WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 22 November 2019

Parents Evenings

Year 10

A reminder that our Year 10 Parents Evening will take place next week, on Tuesday 26 November from 4.00–6.30pm. Parents are invited to book and manage their own appointments via our online booking system which will be available until 12.00midnight, Sunday 24 November.

Year 9

Our Year 9 Parents Evening will be held on Thursday 5 December from 4.00–6.30pm. Parents can book and manage their own appointments online. The booking system will be available between the hours of 9.00am, Saturday 23 November and 12.00midnight, Sunday 1 December.

Year 7

Further to the recent Year 7 Parents Evening, staff have provided written feedback for those parents/carers who were unable to attend. This has been collated and will be sent to those concerned via email early next week.


Year 10 reports

Year 10 students have received their reports today, Friday 22 November.


Year 9 trip to Carlton Lodge – Medical forms

The deadline for returning medical forms for Year 9 students going to Carlton Lodge was today. Can you please ensure your completed forms are returned to school by Monday 25 November. If you have mislaid your form, replacements can be obtained from the school office.


Christmas Dinner – Tuesday 10 December

Christmas Dinner will be on Tuesday 10 December. You can buy tickets in advance via ParentPay from Monday 25 November at the usual meal deal price of £2.40 – students will get a traditional roast turkey dinner or a vegetarian alternative (vegetable plait) with all the trimmings plus dessert. It will be a ticket-only event – tickets will be handed out via form tutors. Please note that it won’t be possible to pay by cash on the day and no other food or drink will be available for purchase at lunchtime, although break time service will be available as normal.

Please join us – you may even get to see Miss Greenhalgh in a pinny!


Children in Need update

Last Friday’s non-uniform day and bake sale raised a fantastic £1203.85 for Children in Need. Thanks again for all your generous donations.


Design & Engineering Apprenticeships with Atkins

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group, has a number of apprenticeships available for those wishing to explore an engineering career.

The roles are across a range of disciplines, from surveying to project management, electrical to mechanical engineering (levels 3 – 7). Apprentices will work towards professional qualifications gaining practical skills and earning whilst learning.

Find out more on the company website


Driving to school

If you are dropping students off at school, please make sure you pull up where it is safe to do so without causing an obstruction. Please do not block entrances to nearby roads and/or driveways.

A reminder that parents/carers should under no circumstances be driving into school to drop off or collect students unless by prior arrangement with the school (eg for a student with an injury).


German Teacher required for German Saturday School York

DSS York, part of The German Academy, is looking to hire a German teacher for its new German Saturday School, from December 2019 onwards.

If you are interested in joining a motivated and dedicated team please take a look at the job advert. For further information, please contact DSS York via email at info@dssyork.org.uk or by telephone on 07713 158191.