Senior schools have many priorities at this time of year; ensuring all the UCAS applications for University entry are in by the due deadline date, waiting with bated breath the advanced information for the A level and GCSE courses...
Thank you all very much for your input into the recent parents survey. The survey has now closed but if you want to share any further thoughts with us, you are welcome to do so via email@example.com. We look forward to sharing more with you later this year.
ALL YEAR GROUPS
Masks are still required on all school transport please
We need to keep all of our drivers safe to avoid disruption to school transport, so all boys are still required to wear face masks on any form of transport please.
From the Library - Play Book Bingo!
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.
YEAR 8 ONLY
HPV1 Immunisations - 15 March, consent deadline 11 March
Many thanks to those Year 8's who have already given consent for the HPV Immunisations back in December. If you did not (if unsure please check with Mrs Levi firstname.lastname@example.org), please complete this consent form using school code BK110153B by Friday 11 March. Further details can be found in this letter.
YEAR 9 ONLY
B9 GCSE Options Presentation Evening - 8 February
The GCSE Options Information evening will take place virtually on Tuesday 8 February, and the MEET link has been emailed to you directly. In preparation for this meeting please find the GCSE Options Handbook and the GCSE Options Form which will need to be completed by 6 April.
HPV2 Immunisations - 15 March
The East Berkshire School Aged Immunisation Team will be administering HPV2 vaccinations on Tuesday 15 March. If you are new to the school, or have not previously given consent when your son was in Year 8, please complete this consent form using school code BK110153B by Friday 11 March.
YEAR 11 ONLY
B11 Academic Mentoring 15 and 16 February - booking deadline 7 February
Appointments can now be booked on the Report Portal (accessible via the parents section of our website, see page 13 of help document). Booking closes on Monday 7 February, so please book a slot to meet with your son’s form tutor to discuss his progress through Year 11 and preparation for the March Mock Examinations.
B11 Mock Examinations 7 - 14 March (inclusive)
The timetable for the B11 mock examinations scheduled from 7 to 14 March (inclusive) can be found here. This will be followed by a Year 11 Parents Evening on 24 March.
DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION (ALL YEAR GROUPS)
Rugby Result - Claires Court U18 County Champions
1st XV v St Bart's Won 29 - 27 U18 County Cup Final
U15A v Reading Blue Coat Won 3 - 2
U14A v Reading Blue Coat Lost 0 - 2
U14B v Reading Blue Coat Lost 1 - 2
U13A v Reading Blue Coat Lost 1 - 4
U13B v Reading Blue Coat Lost 0 - 1
U12A v Reading Blue Coat Lost 2 - 3
U12B v Reading Blue Coat Lost 3 - 6
3rd XI v Claremont Fan 2nd XI Lost 2 - 4
4th XI v Claremont Fan 2nd XI Lost 1 - 6
Friday 4 February ISA London West Cross Country Championships (Sherfield School - RG27 0HU)
Saturday 5 February Hampton Head (J15-J18), at Hampton.
Saturday 12 February Henley 4s and 8s Head (J15-J18) at Henley
Saturday 5 February
U12A & U14A v Lord Williams', Thame 10am (Away - OX9 3NW)
U15A v Lord Williams', Thame 10am (Phoenix)
Wednesday 9 February
1st XI v Salesian College 2.30pm (Bisham Abbey)
2nd XI v Salesian College 2.30pm (Phoenix)
3rd XI & 4th XI v Salesian College 2.30pm (Salesian College Sports Grounds - GU14 6LH)
Thursday 10 February
U14B v Chalfont Independent GS 2.30pm (Phoenix)
Historians of the Week
Year 9 Will G, Ed S and Henry A
Year 11 Charlie B, Jonah S, Ollie L, Jack B, Lewis M and Will N
Linguists of the week
Linguist of the week in German for excellent speaking performance:
KS3: Luca B, Tom F, Humphrey B, Alex B, Arun P
KS4: Tom C, Cole D, Max S, Juan E
Mathematicians of the Week
Year 7 - Max B, Euan S and Tom F
Year 8 - Oscar B-A
Year 9 - Willem K and Joseph F
Year 10 - Oscar H, Joe B and Tom G-S
Year 11 - Nathan P
Scientists of the Week
Jackson M (Year 7) for excellent understanding of balanced and unbalanced forces.
Jacob S (Year 7) for really good secret writing in STEM club.
Alex J (Year 8) for excellent participation during lessons.
Arun P (Year 9) for excellent work on mitosis.
Charlie C (Year 10) for high quality work on Ohm’s law.
An opportunity of a lifetime has been offered to two Year 12 girls who’ve been selected to take part in the prestigious ‘Take the World Forward Fellowship’. Through the global programme, they will work virtually with exceptional mentors from Harvard and Massachusetts Institut...
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