15/1/23 Roundup – Key messages & Term dates (all year groups)

Urgent safeguarding reminder

I appreciate this was shared earlier in the week but with the safety of our young people being so important I will keep reminding. Please read, share and get in touch if you need any support.

Safeguarding: “A Game” – Warning to Parents

It has come to our attention that there is “A game” being circulated via Facebook to children which contains several different actions for them to complete, including the encouragement of self-harm and hurting others.

Whilst many of our children will, I am sure, be confident in ignoring these messages, we are conscious that around the country there have been several incidents where dares via social media have led to child fatalities.

Please be vigilant around your child’s use of social media and if you have concerns, advice can be sought from the following platforms or contact the safeguarding team and school.

Social media | NSPCC

Social media guides – UK Safer Internet Centre

Year 9 Parents evening

This will be held in school on Thursday 19th January 2023. Bookings opened up on 6th January and will close on 16th January.

We look forward to seeing you all then.

Year 9 Workshop – Studying with the brain in mind

On the 24th January all Y9 and 10 students will be taking part in a one hour workshop entitled ‘studying with the brain in mind’. This session is run by Inner Drive and designed to give students a better understanding of how to get the best from their brain and effective ways to revise.  Many Y11 students found this session useful and so we wanted to share this opportunity with all students.

Event – Future Intentions Careers Fair

On Thursday 26th January we are hosting our Future Intentions Careers Fair in the sports hall between 6.00pm – 8.00pm.

The event is suitable for all students from Years 7 to 13 and all Yr 7 and Yr 8 students from the three middle schools have received a flyer inviting them to the event.

We currently have over 50 exhibitors invited including John Taylor Teaching School, Nottingham University, RAF, Keele University, JCB, Francesco Hairdressing, DBC Training any many more….

This evening offers a fantastic opportunity for students and parents to find out more about not only Thomas Alleyne’s High School but all aspects of Future Intentions.

Bra collection

News from the last week

Other round up news this week that you may have missed:

Wednesday

RE, English , Safeguarding and Alumni Netball

Thursday

Revision and extra curricular

Friday

Art, Sports results and Future Intentions Event

Saturday

Sixth form and Future Intentions

Sunday

Exams

TERM DATES  ACADEMIC YEAR 2022 – 2023

Holiday: Monday 20 February – Friday 24 February

Term ends: Friday 31 March 

Holiday: Monday 3 April – Friday 14 April

Easter Sunday: Sunday 9 April

Summer Term 2023

Inset day: Monday 17th April

Term starts: Tuesday 18 April

May Day: Monday 1 May

Holiday: Monday 29 May – Friday 2 June

Term ends: Tuesday 25 July

Holiday: Wednesday 26 July – Friday 1 September

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