Weekly Bulletin

w/c Monday 24 april 2017 - (week ONE)

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WHOLE SCHOOL NOTICES

Monday 24 April

Year 10 Spanish Exchange (Barcelona)
Year 8 Higher Education Week (Surrey University, Guildford)
Year 10 Cohort A PSHE Workshop (P1 and P2 Main Hall)
Grants House Assembly (Eden Hall)
KS3 Inter-House Debating Competition (lunchtime, Library) Grants v Tenchleys – the motion is ‘this house believes in vegetarianism’.  Grants will propose the motion

Tuesday 25 April

Year 10 Spanish Exchange (Barcelona)
Year 8 Higher Education Week (Surrey University, Guildford)
Year 7 PSHE Talk (P2, Eden Hall)
Year 9 PSHE Talk (P2 + Tutor, Main Hall)
Year 8, KS4 and KS5 PSHE Session (P2, tutor base)
Year 8 Assembly (Eden Hall)
KS3 Inter-House Debating Competition (lunchtime, Library) Stocketts v Foyles – the motion is ‘this house believes that adverts aimed at young children should be banned’.  Stocketts will propose the motion

Wednesday 26 April

Year 10 Spanish Exchange (Barcelona)
Year 8 Higher Education Week (Surrey University, Guildford)
GCSE PE Moderation (Epsom College)
Year 9 Assembly (Main Hall)

Thursday 27 April

Year 10 Spanish Exchange (Barcelona)
Year 8 Higher Education Week (Surrey University, Guildford)
Sixth Form Employment Day
Year 9 Girls School Booster Vaccinations
Year 10 Assembly (Main Hall)
Year 12 Assembly (Eden Hall)
Sports Awards Evening (6pm, Main Hall) – invited students

Friday 28 April

Year 10 Spanish Exchange (Return Oxted)
Year 8 Higher Education Week (Surrey University, Guildford)
Year 11 Assembly (Main Hall)
Year 7 Assembly (Eden Hall)
Future Friday Careers Talk (Period 5)



Please remind your son/daughter to get into the habit of checking Frog regularly for homework

A full list of tutor groups can be found on the websiteplease note all staff email addresses are now on the parent dashboard under Staff List

The Science Department are collecting Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers. 
There is a collecting box outside the Upper Prep Room or please them in to Reception

Enrichment Programme – Summer Term 

PE Fixtures – w/c 24 April 2017 

Oxted Running Club - Training is at Oxted every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 3.30pm meeting in Park Road, at the back of the school by the gates

Oxted School Careers Fair – Wednesday 3 May

Powerful Learner Characteristic: Resilience
It is vitally important that we are all resilient, that we keep trying and don’t give up when things don’t go our way or get difficult.
In terms of school, this could be being resilient regarding attending school and ensuring you are punctual to lessons, as well as continuing to try your best even when the task is proving to be hard.

Oxted School Library Book of the Week
Available to try in the School Library (if concerned about age suitability please check with the Librarians)

‘Once’ by Morris Gleitzman
Felix has been living in an orphanage for over three years now and still his parents have not come to get him.  Men arrive one day and start burning the orphanage’s books.  This is Poland in 1942 and the men are Nazis.  Fearing for his Jewish bookseller parents, Felix escapes and embarks on a dangerous mission to warn his parents about what is going on.

KS3 Inter-House Debating Competition – Lunchtime in the Library - Monday 24 April and Tuesday 25 April Please encourage students to come along to the Library at lunchtime to support their House.  Every question asked from the floor wins points for their House team!

Are you available to help out? 
We are running a workshop for sixth former students on Tuesday 2 May covering CV preparation, interview skills and employability skills. 
Part of this day includes mock interviews to give them a real idea of the world of work.  The interviews will run from 11.30am until 1.30pm.   
To find out more please contact Mrs Seager – sseager@oxtedschool.co.uk

Easyfundraising – Shop Online and Raise Funds for Oxted School
Why not raise valuable extra funds for Oxted School by using this fantastic scheme when you shop online, you won’t pay a penny more for your shopping, in fact you can even SAVE MONEY as many retailers offer discounts and special offers exclusive to easyfundraising.  Easyfundraising is a shopping directory listing some of your favourite stores including Amazon, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Thomson Holidays, Thomas Cook, Apple, PC World and many others.  Please register online at www.easyfundraising.org.uk and select Oxted School as the organisation you wish to support.

The Friends of Oxted School run a fantastic prize fund called the Friends of Oxted School 500 Club which gives you the opportunity of winning anything between £25 up to £500 for as little as £15 per number!  If you would like to take part in the 500 Club, please complete and return the forms Friends of Oxted School 500 Club 

If you would like to get involved in supporting the Friends of Oxted School, please contact the school.  New members are always welcome!

Local Events:
The Piranhas Swimming Club
Edenbridge Town Brass Band
The Teen Parenting Course
Raw Skills Football Club
Oxted and District History Society

LCA Stage Academy run musical theatre classes at Oxted School in the Drama Studio every Saturday during term time. Classes are available for 3-5yrs (Rising Stars), 6-11yrs (Juniors) and 12-18yrs (Seniors). For more information regarding times and prices, or if you would like to book a FREE taster session, please contact info@lca-stage.com or call 07714276241 - www.lca-stage.com

Oxted School Music Department offer Singing Lessons
Louise Orfila is a professionally trained and qualified vocal coach who teaches pop, musical theatre and several other genres. She can also conduct voice lessons for actors. 
Lessons are available for students from Year 7 to Year 13 and are tailored to each individual student's goals. Whether you would like to build confidence, increase range, develop vocal technique or just sing for fun.
If you are interested in finding out more about lessons, contact Louise directly on 07714 276241 or email her via louise.orfila@hotmail.com


 

YEAR 7 - All recipes are on school website and FROG

Tuesday 25 April PSHE Talk (Period 2, Eden Hall)
Parent Notes from Mrs McNamara and Mr Stodart
Flexible Curriculum Week - Howlett's Zoo is now full
In order to secure a place for your child on their preferred trip(s) for flexible curriculum week, a payment must be made in part or in full.  Please do not send back the reply slip without making any payment as this will not secure your child a place.
When making payments online for your child’s chosen trip(s), the reply slip must be completed and returned to school to enable your child to be timetabled for their chosen trip.  Without the reply slip, your child will not be able to attend the off-site activities.
FDT Recipe – students will be cooking in both their Technology lessons next week EXCEPT 7U who will only need their dough ingredients for their 2nd lesson (Thursday Lesson 2).  Lesson 1 - Pizza Dough, Lesson 2 - Pizza Toppings
Technology Project Materials Letter 
MFL Parent Guide
 

YEAR 8 - All recipes are on school website and FROG


 

YEAR 9 - All recipes are on school website and FROG

Tuesday 25 April PSHE Talk (Period 2 + Tutor, Main Hall)
Friday 28 April Future Friday Careers Talk (Period 5)
Parent Notes from Mrs McNamara and Mr Hilton  
Flexible Curriculum Week
In order to secure a place for your child on their preferred trip(s) for flexible curriculum week, a payment must be made in part or in full.  Please do not send back the reply slip without making any payment as this will not secure your child a place.
When making payments online for your child’s chosen trip(s), the reply slip must be completed and returned to school to enable your child to be timetabled for their chosen trip.  Without the reply slip, your child will not be able to attend the off-site activities.
FDT Recipe - Practical Design Test
Technology Project Materials Letter 
MFL Parent Guide


YEAR 10

Monday 24 April Year 10 Cohort A PSHE Workshop (Period 1 and Period 2, Main Hall)
Friday 28 April Future Friday Careers Talk (Period 5)
Parent Notes from Mrs Evans, Year 10 Progress Leader
Health Related Survey – being completed during PSHE session on Tuesday
MFL Parent Guide


YEAR 11

Friday 28 April  

Parent Notes from Miss Bergamo, KS4 Achievement Lead
Revision Classes - (May/June) – Sessions are now full
Science Key Messages 
Geography Support Calendar
Geography Mock Revision List
Science Homework Answers - Please follow the links Add Bio H HW3 Answers/Core Bio H HW3 Answers/B1 Answers Q14-20 to get the answers for the homework that was set on Frog for Science.  These have been set to give students the opportunity to independently work on their exam technique and they can work with you to mark their answers.  If students have found some questions difficult then they should firstly make a note of the area to revise over that again and secondly to talk to their teacher to help support them further
Preparing to Revise
Exam Timetables 
Week 14 - English Revision Tip
Example Revision Timetable 
Exam Subject Revision List 
Maths Revision Support Calendar 
MFL Parent Guide

 

sixth form

Thursday 27 April Year 12 Assembly (Eden Hall)
Friday 28 April Future Friday Careers Talk (Period 5)
Parent Notes from Sixth Form Team
Year 13 Leavers’ Prom – payment deadline Friday 19 May