Claires Court Bulletin
FROM THE HEADS OF SIXTH FORM
Well done to students for getting through a difficult week of intensive examinations. It has been noted by the invigilators how cooperative, polite and well behaved they have been. As students receive their results they should be identifying areas for improvement.
You will be receiving a 'results card' the week commencing 7 March in preparation for the subsequent Parents' Evenings.
Next week is Claires Court's 3for3 fund raising week. The Sixth Form are running a donut eating competition on Thursday 3 March and the BTEC group a fancy dress fun run. We would like all students to dig deep into their pockets to contribute as much as they can afford for our local good causes.
FANCY DRESS FUN RUN FOR 3FOR3
Evidence-based education – The performance of children in Independent Schools places them 2 years ahead of their state school peers.
Mon 29 Feb - Maths Inspiration Talk - see details below
Thur 3 Mar - Donut eating competition in the Hall at lunchtime, Y12 v Y13
Mon 7 Mar - National Careers Week
Mon 7 Mar - BTEC Fancy Dress Fun Run for charity 3.30 - 5.00pm
Mon 7 Mar - Senior Music Concert
Thurs 10 Mar - Year 12 Parents Evening 6pm
Fri 11 Mar - Trip to Royal Holloway University Library (4 students only)
Fri 11 Mar - A2 Media Studies mock exam 2pm HM4
Mon 14 Mar - National Science Week
Mon 14 Mar - Year 12 to UCAS Higher Education Exhibition Guildford
Wed 16 Mar - AS Media Studies mock exam 2pm HM4
Thurs 17 Mar - Year 13 Parents Evening 6pm
MATHS INSPIRATION TALK
UCAS HIGHER EDUCATION EXHIBITION
Year 12 students have registered to attend the UCAS Higher Education Exhibition at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on Monday 14 March. A coach will transport students to and from this event where they will be able to explore the entry requirements to courses of interest. Even students who are currently not sure about going to university should attend, as it will help them to clarify their ideas about further or higher education. Students should ensure they have printed their entry ticket out and bring it into school with them. Anyone having a problem with this should speak to Mrs Rogers as a matter of urgency.
WOMEN IN ENGINEERING
At The Aspire Centre, 350 Edinburgh Avenue, Slough SL1 4TU
On 16 March 2016 9.30am-1pm.
This half day event aims to encourage and motivate young women to become engineers and pursue STEM careers. With apprentices and other associates from Mars Chocolate UK there on the day to present to the students and offer advice on how to succeed in the industry, attendees will have a brilliant opportunity to learn first-hand about life as an engineer with one of the world’s most famous brand names. Our students can find out about the apprenticeship and graduate options available and have their say about how to inspire women to get into engineering and other STEM roles.
Student's should book direct - via Fiona Jones firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01753 530146
CISCO APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Denis Savostiyanov, Engineering Manager at Cisco, came to speak to our students just before half term and inspired them to think about careers in STEM related areas and engineering. He has invited our students to apply for work experience with him at Cisco this summer which will be beneficial in itself and also enhance their CV and applications for university and/or apprenticeships or employment.
Cisco are also offering students the opportunity to apply for apprenticeships with them. Below is some of the information Cisco have sent us and anyone interested should speak to Mrs Rogers who will supply more details.
'We bet that you, along with billions of people everywhere, use the internet every day without really thinking about what makes it tick. Whether you’re streaming music, blogging, chatting to friends, sharing cat videos or perhaps even applying for jobs, Cisco powers the technology that connects you to the world. Why not consider joining us?
As a Cisco Apprentice you’ll be part of a team that cares about its customers, has a lot of fun, and even takes part in changing the lives of those in our local communities.
There are now more mobile devices than every human being on the planet!'
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