Home-School Weekly Update

School notices for week commencing: Monday 15th October 2018

Quote of the Week

“What you do not wish upon yourself, extend not to others.” Confucius.

Senior Awards Evening

Reminder to students: please return your reply slips to Mrs Carney in G110/Main Office by Tuesday 16th October. The rehearsal takes place lessons 1 and 2 on Thursday 18th October in the theatre.


Lunchtime Activities

Monday: Weatherhead Unplugged, theatre, all year groups.
Tuesday: Pink Day Show Charity Fundraiser in the theatre, open to all year groups. Tickets are £1 and available from reception at break and lunchtime on Monday. 


Year 11 Bitesize Brook Event

Periods 1-3:  11MGN, 11CDN, 11LDY, 11MGR, 11KEV
Students will arrive at the theatre at 8:50am, have break as normal and return to lessons at the start of period 4.

Periods 4-6: 11KDA, 11EMK, 11NB, 11CK, 11SEV
Students will arrive at the theatre at the start of period 4, have lunch break as normal and finish at 3:20pm.


PTF Christmas Craft Fair – advance notice

The PTF Christmas Craft Fair will take place on Saturday 17th November 2018 11am – 2pm.  All the crafters are local to Wallasey, Wirral or Liverpool. There are lots of stalls selling some amazing crafts from handmade jewellery, soaps, cards, bunting, Christmas decorations and much more. The school musicians and choir will be performing for us and festive refreshments will be available throughout the day. The entrance fee of 50p will go towards PTF fundraising. Under 5s are free.

Why not start your Christmas shopping with something local and grab yourself some unusual bespoke bargains.  We look forward to seeing you there.


Word of the Week

English Word of the week:
Protagonist – The leading character or one of the major characters in a play, book, film, etc.  Bruno is the protagonist in the book, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

Maths Word of the week:
Key Stage 3
Multiple – A multiple is the result of multiplying a given number by any other number.  Multiples are often considered to be any number in the times tables of a given number.
Key Stage 4
Probability – The chance of an event occurring.

History Word of the Week:
Year 7
Feigned retreat – a military tactic whereby an army will pretend to withdraw or that they have been routed in order to lure an enemy into a position of vulnerability.
Year 8
Cholera – a potentially fatal bacterial infection caused by consuming contaminated food or water.
Year 9
Cat & Mouse Act – The government sought to deal with the problem of hunger striking suffragettes with the 1913 Prisoners (Temporary Discharge for Ill-Health) Act, commonly known as the Cat and Mouse Act. This Act allowed for the early release of prisoners who were so weakened by hunger striking that they were at risk of death.


Literacy Focus

Adverbs – An adverb is a word or phrase that modifies the meaning of an adjective, verb, or other adverb, expressing manner, place, time, or degree (e.g. gently, here, now, very).


Lost Property

Any Items on the list can be collected from the cupboard outside B209.

– 3 water bottles

-house keys

-2 cardigans

-Multiple stud earrings