EARLY CLOSURE

The College will be closing at 12.20pm on Friday 17th July 2015.  This will be a non-uniform day, and we are asking  students to make a contribution of 50p.  Please read here for further details

Bowled over!

DSIBy Mr Sims

Thursday 2nd July saw our rewards trip to Star City, as our 8 year 7s who had been awarded students of the term this year were taken out bowling for the afternoon as a well done!

Well done to the eight students who achieved this accolade.

Joining us in September?

Here are some dates for your diary:

Wednesday 1st July: Transition day, for all year 6s coming to Smith’s Wood Sports College in September.  An opportunity to experience a taster day of our college, taking part in a range of lessons with your new teachers.

Wednesday 1st July: Treasure Hunt evening, for all year 6s coming to us.  An exciting way to get to know your way around our college.  Come and explore all the corridors, and use the clues to try and find the treasure.

Thursday 9th July: New Intake Evening.  You will meet your tutors and take part in some guidance activities, whilst parents enjoy a presentation in the theatre.

If you have any questions, contact Mr Sims, our Year 7 and Transition Manager.

FREE SCHOOL MEALS

FREE SCHOOL MEAL APPLICATIONS are changing with immediate effect!

If you wish to apply for free school meals you will need to do this through the ‘parent portal’.

Paper applications are no longer valid.  Please look at the attached Free school meal leaflet for further details.

 

Year 11

Year 11 in Altius and Fortius are no longer required to attend College for timetabled lessons.

Students in Citius are still to attend College as outlined in their revised school timetable which they have been given today and which is attached. They must attend in full school uniform All of Year 11 must sit their remaining examinations and these must also be attended in full College uniform.

Please read our full letter here and GCSE timetable here.

Football Misery for Sixth Form!

Staff versus sixth form. The gloves were off. No, more accurately, the gloves were never on because we couldn’t find them.

So, poor Matt took his place between the sticks with no protection from the thunderbolt shots raining in, wind-assisted, from the remotest parts of the astro-pitch.

The other item we couldn’t find was a ninth player for this 9 v. 9 encounter. The sixth form captain, Harry, offered our team the services of the referee, Year 10 Jacob, to even-up the contest.

What irony that proved to be when Jacob scored for the staff to tie the game at 6 – 6 with a minute remaining on the watch.

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