Year 7 students are currently immersed in preparing for the festive season.  All form rooms look fabulous with a tinsel and bauble flavour running through them; the competition for ‘Best decorated form room’ is running high.

Over the past couple of weeks we have been treated to assemblies focusing on our school values and virtues from all year 7 forms.   Mrs Hyde’s gave a fabulous presentation on the values and virtues we demonstrated (and learned) during the Bushcraft trip.  It was wonderful to remind ourselves of the very positive experience we enjoyed in the woods.

Mr Munton’s form presented a fantastic assembly on the importance of role models; everyone chose someone they admire as their role model and there were examples ranging from our late Queen to their own mother and father.

Ms Harman’s form gave a wonderful presentation today on the values and virtues students are displaying during this festive period (and beyond).  They all told a story which gave an example of how they are showing values such as kindness; determination and critical thinking.  It was supported by their beautifully wrapped gifts and every one in the group spoke clearly and concisely.

All year 7 students should be very proud of their contribution to the class assemblies – they have done a great job of preparing and delivering them (with a little help from their form tutors who have encouraged them along the way).  The opportunity to speak in front of others is a skill for life and one which we will continue to develop as they progress through the school.

We still have lots to look forward to next week, with the carol concert on Monday and Christmas jumper day and Christmas lunch on Thursday; not to mention Secret Santa gifting and lots of  fun at the Christmas Fayre on the final day of term.

The year 7 pastoral team would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best for the season and we hope you are able to enjoy a lovely family break with plenty of fun and lots of rest.


Best wishes,

Mrs Shardlow, Mrs Hyde, Ms Harman and Mr Munton