PARENTAL BULLETIN – 31 JANUARY 2020

APPRENTICESHIPS AT THS

We currently have a vacancy for Customer Services/Business Administrator – please visit our website for more details.

CAREERS

Selected students from Y10 and Y11 have been invited to attend an Engineering presentation with a Q and A session from MAKE UK on Tuesday 4th February. Y12 and Y13 are involved in two days of Mock Interviews on 6th and 11th February. Y10 now have letters for the Worcestershire Skills Show on 4th March which need to be signed and returned to Mrs Laxton as soon as possible to secure their place.

PERFORMING ARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

Thursday 13th February at 7.00pm. Tickets are available from the Finance office.

Y11 FOOD PRATICAL EXAMS

The food practical exams are starting from Monday 3rd February – students will require ingredients for the dishes they have chosen to make. Any issues with ingredients please contact acadman@trinityhigh.net

DUKE OF EDINBURGH

Meeting for parents and students on 4th March at 6.00pm in the Dining Hall.

YEAR 13 NAPLES TRIP

Students to meet at Lidl car park Sunday 9th February at 4.00am.

Y9 PATHWAYS BOOKLET

Please be aware that these booklets do not have the Yellow or Green slips attached. They are to be released at a later date.

EXAM INVIGILATOR VACANCIES

Please see website for details – see link on left hand side on main page “Vacancies” or “School Information” dropdown then “Vacancies” and “Non TES Vacancies”.

BIRCHENSALE’S GOT TALENT

All profits made will be passed on to ROWL (Redditch One World Link) so that we can help support a school or pupils in Mtwara. In 1986 Redditch was twinned with Mtwara in Tanzania. Please see the attached poster for tickets.

STUDY CLUB – WOODROW LIBRARY

This space is available now until the end of the school year from 3.30-4.50pm every Monday and Thursday. This is a quiet haven for those who may not have the quietest home life. A calm environment for students to revise for exams and finish coursework. Snack and refreshment option for a small optional donation. Poster attached.

CAMHS PARENT/CARER PARTICIPATION WEEK

Please see the attached poster.

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

  • The shop will maintain prices at the same level (verb).
  • You have maintained the grass on the football pitch very well (verb).
  • The king swears that he will maintain the laws of the country (verb).

Vocab Builder Word of the Week: ‘parvenu’ – noun, someone who has recently become wealthy or powerful, but has not yet gained the dignity associated with such things.

Quote of the Week: ‘The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.’ Carl Sagan – astronomer.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

6 February Y9 Options Evening
13 February Y11 & Y13 Reports issued
14 February Teacher Education Day – school closed to students
17-21 February Half Term
24 February School resumes as normal at 08.45am
27 February Y11 Parents’ Evening
4 March DofE Information Evening
5 March Y12 Parents’ Evening
19 March Y10 Parents’ Evening
6-17 April Easter Holidays
20 April School resumes as normal at 08.45am