Winter is now well and truly with us, but the above photographs remind us of lunch time and break time relaxation not so many weeks ago:
Hopefully we can remain ice and snow free during the three months of winter, December - February.
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This very important event was held last Thursday in the sports hall and the turnout was extremely high with 88% of parents in attendance. Our Year 11s will now be focusing on revision for their mock examinations which begin on Monday, 30th November. All students should have a sense of direction and be thinking carefully about progression beyond Year 11. To continue study into the Sixth Form, students will need 5+ A*-C grades, including English and mathematics and grade ‘Bs’ in the subjects to be studied at advanced level. An extremely crucial time for all Year 11 students.
The period between the start of November upto the Christmas holidays is especially important for our Year 11 students, shown above. Yesterday, Thursday, was the Year 11 parents’ evening and all our students should now be busily revising for the GCSE “mock” examinations which begin on Monday, 30th November. Continued study will take everyone upto the Christmas holidays and the exam results will be formally distributed at our “Mock Exams Results Day” on Friday, 8th January, 2016. Work hard, revise thoroughly and good luck to all our Year 11s at this most important time in their schools careers.
Immediately prior to the October half term holiday, the Eucharist service was led by Revd Paul Jump from St Clement’s Church in Higher Openshaw. In a very thought provoking reflection on “faith”, he posed two questions; “does it help me in my life?” and “is it true?” As we look ahead, two events in November should certainly occupy the minds of many of us: