WEEKLY LEARNING FAMILY NEWSLETTER
WEEK COMMENCING - MONDAY 10TH JUNE 2013
Year 10 Maths Exam - REMINDER
Remember, If you are taking the Maths exam on the 11th June your morning will be different:
08:45-09:40 Lesson 1 as usual
09:40-10:00 Break in Venue
10:00-11:30 Maths lesson – You MUST go at 10am or you may not be allowed to sit the exam.
11:30-13:15 Maths exam
On Friday 14th June the school is closed for a training day except for students taking the exam. You must come in full school uniform. The exam starts at 08:45.
Year 10Students taking Maths Exam
Asif Ilyas, Mohammed Harun
Bolt Morgan, Kiyah
Bradley Middle, Elsie
Jaquinet Goodman, Tomas
Jones Westcott, Cherice
Stevens Thompson, Dominick
Wallace Hall, Tashon
Xu, Zhen Guo
YEAR 9 / 10 CONFERENCE
Year9/10 Careers conference letter will be distributed in lf early next week.
Students will need to complete two actions;
1. in lf complete thier choice of business area to visit and return to thier lf and then to reception. this should be completed on the day that the letters are distributed.
2. there is a parental reply/permission slip that must be returned to reception by thursday next week, completed with an emergency contact number.
These two replies are required in order to make the day as meaningful and enjoyable as possible and without them students will not be able to take part.
NEWS FROM THE DISCOVERY CENTRE
The Conversation Cafe for parents and carers has started! Students' relatives are very welcome to join us. They will be able to practise their spoken English in a relaxed atmosphere, meet new people and find out more about local organisations, including the City Academy, and events. Time: Wednesdays at 11am till 12pm at the Beacon Centre, term time only.
We have two authors' visits next week:
SF Said is coming on Tuesday, 11 June - part of Shine Reading Project
Sam Hepburn is coming on Wednesday, 12 June, at 9am - everyone is welcome with a teacher's approval!
We are preparing to launch a new Film Club this month. Please speak to us if you have any suggestions of films we could watch!
Chess Club is running on Tuesdays, lunch time at the moment. We have been in contact with Bristol and District Chess League representative Peter Saunders who kindly offered his help in developing the club. Watch this space! All welcome!
Meet Master of Horror Darren Shan on Friday 21 June 2013 at 7.30pm at Bristol Central Library. Tickets are only £1 and available in all Bristol Libraries.
We are planning a Cool Words Quiz on Monday, 10 June, lunch time - students and teachers most welcome! Sweets for prizes! :)
Words of this week are:
If you're standing still but the room is inexplicably spinning, you might be suffering from vertigo —
the sensation of dizziness or whirling.
“DO YOU SUFFER FROM VERTIGO? HANNAH J
James thought it was a weird message and replied with NO Y?’’ (..) DO U WNT 2 PLAY A GAME?’’ James was intrigued: YES. “
The Killing by Robert Muchamore
2. Comprehensive - It’s something that includes all or most details
From Latin comprehensivus.
Safe to drink.
Any drinkable liquid.
Tap water is usually potable.
Puddle water is NOT.
Comes from the Latin potare, meaning
Author Visit for Shine Reading Project
Award winning author SF Said, writer of Varjax Paw and The Outlaw Varjax Paw, will be visiting the year 7 & 8 Shine students and signing copies of his book on Tuesday 11th June at 1.45 in the Discovery Centre. Please allow Shine students to attend (list of students will be emailed shortly) and sorry for any disruption caused.
Think you know everything??
with the GLOBEMASTER QUIZ GAME
Chance to win
or a £10 Gift Voucher
Click the GLOBEMASTER icon on your computer screento access the game
· Mango or Strawberry Fruit Slush back 60p each
· Beat the queues and pre order their salad
'The Talent' - Vocal support and training 3-4pm in E117 please come along and sign up - don't be shy!
'The Skill' - Staff vocal group 8am Friday morning in the Music area.
See Miss Hughes for further details.
Bristol Docks WoW day:
- Wow day, yr9&10 Art Docks Visit - Please bring a camera and wear comfortable shoes!
Easton Arts Trail Sat & Sun 15th & 16th June 12-5pm at Bannerman rd School, CAB students and staff, and Bannerman rd students are exhibiting (and selling) art work, there will be cakes and a stencilling activity giving you the opportunity to make your own Banksy-esque canvas!
Hope that's OK
Curriculum Leader for Art & Technology
Curriculum Leader for Art & Technology