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  • Thursday 21 July 2022 LaSWAP Enrolment Arrangements Students can collect their GCSE results from Acland Burghley on Thursday 25 August from 10am. We will be enrolling Acland Burghley students from this time. We will attempt to enrol as many students as possible on the Thursday; enrolment is a quick process in most cases and if possible, students should wait after collecting their results. Enrolment will also be available at the LaSWAP building on Highgate Road from 9.30am on Friday 26 August.
  • Friday 8 July 2022 New Y11 end of year exams We are proud of how the new Y11 cohort have conducted themselves in their end of year exams so far. We know that this period presents challenges but we can also see that the students are keen to rise to them.
  • Friday 8 July 2022 Introduction to LaSWAP and Post-16 for new Y12 Parents webinar available The recording of this webinar can be found on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyE2G6eLLDJlHNmMIGWFFzg
  • Friday 8 July 2022 New Y11 Work Experience Y10 Students will be going on placement 18-21 July.Please remind students to plan their journey to and from their placements, ensure they are aware of their start times, and have their employers contact number and name to hand.
  • Friday 1 July 2022 New Y11 end of year exams Please remember that the key information (timetables, topics, revision) is all on the New Y11 page of the school website. Now that the exams are upon us please remember these final strategies you can use to help the exam period run smoothly for your child.
  • Friday 1 July 2022 New Y10 GCSE courses It has been very exciting watching the New Y10 students settle into their GCSE courses. We know they have been enjoying finding out more about the demands of their chosen subjects at GCSE level and they have risen to the challenges posed to them.
  • Friday 1 July 2022 Y11 Reminder: remote LaSWAP enrolment in August We are offering a limited number of remote enrolments for LaSWAP on Tuesday 30and Wednesday 31August. These enrolments will be via Zoom and will require an internet-enabled device with a camera and earphones or a speaker.
  • Friday 24 June 2022 Y11 LaSWAP Enrolment and Introduction to LaSWAP webinar We are offering a limited number of remote enrolments for LaSWAP on Tuesday 30and Wednesday 31August. These enrolments will be via Zoom and will require an internet-enabled device with a camera and earphones or a speaker.
  • Friday 24 June 2022 LaSWAP Taster day for Y11 On Friday 1 July, there will be a LaSWAP taster day for Y11s. This is a great opportunity for students to:
  • Friday 17 June 2022 New Y11 revision and Y11 prom A reminder of the sessions offered outside of lesson time to support students in their preparations for their end of year exams which take place from Monday 4 July.
  • Friday 10 June 2022 Y11 History Revision dates
  • Friday 10 June 2022 Y11 French/Spanish GCSE Speaking mock exam dates This is our first speaking practice under exam conditions that will take place on one of the following dates at the back of the library on Tuesday 14 June, Wednesday 15 June, Thursday 16 June and Friday 17June.
  • Friday 27 May 2022 Y10 Information Evening and Y11 Revision opportunities Thank you to all of the Y10 families who joined us on Thursday evening to find out more about how to support their children in Y11, specifically for their end of year examinations in July. On the Y10 page of the website are all of the key documents that were shared on the evening:
  • Friday 20 May 2022 Y11 LaSWAP conditional offers Y11 students will receive their LaSWAP Conditional Offers via their tutors early next week.
  • Friday 13 May 2022 Y10 Information Evening and Y11 Exams Families of Y10 students, together with their child, are invited to an information evening on Thursday 26 May at 5.30pm. The purpose of this evening will be to talk about the cohort moving into Y11 in the Flying Start, the formal assessment period in July, and share effective independent learning skills. Since we were not able to meet with you in person for their parents’ evening we are very much looking forward to seeing you then.
  • Friday 13 May 2022 Y11 Remote LaSWAP Enrolment in August We are offering a limited number of remote enrolments for LaSWAP on Tuesday 30and Wednesday 31August. These enrolments will be via Zoom and will require an internet-enabled device with a camera and earphones or a speaker.
  • Friday 6 May 2022 The Brilliant Club in Cambridge A group of Y10 students visited the University of Cambridge on Tuesday 3May for a 'graduation celebration' after completing The Brilliant Club's Scholars Programme, a national university-access course, for which they had to attend classes with a PhD tutor and independently write a 2000-word final essay. The students enjoyed touring Cambridge and visiting King's and Emmanuel College, where they got to attend Q&A sessions with current students and learn about university life.
  • Friday 6 May 2022 Y10 Drama: Marys Seacole Y10 Drama pupils are going to see The Donmar Warehouse’s Marys Seacole. Prior to this, they are taking part in an in-school workshop. The workshop will take place Monday 9May and will run from 11.15 am to 1.15pm.
  • Friday 29 April 2022 Congratulations to Y11 Dance The Y11 GCSE Dance cohort performed their practical work to family, friends and staff on Wednesday 27 April. Each student performed as part of a trio demonstrating excellence physical and expressive skills. The students also displayed their talent as choreographers, creating excellent pieces of work that reflected themes set by the exam board.
  • Friday 29 April 2022 Y10 Information Evening We will shortly be formally writing to families of Y10 students to invite you and your child to an information evening on Thursday 26 May at 5.30pm. The purpose of this evening will be to talk about the cohort moving into Y11 in the flying start, the formal assessment period in July, and share effective independent learning skills. Since we were not able to meet with you in person for their parents’ evening we are very much looking forward to seeing you then.
  • Friday 29 April 2022 Support for Y11 in the Summer Term A booklet of information has been collated on the advance information and can be found on the Y11 page. This information has details about the key topics students need to prepare for as well as links to useful resources and tips on how to complete effective revision. You and your child should be regularly referring to this booklet in order to structure their revision.
  • Friday 22 April 2022 Y11 French/Spanish GCSE Speaking exam Please find the dates of the speaking exams (25% of the GCSE grade) that will take place on one of the following dates: Thursday 5 May, Friday 6 May and Monday 9 May.
  • Friday 22 April 2022 Y11 LaSWAP and Pathways interviews One to one LaSWAP and Pathways interviews for all Y11 students have now begun. These interviews use the LaSWAP application form as a basis to discuss career goals, future ambitions and suitable pathways with Y11 students. The aim of the interview will be to establish a post-16 pathway including course and subject options. For most students this will include LaSWAP, although this may not be their first choice. We also understand that LaSWAP is not the best choice for all students and will advise accordingly.
  • Friday 22 April 2022 Y11 English after school revision Week + Date
  • Friday 1 April 2022 Updated Y11 Easter menu of revision Below is the updated version of the Y11 Easter menu of revision opportunities. There are some additional sessions to the earlier version sent.
  • Friday 18 March 2022 Y10 and Y11 notices Please look out for your child’s latest report coming out in the post
  • Friday 11 March 2022 Y11 mock exams Below is the timetable for the March mock exams. Students will have now completed the majority of their revision and preparation so in these coming days building healthy routines will be very important.
  • Friday 25 February 2022 GCSE maths exam advanced information Dear families of Y11 students,
  • Friday 25 February 2022 Y10 mid term assessments and Y11 March assessments We are very proud of how Y10 have conducted themselves in their core mid-term assessments. They have been making good use of the library and I have heard that the work they are producing is of a good standard and reflects what they have put in so far in their GCSE courses.
  • Friday 11 February 2022 Y10 mid term assessments and Y11 Information Evening Y10 are sitting their mid term assessments after the half term break.
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