncalled for. E.g. “The violence was described as gratuitous; it came from nowhere.”

Maths Word of the week: Key Stage 3 Variable – A quantity that is capable of varying/changing/taking different numerical values. Key Stage 4 Relationship – Describes the correlation, mutual connection between variables in context. History Word of the Week: Year 7 Catholicism – The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.29 billion members worldwide. Year 8 Abolition – a general term which describes the movement to end slavery. Year 9 Resistance – the refusal to accept or comply with something.

Miss Crawford All Students
Literacy Focus Plural spellings: •Add -s to regular plurals. E.g. girl  girls •Irregular plurals change the whole spelling. E.g. mouse  mice   •Add -es to words ending in -ch, -s, -sh, -x, -z. E.g. box  boxes •Some words ending in -f or -fe change to -ves. E.g. knife  knives •If a word ends in a consonant and y, then add -ies. E.g. baby  babies •If a word ends in a vowel and y, then add -s. E.g. Boy  boys •Add -s or -es to words ending in -o. E.g. tomato  tomatoes •Some words have no change between plural and singular. E.g. deer, cattle, fish. Miss Crawford All Students
Lost Property Any items can be found in the cupboard outside B209.

-cash -Cash -Purple Glasses -Santa Hat -White Adidas Trainers -Black Primark Coat -Yellow Coat, Fur Hood -Grey Coat, Fur Hood -Navy Kit bag – Slazenger Trainers -School Cardy -PE Top -H20 ON THE GO BOTTLE -Black Water Bottle -1 Nike Glove -Scrivens Glasses Case -Lacoste Trainers Water Bottles will be displayed at the desk in the foyer each morning.

Mrs Anscombe All Students