Rossett News Update – 20 July 2018

RKA A Level Design Exhibition 2018 – Harewood House

Just a reminder that our A level students’ work will be on display in the Courtyard Education Suite at Harewood House as part of the Red Kite Alliance Summer Design Exhibition.  The exhibition is open to the public from Friday 20 July 2018 until 2 September 2018.  Entrance to the Summer Exhibition is free to Harewood Card holders or is included with a Grounds and Below stairs ticket.

We are extremely proud of all our students’ pieces and would like to congratulate Dom Richardson whose Product design work was awarded Highly Commended.

Mentor of the Year (Secondary)

Congratulations to Miss Mann who has won the award for ‘Mentor of the Year (Secondary)’ from Leeds Trinity in recognition of the mentoring work she has completed with the student teachers from the university.

News from First Aid

We are delighted that nineteen Rossett students successful passed their St John Ambulance CPR award and Defibrillator training last week, having been mentored by the Rossett First Aid Team and Ms Rogers.

The Princes Trust First Aid students have also passed their three-part course and the above qualifications.

The First Aid Department will be offering more first aid training and qualifications next year for all students who would like to learn some lifesaving skills.

New Year 7s – Bus organisation in the first week of term

We are looking forward to welcoming our new Year 7s in September.  Parents and students should be aware that Year 7s will be released from their period 5 lesson five minutes early, for the first week of term, to go to the buses.

Results’ Days

Thursday 16 August 2018 – Year 12 and Year 13 Post 16 Results

Year 13: Results will be available for collection in Sixth Form Centre from 8am until 10.30am
Year 12: Results will be available for collection in Sixth Form Centre from 9.30am until 10.30am

Thursday 23 August 2018 – Years 11 and 10  GCSE results

Year 11: Results will be available for collection in Sixth Form Centre from 9am until 11am
Year 10: Results will be available for collection in Sixth Form Centre from 10am until 11am

As in previous years, the exam results will be published in the local newspaper – please contact Miss A Wade (Student Data & Progress Manager) by email ( before 15 August with any queries regarding this.

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What’s happening the first week back …

Monday 3 September (no students in school)

Tuesday 4 September (only Years 7 and 12 in school)

Wednesday 5 September

Thursday 6 September

A reminder that a copy of the school calendar for 2018/19 is available on the website:

This term we say goodbye to Mrs Longster (Science) and Mrs Lee (Resources Technician) who have completed 28 and 27 years of services respectively – we wish them well in their retirement.

We are also saying goodbye to a number of teaching and support staff: Miss Barrow, Mr Beever, Miss Cull, Mrs Davies, Mrs Guinness, Miss Hellawell, Miss Hopkins, Mr Matthews, Miss Murtagh, Miss Richardson and Mrs Walker.

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a lovely holiday and I look forward to welcoming all our students and staff back in September

Ms Woodcock