Morning Notes

Tuesday 3 March

Here are the quiz scores can anyone catch Cooke advisory?

Cooke 27.5

Ms Jones 23

Mills 21

Aleu 19

Lin 19

Mr Jones 17

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PSHE - Today

Grade 6 and 7 - Daphni PP talk - The Hub - Ms. Aleu and Ms. Lin.

Grade 8 Community Project - F01 - Ms. Fritz and Ms. Watson.

Grade 9 Abuse - S01 - Ms. Cooke and Ms. Mills.

Grade 10 First Aid (Primary Survey and recovery position) - T01 - Mr. Jones and Mrs. Jones.

Student Council Updates:

Lately in Student Council we have been working in our committees.
In the off Campus Committee we have been finishing up the final touches of off campus.
The Events Committee have been working with Mrs.Mills to organise the assembly.
The Food Committee are helping with the interviews for the new catering manager.
The teaching and Learning Committee have been working on student ids.
The New Student Welcome Committee have been working on things that we can help new students with.
New members are welcome to join every Monday lunchtime in SO1.

Grade 8 - Cardboard arcade games

Grade 8 are busy building their cardboard arcade games, but need your help!
Please bring in any cardboard - from large cardboard boxes through to cardboard envelopes from Amazon - every little helps! You can leave your cardboard in the Hub with Ms Dutton.


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Service As Action:

This is an opportunity for you to raise money for Kids' Company. Before break, we had a visit from Kids' Company. If you would like to help raise money for them, please see Ms Watson in the Drop in Clinic in the hub on Thursday.

Great New Books!

We have lots of great new books in The Hub. These include graphic novels, both fiction and non-fiction and a selection of books in different languages. Please come and select a book to take home, making sure to check out the book with Ms Dutton. We are having a school read-a-thon on Thursday for World Book Day, so please make sure you have a book to read for this.

Thursday 5 March: World Book Day Breakfast

This Thursday, bring in a vegetarian, literary-inspired breakfast dish.

Here are some suggestions based on last year's breakfast:

  • Butter Beer from Harry Potter
  • Fruity Oatmeal from Oliver Twist
  • Chocolate and Blueberry Muffins from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Ichabod's "Slapjacks" from Legend of Sleepy Hollow

If you need a little more inspiration, check out this website or this Pinterest.

The Halcyon Book Club will be in the Stern Hall from 8:30am on Thursday to collect your goodies.

We will also spend the morning together as a whole school celebrating literacy. Please bring along a book to read on Thursday (in any language).

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March 5th Assembly

Volunteers are needed to present or organise something for Assembly on March 5th to celebrate World Book Day.

Anyone interested in this, or would like to share an idea, please email Manuel (Grade 6) or Emily (Grade 9).


Extra-Curricular Activities

TUESDAY Lunchtime 1245-1320

1. Book Club with Mrs Jones & Mr Partridge (T02)

2. Literature in Spanish and 101 Spanish Tutoring with Mrs Zago (S01)

3. Piano with Nicholas Pope (private tuition) (F04)

4. Homework Club (rota) (Lab)

5. Youth Speaks - Senior Team (F03)

TUESDAY After-School 1545-1630

1. Homework Club (rota) (Hub)

2. Football Clubs with Mr Byrne - commencing after Half Term

3. Drama Club with Mrs Watson (Stern Hall)

4. Piano Lessons (F04)

Welcome: Ms. Lucilla Thomas

Please make Lucilla Thomas welcome today. Lucilla is a potential new catering manager and is doing a trial day.

Lunch Menu

Lunch Main:

Option 1

Tofu and Asparagus Pad Thai GF/DF

Option 2:

Spaghetti with Veggie Bolognese sauce and Parmesan


Grilled Veggies Feta cheese Baguettes

** Gluten Free options available.

Salad Bar:

Mixed Salad

Greek Chickpea Salad

Rainbow Fruit Salad

Summer Potato Salad


Yogurt With Fruit

Lost and Found items?

Please visit Emily at Reception for any lost items - we have quite the collection here!

Talk @ Halcyon

In addition to, which is an email address that you can write to with any concerns you have, we also have a created a Google form that you can fill out at any time should you wish to raise awareness of anything either anonymously or with your name attached. Check it out!