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The next meeting of our Parent Forum

is on Tuesday 4 July 2017

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Parent Forum

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The next meeting of the Parent Forum will take place on Tuesday 31 January 2017 at 5.30pm.

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Parent Forum

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A meeting of the Parent Forum took place on Tuesday 11 October 2016.  Minutes will be available shortly.

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Sixth Form Open Evening

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A Sixth Form Open Evening will take place on Thursday 12 January 2017 from 6.00pm - 8.00pm for prospective students to find out about the courses we will be offering next year.

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PARENT FORUM

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The next meeting of our Parent Forum is on Tuesday 5 July 2016 at 5.30 pm.

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Absence Phone Lines

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Years 7 - 11

01536 747771 

Sixth Form

01536 424816

 

 

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September 2015

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The Academy re-opens to pupils on Thursday 3 September 2015.

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Parent Forum

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A Parent Forum meeting has been arranged on Thursday 9 July 2015  at 5.00 pm.  

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Parent Forum

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Next Meeting

Tuesday 12th May 2015

5.30 p.m.

 

 

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Parents' Evenings

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Parents' Evenings

Year 8 Parents' Evening

Thursday 26th March 2015

4.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

 

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Exam Results

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A Level - 14th August 2014

GCSE  - 21st August 2014

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Academy Gym Closed

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Due to unforeseen circumstances the gym has been temporarily closed - outside school hours only.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Emails Please!

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Emails Please!

As part of our drive to further improve Kingswood and in response to requests from our Parent Forum group we have invested in the ParentMail system. 

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Year 8 Parents' Evening

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Year 8 Parents' Evening is on Thursday 3rd April 2014.   We hope that parents will be able to come to school to meet teachers and discuss their child’s current progress. The evening will take place from 4.30-7pm. 

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Kingswood Live Lounge 2014

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Tickets are now on sale for Kingswood Live Lounge 2014.  The event will take place on Thursday 27th March 7-9pm.

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School Transport

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Please be aware that payments for the school bus are due this week.  This can be paid at Student Services at Break 1 and 2 only.

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Year 10 Chemistry Revision

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Year 10 Chemistry Revision Sessions will be held every Wednesday 3-4 pm in lab SC6.  This is to support students in their preparation for the upcoming Chemistry Mock Exam on Monday 3rd March.

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BTEC PE Revision Sessions

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Coursework sessions will be starting every Wednesday 3-4pm from 18th December for Year 10 students.

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Year 12 Parents’ Evening

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Year 12 Parents’ Evening

Parents’ Evening for Year 12 students is on Thursday 19th December 2013 from 4.30-7pm.  This is clearly a crucial time in their education and we appreciate the opportunity to discuss their progress. 

 
 

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Science Revision Sessions

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Science revision classes will be starting every Wednesday 3-4pm for all Year 11 students from 11th December.

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Year 11 Science ISA Support Session

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Year 11 Science ISA Support Session

A Science support session for Year 11 Students will take place on Wednesday 4th December 3-4pm.

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Lost Property

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We regularly remind students to visit Student Services Reception to ask about any items they have mislaid.  Despite these reminders we still accumulate a large volume of items which are never claimed.  

 

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Year 13 Parents’ Evening

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Parents' Evening for Year 13 students is on Wednesday 23rd October 2013 from 4.30-7pm. 

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Open Evening

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This year's Open Evening for prospective Year 6 children and parents will be held on Wednesday 9th October 2013.

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Examination Results

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The examination results come out in August for Years 11, 12 & 13.  Thursday 15th August - AS and A2's; Thursday 22nd August - GCSE's.  Please read on for details.

 

  

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Year 11 Leavers' Hoodies

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Order  forms are now available for  Year 11 Leavers’ Hoodies and T-shirts. A display in the Student area will show colours, sizes, styles etc.  Each Hoodie and T-shirt  will have the ‘13’ design and within that the names of Year 11 students will be listed.

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Year 7 Parents' Evening

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The Year 7 Parents' Evening will take place on Wednesday 22nd May 2013.  We hope that parents will be able to come to school to meet teachers and discuss their child's current progress.  The evening will take place from 4.30-7pm.

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Year 11 Leavers’ Hoodies

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Order  forms are now available for  Year 11 Leavers’ Hoodies and T-shirts. A display in the Student area will show colours, sizes, styles etc.  Each Hoodie and T-shirt  will have the ‘13’ design and within that the names of Year 11 students will be listed.

 

 

 

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Year 6 Parents' Coffee Morning

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A coffee morning will be held on Thursday 25th April 2013 for parents of Year 6 pupils who will be attending Kingswood from September.  The coffee morning will be held in the Main Hall at the Kingswood School from 9.15am to 10.30am and will provide an opportunity to meet key staff, to find out more about our school and its core values, and most importantly ask any questions that parents may have.
 
 
 

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YEAR 8 PARENTS’ EVENING

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YEAR 8 PARENTS’ EVENING

The Year 8 Parents' Evening will take place on Wednesday 27th March 2013.  We hope that parents will be able to come to school to meet teachers and discuss their child’s current progress. The evening will take place from 4.30 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.

 

 

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Kingswood Live Lounge 2013

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Kingswood Live Lounge 2013

The Year 11 BTEC Music class has organised the annual 'Kingswood Live Lounge', which will be showcasing the school's talent from Years 7-13.

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Exams Notice

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Exams Notice

In the event of a school closure due to snow, please be advised that any GCSE and A Level exams will go ahead as scheduled.

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Christmas Concert

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The Kingswood School Christmas Concert will be held on Tuesday 11th December 2012.

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PE Uniform

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With the winter weather upon us, we would like to reiterate the PE uniform requirements.  All students should wear the Kingswood PE uniform of shorts, polo shirt, socks and an outdoor top.  At this time of year the outdoor top is particularly important and should be a rugby top (boys) or a fleece (girls).  In addition students may wear the optional Kingswood jogging bottoms.

 
 
 

 

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Ofsted Inspection

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We have been informed that Ofsted will be inspecting the school on Thursday November 22nd and Friday November 23rd.

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School Closed - Polling Day

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The school will be closed to students on Thursday 15th November 2012 as it is to be used as a Polling Station for the local elections. 

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GCSE Maths Examinations

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These will take place on Tuesday 6th November at 9am in the Main Hall and Thursday 8th November at 2pm in the Main Hall.

Year 11 and Year 12 students who are sitting these exams have already been issued a timetable.

 

       

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Contact Details

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Have you returned your child’s Data Collection Form yet? 

Your child should have handed you a data collection form, which includes the information we have on our system about your child. 

 

 

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Early Closure Wednesday 10th October 2012

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We will be holding our annual Open Evening next Wednesday.  This is always a very busy evening and one where we show off the school to our prospective students and their parents.  Many of your sons and daughters will be helping us during the evening and they always do a fantastic job.
 
 
 

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Auditions for 'The Mezz'

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Auditions for 'The Mezz'

Auditions for 'The Mezz Unplugged' break-time performances are open!  Please see Liz Olner in the music department for an audition slot.

 

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School Equipment

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School equipment can be purchased from Student Services every day before school, or at break 1 or 2. 

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Year 6 Uniform

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Year 6 uniform can be collected and exchanges made on the morning of the Training Day Tuesday 4th September 2012. 

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Non Uniform Week

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Next week will see an exciting end to the school year with Glennie's Charity Day and Creative Learning Week.  Students will be allowed to wear non uniform ALL WEEK. 

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Kingswoodstock 2012

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Kingswoodstock is a celebration of The Kingswood School's Arts specialist status.   Tickets are now on sale for the Dance & Drama show on Tuesday 10th July and the Music show on Wednesday 11th July.

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Ski Trip March 2013

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Ski Trip March 2013

There are still places available for next year's school ski trip to North America.  The trip will run during the Easter Holidays (28th March - 5th April 2013).

 

 

 

 

 

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Year 10 Science Revision

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Year 10 Science Revision

Our Science department have put together revision materials for the Year 10 students to help with their upcoming exams.

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Year 11 Prom

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The Year 11 Prom has been booked for Friday 6th July 2012 at the Best Western Rockingham Forest Hotel, Corby, with entertainment and refreshments provided.  We are sure it will be a most memorable experience for our Year 11 students.  The final payment of £15 should be paid before Friday 15th June 2012. 

 

 

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Kingswood Activity Centre Trip

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This trip is now full and letters have been sent out for the second payment.  If Parents wish to pay in smaller amounts but more regularly then please send in cash/cheque to school with the students name and the trip -'Kingswood Activity' - clearly marked on the envelope.

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Instrumental Lessons

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The Music Department now has spaces available for students wanting to learn an instrument.

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Bourne House Bring and Buy Sale

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Bourne House Bring and Buy Sale

As part of their Charity Day, Bourne House have organised a Bring and Buy Sale.

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Year 9 Girls Netball Victory

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Well done to the Year 9 Girls Netball Team who beat Montsaye Academy by 9-2 on Wednesday.

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Year 7 Boys Rugby Victory

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Well done to the Year 7 Boys Rugby team who won the S & L Inter School Tournament on Tuesday 28th February, beating Brooke Weston by 30 tries.

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Media Makers Club

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The Media Department are starting a Media Makers club for students in Years 7, 8, and 9, to enable them to get practical experience in making films, podcasts, animations and other useful 21st century skills.

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School Trips

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There are some exciting school trips taking place over the next few months. 

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A Level and GCSE Examinations

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You can click here to see the Exam Timetable of all forthcoming GSCE and A Level examinations; dates, times, locations etc.  .

 

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Kingswood Live Lounge Logo Design Competition

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Come on and get creative! Enter our competiton to design a logo containing the text ‘Kingswood Live Lounge 2012’. Get your design in quick and sharp, the winner gains 100 house points for their house and increases the chance of their house winning the day of fun at the end of the school year!

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Road Safety

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The entrance to the school grounds from 8.15 a.m. to 8.45 a.m. and between 2.45 p.m. to 3.15 p.m. is limited to school bus use.

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Textiles SOS

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The Textiles Department urgently needs the following items for student use during textiles lessons:

Balls of wool, white or cream cotton sheeting, catalogues, beads, ribbons and off cuts of fabric.

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Sixth Form Open Evening - 2nd November

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This year’s Sixth Form Open Evening for Year 11 students and their parents will take place on Wednesday 2nd November 2011 from 6.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

 

 

 

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After School Club

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Does your child return from school to an empty house? Do you rush home to make sure they are ok? STOP! We can help!

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Schools’ Fantasy League Football

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The school is offering all students, staff and parents the chance to take part in an online educational activity called Schools Fantasy League (SFL).  

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Leavers’ Jumpers

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We have 3 leavers' hooded jumpers left for Year 11 from 2010-2011.

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Free School Meals

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If you are receiving certain benefits, your child will be entitled to receive free school meals.  Our cashless catering system automatically credits the account of eligible students with £2.10 per day.

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Exam Results Information

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Results days this year are as follows;

A Level - Thursday August 18th

GCSE - Thursday 25th August

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Group Call

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As you are aware, we like to contact you on a regular basis to inform you of events or to let you know if your child is not in school.

We use a system called ‘Group Call’ which enables us to send text or voice messages to your telephone.

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Maths GCSE Revision

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Students have their final GCSE Maths Terminal Paper on Friday 10th June at 09.00.

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End of Term

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We break up for our end of term break on Friday 27th May 2011.  School re-opens to students on Monday 6th June 2011.

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Move It Audition

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Interested in dance?  Come to the 'Move It' audition on Wednesday after school to get the opportunity to dance with Heather Small at Twickenham Stadium on April 23rd.

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The Kingswood Live Lounge

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The Kingswood Live Lounge is coming soon!  It will take place on Tuesday 22nd March from 19.00-21.00.  Tickets are available now from Student Services, priced at £2.50.

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Comic Relief Cake Sale

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We are holding a cake sale in the Atrium at Break 1 on Friday 18th March.  If you can donate some cakes, please take them to Shelley in reprographics on Friday morning. 

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Corby's Got Talent

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Are you 13-19?  Do you have talent? Read further to find out how you can get involved in this free event!

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Medlink X Day

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Medlink X is a one day event for parents/guardians and young people in Years 9 and 10, aimed at laying the foundation and preparation for a successful future application to either medicine or veterinary medicine.

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A Surfing Family Christmas

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Learn how to save money, make unique cards and wrapping paper, play family games, find Christmas recipes and track Santa on Christmas Eve!

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Halloween Disco

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The Halloween disco for Years 7 and 8 students will now be held on Tuesday 9th November 2010 in the Kingswood School Atrium from 18.00-21.00.

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Sixth Form Open Evening

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On Thursday 4th November from 17.30-19.30, we are holding a Sixth Form Open Evening for all Year 11 students and parents. 

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Postponed Trips

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This week's reward trips to Drayton Manor Park, originally scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, have been postponed.  They will now take place on Friday 22nd October.

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Free Indoor Athletics Group

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A free indoor athletics group, in partnership with Corby Athletics Club, will start in the school Sports Hall from Wednesday 13th October 2010 for 8 weeks from 17.30-19.00 for 9-13 year olds. 

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Ski Trip to New Hampshire, USA

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We have a limited amount of places left on our ski trip to New Hampshire, USA from February 17th-24th 2011.

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School Photographs

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'Class Pictures' are visiting the Kingswood School to photograph all of our students on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th September 2010. 

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Kingswood Guided Tour

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We invite parents of all existing students to visit our new school for an informal tour between 18.00-20.00 on Tuesday 21st September.  The last tour will begin at 19.30.  Please come through main reception to the Atrium where we will form groups for the tour.  There may be a short delay until there are enough people in a group.  Our open evening for parents of Year 6 students will take place on Wednesday 6th October from 17.30-19.30. 

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Gifted & Talented and the Arts Awards

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Dust off your frocks and suits, the long awaited G&T awards are here!  On Wednesday 22nd September at 18.30, Kingswood will celebrate the achievements of our students from last year. 

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After School Club

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After school club will be open from Monday 13th September to students in Years 7, 8 and 9.  If you are interested in coming along all you need to do is collect a form from student services and get your adult at home to fill it in. You can then come along as often as you like.

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The New School Term

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Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd September are Training Days for staff.

Friday 3rd September - school re-opens to students in Years 7, 11 and 12 only.

Monday 6th September - school re-opens to the remaining students in Years 8, 9, 10 and 13.

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Community Use of New School

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Now that our new build is completed, we can start looking forward to other aspects of the new school, such as community use, which is something we are extremely keen to promote.

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Cyber Bullying Information Evening

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Do you know what your child is doing on the computer?  How can you check if your child is safe on the computer?  We are holding a Cyber Bullying Information Evening on Tuesday 6th July from 18.00-19.30 in the new school building.  Refreshments will be provided.

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Corby Cross Town Orchestra

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Corby Cross Town Orchestra is a community project which joins musicians from across the town.  At present we have members from Kingswood, Studfall Juniors, Our Lady's Primary and Corby Business Academy.  Wednesday 30th June will be our third full rehearsal and performance. 

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Parent Forum

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The next Parent Forum meetings will take place on Monday 21st June from 10.00-11.00, Tuesday 22nd June from 14.00-15.00 and Wednesday 23rd June from 18.00-19.00. The topic of discussion at these meetings will be behaviour.

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Fine Art/Textiles Exhibition

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On 16th June from  18.00-20.00, there will be an exhibition of AS and A2 students' Fine Art and Textiles work.  Please come along and support our students by viewing their work.  Refreshments will be available.

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Houdini - World Premiere

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As part of being a specialist Performing Arts School, we have commissioned the world premiere of Houdini.  This is a brand new musical written by the successful Musical Director and composer, David Tobin.  There will be performances from May 24th-28th at 19.00.  Tickets are on sale now priced at £3.

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Vertical Tutoring

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Thank you to those parents who came along to the Vertical Tutoring Awareness Evening on Wednesday 5th May. We hope that it set people’s minds at rest and gave them a greater understanding of what the changes will actually mean.  We are very confident that it is the right way for the school to be moving and that the move into the new building offers us a unique opportunity to ‘tweak’ some of our current practice to make the Kingswood School even better.

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Day Trip To France

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There will be a meeting on Thursday 13th May at 15.15 in L3 for all students who are going on the day trip to France.  Parents are welcome to attend.

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CPD Mark Presentation - Notice for Schools

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We are pleased to be able to offer places to local school staff at a presentation by Graham Rollinson, director of CPD Mark. The presentation will take place on Monday 10th May from 15.30-17.30 at our Gainsborough Road site. Refreshments will be available from 15.00.

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Home Access Grant

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Home Access is a government drive that helps low income families who currently lack access to a computer and/or internet to get online at home.  The programme is aimed at those who need it most.  If you are a low income family in receipt of certain benefits you could qualify for a grant to buy a computer and/or a minimum of one year of internet access.

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Parent Forum

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This week saw the first of our Parent Forum meetings - on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  We intend to make these a fixture in the school calendar - to give parents the opportunity to pass their views on particular items.

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Parent Forum

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This week saw the first of our Parent Forum meetings - on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. We intend to make these a fixture in the school calendar - to give parents the opportunity to pass on their views on particular items. This week's item was our reporting system and we picked up some very useful information about how we can improve this area of the school's home-school communication.

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Parent Forum

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Parent Forum

We propose to start a series of Parent Forum meetings to allow parents the opportunity to discuss with members of the school’s Leadership Group issues which are important to parents and carers.  The aim for each meeting is to address a single item only – for example; reporting, uniform, homework or behaviour.  Parents would, of course, have the opportunity to suggest an item for discussion at future meetings. 

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Ski Trip, St Michael 2010

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Reminder - Final balance due by 29th January.

There is an information evening for parents on Wednesday 27th January at 4.30 p.m. in room M1.

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