Year 11 Bulletin – December

Drop Down Week – Monday 16th – Wednesday 18th December

Next week, students will be following an alternative timetable. They will have the opportunity to complete work in their options subjects within extended sessions. As there are a number of external assessments, exams and controlled assessments which begin in January, this time will be used to complete coursework and prepare for this time. For example, students studying Engineering will begin their 9-hour synoptic unit; Hospitality and Catering students will be starting their Unit 2 controlled assessment; Art and Photography will get their exam project in January etc. Attendance during these final three days of term is crucial. We will finish this dropdown week with Christmas lunch on Wednesday followed by Christmas prize draws.

Mock Results Evening – Thursday 23rd January

Year 11s have been completing mock examinations over the past fortnight. They have completed a full range of papers in a range of subjects. These papers will be marked over the coming weeks and you are invited to the Mock Examination Results Evening which also encompasses Parents’ Evening on Thursday 23rd January.

Mathematics and English Homework

Students will be receiving booklets for mathematics and English in tutor time on Monday. These are to be completed as homework in readiness for the first maths / English lesson back in January. Students can complete these prior to breaking up for Christmas, or complete them over the holidays. For English, students will receive a revision booklet on the text, An Inspector Calls. This is an important task as students will be revisiting the text again in January. In maths, they will receive a booklet of mixed questions to work through alongside their revision book. If there are any queries surrounding these booklets, students should see their teachers prior to breaking for Christmas.

On a final note, thank you for your support over this busy term, and I wish you all a lovely Christmas break once Wednesday afternoon arrives!

Mrs Hughes

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