June 24th 2022

TAHS Weekly Newsletter. 

Examinations

Years 10 and 12 will be continuing to undertake their mock exams. The exam timetable for next week is below. During tutor time this week, all year 10 and 12 students have been given guidance regarding exams. We wish them all good luck with these next week. As a reminder, please can all students ensure they arrive promptly, fully equipped and in full uniform for all exams. Mobile phones and smart devices must not enter the exam room.

DateMorning Examination (9am)Afternoon Examination (1pm)  
Monday 27th  JuneYear 12 English Literature
Year 10 Maths
Year 12 Physics
Year 10 RE
Tuesday 28th JuneYear 13 RE
Year 10 Geography
Year 12 D&T
Year 10 Physics
Year 10 Combined Biology
Wednesday 29th JuneYear 12 History
Year 10 English Language
Year 12 Geography
Year 10 ICT Cambridge Nationals
Year 10 French Writing
Thursday 30th JuneYear 10 Biology
Year 12 Maths-Stats
Year 10 Combined Chemistry
Year 12 Psychology
Year 10 Food and Nutrition
Year 10 D&T
Friday 1st JulyYear 10 French Listening and Reading
Year 12 Drama  
Year 12 Chemistry
Year 10 Food and Nutrition
Year 10 Music

Results

We are hoping that all students will join us for the results days which are Thursday 18th August for A-Level’s and Thursday 25th August for GCSE pupils. We will send out further information regarding this before the Summer. However, if you are unable to collect your results on this day, please use the link below to complete the results collection form (this form has also been handed to students in school). This must be completed and bought back into school for the attention of the exams officer. We will unfortunately not be able to email out any results.

Year 11 – Year 12 Transition / Taster sessions

All students have been sent their personalised letters and timetables for the transition lessons starting w/c Monday 27th June. Students need to attend all of the highlighted sessions on their timetables and one of Mrs Young’s talks.  Any queries, please contact Mrs Walton on sixthform@tahs.org.uk

TUTOR TIME ACTIVITIES W/C 27th June 2022

Year 12

Revision.

Please ensure all year 12 students have watched the powerpoint regarding Future Intentions Week.

Year 12 mocks

All students must remain on site and attend lessons as normal after any mock exams.

School Walk – Year 12

Reminder to return your permission slip with your payment, or:

Provide a letter from your parent/carers to inform the school that you will not be attending (this is not something you can opt out of yourself and we do need parental letters).

Let your form tutor know if you would prefer to marshal rather than walk. If you wish to marshal, you do not have to pay.

If you choose not to attend, you are legally required to be in school doing some work instead.  The school walk day is not intended as a day off for anyone. 

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

English News

Carnegie Shadowing and Book Recommendation

We’ve started looking closely at our texts now, starting with opening lines. After some heated debate between groups, brilliantly supported by our Sixth Form helpers, we decided the text with the best opening was “Wolf Road.” 

This our book recommendation this week, too.  We loved the fact its first chapter is called “The Ending” – but the students also felt it was a really good description of the setting. Read a sneaky peek at https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/extract/17674/The-Wolf-Road-by-Richard-Lambert.html (you’ll need to register – it’s free).

Work of the Week

This week we’re featuring the work of Macie, in Y10. Macie was working extremely hard on writing accurate sentences to describe. She used ideas from our class word wall, Ray Bradbury’s “A Sound of Thunder” (the highlighted words/phrases) and wove these effectively into her own work. She even pushed herself and experimented with one of our favourite sentence structures: a colon followed by a list of three. Well done, Macie!

The founding team behind the new school newspaper met on Monday to decide on a name, share ideas for articles and features and start to allocate tasks for putting together our first edition.

We are excited that ‘The Thomas’ is now starting to take shape and the wonderful students who came along were full of excellent ideas. They have all headed off to carry out interviews, research, draft and take photographs; this week we will start to work on on the layout design.

Anyone who is interested in being involved in any way is invited to come along to Monday’s regular editorial meeting.

If you have any artwork, short stories, poetry, article or feature ideas that you would like to submit to the paper or which you would like to see included, please either come along to Room 12 on Monday morning or email cann@tahs.net

Texts to purchase

Reminder: current Y9 students should have a copy of Romeo and Juliet: we recommend the CGP “Complete Play with essential notes and practice questions.” 

Later in the year they will also need An Inspector Calls.

Current Y10 students should have a copy of “A Christmas Carol” ready for the first week of September.

Recommended versions are available on ParentPay, or students are welcome to provide their own.

Due to the large volumes involved, texts purchased via ParentPay will be delivered to students via English lessons before the Summer holidays

English Taster Days – Keele @ Staffs

Anyone in current Y11 or Y12, who is considering one of the Englishes at Uni is encouraged to sign up for one of Keele’s taster sessions. They’re running on Tuesday 19th July, and will include sessions on English generally; creative writing, film and media. If you’re interested, the webpage is https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/opendays/tasterdays/

This week’s Science News

Miss Thorley would like to nominate Callum H (9U3) for impressive positive attitude to learning in Physics.

Holly T (10U2) for producing high quality revision resources for her upcoming mocks.

Hannah S (10H4) for excellent effort in revising for upcoming mock exams.

Mrs Simpson would like to nominate James D (9U1) for great engagement and class contribution in Physics.

And also, Year 12 Chemistry class for excellent attendance to the first fortnight of Chemistry intervention sessions. 

Well done!

House Music

House Music Event is Friday 8th July. Rehearsals will be after school every day next week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Any students who wish to be involved, please come to a meeting on Monday lunchtime at the start of lunch in room 67.

Date for your diary;

Music Department Summer Concert is Wednesday 13th July at 6.30pm.

Please see Mrs Todd for further details

Geography

Year 12 Geography revision on Tuesday from 3.05pm – 4pm

Job of the week 

This week’s job of the week is an Ophthalmologist. The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:

JOB OF THE WEEK EPISODE #040 – OPHTHALMOLOGIST – YouTube

If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link: 

Ophthalmologist job profile | Prospects.ac.uk

 

 

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June 17th 2022

TAHS Weekly Newsletter. 

Examinations

Year 11 and 13

DateMorning Examination (9am)Afternoon Examination (1pm)
Monday 20th JuneYear 11-Chemistry
Year 13-Chemistry
Year 13-English Literature
Year 11-Food and Nutrition  
Tuesday 21st June Year 13-Maths  
Wednesday 22nd JuneYear 11-Music Listening  Year 11-Further Maths
Year 13- Further Maths  
Thursday 23rd JuneYear 11-Physics
Year 13-Chemistry
Year 13-Further Maths
Friday 24th JuneYear 13-Biology   

Results

We are hoping that all students will join us for the results days which are Thursday 18th August for A-Level’s and Thursday 25th August for GCSE pupils. We will send out further information regarding this before the Summer. However, if you are unable to collect your results on this day, please use the link below to complete the results collection form (this form has also been handed to students in school). This must be completed and bought back into school for the attention of the exams officer. We will unfortunately not be able to email out any results.

Year 10 and 12 exams

Over the next two weeks, years 10 and 12 will be undertaking their mock exams. The exam timetable for next week is below. During tutor time this week, all year 10 and 12 students have been given guidance regarding exams. We wish them all good luck with these next week. As a reminder, please can all students ensure they arrive promptly, fully equipped and in full uniform for all exams. Mobile phones and smart devices must not enter the exam room.

DateMorning Examination (9am)Afternoon Examination (1pm)
Monday 20th June Year 10 Animal Care
Year 12 French
Tuesday 21st JuneYear 10 English Literature
Year 12 Maths
Year 10 Geography
Year 12 Business
Wednesday 22nd JuneYear 10 History
Year 12 Geography
Year 10 Business
Year 12 Psychology
Thursday 23rd June Year 10 Drama
Year 12 Biology
Year 10 Computer Science
Friday 24th JuneYear 12 French writing
Year 12 English Language
Year 12 Music
Year 10 Drama
Year 10 History
Year 10 Chemistry
Year 12 History
Year 10 Combined Physics

Change to Lunch times

From Monday the 20th we will be returning to one lunchtime for all students. The new timings for this are below:

Period Timing  
Registration/Form time8.40am-9.00am  
Period 19.00am-10.15am  
Break10.15am-10.35am  
Period 210.35am-11.50am  
Movement11.50-11.55am  
Period 3(a)11.55am-12.20pm  
Lunch-All Years12.20pm-1.00pm  
Period 3 (b)1.00pm-1.50pm  
Period 41.50pm-3.05pm  

TUTOR TIME ACTIVITIES W/C 20th June 2022

Year 12

Please introduce your students to Cornell notes as a great way to revise.  You can watch this video to show them how to use them.  

How To Take Cornell Notes Properly (Video) – Bing video

Year 12 mocks

All students must remain on site and attend lessons as normal after any mock exams.

School Walk – Year 12

Reminder to return your permission slip with your payment, or:

Provide a letter from your parent/carers to inform the school that you will not be attending (this is not something you can opt out of yourself and we do need parental letters).

Let your form tutor know if you would prefer to marshal rather than walk. If you wish to marshal, you do not have to pay.

If you choose not to attend, you are legally required to be in school doing some work instead.  The school walk day is not intended as a day off for anyone. 

RAF World Interactive Virtual Event

Please see information for the latest upcoming Royal Air Force World Interactive ‘Access All Areas’ virtual event.

If any students are interested please click the link to book tickets:

Wednesday 22 June 1800 – 2030

A great opportunity to join us for our new virtual event RAF World, to explore where we could take your future with an exciting career with the RAF.

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

English Students of the Week

Year 9 book club: Carnegie shadowing

26 Year 9 students came together to launch the Carnegie shadowing scheme, supported by 4 Y12 Literature students. They’ve each selected a book from the longlist to closely work with, and will spend the next 5 weeks completing a range of activities relating to their specific texts and the wider judging process. Watch this space to keep up with what they’re doing. If you want to try some of the texts, the longlist is shown above.

Year 10 boys’ reading group

Congratulations to the 8 boys who have been working with Mr Hulme during registration. They’ve explored a wide range of texts, with the most successful being our book recommendation this week… see below! All the boys who completed the programme have been rewarded with a book token to redeem against a book of their choice.

Texts for September 2022

As mentioned last week, all current Y10 students need a copy of “A Christmas Carol” ready to start Y11. 

Current Y9 students will need a copy of “Romeo and Juliet,” ready to start Y10. 

Both texts are available on ParentPay, or students are welcome to source their own. As we anticipate high volumes of these being sold, the texts will be delivered to students through English classes in time for the Summer holidays.

Well done to everyone who entered the Jubilee writing competition: We had a grand total of 79 entries from Years 9 to 11. The entries were all read and shortlisted by the English team, with the best 12 now with the Judging Panel… watch this space! In terms of volumes of entries, the winning house was Torrance – well done Team Blue!

Book Recommendation

Our Y10 boys’ reading group have recommended “Legend” by David Gemmel as their text of the week. It’s, in Mr Hulme’s words, a ” thrilling heroic fantasy at its best, with massive battles, impossible odds, and interesting characters on both sides.  The start of a great series of novels.” The year 10 boys would definitely agree!

Work of the Week

This week’s work of the week comes from our Year 12 students. The linguists have been working on their opinion pieces: a newspaper or magazine article aimed at non-specialist readers, which explores an issue in contemporary linguistics. This week, students were practicing using extended metaphors, with the focus of jargon in the workplace. Here is Alyssa’s initial draft.

Year 12 Literature students have been working on poetry analysis. Mrs Cann was extremely pleased with Philippa’s comparative essay looking at “Calling Card” by Tracy Hind and “For Meg” by Fleur Adcock. Philipa’s essay was beautifully shaped and developed.

Together, the pieces remind us that A Level is connected to – but develops in very different and interesting ways – from GCSE. 

English department student of the week

Well done to this week’s student of the week winners. They are:

Y 9 Isabelle E, Matthew C, Jess G, Sophia C

Y 10 Isobel H, Sophie A, Domenica R, Noah M, Macie C, Tommy R, Ella H, Molly H

Y 12 Pip B, Lizzy S, Liliana K, Tess S, Alyssa W, Freya S

School newspaper

A group of students would like to set up a school newspaper. This will be a half-termly publication and will feature a range of articles and features. If you have any ideas about how to make this a beautiful and engaging feature of school life or you would like to get involved in any way, please come along to a meeting in Room 12 at break-time on Monday. For further information, please email cann@tahs.net

Year 12 Latin Club

Latin club will be moving to a new time as of this week. We will be having fuller lessons in Room 12 on:

– Week 1, Friday 3

– Week 2, Monday 2

If anyone hasn’t been to Latin club before but would like to give it a go, this is a good opportunity to come along to join us (for one or both lessons). Any year 11 students who would like to join in would also be more than welcome to come along where possible.

If you would like to find out more, please email: cann@tahs.net

Art Show

Talaxy – A reminder for Students

Remember to login to talaxy simply go to tahs.talaxy.app and then click login with Microsoft.

In school this will automatically log you in, out of school select you school office email, username@tahs.net and your school network password.

Any problems please see the technicians or Mr Cartwright

This week’s Science News

Mr Melland would like to nominate Holly T in Year 10 for sustained excellent effort in Physics.

Mrs Simpson would like to nominate James E (10H4) for an excellent attitude to learning in Chemistry.

Miss Wainwright would like to nominate Lucas W, Owen G and Emma-Louise O for their excellent result on their most recent Biology assessment. 

Miss Thorley would like to nominate Myles B (10U2) for a significantly increased positive attitude to lessons resulting in brilliant work being produced.

And also, Aimee S (10H4) for maintaining an incredible work ethic this term in Physics and mastering some tricky concepts.

Mrs Lawrence would like to nominate the following Year 12 students for their exemplary efforts at the IRIS (The Institute for Research in Schools) Conference: Toby P-L, Lydia M, Rebecca W, Evie R, Isla M, Tilly S, Mia B and Polly J.

Well done!

IRIS Conference 2022

On Tuesday 14th June, 8 Year 12 science students attended the IRIS Conference at The Bradford Science and Media Museum, along with 9 other schools.  The day was the accumulation of all our work so far on the DNA Origami project we have been studying this year.  At the conference we got to meet and talk to several scientists who are currently researching key fields such as dementia and cancer.  After lunch we presented our work to everyone who attended the conference.  We also got to try out a new scanning electron microscope and take a look around the museum.

We all had a great day and learned so much about the opportunities that science can offer.  We would like to thank everyone at IRIS for an amazing day.

News from PE

Congratulations to our athletes who participated in two athletics meets at Shobnall. !4 of our athletes qualified to represent the district in the Staffordshire County Championships last Saturday. 

Team Field Results 

Year 9 Girls 2nd

Year 9 Boys 3rd

Year 10 Boys 1st

Year 10 Girls 5th

Team Track Results 

Year 9 Girls 3rd

Year 9 Boys 5th

Year 10 Boys 3rd

Year 10 Girls 1st

 Y9 GirlsY9 BoysY10 GirlsY10 Boys
100mKatie F 5thWill G 6thLizzie W 2ndDan B 2nd
200mKatie F 2ndSam M 6thLizzie W 1stDan B 1st
300m/400mXRhys M 7thRosanna H 2ndEthan D 4th
800mGuna G 5thLewis A 3rdOlivia Y 2ndReggie W 3rd
1500mChloe B 3rdRhys M 1stMartha B 2ndBen P 3rd
Long JumpKatie F 1stRys M 8thLizzie W / Susie CJoel M 1st
High JumpChloe B 4thLewis A 2ndSophie H  4thTommy R 3rd
Triple JumpXWill G 5thXJoel M 1st
ShotDaisie J  1stSam M 7thCalli H Savannah O  5thDan B 3rd
DiscusDaisie J   1stSam M 4thCalli H /Savannah O  5thCharlie E 4th
JavelinDaisie J 3rdWill G 1stSophie H 1stTommy R 4th

U15 District Cup Cricket

On Thursday we hosted our first home cricket match since COVID, in the district cup against JCB who had beaten Denstone the previous week.  Batting first with a Derbyshire County player JCB scored 182 off 20 overs. Alleynes began well with the ball with Ashton bowling a good line on off stump and removing one ofthe openers for 0 caught behind by Lawrence. Some lapse fielding and good stroke play saw JCB build their innings well and with wickets in hand were able to attak through out.  Griffiths got reward for her efforts by bowling Bentley but with Alleynes needing 9 an over the task seemed a tall order.  Fantastic batting from Cantrill, including some great power hitting with three 6’s kept Alleynes up with the run rate, when she was finally out caught on the boundary for 60 off 35 balls, Cartwright took over in the same vein hitting 28 off 15 balls.  All the while captain Minshall anchored the innings well with 42, until he was run out leaving Griffiths and Beech just too much to do and we ran out of balls finishing agonisingly 2 runs short.

A huge improvement from the team from the last game. Well done to all.

Year 12 Geography Revision

Year 12 revision sessions for Geography to start on Wednesday 3.05-4pm commencing 22nd June.

Calling Year 11 Uniform Recycle

The pastoral team are wanting to recycle school uniform, if you would like to donate your uniform can this be taken to the Reception Office.  We will accept blazers, shirts, trousers, skirts, tie’s and PE kit.

Well done in MFL

Well done to the Y9 who have represented the school brilliantly talking about football in Belgium, baguettes, animals in Madagascar, flags and colours and sport in Canada. Merci a tous

Job of the week 

This week’s job of the week is a Nutritionist. The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:

JOB OF THE WEEK EPISODE #039 – NUTRITIONIST – YouTube

If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link: 

Nutritionist job profile | Prospects.ac.uk

 

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June 10th 2022

TAHS Weekly Newsletter. 

Examinations

Please see the timetable below for examinations that are taking place after half term. We hope that all students manage to recharge over the break and return after half term ready for the next challenges.

DateMorning Examination (9am)Afternoon Examination (1pm)
Monday 13th JuneYear 11-Maths
Year 13-Chemistry
Year 11-Business  
Tuesday 14th JuneYear 13-Music
Year 13-R. E
Year 11-Geography
Year 13-Maths  
Wednesday 15th JuneYear 11-Biology  Year 11-DT  
Thursday 16th JuneYear 13-Psychology
Year 13-Physics
Year 11-History
Year 13-Business
Year 11-French Writing
Friday 17th JuneYear 13-Biology  Year 13-Geography

Exam Conduct

As a reminder, please can all students ensure they arrive promptly, fully equipped and in full uniform for all exams. Mobile phones and smart devices must not enter the exam room.

Y10 and Y12 Assessments

Assessments in most subjects will take place from 20th June  – 1st Just. In order to support your revision please see the list of topics and revision guidance for subjects attached. Please get in touch with your teacher if you have any questions.

Future Dates for diary

Year 11 to Year 12 transition sessions

These sessions start w/c Monday 27th June for two weeks. Students will soon be receiving a letter with all the details and schedule.

Year 12 Future Intentions

This is taking place w/c Monday 11th July – Thursday 14th July. A packed four days of activities and outside speakers. Future intentions planning with UCAS registration and apprenticeship talks. 

Schedule for these four days will be shared with Year 12 students in the next couple of weeks.

Future Intentions Parents information evening

This is taking place on Monday 11th July at 6.30pm. The theme of the evening is Post-18 options and to also take the opportunity to discuss the forth-coming year 12 graduation, alongside the expectations, challenges and opportunities of Year 13. Letter containing further details will be posted out to parents shortly.

TUTOR TIME ACTIVITIES W/C 13th June 2022

Year 12

Students are to log in to their Unifrog account and complete a minimum of three competencies/activities. Form tutors will check that these have been completed. 

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

A Big Thank You

Thomas Alleyne’s would like to thank Uttoxeter Lions for their generous donation towards supporting our Ukrainian students.  This is much appreciated and will be put to very good use by our young people.

English Students of the Week

Well done to all of the students who were nominated by your teachers for this week’s student of the week award in English:

Y9 Louie R, Evie B, Bethany S, Lola T, Billie O, Emma-Louise O, Kieren C

Y10 Sam L, Finn P, Izzie H, Sophia A

Y11 Eloise P, Harry F, Xanthe S, Thomas L, Joe H, Lochlann H, Mya

Y12 Philippa B

oday was the deadline for the Jubilee writing competition: thanks to all those who have already entered. If you would still like to submit your entry, please pass them (on paper or electronically) to any of the English team first thing on Monday morning.

Year 9 book club: Carnegie shadowing

We’ll be launching a Year 9 book club project in the next week or so, shadowing the Carnegie book award (carnegiegreenaway.org.uk)If you’re an avid reader, are in Y9 and want to be involved in reading and discussing books, please send a Teams message to Mrs Hunt.

Shakespeare scribbles

Team English were hard at work on the morning of the Y11 Shakespeare exam, decorating the paths to the exam venues with quotations from Romeo and Juliet. We hope it brought a smile to Y11 as they went into their exam: it certainly got them talking!

GCSE Literature: New text for Year 11 (current Y10)

We’re pleased to announce that following consultations with students, we’re changing one of our GCSE set texts. From September, Year 11 will be studying A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. We have copies for sale on ParentPay at £2.99, or students are welcome to purchase their own elsewhere. All Y11 students in September must have a copy of the text to work from. 

Work of the Week

This week’s work comes from 9HD, with their entries to the Jubilee Writing Competition. Well done to Thomas and to Chloe, who were praised by Mrs Bell for their hard work during the planning and preparation processes. Good luck with your entries (to you and everyone else who entered!)

Book recommendation

Mrs Cann’s Allies club have offered the recommendations this week, choosing Grimm Tales and Skulduggery Pleasant. Both excellent choices and well worth reading.

School newspaper

A group of students would like to set up a school newspaper. This will be a half-termly publication and will feature a range of articles and features. If you have any ideas about how to make this a beautiful and engaging feature of school life or you would like to get involved in any way, please come along to a meeting in Room 12 at break-time on Monday. For further information, please email cann@tahs.net

Yy 12 Latin Club

Latin club will be moving to a new time as of this week. We will be having fuller lessons in Room 12 on:

– Week 1, Friday 3

– Week 2, Monday 2

If anyone hasn’t been to Latin club before but would like to give it a go, this is a good opportunity to come along to join us (for one or both lessons). Any year 11 students who would like to join in would also be more than welcome to come along where possible.

If you would like to find out more, please email: cann@tahs.net

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Free Latin session for KS3 online learning in the summer.

Please see the link below if you are interested in finding out more about the Latin Summer School. No prior knowledge is required but there will be a mixture of activities about one of the oldest languages in the world.

Summer School 2022 — The Latin Programme – Via Facilis

This week’s Science News

This week’s Science Students of the Week:

Mr Melland would like to nominate Nicholas G-C and Harry G from Year 9 for excellent contributions in science.

And also, Adam B and Izzy R for sustained progress in A-Level Physics in Year 12.

Well done!

0-19 Service Midlands NHS

Please see information on the 0-19 service in the attached document:

News from PE

Y10 Rounders tournament

Congratulations to our Y10 girls rounders squad who finished the Staffordshire Moorlands tournament undefeated.

Music News

Next week is Year 10 GCSE solo performance exams which form 15% of their entire GCSE. Good luck to our Year 10 music students. All exam times will be on SIMs. Please ensure you have your instruments and your music.

A Level Music Revision
Monday 13th June 3.15 until 4.15

GCSE Music Revision
Tuesday 14th 3.15 until 4.15

Extra Curricular;
Tuesday lunch Band
Thursday after school Choir

Learn to Sign

Would you like to complete a free, certificated course in British Sign Language?

We have 5 spaces for students to complete a free and certificated Introduction to BSL course.  This is taken online at your convenience and when complete you will receive a certificate which you can use to demonstrate your proficiency to future employers/course providers.  These courses are usually over £50 but we have 5 free spaces available.  If you are interested, please see Mrs Varga in room 61, the Health & Social Care room. 

GCSE Maths Breakfast revision

Reminder – the final GCSE maths exam Monday 13th June – all students will need to bring a scientific calculator.  The maths department will be running a breakfast revision session before the exam from 8-8.30am.  

This will give students the opportunity to get their brains into ‘maths mode’, ask any last minute questions and complete some focussed revision.  

11H1 – room 46, 11U1 – room 103, 11H2 and 11H3 – room 106, 11H3 and 11U3 room 104, foundation tier revision room 48

Calling Year 11 Uniform Recycle

The pastoral team are wanting to recycle school uniform, if you would like to donate your uniform can this be taken to the Reception Office.  We will accept blazers, shirts, trousers, skirts, tie’s and PE kit.

MFL Interventions Y10

Y10 Higher French intervention after school Wednesday 15th June to look at 150 word questions and translation in room 11.

MFL Musings

We’re looking forward to welcoming Y4 students to take part in the MFL Languages Festival next week, Y9 have worked very hard on preparing their resources for the mini lessons they will deliver.

There’s 6 more days until the GCSE Writing Exam, Year 11. Make sure you make the most of revision between now and then. If you want any practice questions marking, let us know.

Virtual Work Experience

Virtual Work Experience is a valuable opportunity for all students. It provides a great insight into the world of work and shows you what specific jobs entail. We have a list of opportunities available which can be seen on the attached flyers.  As well as the two opportunities below.

Opportunity one:

I just wanted to bring to your attention a great opportunity for students in year 11-13 interested in STEM fields organised by 3M https://www.3m.co.uk/3M/en_GB/company-uk/

This is a FREE experience and a perfect project for an individual who is interested.

We would love your students to be involved, get a real knowledge and understanding of careers in STEM and also gain invaluable work experience.

Please see the PDF attached for more information and the application process.

Opportunity Two:

British Airways will be sponsoring 300 spaces across the UK on the Fantasy Wings 22/23 programme for schools, colleges and universities

– https://mediacentre.britishairways.com/pressrelease/details/86/0/13825Fantasy Wings is a programme which is designed to equip Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic young people (13-25) and young women with a critical understanding of the skills required and significant career development needed in order to become pilots and enter the Aviation Industry. At the end of the programme, 50 young people will be selected to have a trial flight and 3 young people will have their 45-hour Private Pilot Licence training sponsored by Fantasy Wings. We are partnered with the Biggest Aviation organisations in the UK including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, NATs, the Air Race World Championships and much more. Our programme runs in person in London, Birmingham and Manchester and begins in October each year – One Saturday a month for 10 months.
To ensure that the students receive this information I have sent them all the details using their TAHS.net outlook email account.

Job of the week 

This week’s job of the week is a Mortgage Advisor. The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:

JOB OF THE WEEK EPISODE #038 – MORTGAGE ADVISOR – YouTube

 If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link: 

Mortgage adviser job profile | Prospects.ac.uk

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May 27th 2022

TAHS Weekly Newsletter. 

Examinations

Please see the timetable below for examinations that are taking place after half term. We hope that all students manage to recharge over the break and return after half term ready for the next challenges.

DateMorning Examination (9.15am)Afternoon Examination (1.15pm)
Monday 6th June Year 13-Health and Social
Year 13-English Language  
Tuesday 7th JuneYear 11-Maths
Year 13-English Literature  
Year 13-Maths
Year 11-Geograghy  
Wednesday 8th JuneYear 11-English Literature
Year 13-Psychology
Year 11-Further Maths
Year 13-Geography
Year 13 Further Maths (core 2)
Year 13 AS Maths
Thursday 9th JuneYear 13-Business
Year 13-RE
Year 13 D & T
Year 13 Biology
Year 11 History
Year 13-Biology and AS Biology
Year 13-D & T Year 11-Physics
Friday 10th JuneYear 11-English Language
Year 13-History  
Year 13-Physics

Exam Conduct

As a reminder, please can all students ensure they are in normal full uniform for all exams and arrive fully equipped. Mobile phones and smart devices must not enter the exam room.

Although we have a number of weeks of exams ahead, we are looking forward to celebrating the end of exams with the year 11 prom. Please remember, that in order to attend this event, students conduct in exams will be taken into consideration.

For the latest revision timetable covering Saturdays and the upcoming half term please see this file:

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Congratulations to Sadie B in Year 13 who was nominated by Mrs Hunt and Mrs Bell to receive a head start with her university reading as recognition of her extremely hard work and amazing progress in both English’s.  Many thanks to The Reading List Foundation for funding the award.

TUTOR TIME ACTIVITIES W/C 6th June 2022

Year 12

Understanding exam question. Work sheets from the student room to help with revision tactics.

School Walk – Year 12 Marshals

Any Year 12 student who does not want to walk could help and be marshal. If you are interested in helping, please see Mrs Ibbs. Any student not walking or marshalling will be expected to come into school.

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

English Students of the Week

Well done to all of the students who were nominated by your teachers for this week’s student of the week award in English:

Y9 Louie R, Evie B, Bethany S, Lola T, Billie O, Emma-Louise O, Kieren C

Y10 Sam L, Finn P, Izzie H, Sophia A

Y11 Eloise P, Harry F, Xanthe S, Thomas L, Joe H, Lochlann H, Mya

Y12 Philippa B

There are only 2 weeks to go until the deadline (June 10th).

This week’s tip is to really think about your ending.Have you fully resolved your story, with a clear resolution? If you’re writing an essay, has your thesis statement (your “golden thread” of argument) led to a clear end point? 

Work of the Week

Year 12 Literature students have this week been given the opportunity to “turn teacher,” presenting a lesson to their class on one of their set poems. Phillipa taught the class about Christina Rossetti’s poem “Remember,” which features in their “Love through the Ages” anthology of poetry. Here is a slide from the powerpoint she produced to support her brilliant presentation:

Book recommendation

We asked 9UL to recommend books this week – and they couldn’t decide. So here is a bumper crop of half term reading suggestions:

“a good girl’s guide to murder” by Holly Jackson – recommended by Colette – is a fantastic “whodunnit” that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Billie recommends “It’s Behind You” by Kathryn Foxfield – a mix of reality TV show and horror/thriller. Finally, Theo recommends Peter’s Crouch’s autobiography, for those of you pining the end of the football season.

GCSE Maths – Breakfast Revision

We were very happy to see over 100 Y11 students attend the breakfast revision session this morning before the GCSE maths exam.  The students who attended have commented how useful they thought it was.

The next maths exams are on Tuesday 7th June and Monday 13th June.

Before each of these the maths department will be running breakfast revision sessions from 8-8.30am.

This will give students the opportunity to get their brains into ‘maths mode’, ask any last minute questions and complete some focussed revision based on the advanced exam information for each paper.

Students will need the following equipment for their maths exams: black pen, pencil, ruler, rubber, protractor, compass and scientific calculator 

 Calculators can be purchased through the online shop, everything else can be purchased from the maths department.

Free Latin session for KS3 online learning in the summer.

Please see the link below if you are interested in finding out more about the Latin Summer School. No prior knowledge is required but there will be a mixture of activities about one of the oldest languages in the world.

Summer School 2022 — The Latin Programme – Via Facilis

This week’s Science News

This week’s Science Students of the Week

Mr Melland would like to nominate Libby H (Year 10) for outstanding results on her recent Physics assessment.

Miss Wainwright would like to nominate Emma-Louise O (Year 9) for excellent attitude and commitment to science lessons.

And also, Isabelle E (Year 9) and George R (Year 9) for their enthusiasm and effort to present to the whole class. 

Miss Thorley would like to nominate David B (Year 10) for impressive problem-solving skills.

Well done!

Year 9 ICT

Check you Talaxy year 9 for your home learning project that is to be handed in on Teams by the 1st July.

Full details are on the assignment and we want to see some creative and informative work discussing the following hypothesis:

Children under the age of 16 should not be allowed by law to have social media accounts!

News from PE

Congratulations to the Athletes below for a fantastic team performance at Shobnall in the District Athletics championships!  Results will be out after half term.

Year 9

Will G, Lewis A, Jonte H, Sam M, Rhys M

Year 10

Dan B, Joel M, Ethan D, Ben P, Tom L, Tommy R

Year 9

Katie F, Guna G, Chloe B, Daisie J, Ebony F

Year 10

Lizzie W, Rosanna H, Olivia Y, Martha B, Susie C, Calli H, Sophie H

Music News

Year 11 GCSE Music Revision Class: Tuesday 7th June 3.15pm until 4pm

Year 13 A Level Music Revision Class: Wednesday 8th June and Monday 13th June

Band  rehearsals are on a Tuesday lunchtime

Choir rehearsals are every Thursday after school at 3.30pm

Thank you to choir and band members for their hard work and dedication. Audiences will be able to hear them at the Summer Concert on Wednesday 13th July.

This years’ House Music Competition is on Friday 8th July. Meetings for House Music will be the first week back after the half term holiday. Please see Mrs Todd for further details. Your House Music captains will be formally announced in that week. 

Calling Year 11 Uniform Recycle

The pastoral team are wanting to recycle school uniform, if you would like to donate your uniform can this be taken to the Reception Office.  We will accept blazers, shirts, trousers, skirts, tie’s and PE kit.

Yr 8 into Yr9 Send Evening

Thank you to all the parents and carers  who attended our SEND evening on Thursday.  It was lovely to meet so many young people who are looking forward to starting Alleynes in September. The evening gave an opportunity for parents and pupils to tour the school and ask questions about how their child can be supported here.  We look forward to meeting more parents on the next  YR 8 into Yr9 SEND evening on Thursday 30th June from 4.00pm.

MFL Musings

FINAL GCSE exam writing, 16th June PM.

Mr Noon will be going through how and what to revise for the writing exam Monday P2 and Wednesday P4 for the first 2 weeks back.

Thank you to every student who took part in the Spring student voice, it’s very useful to know that you enjoy Gimkit, Sentences of Doom, Tick Me Quick so much, and we’re delighted to find that so many of you appreciate the Sentence Builders we have introduced this year.

Job of the week 

This week’s job of the week is a Life Coach. The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:

JOB OF THE WEEK EPISODE #037 – LIFE COACH – YouTube

 If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link: 

Life coach | Explore careers | National Careers Service

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May 20th 2022

TAHS Weekly Newsletter. 

Examinations

It has been another successful week of examinations, with student’s conduct being exemplary. Please see the timetable below for examinations that are taking place next week. Good luck to all students for the forthcoming week.

DateMorning Examination (9.15am)Afternoon Examination (1.15pm)
Monday 23rd MayYear 11-Geography
Year 13-BTEC Health and Social
Year 13-Further Maths  
Tuesday 24th MayYear 11-French-Listening and reading
Year 13-Psychology Year 12-BTEC Biology  
Year 12-BTEC Chemistry
Wednesday 25th MayYear 11-English Literature
Year 13-English Language
Year 13 Business
Year 12 BTEC Physics
Thursday 26th MayYear 13-History
Year 11 Spanish  
Year 11-R.E
Friday 27th MayYear 11-Chemistry
Year 13-Geography  
Year 11-Computer Science  

Exam Conduct

As a reminder, please can all students ensure they are in normal full uniform for all exams and arrive fully equipped. Mobile phones and smart devices must not enter the exam room.

Although we have a number of weeks of exams ahead, we are looking forward to celebrating the end of exams with the year 11 prom. Please remember, that in order to attend this event, students conduct in exams will be taken into consideration.

For the latest revision timetable covering Saturdays and the upcoming half term please see this file:

Friday 27th May – Year 11

Friday 27th May will be the last day that Year 11 students are required to be in school. In the morning all students will be completing their GCSE Chemistry exam. This exam is due to end at 10.15am where students will have their usual break time and attend their period two lesson. Students that are entitled to extra time will be given a short break and then will also return to their period two lesson.

At 11.30am students will be invited to the canteen to enjoy a final complimentary brunch with their peers and staff. Students are then requested to make their way to the field where they can enjoy some time with their friends and take part in signing each other’s shirts. We would request that students bring a spare shirt to be written on.  We want students to really enjoy this final day but we must insist that students are considerate of what they write on the shirts and if we feel that a student has not complied with this we will contact family and request that the student is collected from school or asked to leave the site.

Students will be able to remain on the school field until 12.50pm at which time we will be asking students to make their way off site.

Computer Science Students – For students that are completing their GCSE Computer Science exam, we have arranged for Mr Cartwright to be available from 11.30am in room 43 for students that would like the opportunity to take part in final revision before the examination in the afternoon.

TUTOR TIME ACTIVITIES W/C 23rd May 2022

Year 12 & Year 13

Try out a range of different revision activities as shown on the revision wheel.  Please the link below informing students about the Forest app:  BEST PRODUCTIVITY APP!? – FOREST APP REVIEW – Bing video.

Students will also be given a copy of the attached revision wheel.

Year 12 – ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD (RYLA)

INTERESTED IN A FREE YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD?

Funded by our local Rotary group, this is an amazing opportunity over Summer 2022.  You need to be aged 16-17 between Saturday 6th August 2022 to Friday 12th August 2022.  You will take part in a mixture of physical and mental challenges to help you develop leadership experience, confidence through achievement, health, fitness, character and tolerance as building blocks to the quality of life.  You will also be assigned a personal mentor during the week.  Applicants will need to attend an interview before being accepted.  If you are interested, please see Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office for an application form.  Deadline to apply for this is Thursday 26th May, 2022.

School Walk – Year 12 Marshals

Any Year 12 student who does not want to walk could help and be marshal. If you are interested in helping, please see Mrs Ibbs. Any student not walking or marshalling will be expected to come into school.

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

School Walk 2022

The school walk will take place on Friday 15th July.  This is an important tradition of Thomas Alleyne’s High School that has taken place regularly since 1968 and forms an important part of the school’s social and educational life. 

Students from Years 9, 10 and 12 will all participate in the walk which is 12 miles through rural Derbyshire. The route will be carefully marshalled by the staff of the School. We are asking for a contribution of £8 per student to help towards the cost of the coach travel.Students attended an assembly last week giving them details about the school walk and a letter has been given out today which includes a permission slip and payment details.  The deadline for both of these is Tuesday 24th May.  Please return the permission slip to your child’s form tutor.
We know that there are many parents and even grandparents of our students who will have taken part in the school walk in the past.  If you would like to share any memories please email these to the school office office@tahs.org.uk.

We are launching a new team of students who take an active and important role in our school and school life – the student leadership group.

Starting with two students from each house from year 9 and two from each house in year 10 and will meet once each half term.

Student leaders will:

  • suggest improvements for our school environment, our school day, our facilities, our school rules etc.
  • organise student events – these may be social events or charity fundraising events or collections
  • review and give feedback on school policies
  • come up with solutions for problems that arise in school
  • take an active role in school events such as the school walk and open evenings

To be involved in this brand new and exciting team, to make a difference and to make our school better YOU need to:

Write a brief letter/email to your Head of House/ Pupil Welfare Officer:

  • why you want to be part of the student leadership group
  • what skills or qualities you can bring to the group

The deadline for handing in your letters to your Head of House/ Pupil Welfare Officer: Wednesday 25th May. If you have any questions please see Mrs George in room 62.

French Warm Up

Warm up for GCSE French listening and reading exam Tuesday 24th May in room 11 from 8.05.

English Students of the Week

Y 9 Alex, Lola T, Isabell D, Callum H, Zac A, Harry G, Bethany S

Y 10 Sam L, Lyla KCatherine M, Millie WB, Maddi H, Macie C

Y 11 Katie S, Liam A, Molly H, Xanthe S, Gemma B, Molly D (and everyone in year 11 who prepared so well for their first exam and is still working hard to prepare for their upcoming GCSEs!)

Y 12 Liliana K

Y 13 Katie G

There are 3 weeks to go until the deadline (June 10th).

This week’s tip is to really think about any characters you’re including.Can you make them speak, and use interesting verbs and adverbs to help convey their feelings? Make sure any speech / dialogue drives your story forward.

Y11 exams – revision

It’s the final Y11 Wednesday revision slot next week, focusing on Romeo and Juliet. Miss Beevor will work with levels 5-7. whilst Mrs Brooks will work with levels 2-4. Work of the Week

Year 10 have been working on poetry, learning their GCSE set poems. This week’s work comes from Logan and Katherine in 10U1, where they’ve been listening to class discussions and making really detailed notes. Well done to you both!

Book recommendation

Lottie in Y13 recommends “Carry On” by Rainbow Rowell. She’s been revisiting this book as part of her Year 13 English Language coursework, exploring how the writer accommodates to the reading ages of her audience (and comparing it to older texts with similar reading ages). Her investigation was really interesting, and the text is too!

GCSE Maths – Breakfast Revision

We were very happy to see over 100 Y11 students attend the breakfast revision session this morning before the GCSE maths exam.  The students who attended have commented how useful they thought it was.

The next maths exams are on Tuesday 7th June and Monday 13th June.

Before each of these the maths department will be running breakfast revision sessions from 8-8.30am.

This will give students the opportunity to get their brains into ‘maths mode’, ask any last minute questions and complete some focussed revision based on the advanced exam information for each paper.

Students will need the following equipment for their maths exams: black pen, pencil, ruler, rubber, protractor, compass and scientific calculator 

 Calculators can be purchased through the online shop, everything else can be purchased from the maths department.

This week’s Science News

This week’s Science Students of the Week

Miss Wainwright would like to nominate Bethany S (9H1) and Matthew L-B (9H1) – both of these pupils have displayed a superb attitude in their Biology lessons and contributed fully to class discussion. 

Mrs lambert would like to nominate Katie S (10H5 Science) for improved performance on our most recent assessment.

And also, Rebecca W (12C Biology) for excellent performance on the Transport assessment.

Well done!

News from PE

Badminton

Due to the rising temperatures in the Sports Hall badminton on a Friday afternoon has now finished for this academic year. Thank you to all students that have been attending throughout the year, it has been a fantastic opportunity to get some exercise and make new friendships and I hope you have all enjoyed it. See you again next year! – Mrs Simpson

Anyone for Cricket?

Checkley Cricket Club outdoor training for junior cricketers is on Friday evenings, 6-8pm and run teams at all age groups- under 8, 10,12, 14 and 16. Checkley are recruiting “junior” coaches suitable for boys and girls in Yr 10- 13, with full training and support available.  Please contact Alan Woods (Junior Co-ordinator)   aj.woods63@googlemail.com if you are interested.

Year 9 Cricket

In the first match of the season we travelled to St Josephs College and after a brave performance we unfortunately lost the game. It was a great experience and one for the team to build on.

Team: Lexi C, Issy G, Corey B, Mathew J, Matthew F, Oliver B, Max G, Toby R, Ben W, Josh B, Kai B

Music News

Year 11 GCSE Music Revision is after school on Tuesday 24th May 3.15 until 4pm.

Year 13 A Level Music Revision will be on Wednesday every week until the exam on 14th June.

Band will be every Tuesday lunch in room 67. Please bring your packed lunch with you at the start of lunch. All are welcome.

Choir is after school every Thursday 3.30 until 4.15. All are welcome. No audition needed.

Future dates for your diary; 

Friday 8th July House Music Competition 

Wednesday 13th July, 6.30pm;

Music Summer Concert. 

Performing Arts News 

Kathryn Whetter who played Frenchy in our fantastic production of Grease earlier this year has won a prestigious place with the National Youth Theatre Summer programme. 

Alumni from the National Youth Theatre includes Dame Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig, Sir Daniel Day -Lewis, Catherine Tate, Sir Ben Kingsley, Sir Derek Jacobi,  

Timothy Dalton and Matt Lucas. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for Kathryn and will stand her in excellent stead in the future.  

Year 11 Prom

I am pleased to provide further details regarding the Year 11 Prom. This year’s Prom will take place on Friday 8th July at Uttoxeter Racecourse. The event will run from 7.30pm – 11pm and the evening will include a buffet style dinner of sandwiches, snacks and desserts, a DJ, photobooth and a bar serving non alcoholic drinks. The price of the ticket is £25. Students can purchase tickets from Monday 9th May and the deadline will be Friday 27th May. 

This week’s job of the week is a Kitchen Fitter. The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:

JOB OF THE WEEK EPISODE #036 – KITCHEN FITTER – YouTube

 If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link: 

Kitchen and bathroom fitter | Explore careers | National Careers Service

Dr Yacoobali here, Chief Dental Mentor!

Now that we’re right in the thick of UCAS season, I’m delighted to announce that I’m hosting Dental Mentor’s free, live, virtual Get into Dentistry Conference on: 

Sunday 29th May2:00pm – 5:30pm

At this stage of your journey to Dentistry, you need to be going a lot further than nailing your exams. You need to know your UCAS Application inside out

That includes writing the best possible personal statement and participating in extra-curricular activities that make your application to Dentistry stand out

And the sooner you start writing this winning application, the better!

To help you with this, I’ll be hosting a free Virtual Get into Dentistry Conference on Sunday 29th May. I will be providing a comprehensive guide to getting into Dentistry, including: 

  • Application timelines 
     
  • UCAS and CV Building
     
  • Awards and Scholarships 
     
  • Getting Dentistry Work Experience 
     
  • Dental Leadership Programmes
  • Personal Statements 
     
  • Dentistry School Interviews

We’ll also be joined by a recently successful applicant to Dentistry who will share their insight into what it takes to get accepted

Attendees who stay for the entire conference will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance: a fantastic addition to your UCAS Application!

Click the link below to book your place on the next Get into Dentistry Conference on:

Sunday 29th May, from 2:00pm – 5:30pm

BOOK YOUR PLACE https://airtable.com/shr7JL0vaCAzEYUo1

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May 13th 2022

TAHS Weekly Newsletter. 

 

Exams w/c 16th May

This week has seen the start of the Year 11 and 13 examinations, and we are very impressed with the way in which all students have conducted themselves both before and during the examinations. Please see the examination timetable below for examinations that are taking place next week. We would like to wish all of our student’s good luck – we know they will do themselves proud.

DateMorning Examination (9.15am)Afternoon Examination (1.15pm)
Monday 16th MayYear 11-RE
Year 13-BTEC H&S Human lifespan
Year 11-Computer Science
Year 13-Further Maths
Year 13-BTEC Sport
Tuesday 17th MayYear 11-Biology  Year 11-IT
Wednesday 18th MayYear 11-English Language
Year 13-BTEC Forensic
 
Thursday 19th MayYear 11-History  Year 11-Drama
Year 13-AS Maths
Friday 20th MayYear 11- Maths
Year 11-Animal care  
Year 11-Business
Year 13-Biology
Year 13-H&S

Exam Conduct

As a reminder, please can all students ensure they are in normal full uniform for all exams and arrive fully equipped. Mobile phones and smart devices must not enter the exam room.

Although we have a number of weeks of exams ahead, we are looking forward to celebrating the end of exams with the year 11 prom. Please remember, that in order to attend this event, students conduct in exams will be taken into consideration.

For the latest revision timetable covering Saturdays and the upcoming half term please see this file:

Year 12

To access Unifrog and complete the competencies. Use Unifrog to research options after Sixth Form.

Year 13

Revision time.

Year 12 – ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD (RYLA)

INTERESTED IN A FREE YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD?

Funded by our local Rotary group, this is an amazing opportunity over Summer 2022.  You need to be aged 16-17 between Saturday 6th August 2022 to Friday 12th August 2022.  You will take part in a mixture of physical and mental challenges to help you develop leadership experience, confidence through achievement, health, fitness, character and tolerance as building blocks to the quality of life.  You will also be assigned a personal mentor during the week.  Applicants will need to attend an interview before being accepted.  If you are interested, please see Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office for an application form.

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

School Walk 2022

The school walk will take place on Friday 15th July.  This is an important tradition of Thomas Alleyne’s High School that has taken place regularly since 1968 and forms an important part of the school’s social and educational life. 

Students from Years 9, 10 and 12 will all participate in the walk which is 12 miles through rural Derbyshire. The route will be carefully marshalled by the staff of the School. We are asking for a contribution of £8 per student to help towards the cost of the coach travel.Students attended an assembly last week giving them details about the school walk and a letter has been given out today which includes a permission slip and payment details.  The deadline for both of these is Tuesday 24th May.  Please return the permission slip to your child’s form tutor.
We know that there are many parents and even grandparents of our students who will have taken part in the school walk in the past.  If you would like to share any memories please email these to the school office office@tahs.org.uk.

Reports

Years 9, 10 & 12 reports are now available on Talaxy for students and parents.

https://idp.tascsoftware.co.uk/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2FOpenId%2FAskUser

English Students of the Week

Y 9 Guna G, Ellie C, Sophie B, Emily L, Harry O, Maddie E, Ethan S, Bailey W

Y 10 Jack G, Lily U, Amy S, Layla M, Aileen L, Amy S

Y 11 Lewis M, Eva G, Sylvia S, Livvy E, Jack W, Josh W, Alfie H, Daisy C, Tasha M, Lucy M, Jasmin W, Sadie O’B, Emma W, Katie D, Joe Ha, Thomas L, Alex B, Charlotte J, Beth J, Ella R

Y 12 Tess S

Y 13 Imogen N, Eve B

There are 4 weeks to go until the deadline (June 10th).

This week’s tip is to really build a sense of place, or mood. Try to use adjectives and verbs which are ambitious, but more importantly, that are clear and precise. Try analysing your own choices – if someone else were to read them, would they convey the message you think they do? Look at our work of the week for more inspiration.

Y11 exams – revision

Keeping on the theme of writing, Year 11 have their Paper 1 exam next week. For last minute creative writing inspiration, try https://randomwordgenerator.com/. You can choose by word class (“write a story entitled <random word>”), or even find random images. Thanks to Harriet G for the tip.

Mr Hulme is running “An Inspector Calls” revision on Wednesday 18th, which is also the day of Language Paper 1. 


Members of the English team will be in the English rooms from 7:45 on the morning of the exam, for drop in reassurance / last minute clarifications.

Work of the Week

Elisha in 9UD has been working on analysis of writers’ choices/methods. Here you can see her using the what – how – why frame to develop her thinking.

Billy in Y11 has been honing his genre writing skills – we think this is a brilliant opening paragraph… and the rest of his narrative is a very thrilling read. We particularly like the personification of dawn, which nods nicely to Greek epics like the Odyssey.

Swathes of green and blue gently rocked the longship as she sliced swiftly through the swirling sea. Her prow cut the waves like the swords at the belts of her sleeping crew. Dawn was thrusting its bright head above the horizon to the east and the faint outline of friendly Viking lands could be seen ahead. The only one awake was the helmsman. He held his steering board firmly in his hands as he guided the ship skillfully on his own towards the distant hulk of land. Fingers of blue were ripping apart the woven purple fabric of the sky and blissful light streamed down on the muscular, sleeping bodies on the deck.

Well done to Elisha and Billy!

Book recommendation

Mrs Hunt wants to make a recommendation this week: “Humble Pi” by Matt Parker. It’s a non-fiction book exploring what can go wrong when people don’t get their maths right. Whilst it’s been a little tricky to understand in parts, it’s a fascinating read and definitely one for (aspiring) A Level mathematicians, engineers, or chemists. There are four ‘deliberate’ mistakes in the book, and Mrs Hunt has spotted two. If anyone can enlighten her as to the last two, she’ll be eternally grateful…

Computer Science Paper 1

Make sure you are ready by using all the revision resources provided in you pack. On this link here there are last minute tips, and quick fire online revision to sharpen your brain prior to the exam.

Good luck to all and remember write nothing you get nothing – give every question a go!

https://sway.office.com/9BOfO21Mk3JJWDSQ?ref=Link

GCSE Maths – Breakfast Revision

Before each of the GCSE maths exams the maths department will be running breakfast revision sessions from 8-8.30am.

This will give students the opportunity to get their brains into ‘maths mode’, ask any last minute questions and complete some focussed revision based on the advanced exam information for each paper.

The maths exams are on: Friday 20th May, Tuesday 7th June and Monday 13th June.

Students will need the following equipment for their maths exams: black pen, pencil, ruler, rubber, protractor, compass and scientific calculator (for paper 2 and 3).  Calculators can be purchased through the online shop, everything else can be purchased from the maths department.

This week’s Science News

This week’s Science Students of the Week:

Mrs North would like to nominate Emily T in Year 12 for superb performance in her Applied Science unit 1 mock exams.

Mr Crum would also like to nominate Emily T and also Elizabeth C (12D) and Adam D (12C) for excellent performance in the Applied Science mocks.

Mr Melland would like to nominate the following Year 12 students – Harry S, Izzy R, Lydia M and Finn McC for consistently making excellent effort on their Physics Homework.

Mrs Simpson would like to nominate the following Year 11 students – Molly D, Evie A G, Max D and Maddie H for huge improvements in quantitative chemistry, it is lovely to watch your confidence grow!

And also, Charlotte J, Tom L and Joe H for unwavering dedication in Chemistry, you are going to smash this!

Well done!

News from PE

BTEC Sport

Year 12 Unit 1 A&P resit exam Monday 16th May – Use Active Learn to revise

Year 10 – All should be working on Unit 1 Coursework on body systems for homework.

Extra Curricular

Athletics Practice Tuesday

Cricket Practice Wednesday

Year 9 Cricket Thursday 19th May away v St Josephs

Rounders Practice Thursday

Badminton Friday

Fitness Friday

Year 9 County Rugby 7’s

On Thursday our U14 rugby team travelled to Stafford Rugby for the County Rugby 7’s Finals.  Playing on fantastic facilities the tournament was very well organised and all games played in a great spirit.  Unfortunately we didn’t perform to our best and made a number of uncharacteristic errors. We battled hard in all 6 games winning 2 and losing 4.  Player of the tournament was Corey, Try of the tournament went to Jonte with a length of the field special.  Tackle of the tournament went to Adam F. 

Team – Toby (captain), Oliver, Max, Corey, Tom, Henry , Sam M, Sam F, Adam F, Adam R

Athletics club

All years athletics after school on Wednesday – everybody welcome

Rounders Club

Thursday after school – all years welcome 

Under 15 County Cricket

On Thursday evening the U15 Cricket team travelled to Newcastle and Hartshill Cricket Club to play Clayton Hall.  Alleyne’s won the toss and elected to field. After the second over the decision to bowl by captain Minshall proved to be a good as Griffiths took the wicket over their opening batsman and in the fifth over Ashton took the second wicket with only 17 runs being added.  Unfortunately despite some imaginative fielding positions and strong bowling Alleyn’es were unable to make inroads into the middle order.  Minshall called upon a variety of bowlers but Clayton started to get into the match, their opening batsman hitting an unbeaten 54.  With plenty of wickets in hand Clayton accelerated the scoring in the middle overs.  With 3 overs to go Bulmer and Higgs were able to pull the rate back to 16 runs off 3 overs.  Clayton’s innings closed at 143 for 4 of 16 overs.  This left Alleyne’s with plenty to do.  Captain Minshall and Cantrill opened the batting with an explosive start, scoring 25 runs off the first three overs.  Both Cantrill and Minshall regularly hitting the boundary in their inning.  Unfortunately, Cantrill fell to the last ball of the third over and Alleyen’s couldn’t quite gain the same momentum that the openrs had set. They lost 2 quick wickets to some fast, accurate bowling from the home side. There was some resistance offered from Layton, Higgs and MInshall but the match was getting away from the visitors. Alleyne’s were reduced to 41 for 6 off 8 overs.  In the closing overs Minshall started to accelerate the run rate with an excellent unbeaten 57 but time and strong bowling was against him. Clayton eventually won the game by 48 runs.

Geography

Year 13 revision on Wednesday 18th will be the final Edexcel workshop on exam technique. All year 13 should attend. Room 7 at 3:05pm. 

Year 11 revision will be on Wednesdays right up until the exams. 3:10pm in room 6a. 

Y12:

You will be receiving a letter in your geography lessons about the upcoming residential trip to Liverpool in July. Please could you ensure that you complete and return the reply slips by Friday 20th May and make your payments via ParentPay by Friday 27th May.

Any questions or queries, please contact/see Mr Harris.

Year 11 Prom

I am pleased to provide further details regarding the Year 11 Prom. This year’s Prom will take place on Friday 8th July at Uttoxeter Racecourse. The event will run from 7.30pm – 11pm and the evening will include a buffet style dinner of sandwiches, snacks and desserts, a DJ, photobooth and a bar serving non alcoholic drinks. The price of the ticket is £25. Students can purchase tickets from Monday 9th May and the deadline will be Friday 27th May. 

This week’s job of the week is a Jewellery Designer! The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:

JOB OF THE WEEK EPISODE #035 – JEWELLERY DESIGNER – YouTube

 If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link: 

Jewellery designer job profile | Prospects.ac.uk

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April 29th 2022

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Year 13 Leavers Prom

Year 13 leavers prom is fast approaching. Friday 27th May at the Uttoxeter Racecourse.

Tickets are available to purchase via ParentPay at a cost of £35.00. Ticket price includes food and DJ.

Deadline for purchasing tickets is Friday 13th May.

Don’t miss out on a great evening of food, music and “awards”

TUTOR TIME ACTIVITIES W/C 9th May 2022

Year 12

Barclays life skills:  what are the current skills shortages and how can you develop these to make you stand out in the job market? 

Barclays life skills

Year 13

Revision time.

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

RS Revision

Saturday 14th May 10am – 12pm. – there will be an optional revision session in room 2 to support students with the Religion Paper which will be on 16th May. All welcome. Please bring your revision guide with you if you attend. There will be a session on parts of Christianity and Buddhism relating to the Advanced Information and a chance to talk through practice questions.

English

There are 5 weeks to go until the deadline (June 10th).

This week’s tip is to think about your starting, and ending, points. It can be easy to write a story (or an essay) which essentially says “and then… and then… and then…” but it’s not very interesting to read. Why not start in media res (in the middle of the action)? Similarly, make sure you know where you’re heading. We like our analogies in English, so think of it like a journey. Are you aimlessly driving around the local roads (storylines) until you run out of fuel (words)? Or do you have a set destination in mind, and enough fuel to get there?Work of the Week

We love it when a teacher from another subject sends us something “Englishy” their students have done. This week, Y9 have been working on raps in Music. Mrs Todd was so impressed with Teigan’s, she just had to tell us all about it. We were impressed too! Here’s some of Teigan’s rap, entitled You No Longer Know Me.

You don’t know her favourite song anymore.

She changed it.

It was Pompeii, but that’s the same as yours,
and now it’s new rules.

Got a new haircut – it’s quite short and it’s blonde, too.

Not like her long brown hair you used to put behind her ear.

Well done, Teigan!

Book recommendation

Imogen in Year 13 thinks everyone should read “Emma” by Jane Austen. She thinks it’s a great explanation of life as a woman in Regency England, but it’s also a really engaging storyline. Luckily, it’s out of copyright, so you can even read it online! Emma, By Jane Austen

New Life on the Farm

Geography 

– Reminder to all year 13 students that after school revision for the next 2 weeks will involve watching webinars put together by Edexcel examiners. These include exam skills and content which will be useful to support your revision. Please attend on Wednesday 3:05pm in room 7. 

– Reminder also to year 11s to attend after school revision on wednesday and fridays with Miss Robinson in 6a. 

GCSE Maths – Breakfast Revision

Before each of the GCSE maths exams the maths department will be running breakfast revision sessions from 8-8.30am.

This will give students the opportunity to get their brains into ‘maths mode’, ask any last minute questions and complete some focussed revision based on the advanced exam information for each paper.

The maths exams are on: Friday 20th May, Tuesday 7th June and Monday 13th June.

Students will need the following equipment for their maths exams: black pen, pencil, ruler, rubber, protractor, compass and scientific calculator (for paper 2 and 3).  Calculators can be purchased through the online shop, everything else can be purchased from the maths department.

 Exam Stress: Tips and techniques for keeping last-minute nerves at bay and performing at your best!

Free webinar aimed at GCSE students – we will discuss do’s and don’ts for last minute revision, tips for keeping your cool during the exam and ways to kickstart your motivation in this final stretch.

The free webinar takes place on Wednesday 11th May at 7:30pm.

Sign up at:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FAWlM49wToSOilPz59tdOw

This week’s Science News

This week’s Science Students of the Week are:

Mrs North would like to nominate Alistair D in Year 11 for excellent engagement in GCSE+.

Mrs Lambert would link to nominate – Will P and Joel B in Year 12 Biology for excellent verbal contributions to lesson this week, particularly regarding data handling questions. 

Well done!

Art Winners

News from PE

BTEC Sport

Year 10- Exam 9am Monday 9th May. Good luck to all!  Revision materials are available to all on Active Learn.

Year 11- All Assignments should be completed. Please ensure everything has been uploaded to Teams.

Year 12- Re-sit Exam 16th May. Ensure you are using practice papers, revision materials on Active Learn and folders.

Year 13- Unit 2 Resit Monday 9th May. Make sure you review examiners reports and read through your January exam.

PE

Tuesday – Athletics practice

Wednesday – Cricket practice all years

Thursday – Year 10 Cricket v Clayton Away.  Rounders Practice. Year 9 County Rugby Tournament.

Friday – Badminton practice.  Fitness Club

Music News 

Thank you to Year 11 Music Students for working incredibly hard on their music course work and supporting each other in performance recordings. 

Well done to all. 

Year 11 Prom

I am pleased to provide further details regarding the Year 11 Prom. This year’s Prom will take place on Friday 8th July at Uttoxeter Racecourse. The event will run from 7.30pm – 11pm and the evening will include a buffet style dinner of sandwiches, snacks and desserts, a DJ, photobooth and a bar serving non alcoholic drinks. The price of the ticket is £25. Students can purchase tickets from Monday 9th May and the deadline will be Friday 27th May. 

This week’s job of the week is a drama therapist! The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:

JOB OF THE WEEK EPISODE #034 – INTERPRETER – YouTube

 If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link: 

Interpreter job profile | Prospects.ac.uk

Get onto Medicine Conferences

While students are very busy with exams, this is the best time for them to start their UCAS Applications. One of the best ways for students to save time during this is to attend one of our free Get into Medicine Conferences.

Dr Kennedy and myself host The Get into Medicine Conference to give students a comprehensive overview of UCAS and everything they need to know about the Medical Application process.
I highly recommend students interested in Medicine attend one of our Get into Medicine Conference running on:

Sunday 8th May: 9.00am – 1.30pm.
Saturday 14th May: 9.30am – 1.30pm.

We’ll provide support, training, and guidance in:
UCAS & CV building

Personal Statements

Entrance Exams: UCAT and BMAT

Medical School Interviews

Accessing Medical Awards, Prizes, Leadership Programmes, and Scholarships to study Medicine at University
Attendees who stay for the entire conference will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance – a fantastic addition to their UCAS application.

Spaces are very competitive this time of year, so please encourage your students to secure their place as soon as they can by clicking the link below:
https://airtable.com/shr66li3bqG3ZpkPM
We’re here to support teachers and students every step of the way to make this period as stress-free as possible.

I hope to see your students this weekend!

Best wishes,
Dr Siva
Your Medic Family

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April 29th 2022

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Year 13 Leavers Prom

Year 13 leavers prom is fast approaching. Friday 27th May at the Uttoxeter Racecourse.

Tickets are available to purchase via ParentPay at a cost of £35.00. Ticket price includes food and DJ.

Don’t miss out on a great evening of food, music and “awards”

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

Apprenticeship Opportunity

JCB are looking to recruit their first JCB Finance apprentice.

If anyone is interested, please see job advert by clicking the link below:

Search Jobs | Search | 1053 (jcb.com)

Volunteering Opportunity

Interested in NCS Volunteering Opportunity for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant?

NCS has 100 volunteering opportunities available for 16-25 years old. Travel and accommodation is provided for 4th and 5th June 2022. Volunteers will support guests, visitors, VIPs, Celebrities and performers to celebrate the Queen’s historic reign and show off the positive contribution young people make.

For further information, please click on the link below:

The Queens platinum jubilee pageant | National Citizen Service (wearencs.com)

Jaguar Land Rover virtual student event

For those of you interested in high-end motor vehicles you’re going to be interested in our next insight event!

On Monday 16th May from 5:00pm – 6:00pm we’re hosting our first-ever virtual event with luxury British car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover.

Having been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades, today Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest investor in automotive research, development and engineering. They use world-class processes to create innovative British craftsmanship and engineering excellence in over 170 markets worldwide.

With exciting new products, cutting-edge facilities and continued growth into new markets, it’s an exciting time to be at Jaguar Land Rover.

We’ll be hearing all about how the company has become what it is today and their visions for the future with revolutionary new sustainable technologies, particularly in the electric car space.

With a wide variety of school-leaver opportunities in a number of engineering fields, data analytics, supply chain & logistics and finance, could a career at Jaguar Land Rover be for you? 

Join us to hear about the fascinating world of the ever-evolving motor industry and learn from some of the world’s leading engineering minds in the industry.

Click the following link to register yourself for the online event: 

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/JLR-Event

We look forward to welcoming you on the day.

Open Event Stoke College

The next open event at Stoke on Trent College is on the horizon!

Please see website link to pre-register.

Support needed

We are currently struggling to recruit the number of invigilators we need for examinations. Unfortunately there is a national issue.  The role involves supervising students in their GCSE and A level examinations. 

If any parent could offer to support the team we would be very grateful. Training will be provided. This is a paid role and support is required on individual days between 16th May and 28th June. You do not need to do all days and even a few days of help would be gratefully received. 

 If you are able to help please contact our examination lead Mrs Sosinski at sosinski@tahs.org.uk for details of how you could support us.

English

English department student of the week

Well done to the following students who have been nominated by your teachers as student of the week in English.

Y 9 Freya E, Dora E, Poppy C-S, Jonte H, Isaac, Oliver E

Y 10 Macie C, Noah M, Layla M

Y 11 Liam A, Cora N, Isabella M, Alex B, Salwa E-C, Ryan W, Owen B, Thomas A, Joe H, Charlotte J

Y 12 Erin H, Philippa B

Y 13 Imogen N, Sophie W, Eve B

Are you a secret storyteller, aspiring article author or simply a wonderful writer?

o celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, we’re launching a Trust-wide creative writing competition. We’ll be supporting this in Year 9 and Year 10 lessons, but here are the details in case you want to try an alternative task or get a head start!

Years 9-11 (ages 12-16): write either a short story entitled “70 Years of Time Travel through the Queen’s reign,” OR an article addressing the question of whether The Queen is still an important figure in 21st Century Britain.
There is a 500 word limit in this category 2-16, so make every word count!


Years 12-13 (ages 17-18): write either a short story about any King or Queen from History, OR an article addressing the question of whether The Queen is still an important figure in 21st Century Britain.


Final entries should be submitted to Mrs Rudge or Mrs Hunt by 10th June.
Watch the next few weeks’ Roundups for additional hints and tips. 


Work of the Week:
Year 9 have been working on becoming confident communicators this week, sharing their Spoken Language presentations with their classes. This week’s work of the week comes from Evie, who gave a particularly thought-provoking speech on the power of social media and influencers:

Evie’s powerpoint supported her speech well, and helped her audience follow her ideas. 9UB asked some really insightful questions, and Evie was able to explain her thinking in a clear, coherent and developed manner. Well done, Evie, and well done, 9UB!

An Inspector Calls: SOLD OUT!

The English Department are excited to declare that all tickets for the An Inspector Calls trip are now sold. There are some spaces available for students in receipt of Pupil Premium funding – please watch out for your letter in the next week.

Book recommendations… from 1 million students!

A national education company tracked the 21,903,349 books read by 1 MILLION students last year in the UK. How many of their top 10 have you read?

Overall top 10 (by gender):

Looking for something new to explore? Here are the top 10 new entries, which weren’t seen on earlier years’ reports.  

Online book club:

Inspired by the book choices above? Want to share your love of reading with other students in other schools? Then join the National Teen Book Club, this May. It runs each Wednesday from 3:30-4:30, where you can:

– (virtually) Meet the author of the award-winning book The Crossing 

– Gain insights and advice from people working in industry e.g. authors, illustrators, publishers, and literary agents 

– Become a published writer or artist in our Virtual Library and Exhibition

– Develop skills to boost your grades 

We’ll be supporting it in school on a Wednesday evening, where students are welcome to join us (venue TBC). Alternatively you can join independently from home / your local library: just make sure you sign up (click here to sign up independently or use the QR code below)

Revision next week:

Wednesday 4th May: Paper 1, Question 5: writing to describe or narrate. Mr Hulme, room 13 (target grades 5-7). Really handy if you’re wanting to enter the Jubilee competition, too!

Music News

Year 11 GCSE music revision after school on Tuesday 3rd May 3.15 until 4pm.

RS Revision

Saturday 14th May 10am – 12pm. – there will be an optional revision session in room 2 to support students with the Religion Paper which will be on 16th May. All welcome. Please bring your revision guide with you if you attend. There will be a session on parts of Christianity and Buddhism relating to the Advanced Information and a chance to talk through practice questions.

This week’s Science News

This week’s Science Students of the Week

Mrs Simpson would like to nominate Ewan L for a fantastic turnaround in Year 13 Chemistry – you can do this!

Mrs Lambert would like to nominate 9U1 Biology – for a great effort from the whole class on their enzymes test this week, especially Connie C, Kieren C and Rowan S who all achieved 100% – well done!! 

Mrs North would like to nominate the following students in 9H2A Biology – Evie D, Guna G, Rory O and Izzy HC for excellent results in their recent assessment. 

Mrs North would also like to nominate the following Animal Care students –

Korie H, Tim W, Caitlyn L, Katey G and Katy J for fantastic Animal Care coursework.

Well done!

News from PE

BTEC Sport 

Year 10 exam is on 9th May – all need to be revising hard.

Year 11- All assignments need to be marked by 9th May so next week is the last week for uploading any work to be assessed.

Year 12- Resit exam for Unit 1 is on 16th May – Students need to review their January Paper and revise the areas they struggled with.

Year 13- All assignments need to be marked by 9th May so next week is the last week for uploading any work to be assessed.  Students Resitting Unit 1 exam is on 16th May. Students Resitting Unit 2 exam is on 9th May.

Extra Curricular

Athletics Practice is on Tuesday all years, boys and girls all welcome.

Cricket practice Wednesday all welcome

Rounders Practice is on Thursday all welcome

This week’s job of the week is a Housing Officer. The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:

JOB OF THE WEEK EPISODE #033 – HOUSING OFFICER – YouTube

 If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link: 

Housing officer | Explore careers | National Careers Service

Veterinary Conference

See this link for full details and registration for the Veterinary Conference.

A quick reminder that students who wish to participate in the NHS Allied Work Experience Programme on Sunday 8th May have just one week left to register via the following link: https://alliedhealthmentor.org/nhs-healthcare-careers-virtual-work-experience/

The programme is available for years:

10-13 – England & Wales
S3-S6 – Scotland
11-14 – Northern Ireland

All students will be awarded a Work Experience Certificate for participating in the day. This is something that they can include in their UCAS and Apprenticeship Applications!

The next Work Experience day is on the Sunday 8th May and will cover the following healthcare careers:

– Nursing
– Midwifery
– Paramedicine
– Physiotherapy
– Occupational Therapy
– Dietetics
– Radiography
– Prosthetics and Orthotics
– Speech and language therapy
– Pharmacy

The virtual work experience day will take place through an online portal and run LIVE from 10am-5pm, following 2 patients from their initial accidents through to recovery.

Students will see them interact with a variety of healthcare professionals listed above so that they develop an understanding of the multidisciplinary team as well as insights into their own chosen career.

The cost to attend is £10/student per session, which is just an administrative cost to cover the set-up of individual portals, personalised certificates, safeguarding, and the technology on the day, such as our servers and chat functions.

If you have any questions about the programme, please complete the following contact form: https://airtable.com/shrM6UPT8Z2uxx7OL or give our team a call on 01530 417299 and we will happily get back to you with a swift response.

We look forward to welcoming all potential healthcare students onto this national virtual work experience programme!

Best wishes
The Allied Healthcare Team

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April 8th 2022

TAHS Weekly Newsletter. 

 

A Motivational Day

On Tuesday we welcomed Tim Benton, motivational speaker, to talk to year 11 and 13 pupils and parents.  Tim spent the day working with pupils on how to make the best of their time, in the last few weeks, leading up to examinations.  In the evening he ran a workshop for parents dealing with how best to support pupils during the examination period.  His inspirational style and energetic approach was very well received by pupils and parents alike. He offered many techniques and strategies which pupils could use for their revision and help them to achieve in the summer.

Further details on how to support your child can be found below.

Sixth Form job opportunity

We currently have part-time cleaning positions open to Year 12 and Year 13 students. It would be for 2 -3 hours after school each day.

If anyone is interested, please see Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office for an application form.

Year 13 Leavers Information

Hoodies:

Now is the time to order your Leavers Hoodie.  Deadline for this is 9.00am Wednesday 27th April.

A Year 13 Leavers group has been created on Teams, here you will find the link that will take you to the order form.

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

Scholarship opportunity for Year 13s

We are getting in touch with an exciting opportunity for year 13s who are interested in pursuing a career in finance.
 
As part of their Scholarship UK scheme, Janus Henderson Investors, a leading global asset management group, are offering five scholarships to support students whose socio-economic backgrounds mean that they face barriers to university study.
 
Before they all head off for the Easter break, if you know of students who may be interested, please pass on the information below.
What is the scholarship? £2,000To be paid across the first year of undergraduate studyAccess to social and networking events hosted by Janus HendersonOpportunity to be fast-tracked onto formal Janus Henderson schemes e.g. traineeship
Which students are eligible?
 
The recipients will be Year 13 school leavers attending university from September 2022 and interested in pursuing a career in finance. There are no location or attainment requirements.
 
We’re particularly keen to hear from students who are: Interested in studying a business/finance/STEM undergraduate degreeFirst in family to attend universityCurrent or historic Free School Meal status

How do students apply?
 
All interested students must attend an industry insight webinar, which provides valuable information and guidance about pursuing a career in the financial sector.

Students can choose to attend either the session on 5 July, 11am or 14 July, 4pm. The links to sign up are here: 5 July, 11am14 July, 4pm The scholarship application form will then be circulated to all who attended one of the webinars.
 
If you know of students who would be interested in the £2,000 scholarship, we would really appreciate if you would pass on the opportunity by forwarding this email, the flyer linked below or the web page.
 

Easter Revision

Please see below for the Easter revision schedule, if there are any problems or questions please email Mrs North on north@tahs.org.uk

English

Well done to all of the students who have been nominated for student of the week this week. They are:

Y 9 Hollie Rose B, Erin G, Grace A, Oliver E, Kieren C

Y 10 Keira, Isabelle A, Ben N, Catherine M

Y 11 Katie S, Abi R, Mya P, Joe H, Ella R, Harriet E, Charlotte J, Alex B, Salwa E

Y 12 Katie L, Josh H

Y 13 Katie G, Sophie A, Sophie W

Mrs Simpson took a group of TAHS Sixth Form students to Picknalls First School to run a science outreach workshop for Year 4 students. The group of Y12 and Y13 students ran science practicals including investigating magnets, testing pH and a heart dissection to more than 50 delighted and amazed KS2 children. Our Sixth Formers showed outstanding leadership and communication skills alongside a bucket load of patience, they really did us proud. 

Revision after half term

We’re really starting to gear up for the exams now… On the first week back, we’ll be looking at Paper 2, Question 4 (comparing attitudes) – target grades 5 and 6. (Mrs Hunt, room 19). An Inspector Calls Trip

Tickets are available on ParentPay for current Y9 and Y10 students – grab yours quickly!

Work of the Week

We’ve been spoiled for choice this week, but in the end chose this from Dylan (y10). He’s been working extremely hard on his use of similes and written accuracy, focusing on AO5. Well done, Dylan.

Book recommendation
Sarah in Year 11 recommends “That Oxford Girl.” This non-fiction text started life as a blog, focusing on a real student’s experience at one of the UK’s most prestigious Universities. Sarah likes it because it’s realistic about the difficulties – but also rewards – of University, and has made her in particular think about where she might like to go, post Sixth Form. 

Romeo and Juliet – Radio 4

There’s a really interesting programme to support Romeo and Juliet revision on Radio 4 – check out https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0014gml

Music News

Year 13 Music Revison;
Easter holiday revision day on Thursday 21st April 10am until 2pm.

Year 13 A Level Music Recital evening is Wednesday 27th April 3.30 until 4.30pm in the school theatre.

Year 11 GCSE revision sessions are;
Tuesday 3rd May
Tuesday 17th May
Tuesday 24th May

All after school 3.15 until 4 in room 67.

Choir will start again on Thursday 19th May and will run every week until the end of term. Choir will perform at the Summer Concert on Wednesday 13th July.

Recycle Your Uniform and Save the Environment.

Calling all Year 11’s, the pastoral team are wanting to help with saving the environment in recycling your school uniform.

If you are interested in supporting us, and would like to donate your uniform after you have left, please can this be given to the school office.

We are looking for Ties, Blazers, Skirts, Trousers, Jumpers and PE Kits.

Thank you

Pastoral Team.

This week’s Science News

This week’s Science Students of the Week are:

Mr Milward would like to nominate Martha B (10E1), Victoria H (10W2), Ben P (10E1), Isabelle G (10O2) and Luke N (10O2) – all for excellent work and progress in Biology throughout this term.

Also, Kiera F (11W2), Abi R (11T1), Lucy O (11E1), Grace A (11W2), Gemma B (11W2) and Sam O (11W1), again for excellent work and progress in Biology this term.

Mrs Simpson would like to nominate Lewis T, Chevy R, Toby P-L, Lydia M, Lily W, Mia B, Layla T, Freya H, Rhianna L, Polly J, Tilly S and Rebecca W for fantastic leadership skills running the Science Day at Picknalls First School. They were absolutely amazing and exceeded all of our expectations. I could not have been more proud!

Miss Thorley wold like to nominate Finn McC, Toby P-L and Harry S in 12D Physics and also, Molly H and Holly T in 10U2 for commendable scores on their recent assessment.

Well done!

News from PE

This week’s job of the week is a drama therapist! The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:

JOB OF THE WEEK – EPISODE #032 – GEOSCIENTIST – YouTube

 If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link: 

Geoscientist job profile | Prospects.ac.uk

Medic Mentor

Medic Mentor have extended our Widening Access to Medicine deadline until 15th April.

We decided to exerted our deadline to give as many students as possible a chance to apply for our WAMS summer school places.

We have a clear vision to level the playing field and widen participation in medicine, dentistry, and veterinary science.

A fully funded WAMS Summer School place is open to year 12s. It is worth up to £3000

To be eligible for funding, students need to identify with one or more of the criteria liked here: https://medicmentor.co.uk/widening-access-to-medicine/ and provide evidence on request.

Successful applicants will get a place on our 5 day Summer School and gain access to continued mentoring throughout the year.

90% of our Summer School students get one or more offers to study medicine, dentistry, or veterinary science.
I would like to invite you to signpost this opportunity for your students, especially for those who would benefit from the mentoring and support available on this highly successful programme.

Medic Mentor awarded 20 fully funded Summer School Places in 2020, 30 places in 2021 and this year we aim to award 30-50 fully funded places to help even more students.

Students can apply directly via the following link –https://airtable.com/shrYADzXgEXQt7dqZ.

This is a standard application process and includes the completion of a 4000 character count personal statement.
Here, students should outline their motivations to study their desired career and the experience and skillset they’ve acquired thus far.

The deadline for applications is Friday 15th of April at 5pm.

If your students are not eligible for our widening access program, they are still very welcome to apply to our Summer School. We highly recommend students check out alternative summer schools and do not apply unless they are serious about a career in medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine.

There are several payment options available to help spread the cost, students who do select the full payment option can receive £250 OFF when they use code: spring22.

Students can find out more here: https://medicmentor.co.uk/medic-mentor-summer-school/

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April 1st 2022

TAHS Weekly Newsletter. 

 

 Motivational Speaker Tuesday 5th April 5.30pm for Parents.

Tim Benton – Motivational Speaker 

“I want you to live at your best” 

Once again we are fortunate to have at Thomas Alleyne’s Tim Benton to come talk to Year 11 pupils and parents. 

Tim has the knack of challenging you to be better than you were before but without you really noticing. Through his disarming manner, his casual and entertaining style and his inarguable logic, he helps all those he works with – young and old – revaluate what they do, why they do it and whether they should be doing something else entirely. 

Tim will be visiting school to work with Yr11 and Yr13 pupils, as well as parents. Pupils will hear Tim give advice and strategies about examination techniques and revision throughout the day and will then run a parents workshop in evening at 5.30pm in the school theatre.

Parents who have been to his talks always head home buzzing with ideas that are not only helpful in dealing with their children but also very relevant to their own careers and personal development.   

Year 13 – mandatory revision techniques talk

On Tuesday 5th April 10.35am – 11.55am, all year 13 students will take part in a mandatory session in the theatre with motivational speaker, Tim Benton, to support their revision. 

Sixth Form job opportunity

We currently have part-time cleaning positions open to Year 12 and Year 13 students. It would be for 2 -3 hours after school each day.

If anyone is interested, please see Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office for an application form.

TUTOR TIME ACTIVITIES W/C 4th April 2022

Year 12

Do you have a positive body image?  Watch the video and discuss the pressures put on

people by photoshop and social media:  In a recent survey, over half of girls aged 16 – 21 said they would have surgery to improve their bodies.  Over 50% of boys said they would change their diet to get the perfect body. Read the list of helplines for eating disorders and speak to school staff if you need support. 

Year 13

Watch the video about coming out to support yourself or a friend.

Year 13 Leavers Information

Hoodies:

Now is the time to order your Leavers Hoodie.  Deadline for this is 9.00am Wednesday 27th April.

A Year 13 Leavers group has been created on Teams, here you will find the link that will take you to the order form.

Year 12 students GCSE certificates

Year 12 students can collect their GCSE certificates from the Sixth Form office.  Please collect them at break and lunch time only.

Signing in and out

Students need to be on site from 8.40-3.05pm and if they leave site briefly for food etc they MUST sign out and back in. This is both a legal and safeguarding requirement. No one should leave site to go to the gym or similar during the school day.

Sixth Form Finance:

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2021-2022 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

Easter Revision

Please see below for the Easter revision schedule, if there are any problems or questions please email Mrs North on north@tahs.org.uk

English

Text collection

We still have a number of texts in room 21 awaiting collection: please see Mrs Hunt or ask your English teacher to check your receipt and get them for you.

We’re going to the theatre!

We’re delighted to be able to offer tickets to see a performance of the GCSE Literature set text An Inspector Calls. The performance takes place at the Regent Theatre, Stoke in October 2022.

Tickets are available to current Year 9 and 10 only, and are very limited, so grab your place via ParentPay.

Wednesday Revision next week

Mr Hulme will be revising Power and Conflict poetry, target grades 5 and 6. Room 13.

Mrs Hunt will be revising the two Language comparison questions (paper 2 questions 2 and 4), for target grades 7-9. Room 21.

Easter Revision

We have a number of sessions running over half term – please ask your English teacher if you’re not sure which session is best for you. 

Work of the Week

Year 9 are at the moment being introduced to their anthology poetry – Year 11 are, in many cases, revising it. Here are Andrea’s first interpretations (Y9) of Remains by Simon Armitage, and Jake’s Y11 revision activity using key phrases from the poem to inspire creative writing. Remember, we read like a writer, and write like a reader!

Book Recommendation

Gracie-Mae in Y9 recommends City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. She writes:

“This book is extremely thrilling and it shows how the  main character Clary (Clarissa Frey) adjusts when she finds out her life is all a lie…”

English department student of the week

Well done to the following students, who have all been nominated by your teachers for student of the week in English. They are:

Y 9 Isabell D, Rory O, Clarissa S, Molly C, Erin G, Lily H, Billie O, Rowan S, Matthew Johnson

Y 10 Morgan P, Macie C, Catherine M, Molly H, Amelia R

Y 11 Chloe K, Zita M, Milly G, Lucy M, Tasha M, Alex B, Salwa E, Keira F, Harriet E, Thomas L, Joe H, Joe H

Y 12 Evie N, Josh H

Y 13 Imogen N, Sophie W

Recycle Your Uniform and Save the Environment.

Calling all Year 11’s, the pastoral team are wanting to help with saving the environment in recycling your school uniform.

If you are interested in supporting us, and would like to donate your uniform after you have left, please can this be given to the school office.

We are looking for Ties, Blazers, Skirts, Trousers, Jumpers and PE Kits.

Thank you

Pastoral Team.

This week’s Science News

This week’s Science Students of the Week

Mrs Simpson would like to nominate Emily L and Rowan S in 9U1 for consistently high attainment in Physics.

Miss Thorley would like to nominate Charlie G and Katie S in 10H5 for model practical skills.

Also, Jack A in 9H2A for exceptional knowledge and contributions in Physics.

Well done!

News from PE

BTEC Sport

Year 10 – External Exam – 9th May AM

This is only 2 weeks after Easter.  Students will be given a revision pack before Easter and will have access to practice papers and revision materials on Teams.

Year 11- Students will receive exam results next Week. To pass the course all students need to complete all 3 assignments.  The assignment instructions and support materials are all on Teams.

During Easter – Wednesday 20th April we will be holding a coursework day from 9am-2.30 in room 40 for all students to complete any outstanding assignments including practical coaching.

Year 12- Students who achieved below a Distinction in Unit 1 are re-sitting  their exam on 16th May.   This will be the final opportunity for them to attempt this unit.  Revision materials are all on Teams.

Year 13- Students should have completed all units prior to Easter.  Students wishing to improve their overall grade have been entered for resits in either Unit 1- 16th May and /or Unit 2 (Part A preparation sessions- Tue 26/4/22 P4, Wed 27/4/22 P1 , Fri 29/4/22 P3 , Tue 3/5/22 P4, Wed 4/5/22.  Part B exam Mon 9/5/22  We are holding a coursework completion day on Thursday 21st April 9-2.30

BTEC Sport – Year 10 revision day

Thursday 21st April 10-2pm in room 1.  In preparation for exam on 9th May. Bring packed lunch. Sign in at reception.

Uttoxeter Cricket Club

Check out the details in this letter regarding opportunities this summer for cricketers.

Virtual Work Experience Opportunities in Health & Social Care

Live Virtual NHS Healthcare Careers Work Experience Programme – Allied Healthcare Mentor (alliedhealthmentor.org)

The Allied Healthcare Mentor programme has a series of virtual work experience days set up over the next few months.  They are designed for anyone in years 10-12 wanting to enter careers such as nursing, midwifery, paramedic science, radiography, speech & language therapy, physiotherapy etc.  Students will join remotely from home and will follow 2 patients through a journey from the A&E department through to discharge.  They will see all the different members of the healthcare team that the patients are involved in and can ask questions about these as career options.  The first opportunity to take part in this is on Sunday 3rd April, but there are monthly opportunities right through until September.  The cost for a day (10am – 5pm) is £10, and students can register to take part via the link above.

NCS Opportunity

This weeks job of the week is a drama therapist! The Mypath video on youtube tells you about this as a role:  JOB OF THE WEEK – EPISODE #031 – FINANCIAL ADVISOR – YouTube

 If you would like to find out more information and how to get into this role then click via this link:  Financial adviser job profile | Prospects.ac.uk

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