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Copleston Chronicle First half of Spring Term 2013 — Issue 27

YEAR 8 NEWS Library Reading Awards Over 150 students have achieved their Bronze Awards this term, 80 their Silver Awards, 10 their Gold Awards and Isabel Mulock has achieved her Platinum Award. Well done to all concerned. Achievement A record number of students are receiving rewards in lessons; please encourage students to keep engaged and to get involved in lessons. WOW Sessions Well done to the Year 8 students for continuing their enthusiasm on Wednesday afternoons. As well as organising a Year 7 drama group to lead, Year 8 students will be embarking on an ICT Club next term too. Year 8 Netball Well done to the girls this term! On 30th January, the Year 8 netball team won the match against Ipswich Girls School 14-7. Thank you to Miss Connell and Miss Baldry who coach the team. Matilda Well done to Nathan Howland. Nathan is currently living and studying in St John’s Wood in London, as he has been successful in gaining the part of ‘Bruce’ in the West End Show, Matilda. He is currently in rehearsals and will start performing in March. We wish him well. Operation Smoke Storm( www.operationsmokestorm.com) All students in Year 8, as part of PSHE, will be taking part in constructing an anti-smoking campaign. If successful, students will present films and productions at an award ceremony in June. The aim is to praise and encourage Healthy Lifestyles. Thank you to Miss Curtis for organising this. Looking Ahead Wednesday 6th March, 10am onwards – UCS Workshop Day, promoting university progress with Year 8 students Thursday 18th April- Year 8 Parents’/Carers’ Evening Finally, can I thank parents/carers for all their support with Year 8? It has been fantastic to go on learning walks around the school. In particular, we have some very talented and creative students in Textiles, Food Technology and Art. Please continue to support our high standards. Attendance at 95.45% is excellent, and, with high standards of behaviour, learning and uniform, we endeavour to go from strength to strength. Best Wishes Year 8 Team Craig Macartney Head of Year 8

Alex Curtis Assistant HOY

Ian Page Director of Learning

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Tara Baldry Pastoral Support Worker

Copleston Chronicle Issue 27  
Copleston Chronicle Issue 27  

Copleston Chronicle Issue 27

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