Head's weekly message and letters
24th May 2019 | Head's Weekly Message |

Dear Parents and Carers

Today was another mufti day for the students, with money raised to go towards the Ricky Playhouse and New Library developments. These will be fantastic additions to the learning opportunities for our students and the sooner we can raise the necessary funds to initiate these projects, the sooner our students and the community will benefit. Thank you for your support.

Year 10 students have been on work experience this week getting a taste for life after school! The feedback from employers has been excellent with lots of references to the personal qualities our students show daily at school. I hope the students have enjoyed their placements.

Congratulations to Year 11 and Year 13 students on the hard work and effort they have undertaken in preparation for their GCSE and A level exams this week. Year 11 are almost half-way through their series now. We wish them all the best of luck with the remaining exams. We also wish Key Stage 3 students the best of luck as they prepare for their core exams in the first week after half-term.

Please remember we are piloting a revision to our mobile phone policy commencing Monday 3 June – please see details in the letter from Mr Carrera last week who leads on BYOD in the School. Students will be informed of the specifics in assemblies next week.

I wish you and your family an enjoyable Whitsun half-term break, and to those students revising over half-term, your hard work and effort will be rewarded with the results you achieve.

Summer Grand Draw – New Prizes Added

Don’t forget to buy/sell your Grand Draw Raffle Tickets! We have an enormous list of fantastic prizes, to which we have just added a signed Anthony Joshua Boxing Glove and a £100 Amazon voucher. All prizes are donated – we thank all of you for your generosity. Please help us by selling or buying your raffle tickets – more are available at Student Reception if you need them! To date we have raised £2,800. Our target is £10,000 - please help us achieve this!

PTA quiz night -12 July

Tickets can now be purchased via our trybooking service www.tryingbooking.co.uk/JCW for a great evening’s entertainment!  It is not too early to book, so book now to avoid disappointment.  Further information is on TryBooking.

Yours sincerely

Paul Thompson

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GroupCall letters sent out this week:


Commencing 20 May 2019

  1. Year 9 - Study of Blood Brothers for KS4

  2. Year 10 - Macbeth Textbook and Workbook

  3. Year 10 - Trial Exams Timetable

  4. Year 10 - Trial Exams

  5. Year 7 - 11 - Free School Meals Applications Information

  6. Year 7 - 11 - Free School Meals Applications

  7. Year 7 - 12 - Mandarin Twilight

  8. Year 8 - Science Revision Guide

  9. Year 8 - End of Year Science Exam

  10. Year 11 - Expectations for this Week

  11. Whole School - Non-Uniform Day - Friday 24 May

  12. Year 11 - NCS Information

  13. Whole School - Uniform Shop - Help Required

  14. Year 7 - Science Revision Workbook

  15. Year 7 - End of Year 7 Science Exam

  16. Year 10 - Enrichment Week 2019

  17. Year 9 - Enrichment Week 2019

  18. Year 8 - Enrichment Week 2019

  19. Year 7 - Enrichment Week 2019

  20. Year 11 - Breakfast Poster

  21. Year 11 - Exam Timetable w/c 13/05/2019

  22. Year 11 - May Update