Rossett News Update – 28 September 2017
Open Evening/Open Day
Rossett will be welcoming the parents of Year 6 pupils to listen to a presentation from the Headteacher about the school and our educational philosophy on Thursday 5 October (6.30-8.30pm). Parents will also have an opportunity to speak to faculties about the curriculum as well as find out about admissions and much more.
This is followed by our Open Day on Saturday 7 October (9.30am-12noon) where parents and children are invited to meet our students and teachers and see our school in action.
Can you help the PTA?
The PTA help at both of the above events and are looking for help with refreshments from 6pm onwards for the Open Evening and from 9am onwards for Open Day. They would also appreciate any donations of cakes and biscuits for the Saturday – these can be dropped off at Reception on Friday or Saturday morning. Please go to the PTA website for further details: http://www.rossettpta.co.uk/.
European Day of Languages
The European Day of Languages was a huge success with delicacies from our Executive Chef, concours de petanque and handball in PE and tongue twisters in lessons as well as specialities from European countries being on offer in the dining halls at lunch time.
September Surprise Concert
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the September Surprise Concert on Thursday – it was a fantastic evening with a variety of bands taking part and a Year 7 mass choir. Especial congratulations to our first-timers, the Year 7 soloists who made such an impression on the audience: Gemma Bielby; Ella Lewis; Aidan Rhall; Alannah Saphir; Lauren Edwards; George Papadopoullos; Lice Loring and Emily Dicker.
The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning
Congratulations to our Sixth Form for raising over £350 for the Macmillan Cancer charity. Also thanks to everyone who made cakes and supported the event today.
Date for your diary: Thursday 19 October 2017 Year 11 ‘Supporting Your Child’ Evening,
As part of our continued commitment to helping students achieve their best possible grades at GCSE we would like to invite all parents/carers of Year 11 students to our ‘Supporting Your Child’ event in the Sixth Form Centre on Thursday 19 October between 6-8pm.
This informal evening will offer practical advice and useful revision tips/techniques, as well as information about support material, preparing a revision plan and sourcing revision guides and past papers. More details to follow.
Internet safety presentation evening
Harrogate Police are running an Internet Safety Evening on 18 October at 6.30-7.00pm at HGS for parents of students from Year 6 upwards. To register interest in attending please email PCSO Will Champion at Will.Champion@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk
- Katie Holman in 9KMD, who has obtained her CREST bronze award from the British Science Association for designing an environmentally friendly house. Well done Katie!
What’s happening next week …
Monday 2 October
- Year 11 Geography Field trip to York
Wednesday 4 October
- American Exchange Parents’ meeting in the Sixth Form Centre at 6pm
Thursday 5 October
- Year 6 Parents’ Evening (6.30-8.30pm)
Friday 6 October
- Staff Training Day – no students in school
Saturday 7 October
- Open Day (9.30am-12noon)