This edition of the newsletter must start with thanks to many
parents/carers for their support over the past two weeks. Many of you
were kind enough to make an early start last Saturday, or the one before,
to drive your daughter to school to help out with the 11+ Tests. Nearly
300 Year 6s came to the school to sit the tests and students in Years 9 and
10 welcomed them, showed them where to go and offered a friendly face
Thank you too for the encouragement at home to take part in the
European Day of Languages bake off. Entries ranged from clever designs
to traditional recipes and the sale of the cakes at lunchtime raised money
for Macmillan nurses.
Best of all over the past two weeks though has to be the fantastic take up
in our extracurricular clubs. From sport to music making, debating to
gardening, there is more choice than ever as our fantastic staff restore
some of the opportunities students have missed out on over the past 18
Please do read on to see what else students and staff have been up to....
Tickets are still available to join our 100+ club for this academic year. Priced at £10 per number (with no cap on how many numbers an individual can purchase) each number is entered every month into a prize draw where the winner receives £25.
We have been thrilled with the response to our new Year 13 Wellbeing Ambassadors who have been working with students in the lower school supporting their mental health and wellbeing. The Wellbeing Ambassadors are available every Monday and Friday lunchtime in our wellbeing hub (K3).
PE extra-curricular clubs
Well done to all the students who have attended a PE extra-curricular club this term. It is fantastic to see so many new year 7 students becoming involved and trying new activities. If you haven’t yet made it to a club, please just come along and have a...
This week we learnt that eligible students would have access to covid vaccinations in our school.
All children aged 12 to 15 years are being offered a first dose of vaccine as part of the school-based Covid-19 vaccination programme. Children who are 12 years old and over on the day the School Age...
Tilly in 7F has been recognised for an idea that she had as a Year 6 pupil during last year’s lockdown, by being formally invited by the Bishop of Lincoln to attend a special garden party, held to recognise people who “went the extra mile” during the pandemic.
On 17 September, 73 Year 11 Geographers visited Hunstanton to collect primary data to present and analyse. These important data collection, presentation skills and analytical skills need practising for the unfamiliar fieldwork section of the GCSE paper 3.