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THE KING SCHOOL 53 October 2013 THE JOHN KING JOHN NEWSLETTER—No

NEWSLETTER No: 53 - October 2013

WE ARE OUTSTANDING I hope that all parents have had the opportunity to read the OfSTED report, which has now been published on the school website. The Governing Body, staff and students are delighted with the outstanding rating in our first inspection for 5 years, and our first inspection since we became an academy. The inspection only confirmed what we already know, The King John School provides a quality education. I was particularly pleased with the comments made about our students such as that their ‘behaviour is exemplary’. In meetings with the inspectors our students were erudite and more than willing to give their opinion; this applied to all students regardless of their academic ability, they were wonderful ambassadors for the school. We know that our students work hard and we only want the best possible outcomes. The report said that ‘students are highly supportive of one another’. We agree with this and an example was manifested recently when a collection was suggested for a student that had had his guitar destroyed in an assault; staff and students gave generously. Despite our size, which is often maligned, we are a caring school and we do know our students well. The school was graded outstanding overall and outstanding in the 4 areas inspected; achievement of students; quality of teaching; behaviour and safety of students; and, leadership and management. Since the new OfSTED criteria was introduced it is harder for schools to achieve outstanding. Schools particularly need to show that teachers are able to deliver outstanding lessons so that students make the progress that is expected of them. Our students’ attainment over time at GCSE is consistently well above the national average in almost all subjects, including English and maths and the proportion achieving the top grades at GCSE is rising. Added to that standards are also improving in the school’s Sixth Form with significant improvements seen in results at both AS and A2 this year. Our 2013 Sixth Form results were the best ever and we are confident that this trend will continue and we hope this will encourage our students to choose to continue their further education with us. We could not have achieved as much as we have without the continued support of our parents and we owe you our thanks. Continuing to work together in a home/school partnership will ensure a quality education for every student and mean that together we can ensure the best possible outcomes for your child whatever their ability. Thank you all for your contribution to our outstanding status.


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Battlefields Trip to Belgium On 5th October 2013 Year 8 students attended a day trip to Belgium and we visited different World War 1 locations. The first place we came across had some stairs leading up to an open space. Engraved on the walls were thousands of surnames and initials of the people who fought in the war. This was the Menin Gate. Then we visited a place which people really enjoyed, the chocolate shop. We were given free samples and a 10% discount! After that we drove to a place where German soldiers who fought in the war were buried; Langemark Cemetery. Our Belgian tour guide explained each historic figure that we came across in lots of detail and was happy to answer any of our questions. Afterwards we drove to another cemetery but this was for the British soldiers; Tyne Cot Cemetery. We placed our poppy wreath in remembrance of the soldiers down beside the other poppies and it had our school’s name on it. Our last stop for the day was visiting a real trench, which was extremely wet and muddy! At the same time it was very interesting because we got a realistic view of the state that the soldiers had to fight and live in during the war. Arizona Snow, 8-07

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Uniform Shop Opening Times

Incidents Outside School

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday For Parents: 9.30am - 11.00am For Students: 2.00pm - 2.20pm Term time only

Please be aware that any incidents which occur out of school hours, that you deem to be of a serious nature /or may jeopardise the safety of your child, should be reported to the police, who will make a report,. The school cannot be responsible for incidents which happen outside of school hours.

Reminder to all parents When your child is absent from school we appreciate you calling Student Services to report their absence, but would like to remind you we still require you to send in a letter of explanation for the absence with your child on their return. Without this in writing, the absence will be recorded as unauthorised and may result in the involvement of the Education Welfare Officer.

If you require the Police Liaison Officer you should contact Rayleigh Police Station on 01268 775533

MRS J COPELAND STUDENT SERVICES CO-ORDINATOR

Breakfast Menu

Lost Property LOST YOUR PE KIT, COAT, KING JOHN HOODIE, SHOES OR BAGS? Lost property for students to view will be on display at morning break by the main staircase on Thursday 24th October 2013 Please be aware that any property unclaimed will be donated to a local charity

toast and a piece of fruit  a bowl of cereal and piece of fruit  cereal and yoghurt  yoghurt and dried fruit  fresh oat muffin

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU NAME TAG ALL YOUR BELONGINGS IN FUTURE

Borrowing Money

all options £1 each

Student Services lend small amounts of money to students in emergencies only i.e. forgotten lunch and/or bus money to get home. A phone call will be made to parents to confirm this is allowed. We would like to remind parents that if your child has borrowed money from Student Services it should be repaid the next day as we only have a small float to lend to students.

Parents VLE login now available

NB. This facility will be withdrawn from a student who has money outstanding.

We now have a parent login to our VLE. This provides you with access to the students’ area, which will enable you to see work being uploaded and used by your son/daughter. It also gives you access to the parents’ area which contains useful information, school letters, extra curriculum booklets and Newsletters. Please feel free to have a look.

Letters Home All letters sent home are available to view on the

VLE site together with the Parent Newsletters, Extra Curricular Activities Booklets and the Key Stage 3 Newsletters See opposite for login and password

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Year 7 Robyn Read 7-10 Robyn will be taking part in a national qualifying event for the world championships of Irish dancing between Friday 18th and Monday 21st October. Good Luck !! Thea Taylor 7-10 I took part in the Brentwood Open – Trampoline Competition 6th October 2013. Sunday was my first trampoline competition for quite a while. I

because of these walks from the charities and the people who were in charge of the walk. I felt very proud afterwards and in need of a rest. Thomas Hicks 7-01 My personal achievement is when I won my first trophy which happened in the summer holidays. I went to a football camp for a week and on the final day I was picked from 40 other players to win the coaches’ player trophy. Joshua Ashman 7-01 Josh has recently qualified for the National Finals male gymnastic competition. This is a great personal achievement for Josh and well deserved as he has worked really hard for it.

George Barnett 7-01 My name is George and my personal have not competed since January 2012 due to inju- achievement is obtaining my grade 1 ry, so I was very nervous. I have been training music theory in the last year. I have played the at my new club since May 2013 and took part in Cornet for the past 4 1/2 years the under 13 girls grade G against 15 other girls I have 1 more achievement that I am very proud of and I managed to win first place. which is coming 3rd in the district sports 100m sprint. William Moss 7-09 The King John School William entered a Young Writers’ Mini Sagas – will be holding the Stone Age Stories competition at the end of term Year 7 Disco at primary school. On 23rd September he received on a letter to confirm that his story Humple and The 28th November Mighty Tiger had been chosen to be published in 4pm— 7 pm Stone Age Stories – Stories From The Home Counties which is scheduled to be published in December. This is an achievement William should ADVERTISING SPACE be very proud of and could kick start his career in IS AVAILABLE IN THE creative writing! PARENTS’ NEWSLETTER AND THE PRIZE GIVING PROGRAMMES

Lucy Stritten 7-01 An achievement I have been involved in was a 10km walk around Benfleet for charity. It started at St Marys Church and we went in a loop from there. I have done this twice now, once in 2011 when I supported Unicef and once this past year for Havens Hospice for children and adults. It took us about 3.5 hours but I did it without sitting down. Both the walks were in May. In 2011 I raised about £90 but this year I raised £103.20. I have lots of certificates and thank you letters

Should you wish to advertise in our next Parents’ Newsletter OR Prize Giving Programme, please contact the Reprographics department to discuss your requirements. Gina Ebner E-mail: ginae@thekjs.com Tel: 01702 426723

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Year 7 Film Night/Pyjama Party September 2013 I’m going to tell you about the fantastic film night/pyjama party that the year 7’s enjoyed tremendously. It was a really successful social event for all year 7’s and I think they had a great time. We had a fantastic onesie contest and all the onesies were amazing. We raised over £100 for charity by buying the refreshments. At 3:30pm everyone got changed into their onesies and made their way to the theatre. People were all dressed in different onesies and some of the teachers wore onesies as well. The film we watched was Jurassic Park .The film was amazing and I think everyone enjoyed it. Here are some things people said : “It was a really good film and I had never seen it before” Ellie-Mai 7-11 “I think it was really fun and I enjoyed the sweets most” Lotty 7-11 The screen was as big as a cinema so you could see the movie really well. Lily-Mae 7-11

HOLIDAY DATES 2013/14 TERMS (Inclusive dates)

Non Student Days

Autumn 2013 Tuesday 3rd September—Friday 20th December Spring 2014 Monday 6th January—Friday 4th April Summer 2014 Wednesday 23rd April 2014—Tuesday 22nd July 2014

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HALF-TERM HOLIDAYS (Inclusive dates) Autumn 2013 Monday 28th October —Friday 1st November Winter 2013 Monday 23rd December—Friday 3rd January 2014 Spring 2014 Monday 17th February—Friday 21st February 2014

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Year 10 Jordan is yet to compete for England but is travelling to Austria shortly to fight with the team. As you can imagine she is very excited and determined The following students were selected to film and edit this year’s Summer School Games in Basildon and we wish her good luck. organised by Active Essex (a part of Essex County Council).

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Alex Mears / Jack Duffield / Felix Gibbons Zoe Emery/ Maisie Legg / Jennifer Read Elle Macdonald The students did a fantastic job and the organisers were so pleased with the end result that they sent it to several local councillors as well as various MPs (all in the Essex area) in the hope they will be imJoe Harris 10-04 pressed enough with the Summer Games event to Joe is now competing a new voluntary routine in encourage more schools in the area to take part Trampolining with a 9.3 difficulty and working next year. towards next season where he will compete internationally. Arriving for training on the Friday we They were praised for their hard work, behavior were able to make a late entry for the age group and overall attitude. competition the next day. Joe worked out a set routine over breakfast and practised it in warm up, Well done to all of the students involved. then competed and performed his new routine for the first time in competition, he finished a very Mr Smith creditable second. Media Key Stage 4 Coordinator On Sunday he competed at the much higher level of Fig B which is what he trained for and he led from the first routine to the last. Winning the gold medal and earning the title of U15 Fig B Welsh International Champion. He won against strong competition which included GB squad members.

Kiera Tippett 10-06 Jordan Clarkson 10-07

The Great Britain Pentathlon team came 1st in the World Biathle championships in Cyprus. Kiera was part of that team – she got to stand on the podium whilst they played the British National Anthem. She personally is 6th in the WORLD!

Jordan is involved in uechi-ryū, a traditional style of Okinawan karate. She trains in kata and kumite which are fighting strategies and has to wear pads, a gum shield, chest and body protector and a face mask.

Club uechi-ryū is based in Benfleet. Jordan trains for 6½ hours a week and has travelled as far as Glasgow to fight. She is in the England A squad 14/15 girls’ under 54 kgs and also fights for the regional squad, undertaking regular training in St Albans. Jordan came 4th in a recent competition; an Go Kiera! amazing achievement.

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The Woman in Black’ Theatre Visit and Bespoke Workshops On the 19th September 2013, 70 Year 10 pupils and 6 staff went to the Famous RADA studios in London to attend 4 hours of workshops with professional, actors and directors based on the play ‘ The Woman in Black’. The workshops covered a wide range of skills from plot construction, creation of atmosphere in the theatre to what directors are looking for from the actors.

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Black Trip

The King John pupils were extremely hard working and enthusiastic on the day receiving much praise from the practitioners. All the students were extremely polite and respectful and made myself and the other staff very proud. We then walked to the theatre for the evening performance of the play and the students were scared out of their seats, loving every minute of the spine chilling performances from the actors at the Fortune Theatre, London. A great experience was had by all. My special thanks to Mrs Homer, Ms Woolgrove, Mrs Anderson, Mrs Thomas and Mrs Potter for their support on the day. Thank you. Ms Grennan 9


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The King John School Production is

10th & 11th December 2013 6.30pm In the Theatre Tickets available now from the Creative & Performing Arts Office! Adults: £7 Concessions: £5

The following BTEC Music shows are taking place soon, come along for a night of great music and entertainment! Year 12 Show– 20th November @ The King John Theatre Year 13 Show– 13th November @ The Hollywood

Congratulations to Jake Laurence who passed his external LAMDA Grade 4 in Acting with a 95/100 score gaining a Distinction! Well Done Jake!

The King John Academy of Arts classes are still available: LAMDA Drama

The King John School Music Department

Christmas Carol Service Wednesday 18th December at

Benfleet Methodist Church 7pm The service will be available on CD, if you would like a copy please register your interest at caseyt@thekjs.com

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July 2013 Results: 8 Distinctions, 16 Merits & 10 Passes. Well done to all of the students for working so hard! Foundation Digital Photography Street Dance Art Techniques and now offering Yoga & Musical Theatre! (children and adult classes available) For more information please contact us on 01702 426745 or caseyt@thekjs.com


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Languages MFL Welcome to the new term; for year 7 it may be the first time they have studied French or Spanish. All year 8 students now have the opportunity to study French and Spanish—think how many countries you will be able to order ice cream in soon! Student successes! Congratulations to the following students for being nominated by their peers or teachers as the student of the month in their class and year.

Our gifted linguists in years 8 &9 have been invited to Mandarin lessons which take place at lunch each Wednesday in UC13. Mrs Kavanagh is running a beginners Latin club on Mondays 3:40-4:30 in UC8 for those budding medics, lawyers and anyone who may be interested! Miss Fordyce is starting the Italian club up again after half term in UC3 each Tuesday lunchtime from 1:45-2:15

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Legendary Linguists. We have numerous students who speak another language at home. This year, Alex Nightingale, a year 11 linguist will be interviewing these staff and students—from Yoruba to Bengali, Zulu to Finnish, what can you understand? Helen Nguyen Do you speak another language? I do, Vietnamese. Have you ever been over there? Yes, I go every few years because I have family over there. Is it a hot country? Yeah, it's really hot. Can you speak it very well? Not really. I know some of it. Does your whole family speak it as well? Most of them do. How often do you speak Vietnamese? Well at home I speak it to my mum about half and half.

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Italian: Louis Sharman

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Rebecca Webber

Need extra help with your French or Spanish homework? Want to practice some speaking? Just want to check something quickly? Lorena and Mrs Rouyer-Brown our Spanish and French assistants are available to help you each Tuesday in UC8. Drop in if you need any support with homework, coursework or just to find out about something French or Spanish while eating your lunch!

Dates to remember! October 2013 Year 8 Spanish trip to La Granja to visit our partner school. March 2014 Key Stage 4 trip to Paris. Over 30 students will be undertaking language and cultural tasks around the beautiful city of Paris. April 2014 Whole school Spanish trip to Barcelona and surrounding regions. Students will be enjoying the culture and language opportunities provided in this beautiful part of Spain. April 2014. Key Stage 5 work experience abroad. May 2014 Key Stage 3 trip to St Omer, France for a trip combining science , history, cookery and French! Details for all trips, including photos and videos of past trips and letters can be found on the VLE, French/ Spanish, trips. If you are interested in going on any of the trips, there are still some last minute places available—talk to your French teacher or download the letter from the school website.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning A team of King John year 13 students organised a coffee morning, cake sale and raffle to support the Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 27th September. This cake, made by Jessica Wright, Year 13, was first prize in the raffle and was won by lucky Chloe Foster, Year 7. The whole event raised a brilliant £350; a great achievement so well done to the organisers: Abby, Emily, Jess, Dan, Andrew, Andy, Abbi, Daniel, Nessa, Dan, Kirsti and Tasha for an excellent job. Mrs Arrowsmith Charities Coordinator

school was very upsetting. Mrs Robinson spoke to her contact in Nairobi and fortunately no one at the school was directly affected, although of course such a traumatic event was deeply felt within the school and most people knew someone or knew of someone affected by the incident. To try and help in some small way and to demonstrate our support for our friends and colleagues in Nairobi King John has made a donation of £500 to the Kenya Red Cross who were straight away on the scene dealing with the aftermath in terms of immediate practical help and longer term support and counselling. Our thoughts continue to be with those who have been affected.

Bad Weather Arrangements This is the time of the year when severe weather may cause problems for teachers and students trying to get into school. If we do get any really severe snowstorms please listen to the local radio (BBC Essex and Essex FM) for the up to date news from the school. School closures will be posted on our website by 7.30am www.thekjs.essex.sch.uk. It would be helpful if you didn’t telephone the school directly – the lines just get jammed and teachers trying to contact the school cannot get through!

Kenya Crisis The King John School is supporting the Kenya Crisis. The awful events in September in the Westgate Shopping Centre in Kenya have no doubt moved many of us – but to some teachers of King John there was a special resonance. One of King John’s international partner schools is the Nairobi School, situated just a couple of miles from the Westgate Shopping Centre. A number of the teachers, and even one pupil, at King John have had the wonderful opportunity of visiting the school and / or working with its staff and students. To hear of something so shocking happening so close to our twin 12


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Curriculum plus centre • The King John School Curriculum Plus Centre • was set up in September 2010 to facilitate iso• lation & internal exclusions. • Ofsted Inspection

ICT facilities available including MAC Mobile phones & Ipods all handed over on entry and returned on exit Random electronic scanning in operation Behaviour is continually challenged and monitored Student Intervention After School Programme (ASP)

“Isolating the Behaviour not the Learning”

19th and 20th September 2013 What Ofsted had to say about the CPC The “Curriculum Plus Centre” offers excellent advice and support for the very few students whose behaviour, on occasions, is unacceptable. ’A range of strategies, very often focused on academic achievement, are used effectively to support these students’

The ASP is an additional feature of the CPC. This provision offers behaviourally challenged students a personalised timetable with the opportunity to access the Curriculum with 1 -2 -1 teacher support.

The CPC is recognised as an integral part of the King John School delivering and maintaining a supportive environment with student intervention programmes through a referral process to tackle behavioural difficulties and promote a positive culture to learning that will motivate and enhance respect and achievement.

The CPC provide students with effective mediation sessions giving students the opportunity to take time to listen to each other’s points of view within a non-judgmental environment with successful outcomes.

Mission Statement To identify and reduce students at risk of exclusion and becoming NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) Provide a positive inclusion area Provide training and support for teachers in behaviour & classroom management To provide visual data evidence of student progression

CPC staff and this is communicated to subject teachers and Heads of Year to ensure that work set is completed to a good standard with support.

Restorative Mediation

In Class Student Support.

CPC staff deliver outreach support to identified lessons to support students’ learning and beOver the past three years the CPC has accomhaviour, modated many visitors from other schools sharing our vision and techniques to improve Student monitoring the behaviour and learning outcomes of all stu- All students that access the CPC through our dents. referral process are carefully monitored by

The CPC staff would like to thank parents and carers for their ongoing support in remaining consistent in supporting our students’ achievements. Opening hours 8.30 to 4.30 Monday-Thursday

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8.30 to 4. 00 Friday. Mrs Darbey CPC Manger Miss McCullum CPC Intervention Assistant. Mrs Cooper CPC Intervention Assistant. Tel: 01702 558284 Ext 6766


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Physical Education Super League Netball Amy Rawlings 12-03 Amy made the Surrey Storm short squad (main team) last night and Maddie Dyer 9-01 made the long squad (4 extra players-she is still only 13 and not 14 until next month so they are putting her in this squad until she is 14 and allowed to play on court). This is a huge achievement for both girls but especially for Maddie who is so young. Archery - Josie Skinner 11-10 Over the past year and a half I have been in a talent selection programme with Archery GB. In May 2012 I applied to be in the programme. This meant going to Lilleshall, the home of GB (in all sports) and training with the GB coaches. I had to do exercises, stretchy band work as well as keeping diaries about what exercises I did, how I shoot etc. This was over a 20 week period. Then they selected people who they thought had potential. Unfortunately, I didn’t get selected at this stage and I was recalled in October, although I was not selected once again I was told to carry on with what I was doing. My final chance was July 2013. Again I travelled to Lilleshall where I was told that there were 60 spaces in the whole country and that there would be 3 Academies, Northern, Central and Southern. I worked so hard with the Southern coaches hoping to earn my place. In the last week of August I found out I have been given a place! I was so shocked, I thought my Dad was joking when he told me. I then started to receive emails explaining what was going on. I would have to go across to Gloucester to Hartbury College once a month to work with

coaches. I would do team building exercises and learn about the mental side of archery. I have 10 ‘camps’ up until next August where we will find out what happens next. Out of the 60 people that were selected 3 of them are from my club and 2 of us go to The King John School. I am very nervous but I am looking forward to my future ahead of me.

Girls’ football Well done to the U13 team who beat Lister Academy in the first round of the Essex Cup. This was the first game for the girls and it was great to get off to a winning start to the season. Good luck in the next round! Team: Sasha Souto, Iona Mileman, Gracie Braun, Rihanna Castle, Sarah Carter, Yasmin Robinson, Lily Lewis, Sophia Chambers, Marina Jones, Chloe Wells and Ellie Jones (team mascot with her broken arm!) Goals from Rihanna Castle (2) and Sarah Carter. Mrs Cann

Examinations Office The King John School Examination Office now publishes all important examination information on the school website. Look in the Main Entrance section and you will see the new examinations tab on the right-hand side. We will be regularly updating the site with deadlines, times, venues, booklets and guidelines etc. Please keep checking the site for the latest information about the current and forthcoming examination sessions. Please contact the Exams Officer, Ms. S Newton, with any enquiries.

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Physical Education The Under 16 Hockey Team played in the U16 National Cup on Tuesday 8th October. They were Runners Up in this tournament and progress to represent Essex in the Eastern Regional Tournament on 21st November in Norwich. The team beat Felsted, Chigwell, Brentwood and Forest private schools and narrowly lost 1-0 to Coopers Coburn. This is the first time that two comprehensive schools in Essex have represented Essex in the East. A great achievement!! We wish the girls every success in the next round in their attempt to progress to the National Championships. Team members Heather Jerman Natasha Cheeseman Hannah Amato Caitlin Potts Ellen Taylor Sian Waite Alice Boston Ellie TurnerPowell Antonia TidyJones Amy Pownall Megan Saunders Emily George Amelia Stennett Jordan Castle

Cross Country Final! Four teams are through to the Regional cross country final! For the first time ever King John have got all 4 teams Four teams through to regional cross country final! For the first time ever King John have got all 4 teams through to the regional round of the National Schools Cross Country. The race took place at Gloucester park against schools from across the County. The Junior girls finished 2nd, the junior boys 3rd, the inter girls 1st and the inter boys were 2nd in a close competition. The next round takes place on 9th November in St Albans. Junior girls team - Katy Fenner, Abby Rex, Morgan Taylor, Charlotte George, Erin Lee, Elizabeth McGlynn, Genevieve Pate. Junior boys team - Nick Skinner, Frankie Stone, Jamie Gamon, Azar Aitmarri, Mathew Pointer, Theo Chandler, James Spencer. Inter girls team- Niamh Smith, Kiera Tippett, Emily Warren, Katie Bazela, Jordan castle, Briony Findlay. Inter boys team- Aaron Marshall, Tom Cotgrove, George Cox, Addison Poulton, Bryce O'Dea, Lukas Volk. Mrs Cann & Mr Webb

SILVER DUKE OF EDINBURGH 2013 Congratulations to the Silver 2013 group on completing the expedition sections of their award! The group took part in two expeditions, their practice in July to Eastbourne and their assessed expedition to the Peak District in September. The group were absolutely fantastic on both of their expeditions with only a few getting lost! A big thank you to the group leaders, Mrs Neal, Mr Higham and Mr Rider for assisting on the trip. Students must now remember to ensure they complete all of their sections and upload on to EDofE to complete their award. Mrs Denny.

Back row from left: Jessica Regan, Emily George, Imogen Robins, Codey Shirley, Alice Boston, Nelson Hunt, Josh Devlin, Megan Norris, Henry Taylor, Nicki Warrens, Alex Cross, Alfie Wall. Front row from left: Bronnie Jenkins, Josie Skinner, Ellen Taylor, Ellie T-P, Hannah Amato, Nancy V-R, Harriett Turner, Megan Sanders.

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Level 3 Electrical Treatments Body Electrical Treatments: Galvanic Electro muscle stimulator Micro-Current Lymphatic Drainage

Facial Electrical Treatments Direct High Frequency Galvanic Micro-Current Lymphatic Drainage All facials are good for deep cleansing of the skin, they also help to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles giving skin youth and radiance. Visible results can be seen after a course of treatments. Cost per treatment ツ」10

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Looking to hire the KJS Facilities Well look no further If interested please contact James Benford 01702 426703 Or E-mail : jamesb@thekjs.com The School can offer: Astroturf Sports Hall Gymnasium Classrooms Theatre Dance Studio All available to hire in the evening or on a Saturday (Regrettably we cannot hire premises for social gatherings and parties) 16


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