Your voice counts! The more we hear, the more we understand which will in turn help shape our thoughts and strategies. The link is on an email sent yesterday via AYH@clairescourt.net (Senior Boys Secretary) and also on Friday 21 January. The survey will close early next week so please take the chance to share your opinions this weekend.
ALL YEAR GROUPS
Dolygaer Trip Information Evening - Monday 31 January 6pm
A reminder for those parents whose daughter is going on the Dolygaer trip about the information evening - this will be short talk and the link to join the meet was emailed home earlier this week.
Drugs Awareness Talk Recording
Thanks to the many parents who joined Bob Tait from Drug Education UK for his insightful talk on Tuesday evening. For those unable to attend, please find the Recording which comes highly recommended.
Unifrog Parent Launch
Please find the recording from the Unifrog Information Evening for parents from Thursday evening here and also the presentation slides.
National Storytelling Week (29 Jan-5 Feb): Story Swap, 'Read a story, share a story'
Storytelling is about sharing: sharing great stories with our friends.
Do you have a story to share? Take part in our Story Swap! Just follow these simple steps to a great new story:
Bring in a book in good condition that you HAVE enjoyed but no longer want. Clean and undamaged please! Make sure your family agree with your choice and the story would be enjoyed by someone of the same age
Take your book to the Story Swap session in the Senior Library at lunchtime on Friday 4 February
Swap the book with another pupil
Take your new story home, read it and enjoy it!
Please can you inform our Nursing Team on firstname.lastname@example.org if your daughter has had a Covid vaccine outside of school along with the date(s). Thank you.
Play Book Bingo with the Library!
It's simple: collect a Book Bingo card from the library, 'read' a line, pass the book quizzes and win a prize. Complete as many lines as you like! Challenge ends on World Book Day, 3 March.
Wearing of Jewellery in School
Jewellery is not allowed, with the exception of one pair of plain, gold or silver earrings, maximum diameter of 3mm, in the earlobe. Please see Page 13 of the New Pupil and Parent Guide.
Maths Intervention Morning Sessions
Just a reminder about the Maths Intervention sessions taking place in TB3 Classroom:
Y7/8 8.45-9.10am Tuesday and Thursdays
Y9/10/11 8.45-9.10am Wednesdays and Fridays
You will find details of fixtures on our website and the pupils will also find them on the Sports notice board in the Atrium.
Please note that any medication coming into school must be accompanied by the Administration of Medicine Request Form duly completed and dropped off via the school office who will give it to the School Nurse so they store and administer safely. Please do not put any tablets into your child’s school bag or give any to your daughter to keep with her.
Reporting Sickness/Medical Appointments/Requesting Holiday
Just a reminder to report sickness/medical appointments to email@example.com or telephone 01628 327500 (you can leave a voicemail outside of school hours and this will get picked up once the office is open). For holiday requests please contact the School Office for the Holiday Request Form.
YEAR 9 ONLY G9 GCSE Parent/Options Evening - Wednesday 2 February 6pm-8pm
The G9 Options Parents Evening will run as a normal parent evening with Mr Richards giving a short introduction in the hall before parents move onto their timed appointments with subject teachers at 6.35pm. Your daughter has been given access to the appointment sheet, for your reference here, to make these appointments for you.
Please may we ask that you wear a face covering when entering the building and hand sanitiser will be available upon arrival. Parents will be asked to sign in and out.
YEAR 11 ONLY
David Hyner Motivational & Revision Master Class Talk Friday 4 February
Following on from a previous session that the Year 11’s had in Year 10 the girls and boys will be having a ‘Motivational and Revision’ talk by David Hyner. This is taking place at our Senior Boys School, Sports Hall, Ray Mill Road East SL6 8TE on Friday 4 February.
Please see below for ‘drop off’ instructions for Friday 4 February only:
G11 and Parent drop off
If you normally drive your daughter to Senior Girls, College Avenue in the morning, may we ask that you take her to Senior Boys for no later than 8.45am on Friday 4 February - can you not go into the school grounds as it will be extremely busy with coaches but drop your daughter on Ray Park Avenue and ask her to go direct to the Sports Hall.
G11 travelling on the coach service
If your daughter uses a coach service that stops at Senior Boys in the morning please remind her to get off there and make their way to the Sports Hall. Do not travel onto Senior Girls.
G11 using the College Special Bus Route
This is the only exception and those G11 girls who normally get this bus will be emailed separately with their alternative route for that morning.
All G11 will return to senior girls on school transport for approximately 10.30am.
These are scheduled for week commencing 7 March through to Friday 11 March and with the final day of exams being Monday 14 March. Please see the attached timetable here.
*Reminder* G11 GCSE Support Clinics
Please see attached information here regarding the GCSE Support Clinics that are available for your daughter to attend.
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