Time really does fly at our school. Year 11 had their final parents evening on Wednesday. This gave our dedicated and hardworking teachers a chance to impart those final tips and bits of motivation before the exams.
Thank you to all for their support of this year's charity work. Whilst individual sections and year groups have their own local charity in mind, our international focus is on Aid for Ukraine refugees.
We are specifically asking in addition this week for Thermos Flasks and warm adult boot socks, to help those without power and heat stay warm.
The United Reform Church will be at Senior Boys every day for the next week so that new products can be brought into school and dropped to them directly. Their next lorry is going to help people who are resettling so the list is different.
THERMOS FLASKS AND WARM ADULT BOOTS
New women's underwear S M L XL
New children's underwear 7-8, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 13-14
Women's socks 37-40, children's socks from 31 - 36
End of Term w/c 4 April - Please note that early buses are in operation during the last week of term. Homeward-bound buses will depart at 4.15pm from Senior Girls and onward buses at 4.30pm from Senior Boys.
There are NO activities/clubs or study available during the last week of term.
Thursday 7 April - The last day of the Lent term is a full school day finishing at 4pm.
The Summer Term activities are now available online for pupils and parents to view using the following link: https://activities.clairescourt.net/ Sign up for these activities will be open for booking on Monday 28 March and close 6 April.
REMINDER Joint Senior Concert - Monday 28 March
Please come along to our wonderful evening of musical entertainment being held at Senior Boys. Refreshments will be served from 5.45pm and all are very welcome!
Portland Pre-season Sailing Camp - 24/5 April
Please find the Portland Sailing Camp letter that was emailed home during the week. There are 30 places available which will primarily be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. To request a place please pay the £100 non-refundable deposit via the Payment Portal and complete the consent form by Friday 1 April.
OCTOBER HALF TERM TRIPS 2022
MFL Trips 21 - 25 October
Years 9 and 10 - those studying French, German and Spanish are invited on the language trips during October 2022 half-term. To secure a place please make payment the £200 deposit via the Payment Portal and complete the Consent Form.
SPANISH IS NOW FULL FOR ALL YEARS
Year 8 - Limited spaces are available for the MFL trip to France and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Please use the links above to pay the deposit. In the event the trip is oversubscribed, your deposit will be refunded.
Sailing Trip 22-29 October
In October half-term we will be taking a group of students to the world-class sailing venue of Lake Garda in Italy. The trip will include sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding and windsurfing, and is suitable for everyone from the complete novice to the seasoned pro. Feel free to register your interest by completing this Google form.
YEAR 7 ONLY
REMINDER Wednesday 30 March - G7 Parents Afternoon Tea
YEAR 7 Fancy Dress Sponsored Walk - Thursday 31 March
Charity Walk - As part of the school charity week, Year 7 will be embarking on a ‘Fancy Dress’ sponsored walk. This is an annual event that the pupils participate in to raise money for their chosen charity. The walk will take place on Thursday 31 March from 1.30pm until 4pm. The pupils will be walking along the Thames. The total journey is in the region of 5 miles. Girls will need trainers or walking boots, a waterproof coat depending on weather, fluids and healthy nut-free snacks. All sponsorship money will need to be collected and handed into Form Tutors by Thursday 7 April.
YEAR 8 Fancy Dress Sponsored Walk - Thursday 31 March
Please find details about the Year 8 Sponsored Fancy Dress Walk taking place during the afternoon of Thursday 31 March as part of Charity Week, raising money for their chosen charity DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. Girls will need trainers or walking boots, a waterproof coat depending on weather, fluids and healthy nut-free snacks. All sponsorship money will need to be collected and handed into Form Tutors by Thursday 7 April.
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