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Mr Wilding's Words Lent 6
Mr Wilding's Words Lent 6
Pride in our ‘noble’ young people was my message to the School at our awards assembly on Thursday morning. Please do catch my blog this week, because children in school giving their best is why I joined this ‘noblest...
Friday 14 FebruaryY11 Mock English Literature GCSE (Sets 1,2,3)1:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday 17 FebruaryHalf Term HolidayAll Day
Friday 21 FebruaryGB Rowing TrialsAll Day
Monday 24 FebruaryB7 Study SkillsAll Day
Monday 24 FebruaryB11 GCSE Drama Moderation6:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday 24 FebruaryY9 DofE Bronze Parent Information Evening5:45pm - 6:45pm
Wednesday 26 FebruaryB8 Study SkillsAll Day
Wednesday 26 FebruaryY10&11 Art Trip Stanley Spencer9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday 27 FebruarySki Information Evening6:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday 28 FebruaryB9 Drama Festival2:00pm - 4:00pm
From the Office
24 February - Year 9 DofE Parent Information Evening
Please return the reply slip ASAP to register your interest (can be emailed to, please find the letter here.

Wednesday 26 February - Year 10 & 11 Art Trip
To the Stanley Spencer Museum - please find the letter here.

Friday 28 February - Year 9 Drama Festival
Please arrive from 2.00pm for refreshments for a 2.30pm start. Please do not park on site, but use Ray Park Avenue and Sheephouse Road for parking. Please complete the invitation form to book your seat and confirm numbers.

Year 7 and Year 8 Drugs Awareness Talk
Bob Tait from Drug Education UK will be coming in to address our Year 7 and Year 8 pupils on Thursday 5 March, covering topics such as smoking and vaping, drinking, peer-pressure, drug awareness, grooming and the law. Please find the letter here.

Football and Hockey Photographs
Photograph order forms are available from reception for the following football and hockey teams should you wish to place an order: U14A Football, U14B Football, U14A Hockey, U15A Football, U15B Football and U15 Hockey.

Important information about coronavirus (covid-19) and travel during half term
For anyone travelling during half term or returning from an area at risk, we sent an email earlier in the week to highlight advice from both Public Health England and the Foreign Office. If you experience any symptoms (eg. fever, cough, shortness of breath), no matter how mild, you should self isolate and contact the NHS on 111. 
Please also follow any advice you receive at ports of entry into the UK. We wish you an enjoyable and safe holiday. Please feel free to email Cherie Levi at if you need further help.

MFL Linguists of the Week (Spanish)
Sam Walton and Will Paveley (Year 10) for their extraordinary commitment and hard work.

Mathematicians of the Week
  • Oscar Newbold (Year 9) for making insightful contributions to discussions.
  • Joe Thompson and George Broadbent (both Year 10) for excellent classwork.
  • Jake Bennett and Harrison Thomas (both Year 11) for excellent attitude in lessons.

Scientist of the Week
Scientist of the week goes to Sam Walton (Year 10)  for the huge improvement he has made in physics.

Historians of the Week
  • Rafael Coates Apey (Year 7) for excellent Common Task
  • Cameron Lowe (Year 9) for excellent work this week
  • William Paveley and Ayshmit Sethi (both Year 10) for excellent Common Tasks
Scientists of the futureScientists of the future

This week a number of young science enthusiasts from Year 8 were selected to compete in the Faraday Challenge Day at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Didcott.  The Faraday Challenge is an annual STEM (science, technology, engineering and...
Running into the ISA National Cross Country Final

The ISA regional cross country final, hosted at Sherfield School earlier this month, saw Claires Court field 20 runners from Juniors to Seniors, 11 of which qualified for the national final which will take place on Friday 20 March.
Running into the ISA National Cross Country Final
All the world's a stage at the Senior Girls Drama FestAll the world's a stage at the Senior Girls Drama Fest

The Senior Girls biannual Drama Fest wowed audiences as pupils from Years 7 to 9 performed adaptations of William Shakespeare’s works, ranging from Romeo and Juliet to Much Ado About Nothing.
Trips and Letters Home
Letters sent home this week
Wednesday 26 February - Y10&11 Art Trip to Stanley Spencer Gallery
Monday 9 March - Y7 Rushall Farm
4-12 April - Ski Trip 2020 - Parents Information Evening
24-25 April - Y10 History to Ypres

Trip Reminders
Consent, deposit and copy passports overdue:
4-11 April - Hazewinkel Senior Rowing Camp - Initial Letter
6-11 April - Hazewinkel Junior Rowing Camp - Initial Letter

Consent and payment by Friday 21 February 2020:
19-21 March - Y10 Geography to Margam Park
3-11 April 2021 - current Y4-12 Ski Trip initial letter for 2021 trip
22-24 May 2020 - U13 Cricket Tour to North Devon - Initial Letter
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