Key Dates (As of Friday, 21 July 2017)

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Thursday 2nd  November Y9 Parent Consultation Evening
Saturday 11th November Open Day
Monday 4th December to Friday 8th December Y9, Y10 and Y11 Mock Examinations
Monday 11th December Christmas Bazaar
Friday 15th December Carol Service
Monday 18th to Wednesday 20th December Senior Christmas Play preparation
Wednesday 20th December Afternoon Christmas Event
Wednesday 10th January Y9/Y10/Y11 Parent Evening
After 16th February Senior Mid-Year Reports
Thursday 22nd  February Y6 to Y8 Parent Evening
Wednesday 26th  March to 28th March Preparation for Easter Event
Thursday 29th   March Afternoon Easter Concert
After 26th May Infant and Junior Reports
Thursday 7th June Infant and Junior Parent Evening
18th to 22nd June Senior Exam Week
Wednesday 27th June EYFS Consultation
9th July to 13th July Family Week

 

 

Reception trip to Lee Valley Park Farm

On Monday 14th May Reception went on a trip to Lee Valley Park Farm. The weather was very kind to us and we had a lovely day out. We started with visiting the guinea pigs and giant rabbits which everyone thought were very cute. We were treated to a very informative and entertaining birds of prey demonstration – we were very impressed by how fast some of the birds were and by how they could catch food with their claws right in the air. We also saw meercats, reindeer and goats. We were able to get up close to a ‘fancy rat’ and a bearded dragon but we all decided to keep our distance from the Madagascan Hissing Cockroaches! We were even able to feed some lambs with a bottle and we discovered that they are very soft but also very strong. We managed to squeeze in some extra fun activities in amongst all our learning as we jumped on a huge bouncy ‘pillow’ and took a toboggan ride down a big hill – even the teachers joined in! We finished off our day out by enjoying an ice lolly before heading back to school. What a great day!

 

Geography Trip – Year 10 and 11

Year 10 and 11 geography students went to East London to see the effects of regeneration in Stratford, and to compare that with an area that has not been regenerated yet. We visited Canning Town and Stratford, including Stratford High Street, the Olympic park and Westfield.
We carried out surveys of the areas, looked at land use and found out local people’s opinions using a questionnaire.
This involved a lot of walking, travelling on the DLR and collecting data – our final stop was to have a well earned stop in Westfield for a drink of ‘bubbletea’ before catching the train home. A successful and fun day out!

 

Provisional GCSE Results for June 2017

For those of you who like to know, here is a summary of the highlights of our provisional GCSE results. Provisionally 80% of our pupils attained C to A* (Levels 4 to 9).

We had 5 pupils sitting. 100% of the pupils scored level 5 (good pass top end C and bottom end B) and above in Maths and also in either English Language or Literature. In Science 86% of the results were C and above and 57% A and above. Overall 39.6% of all the results were As (level 7) and above.

We are very pleased with everyone’s results. Some overcame struggles but pushed through. One amazed us all and achieved 8 A*s including our first level 9 in Mathematics.

These are the first results to include the new level systems and more demanding syllabuses. We have to thank the teachers for navigating these changes and the parents for supporting their children at this time. Our hope and prayers are the pupils will take everything else they have learned at the school and be a blessing to the schools and colleges they go on to now. Everyone got their places.