Just a quick reminder that Year 8’s Presentation of Learning of scenes from Romeo and Juliet is on Thursday (20th July) at 5.30pm. Students have been working really hard on their performance ready for this date. It would be lovely to see as many parents as possible on the night.
Next week Year 8 students in their Drama X-block will be having a dress rehearsal for their Presentation of Learning where they will be presenting scenes from Romeo and Juliet. As a result we would appreciate if students could bring a change of dark coloured clothes on the day they have Drama (if possible on a coat hanger) and then leave these clothes in school after the dress rehearsal as their costume for the evening.
The final Presentation of Learning will be held on 20th July at 5.30pm.
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Mrs Batty and Miss Robinson.
The Celebration of Learning dates for Class of 22 (year 8) are as follows :-
Robolympics (Both Admiral and Skipper) Monday 17th July Starts at 6.00pm
Rebellion (Both Admiral and Skipper) Thursday 20th July Time TBC
As part of immersion students have been building on their knowledge of the Globe Theatre to provide context for their study of Romeo and Juliet. On Monday students were asked to grapple with a tricky model of the theatre itself. Aimee and Paige showed real resilience and produced this beautiful work!
As part of the product preparation students need to draft five multiple choice questions using the template they have been given. If students lose their paper copy an electronic copy is available on Google Classroom.
The deadline for this work is Wednesday 19th April.
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.
All students have until Wednesday evening to complete the final draft of their short story. This will then allow students time to complete a final write up by Friday 10th February.
Over the extended weekend students will need to write the opening of their short story on lined paper. This will need to be completed for Tuesday.
Students have an I am Learning task to complete focusing on the hydrological cycle. Students will need to achieve 85% on this task.
The deadline for this task is Tuesday 10th January