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15 September 2017

posted 15 Sep 2017, 04:43 by K Hooper

We have now completed our first full week of the new academic year and it’s good to see how the new year 7s are now finding their way around the building. Thank you to all our older students who have been their usual helpful selves, showing younger students how to get to lessons.

It’s also lovely to see so many of our Year 11s who have returned to our 6th Form. I wanted to share with you some of the places our Year 13s have continued onto following A Levels and I have highlighted some of them below.

We were all incredibly proud to read about Joe Hancott, who has just left Year 11, and recently became Portsmouth Football Club’s youngest ever first team player. He worked hard at Portsmouth without taking his eye off the ball (excuse the pun!) with his GCSEs. It’s very well deserved.

Our extra curricular booklet has now been published on our website and hard copies have been left with tutors, in reception and in the library.

A copy of our KS4 revision/catch up timetable has also been uploaded to our website under the exams tab. It is never too early to start preparing for exams. When we spoke to our Year 11s on results day they all said how important these after school/lunch time revisions sessions had been in terms of their grades.

Thank you to Cody in Year 7 who has designed the poster for our Breakfast Club which you can find at the back of the Newsletter. The club is open to all students and all food and drink, except for the bacon sandwiches, is free. Students can catch up with friends, do homework or play board games.

Have a lovely weekend.



Next Steps...


     Winchester University seems to be a popular choice this year with several of our students studying for a degree 
     there, including:

     Sam Chiverton—Politics and Global Studies
     Chloe Churches—Health and Social Care 
     Lauren Long—Marketing

     Danielle Morris—Criminology
     Aimee Walls—History 

     Kieran Thorne, our ex Head Boy and former High Sheriff’s cadet, is now studying Law at Nottingham Trent University.

     Amber Gardiner is studying Children’s nursing at Keele and Yi Chin has chosen adult nursing at Portsmouth.

     Zoe Buck has gone to Hertfordshire University to complete a Maths degree.