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Sixth Form Open Evening 17th October 2019

Our Sixth Form Open Evening took place on Thursday 17th October 2019.
Anyone who missed the event can view the presentation below


University of Nottingham Express Yourself

Express Yourself: Autistic adolescents sharing ideas about anxiety and navigating an ever changing world

As part of the Festival of Social Sciences, the School of Education is looking for autistic adolescents to help understand and support diversity. This is a chance for them to come together to be heard and to hear each other, to demonstrate that their experience is valid and valuable and that they are able to contribute to the development of research and thinking about education. They will be able to express themselves in any way they feel comfortable; taking part in a discussion or just listening to others; using their skills and interests to demonstrate what education means to them; and sharing strategies for coping in mainstream school or thriving out of full time school.

On the second afternoon there will be the opportunity to look at their ideas; to share thoughts, feelings, and ideas in a variety of ways, to identify key strategies and coping mechanisms that can assist them in day to day life, but using the arts as a particular medium to support the development of those strategies. This work will be guided by artists across different art-forms with different skills. This will be a fun and safe environment to try new ideas and to help artists and professionals think about different ways of working with young people that can have a positive impact.

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November 1-4pm

Participants will then have the opportunity to invite friends and family to the university on Friday 8 November to share their work.

Full information can be found on the event webpage.

Year 7 Tutor Parents’ Evening 6th November 2019

Our Year 7 Tutor Parents’ Evening takes place on Wednesday 6th November 2019 in A Block, from 4.15pm until 6.45pm. 

Students will need to arrange an appointment with their tutor using the form attached to this letter

Cross Country Success

CC winter league 6.10.19

Our winter league cross country team took part in the first of three events at the weekend in the lovely setting of Sherwood Pines Country Park. Lots of standout performances including Megan Taylor in Y7 finishing 1st in the Y7 girls race, Noah Turner and Jacob Pelling finishing 7th and 8th respectively in the Y7 boys race, and top 10 finishes for Sydney Wile, Caitlin Want, Harvey Sturton and Ethan Morley-Robinson. This means that our Y7 girls, Y7 boys and Y8/9 boys sit 3rd in the overall team positions.

The next event is on Saturday 23rd November for anyone wishing to join the team.

Isaac represents England in Danone World Cup

Isaac Davies

We were delighted to hear that Isaac Davies, will be playing for Nottingham Schools’ FA team, and representing England at the upcoming Danone Nations Cup World Finals later this week in Salou and Barcelona.

Isaac, who also plays for Nottingham Forest, played in the English Schools’ FA (ESFA) Danone Nations Cup U11 National Finals, and following a series of final fixtures, the Nottingham Schools’ FA team were crowned National Champions 2019. The Danone Nations Cup is the World’s biggest football tournament for 10 – 12 year olds, and 30,000 spectators are expected at the event in Salou and Barcelona.

Isaac is pictured with his Nottingham teammates collecting their trophy and medal.

Congratulations and good luck!

Passport to Hockey

Oli Carey web

We were delighted to hear from Oli's proud coach that he has recently gained a bronze medal in the 'Passport to Hockey' programme at Notting-Hill junior hockey club (a collaboration between Nottingham Hockey club and Redhill Ladies Hockey club). He worked hard all summer and has now set his sights on a silver medal!