We have decided to postpone C23’s fieldwork to Flamborough Head that was scheduled for this Friday 16th of March. The weather forecast predicts strong winds and heavy rain and having completed a risk assessment, we have decided that it would not be wise to continue with the trip.

We will instead reschedule the visit for Skipper to Tuesday 20th March. Please see our original post on fieldwork requirements for the day.

During the first week back C23 students will be going on fieldwork to the East Yorkshire Coast to investigate the impact of nature on the land. On Wednesday the 14th March Admiral will be going followed by Skipper on Friday 16th March. Students will spend time on the beach at both locations.

We will be leaving at 8.45am and will return to school between 3.30pm and 4pm depending on the traffic. Students will be out of school all day and as a result will need a packed lunch and warm clothing – we would recommend that students have at least 3 layers- as well as a waterproof coat. Students who receive free school meals will be provided with a packed lunch.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

The Year 8 Team

Mrs Batty, Miss Robinson, Mr Blair and Mr Voltaire.

 

Forename Surname Inital New X Block TUESDAYS WENDESDAYS THURSDAYS
Harley A X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Jac aH X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Liam B X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Khushi C X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Bradley E X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Alex E X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Milly F X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Chandni K X1 ART PE COMPUTING
James L X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Cara M X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Tuscany D X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Josh S X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Logan S X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Harvey T X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Logan M X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Anisa Y X1 ART PE COMPUTING
Sureya A X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Joseph A X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Charlotte B X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Maddison B X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Sophie D X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Isaac H X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Jack H X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Joe K X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Jon K X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Mills P X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Leighton R X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Tyler S X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Amardeep S X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Zack M X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Tabitha V X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Charlie W X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Gracie W X2 COMPUTING ART PE
Samuel A X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Antigone B X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Michaela B X3 PE COMPUTING ART
James C X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Callie C X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Abigail D X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Megan F X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Scarlett G X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Henry H X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Jake J X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Jaspreet K X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Thomas M X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Ethan R X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Rhys S X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Bobby T X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Tyler W X3 PE COMPUTING ART
Rex W X3 PE COMPUTING ART

No X Block this week due to Immersion

As is usual during immersion into new learning expeditions, there will be no X Block in Year 7 or Year 8 in the upcoming week.

This means that Year 7 and Year 8 students will not need PE kit for Tue – Thu this week.

Year 8 students should still bring their PE kit as usual tomorrow.

All students students should still bring their PE kit as usual on Friday too.

Year 8 will be being placed into new X block groups. These will be shared later this week, as it does mean that the day on which each Year 8 student gets their X Block PE sessions may change. X block will start again in the week commencing 15th January.

Thanks

I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all of our community a very happy new year.

All classes will be starting exciting new learning expeditions or in some cases learning expedition slices, which will run until our two week break in February.

Please find below details of the staff that will be working with each class. For any queries relating to your son or daughter’s learning expeditions, please contact the lead teacher in the first instance.

Many thanks

 

Class of 21

The lead teacher for the Humanities and Arts expedition slice is Mr Sprakes, working with Mrs Batty.

The lead teacher for the STEM expedition slice is Mr Voltaire, working with Mrs Goddard.

 

Class of 22

The lead teacher for the STEM, Humanities and Arts expedition is Mr Campbell, working with Mrs Smith.

The lead teacher for the Maths expedition slice is Mr Shakesby.

 

Class of 23

The lead teacher for the STEM, Humanities and Arts expedition is Mr Jackson, working with Mr Blair and Miss Robinson.

 

Class of 24

The lead teacher for the STEM, Humanities and Arts expedition is Mr Said, working with Mrs Rigby, Miss Thornton and Mrs Waterhouse.

Article Research Y8 Skipper and Admiral

Year 8 Skipper and Admiral have a specific earthquake or tsunami to research. This research needs to be completed by Friday 24th March so that students can begin writing their scientific article from Monday 27th March.

As students will be writing scientific articles they will need their devices each session over the forthcoming weeks.

A reminder about Thursdays fieldwork arrangements. Please see the original post below.

Could I also ask that parents and carers do not send students with anything containing peanuts as we have a student with allergies to peanuts, also if students require an inhaler they must bring one with them on the day.

As part of the expedition Disaster!, students will carry out Fieldwork at the Natural History Museum, London, on Thursday 30th March 2017. Students will be travelling by coach to London and will therefore need to arrive at school no later than 6.15 am ready for a 6.30 am departure. We will arrive back at school later that evening at around 7.00 pm, depending on traffic. All students except those on Free School Meals will need to bring a packed lunch, and may want to bring some money for the Services on the way home where there will be an opportunity to eat, or bring a double packed lunch instead.

We ask that any students who are travel sick take their medication in good time, sit at the front of the bus, and pass their return journey medication to myself or their Crew leader.

If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.