Former Head Girl, Lauren, included many of our Year 12 students in her university research this week. She was looking at whether adolescents have the skills to spot fake and ‘fake-ish' news. Fake news is pervasive and damaging in...
Christmas Hampers for the Salvation Army
We will be holding our usual collection of non-perishable items in order that we can make up Christmas Hampers which the Maidenhead branch of the Salvation Army will distribute to local elderly and needy families. The theme for Sixth Form is Chocolates. Students may bring in any donations of chocolates in boxes or packets to the Sixth Form area which we will be collecting from now until Tuesday 14 December. Thanking you in advance and for your support for this worthwhile charity.
Wednesday 15 December
On Wednesday, the Christmas festivities will begin with students dressed in yuletide fancy dress and Y12 and Y13 students having their turn to celebrate in No6 with fun events, Christmas hot chocolate and nibbles. This will be instead of Christmas lunch for Sixth Form and lessons will continue as normal in the morning.
Thursday 16 December
This will be “Christmas Jumper Day” for Sixth Form - students may wear a fun Christmas jumper for a donation of £2. Lessons will continue as normal for Periods 1-3 with assembly and inter-form activities taking place in the afternoon. Term ends at 4pm on Thursday.
Summer Ball payments
Summer Ball payments are now due. The deadline is today but Monday 13 December is still acceptable. We have had very few payments so far and we may not be able to go ahead with the Summer Ball unless we receive many more payments by Monday please. Tickets are £50. Please contact Mrs Hall on email@example.com for further details.
Lent term 2022
Commences Tuesday 11 January 2022
Swimarathon for the Maidenhead Lions
After last year’s cancellation, the Swimarathon will be going ahead this year, all being well, on Sunday 9 January 2022.The Sixth Form will be looking for volunteers for their Y12 and Y13 teams and will be swimming at 6pm, so should arrive at the pool by 5.30pm at the latest. We will be providing details of the Just Giving page for any donations soon.
New Webinars - The latest webinar releases from UniTasterDays introduce courses in Maths and Medicine. These webinars allow students to find out more about what to expect on university courses, why they may wish to consider them and application tips and careers. There are hundreds of subject introductions available.
INVESTIN have produced a “12 days of industry insights” online booklet for students. This includes information and activities to help students to explore these 12 careers further. The 12 careers included in the booklet are: medical sciences, law & politics, media, business, engineering, art & design, writing, sport, computing. environmental, finance and psychology.
NHS Health Careers will open a door to one of the 350 different NHS careers every day between now and Christmas day on social media! The quizzes will help students find their ideal health career and find out about working in the NHS. You can find out more here.
This week our students have been supporting St Lukes Church Christmas Tree competition with five lovingly decorated Christmas trees created by each division of the school. Students created handmade decorations to be hung on their sponsored Christmas tree alongside fairy lights and of course, t...
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