Weekly News Bulletin: 1 October 2018

Information from Art
KS3 Art History Homework
All year 7 and 8 students should now have joined the appropriate Google Classroom and have begun their first half-termly homework project. Please contact me with any technical problems and I will to assist, where possible. The Art department are looking forward to seeing the amazing practical work and reading the quiz responses!

KS4 and KS5 Art packs
Back by popular demand, art packs are available to purchase on ParentPay. There are some still available, and it is important that GCSE art students have their own equipment to ensure they achieve their full potential throughout the course.

Tate Britain trip on Tuesday 16th October
Year 9, 10, 12 and 13 Art and Photography students are invited to attend a trip to an art gallery in London. Places are filling up fast so we encourage a swift payment on ParentPay not to miss out!

Art GCSE enrichment
All students should be on track with homework set on SMHW. If they need to catch up, enrichment sessions will be offered as follows:

• Tuesday lunchtime – Year 9
• Wednesday lunchtime – Year 11
• Thursday lunchtime – Year 10

Individual students will be invited but the art rooms are open for GCSE and A Level students to complete art work most days.

Contributions
A huge thank you to all of the parents who have made a contribution to the Art department via ParentPay. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
Mrs J Duke – Head of Art

Uttlesford Schools Careers Fair – Wednesday 10th October 2018
There are just less than two weeks to go until the Uttlesford Schools Careers Fair.

The Careers Fair takes place from 5 – 8.30 p.m. on Wednesday 10th October 2018 in Saffron Hall at Saffron Walden County High School and students and parents from all the Uttlesford Secondary schools are invited to attend.

It is never too soon to start thinking about possible career progression options and with more than 80 companies and Higher Education providers manning stands and giving talks during the evening, this is a great opportunity for students and parents from all year groups to attend and explore the career opportunities that exist.

Hatfield Forest – Creative Horizons workshop for young people, Saturday 6, October 10 – 4pm
Please click on the following link for further information about this event: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/cd40cdbd-321e-4302-8793-3d22ff0127c7/pages/details
Mr N Wilcox – DoL – Year 9 / Geography Teacher

Scholastic Book Fair
This week we have the Scholastic Book Fair in the Learning Zone, the books are very reasonably priced with many special offers, students will bring home a slip with the name of the book & payment due for you to pay via Parent Pay. Once payment has been received students can collect the books. Payment is open until Monday evening. Please support the Learning Zone to enable us to buy new resources.
Mrs S Bird – Learning Zone Manager

Student Reception
Due to unforeseen circumstances Student Reception has temporarily relocated to the main hall. Parents needing assistance must please report to MAIN Reception, students needing assistance may report to the main hall.
Thank you for your co-operation.
Student Reception

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Training
Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award training commences on Tuesday 2nd October in A05 and there will be an introduction to the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award during Year 9 assembly on Wednesday 3rd October.
Mrs V Middleton-Sams – Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Co-ordinator

Twitter
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• HRS general account: @HelenaRomanes
• English: English_HRS
• Science: @hrs_science
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• Media and Drama: #hrscreativearts @ArtsHrs