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Art Competition

Mrs Cochran

Please see attached poster about an Art Competition open to students in Year 7, 8 and 9.  Deadline for entries is 26 November.

Careers: Speech and Language Therapist

Ms Hahn

MS Teams Workshop: 
A Career as a Speech and Language Therapist 
27/10 from 11am to 1.30pm

Call the Speech and Language Therapy department now on 01473 321225 to book your place.

Boys Volleyball!

Mr Hepper Sport

Monday lunchtime at 13:35 - Dome - Need trainers - Pro or first timer, all are welcome!

Valuable Lost Property

Mrs Cochran

There are items of unclaimed lost property held in Student Services. If you lost any of the following in school before the summer holidays please see Student Services.

Pencil Cases, Jewellery, Watches (including FitBits), 
Purses, Glasses, Keys, mobile phone, Battery Charger!

College Open Events for Y10 & Y11

Ms Hahn

Open Events at local colleges for Y10 and Y11 students:

Abbeygate Sixth Form College (ASFC):
Thursday 21/10/21 5pm-8pm

West Suffolk College (WSC)
Saturday 6/11/21 9.30-12.30pm
Thursday 25/11/21 5.30-7.30pm

Please check the relevant college websites for booking information.

Open Events: Cambridge Regional College (CRC)

Ms Hahn

Cambridge Regional College (CRC)  Open Events

Cambridge campus (King's Hedges)
Wed 13/10/21 4.30-7pm  
Sat 20/11/21 9.30-12.30pm

Huntingdon campus (California Road)
Thurs 16/9/21 5-7pm
Sat 27/11/21 9.30- 12.30pm

For info visit: https://www.camre.ac.uk/about/events/open-days/

Open Events at Suffolk New College

Ms Hahn

Ipswich Campus Open Event
Thurs 7/10 from 5.30-8pm
Tues 30/11 from 5.30-8pm

Suffolk Rural (Otley campus) Open Event
Sat 16/10 from 9.30am to 12pm
Sat 11/12 from 9.30am to 12pm

Book 1 ticket per family

Year 11 English Matters

Ms Merryweather English

A116 3.40-4.50

If you're in Y11 and you'd like some extra help with English, or would like to make quicker progress, come along to English matters after school on Wednesdays at 3.40 in A116.  We will begin by working on how to do well in the mocks!  We'd love to have a full house. There will be snacks!

Y11 Ofqual Exams blog

Mrs Cochran

Copy and paste this link to a blog about next year's GCSE exams. Useful info contained within!


Post-16 interviews

Ms Hahn

Year 11 students: VERY IMPORTANT
Please remember to register with your class tutor before attending your post-16 appointment with me. If this is impossible for any reason, please register with Reception before our meeting.

Thank you
Miss Hahn


Mrs Cochran

Please see attached list of Performing Arts Clubs for the Autumn Term.   Music, Drama and Dance.

Updated 13 Oct 21.

School Nurse Lunchtime Drop In

Mrs Cochran

School Nurse Lunchtime Drop-In

Monday 27 September 1.20-2.20pm
Monday 22 November 1.20-2.20pm

No appointment necessary.  Please wait next to College Base A (Room A31a).  Open to all students.  

Reception Area

Mrs Cochran

Please DO NOT use main Reception as a corridor. 

This area is out of bounds to students unless you need to speak to a member of the Reception team or Medical staff.  Thank you.


Mrs Cochran

Are you interested in Debating?  Come along to Debate Club in the Foundation Room on Tuesdays after school.   All welcome.

Sign up using the booking system on the school website.

Tutoring on Monday Lunchtimes

Mrs Cochran

Tutoring takes place on a Monday Lunchtime in the Library. Tutoring is just a space for students to complete their revision or homework with a few prefects there to help them if needed.

Art Journaling Lunch Club

Mrs Cochran

Fancy a bit of down-time at lunch break?

Come to A117 on Mondays at 1.50pm where we will be getting the paints out to create colourful backgrounds for our journals.   

Mrs Eley


Drop In Sessions ALL WELCOME

Mrs Cochran

Come along to A118 Monday to Friday lunchtimes to the drop-in service. 

If you have any concerns, need support or advice, someone to talk to, or just want a quiet place to chill out and eat lunch - we're open every lunchtime, led by Year 11 students. 

Everybody welcome.

Will Riches