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Home-School Weekly Update

School notices for week commencing: 16th March 2020

Quote of the Week

‘When nothing is certain, everything is possible.’

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 B101Sexual Health clinic– confidential service- Monday Lunchtime in B101
Brook – Wednesday Lunchtime in A128
Mrs Jones All Students
Health & Safety Notice As a reminder, students are not permitted to use aerosols or perfumed body sprays in school. We have students and staff that suffer from medical conditions such as asthma and skin allergies that can be aggravated by such sprays. In order to keep our school community safe, it is important that you adhere to these school rules. Students found using aerosols or sprays within school will have the items confiscated during the school day. Miss Whelan All Students
Literacy Focus Literacy Focus of the Week:

‘i’ before ‘e’ – Notice how the ‘i’ comes before the ‘e’ in believe, achieve and retrieve. However, after a ‘c’ the ‘e’ comes before the ‘i’ as in receive, ceiling and deceit (beware that the word weird likes to break this rule – perhaps because it is weird!).

Miss Crawford All Students
Word Of the Week English Word of the week:

Cerebral – Relating to the brain or mind.

E.g. While Joyce relies strictly on her intuition, Anthony takes a more cerebral approach to solving problems.

 

Maths Word of the week:

Truncate – to shorten/end a number without rounding i.e. “cutting” off the unnecessary digits of a number.

 

History Word of the Week:

Year 7

Treason – the crime of betraying one’s country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government.

Year 8 

Manufactured goods – the making of goods or wares by manual labour or by machinery, especially on a large scale.

Year 9 

Revolution – a forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favour of a new system.

Miss Crawford Years 8,10 & 11
St Patrick’s Day Tuesday 17th March:

Junior Choir will be performing Irish themed songs in the Dining Room from 12.45pm on St. Patrick’s Day in addition to the themed menu and then in the foyer from 1.00pm.

Sports Fixtures Tuesday 17th – Year 7 Netball (A) Woodchurch 3.30 – 5.00pm

Tuesday 17th – Year 7 & 8 Cross Country at Arrowe Park 3.45 – 5.15pm

PE All Students
Extra Curricular Clubs If you are signed up for an extracurricular club – please continue to attend and have your reward card signed by the member of staff in charge. Once completed, place your card in the box outside Mrs Jones’ office, B011. A prize draw to win a high street voucher will take place at the end of each term. Additional reward cards are available from Year Leader’s offices, Mrs Jones in B011 or Mrs Carney in G110. Mrs Carney All Students
Sixth form Mindfulness sessions Sixth Form Mindfulness sessions will take place each Wednesday lunchtime in A104 at the very start of lunch. All welcome! Miss Folan. Miss Folan 6th Form
Manga Club Manga Club will be on a Monday and Wednesday after school in E107 with Miss Haworth.

Please feel free to come along and join us.

Miss Haworth All Students
Lunchtime Activities Tuesday – Mamma Mia 2 for all year groups in the theatre.

Wednesday – Mamma Mia 2 for all year groups in the theatre.

Mrs Carney Years 7-10
Student Artist of the month We are now taking entries for February/ March Student Artist of the month

You can enter work completed outside of school or in your Art/ Textiles lessons in the following categories:

·         KS3 Art and Textiles

·         KS4 Art and Textiles

·         Photography

 

Deadline: Friday 27th March

Submit your work in the post box in E205

Ensure your work is labelled clearly with your name and form

Winners’ work will go on display on the art corridor and will receive a certificate and prize.

Mrs Taylor All Students
Lost Property Any items can be found in the cupboard outside B209.

CHILLIS BOTTLE; ELEPHANTS

CHILLIS BOTTLE: BLACK & WHITE

WHITE NITRO BOTTLE

BLACK & GREEN WATER BOTTLE

CLEAR WATER BOTTLE GREY LID

BLACK/WHITE/PINK NIKE TRAINERS

METRO CARD

SCHOOL JUMPER

GREY KNITTED HOODIE/COAT

BLACK COAT, FUR HOOD

THERMAL GLOVES

PINK CLEAR PENCIL CASE

HAIRBRUSH

HEADPHONES

HOUSE KEY (FOUND ON 633/5 BUS)

CASH

CASH

DOLPHIN GOLD BRACELET

TIFFANY BRACELET

PANDORA BRACELET

MIXED EAR RINGS

MIXED RINGS (PANDORA & COLOURED STONE)

PANDORA CHARM

Mrs Anscombe All Students