Following a hugely successful ‘Parent Voice’ meeting held on the 9th July, I would like to give parents/carers advance notice of the next meeting.
It is to be held in school, on Wednesday 1st October 2014, starting at 7pm. The agenda, as chosen by the group includes: The School Gateway, Pupil reports and School Policies.
Taking 70 girls from school to the Race for Life for Cancer Research UK because we want to give something back for our loved ones.
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Wednesday saw the return of the Year 7 World Cup Football Pairs Competition.
With a host of Year 7 boys and girls taking part we had a tense World Cup draw to arrange the teams and the group stages. Read the rest of this entry →
The competition is an exciting opportunity for fledgling comic creators to submit completed short stories in the graphic medium, with a “Lost in Space” theme.
The winning entries will be announced at the second annual festival between 17th – 19th October 2014, and published by Titan Comics as a digital exclusive anthology release via the digital platform, ComiXology.
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On Saturday 29th June, to coincide with ‘Armed Forces Day’ 16 pupils from St. Joseph’s volunteered to do a ‘Help for Heroes’ Car Wash in the school playground. The pupils did an excellent job as well as getting a bit wet! Customers could help themselves to refreshments and a cake or do some shopping and come back to a shiny car. We had about 16 cars to wash and made £60 for ‘Help for Heroes’. Thank you to all our customers.
On Monday 12th May four Yr 9 pupils visited Edinburgh University with Mr Gabaguga.
Here is their report of the visit.
On arrival, we were greeted and were welcomed into the Informatics Centre. We were taken into a lecture hall and given refreshments. We were made to feel very comfortable even though we were surrounded by complete strangers.
After being seated, the organisers introduced themselves and some of the students that are currently studying at the Read the rest of this entry →
Year 11 were presented with their certificates at Lakes College for 2 years vocational studies.
Reagan Carruthers, Cameron Bragg and Callum Williams were awarded certificates for 100% attendance for the full 2 years at Lakes College.
Well done to the Year 10 Business pupils that took part in the Nestle Assessment day at the beginning of May. Over 45 pupils took part in the day which was delivered by Cragrats on behalf of Nestle UK limited. Pupils were given a number of challenges to test their team working, leadership and communication skills. Five winners were chosen to attend the regional final held in Carlisle in June.
The winners of the regional final will have the opportunity to undertake two weeks of paid work experience at Nestle this summer where they will experience of working in a number of different setting to include Human Resources, Finance, Marketing and Production. Good Luck
Winners: Paige Crellin, Luke Scott, Georgia Farrell, Hanna Swinburn and Robert Falcon