Friday 13 January 2017

Key Stage 4 Options
Thank you to the parents and carers who attended the Options Evening last night.Students were given an Options Form this morning which needs to be completed and returned to their Form Tutor by Friday 27 January. A copy of the Options Information Booklet, Presentation and Options Form are available on the school website. We hope that you have all the information you need to help your child in choosing their options subjects; however, please don’t hesitate to contact school or use the comment box on the Options Form if you have any questions.

Year 11 Art GCSE Exam
This is a reminder that the GCSE Art exam launches next week. You will find a copy of the exam paper and all resources to support your child on the Art Department Page on the school website. Students will receive a blue reply slip next week; this needs to be returned to Mrs Cockburn by Friday 20 January.

Year 11 Parents’ Evening Tuesday 17 January
A reminder that the Year 11 Parents’ Evening is taking place next Tuesday. Students will be bringing a letter home today with your appointment times along with their Autumn Term report: if you do not receive these or there are any problems with your appointments, please contact Miss Buglass on 01904 686400 or email on Monday.

Shape Your Future Event Wednesday 18 January 2017
Taking place at Fulford School on Wednesday 18 January from 4.30pm to 7.30pm, the Shape Your Future event is a chance for Year 10 and Year 11 students to talk directly to local and national employers about what employers are looking for and the different routes into good careers, including advanced and higher apprenticeships. There will also be information and talks on employment growth sectors and the job market in York, Leeds and North Yorkshire. Please click here for more information.

Studying Languages at A Level
A Level Languages students from York College are coming into school next week to share their experiences of studying a language at Further Education and the career opportunities this can lead to. Any Year 11 student interested in studying a language A Level is welcome to come along to A4 on Thursday lunchtime. Students should bring a packed lunch with them if they plan to attend.

Staff Training Early Closure Monday 23 January 2017
A reminder that school will finish at 2.20pm on Monday 23 January for staff training.

Year 10 Work Experience
The deadline for completed work experience forms to be returned to school was last Friday. If your child has not yet returned theirs, it is essential that they hand it in as soon as possible.

Year 11 Maths Revision Materials
The Maths department have produced a pack of free revision materials for every Year 11 student. These will be available to collect from your child’s Maths teacher at Parents’ Evening on Tuesday.

BBC One Eat Well For Less?
Many of you may be familiar with the BBC One programme ‘Eat Well for Less?’ hosted by Masterchef’s Gregg Wallace.The latest series of the show is currently in production and is inviting applications from families who would love to save some money on their weekly shop and eat more healthily. For more information and to apply you can contact the Eat Well For Less team on 0117 970 7698 or email