PARENTAL BULLETIN – 4 October 2019

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Catch-up is on every Wednesday in Room 43 for all year groups for support or to do homework if no computer access at home. It will be available up until 4.30pm with Mrs Cadman.

RETHINK RUBBISH PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

Please see Mrs Douglas if you missed the meeting to find out more information about how to enter the Redditch Rethinks Rubbish photography competition. Entries need to be submitted to Mrs Douglas by Monday the 14th October.  Open to all years.

Rethink Rubbish Poster

Rethink Rubbish Flyers

Rethink Rubbish Competition

VOLUNTEERING – LIFE

Life is a charity looking for volunteers aged 16+. Please contact them on volunteering@lifecharity.org.uk

Please see attached poster for more information.

DYSLEXIA SUPPORT

A new Dyslexia support and reading group is now available, located in Redditch Library. It is open to all children aged 7-17 and their parents/carers. It will be an informal group meeting to share ideas, play games and talk to people in similar situations. They meet once a month on a Tuesday after school. Commencing from 12th November. Please see poster attached for more information.

ALCESTER SINGERS YOUNG MUSICIAN COMPETITION

Attached is a poster, entry form and the rules of entry for the Alcester Singers Young Musician competition 2019. The competition is taking place on 22nd November at St Nicholas Primary School, Alcester at 7pm and is an opportunity for a local young musician to win a £200 towards their musical education. More information about the competition (and Alcester Singers) can be found at http://www.alcestersingers.co.uk Also please see the attached articles for more information.

THE ROYAL NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR THE BLIND

“Have a Go” activity weekend. Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October. Free event for people aged between 13 and 17 years with visual impairment. Please find poster and application form attached.

In our drive to broaden our vocabulary, please find our new T2 Word of the week. – ACQUIRE:

  • Acquire an education by working hard.
  • Acquire a new pair of trainers with money saved.
  • Acquire a sense of calm before a tricky exam.

You can acquire an object, a skill, a trait and an ability. 

Word of the Week: ‘frowsy’ – adj, something that is musty or stale.

Quote of the Week: ‘Knowledge is love and light and vision.’ – Helen Keller, American author.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

10 October Y11 Tutor Evening 4.00 – 7.00pm
24 October Y9 Parents’ Evening  4.00 – 6.00pm Dining Hall
25 October School breaks up for half term (normal time)
28 Oct – 1 Nov Half Term
4 November School resumes as normal at 08.45am
5 November Sixth Form Open Evening 6.00 – 8.00pm
14 November Y13 Parents’ Evening 4.00 – 6.30pm