Information Evening for Year 6 Parents – 26th September 2016

We will be holding an information evening for prospective parents for both XP and XP East on Monday 26th September 2016.

The meeting will take place from 6:00pm at XP School with the presentation taking place twice, once at the beginning of the evening and once at the end. Both presentations will be the same so please attend whichever one is most convenient for you.

The middle tour session will be a time for you to move freely around the school where there will be activities taking place in different rooms. This session can be tailored by yourselves and you can come and go as you please within this time.

The evening will run as follows:

6:00pm – 6:35pm  Presentation session 1

6:35pm – 7:35pm  Tour session

7:35pm – 7:45pm  Break

7:45pm – 8:15pm  Presentation session 2

The evening will provide details of how we learn at XP, how we do things, what you should expect from us and what we expect from you.

Please park in Doncaster Rovers FC Car Park 3 and enter the school through the student entrance gate at the bottom of the car park. If this is full we have been given permission to use Car Parks 1 and 2 as overflow. Please still enter through the student gate and not the main school entrance gate.

There will be an opportunity for parents/carers to ask any questions, all are welcome.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Y8 Skipper and Admiral Extended Study

Students have been set the following task on Google Classroom:

The American Civil War was one of the main causes of the end of slavery in the USA. Watch the following video and note down any questions you have ready for Monday’s session.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/ztch34j

Year 7 Presentation of Learning

The Year 7 presentation of learning for their current learning expedition will take place on the evening of Monday 12th December. We will have more details on exact timings in due course.

It is really important that every student attends, and has someone from their family come to the event to celebrate the incredible work that they are doing.

Music Fees now on ParentPay

Please log into ParentPay to make your contribution towards you son/daughter’s music lessons.

This payment is required as soon as possible as lessons have already started.

If you have any queries please contact the school office directly.

Thank you.

Postponed Year 7 Fieldwork

7 Skipper will be going out on fieldwork on Tuesday 27th Sept.

7 Admiral will be going out on fieldwork on Wednesday 28th Sept.

 

The fieldwork is located at a range of former quarries where students can study exposures of the 3 main types of rock found in Doncaster.

They will need to be prepared for the weather. At the moment the forecast looks good, however please keep an eye on this as we get closer to the fieldwork.

Long trousers and sleeves are best as we will be walking through some overgrown areas.

Wellies are advisable whatever the weather.

Students will need a pack up lunch, they can take this in their normal school bags. We can provide lunch for students on free school meals.

Student will also need a bottle of water.

X Block will be taking place as normal so students will need their PE kit if they normally have PE on these days.

Beautiful Work by Lauren

On Saturday 27th August Lauren (aged 12) did the great Scottish swim half mile, along with her sister and three others from Rotherham Metro Swimming Club. She did a time of 16mins 42 seconds coming 27th out of the 205 adults and children who did the half mile.

Well done Lauren!!!

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Lost Property

We have had a build up of lost property since the start of term so have asked crews to look through this tomorrow during crew time. There are a number of items from Year 8 Outward Bound that have yet to be claimed. We will keep these items in school until the end of term and then anything not claimed will be donated to the Salvation Army.