Morning Notes

Wednesday 13 April

Today's Open House Morning

Please be mindful that we have guests visiting the school this morning for our Open House event.

Can the following students please meet in the Hub at 0900:

- Kit

- Evy

- Manuel

- Alexia

Note to Grade 10 Students

Grade 10 Chemistry students are visiting Slough Thames water treatment works today.

Please meet in the lobby ready to go after advisory and collect lunch.

Please note students not on Chemistry trip, Design has been moved today to F03 Periods 3 and 4 due to Open House in the Hub.

Celebrating Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary

Storyteller Patrick Ryan Visiting Halcyon

Date: Tuesday 19 April

Time: 0900-1400

Location: Halcyon

April 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Halcyon will celebrate the legacy of Shakespeare during the quatercentenary year by hosting professional storyteller Patrick Ryan who will spend the day telling tales and sharing his love and knowledge of the Bard.

In addition to being a wonderful storyteller, Patrick is the author of ‘Shakespeare's Storybook: Folk Tales that Inspired the Bard’, a beautiful picture book where he has retold the origin tales behind some of Shakespeare's plays.

The schedule for his visit is:

  • 0900-0945 - storytelling in the Stern Hall for Grades 6 - 10, with Halcyon parents and family welcome to join. Please share this form for parents who would like to attend

  • 0945-1030 - Grade 6 hearing Shakespeare's stories

  • 1050-1135 - Grade 8 hearing a Midsummer's Night Dream

  • 1135-1220 - Grade 9 hearing the Taming of the Shrew

  • 1220-1400 - Grade 11 will have lunch with Patrick and take part in a workshop on The Tempest

Please note that Tuesday 19 April is a half-day for students who (except for Grade 11) will be released at 1220.
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Last Chance to Complete Your Yearbook Profiles this Week

Thank you to those that have completed it promptly.

If you have not yet completed your profile then please complete this asap as it is now crucial as we need to send off the information for printing.

It will only take 10mins to complete!

Music Showcase Rehearsals

Music Showcase Rehearsals begin this week! They will be on Thursdays and Fridays at 1220, in room F04. Bring your ideas and plan your performance.

Lunch Clubs

Learning Space in B01

HalcyonBeats in T01

Politics Club in S01

Yearbook Club in M02

Off Campus

Wednesday: Grades 9 and 11

Thursday: Grades 7 and 11

Friday: Grade 11

Mother Tongue


Misha, Japanese in M01

Period 5

Isla, Swedish in F03

After School Clubs

After school clubs will start next week - please remember you MUST re enroll and sign-up for clubs by Monday 18 April. The sign-up has been sent to your parents via the newsletter and can be found here.

Private Lessons


Jonah, Piano


Anne-Marie, Piano

Today's Lunch Menu

Main Dish Option One

Thai Green Curry with plain rice (GF)

Main Dish Option Two

Thai stir fry with tofu fried noodles and vegetables


Avocado, basil and cherry tomato sandwich

Salad Bar

Mixed Salad

Thai Crunch salad

Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Mango Salad

Hard boiled eggs


Coconut sorbet

How was your lunch this week?

Please take a moment to complete this survey on what you like and sharing with us your ideas on how we can improve.

We highly value your feedback and suggestions.

Thank you!