With there being no fixtures now until after half term there will be no Rugby or Football training on Monday 15th Oct and Thursday 18th Oct respectively.
Rugby training will resume on the first Tuesday back after half term before a game versus Hall Cross on Wednesday 8th Nov for year 7 and 8 – more details to follow.
Football training will be shelved for boys until after Christmas as the league fixtures are now delayed until it is light enough again to play them after school. Basketball club will begin on Mondays after school in its place.
I will post full after school club info for next half term later this week.
Learning materials for the self study unit on ‘The Nervous System’ have been posted on Google Classroom for both 8 Admiral and 8 Skipper. This work is due to be completed in STEAM books by Monday 15th.
There has been a change in the arrangements for Wednesday’s football fixture. Conisbrough are unable to field a Y7 team so we will only be taking a Y8 team. Y7 should attend training on Thursday as usual.
The Y8 team will be the same as last week;
Please tick you name on the board to confirm availability. We should return between 5:30 and 6.
Well done to all students who represented XP in last week’s Rugby and Football fixtures… you can find a few action shots by clicking here…
Next week we have boys C24 and C25 boys football fixtures on Wednesday 10th October – both away at Consisbrough De Warenne. I will put the names of the students involved on the PE notice board so they can tick their name and confirm availability as they did in the week just gone.
For those parents wanting to attend the Rugby fixture tonight the address is Sheffield Tigers RUFC S17 3AB. We will be setting off asap after school ends and so hope to get there just after 4 – traffic permitting. Once we are there we don’t have any allocated kick-off times but we will be playing any time from then… hope this helps. I will ask students to keep you updated on approximate return time.
Thank you to the students for an outstanding turn-out once again for football training.
Here are the names of the students involved with our fixture against Thorne on Wednesday 3rd October; Return time approx 5:30-6.
The Girls team to play against Hall Cross at home on Thursday is; Finish time approx 4:30.
All students need to bring their own boots (Girls are playing on astro), shin-pads, football socks and shorts. They should bring a warm top to wear as I will lend football shirt but need them back after the game. Please confirm availability for the game by ticking your name on the fixtures board in PE.
The University of York and an organisation called COMIC are doing some research into the well being of young people. They have asked if our Year 8 students would mind filling in a short anonymous questionnaire. This will help with their research and they will also compile a generalised report for the school too.
Students have been given an ‘opt out’ form to take home and discuss with you. We will be completing the questionnaires in crew next week on Friday so students have a week to decide if they do not wish to take part.
The Year 8 Presentation of Learning will take place on Tuesday 8th May for Skipper and Wednesday 9th May for students in Admiral. The evening will be held at The Point in Doncaster at 5.30pm. We have chosen The Point as it provides students the opportunity to perform their poetry to an authentic audience and in the home of Doncaster Community Arts. Students will need to be collected from the venue not from School at 6.30pm. Students are looking forward to sharing their hard work with you.
If you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact School.
Year 8 Team
The following link will take you to The Point, Doncaster. https://www.thepoint.org.uk