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Newsletter Friday, 18th January 2013 Dear Parent, Carer The cold weather this week has not hampered our pace here at Neville Lovett. As I write there is a potential for heavy snow over the next few days and parents are advised to check the school website regularly for updates. Information regarding school closures can also be found at http://www.hants.gov.uk/education/schoolclosures/. We were visited last week by Mark Hoban, MP for Fareham who has taken a keen interest in the rapid and sustained progress there has been at the school. The newsletter will continue to contain useful information for parents each week and we thank you for taking the time to read it. Your feedback is always welcome. Nadine Powrie

Headteacher Academy Consultation Process All parents should now have received their information pack via the post. However, if your pack does not arrive there are spare copies available from the school reception or the documents can be viewed on the school website. 

Academy Consultation meeting dates: Existing parents Year 5 and 6 parents Staff Meeting

4th February 2013 at 6.00 pm in the School Hall 11th February 2013 at 6.00 pm in the School Hall 28th January 2013 at 2.45 pm

The student consultation meeting took place on Wednesday, 16th January. Feedback from students was very positive. They asked lots of questions and engaged thoroughly in the consultation. Students were enthusiastic about the proposal. Year 11 revision skills In order to support revision skills for Year 11 there will be a memory workshop to look at revision techniques. The same workshop will be delivered on 2 different dates so students can attend whichever is convenient. The workshops will be on Friday 25th January and Tuesday 29th January in C3i at 14h40. Parents are more than welcome to join us for the session. Mrs Ashley, Deputy Headteacher (Teaching and Learning) Exam News GEOGRAPHY EXAM - Monday 21st January (SDME exam worth 25% of overall grade). Students should use the weekend wisely and go through their revision materials. They should use www.geographypods.com/january-2013 to help and follow @NLSGeography on Twitter for lots of revision tips. HISTORY EXAM - Wednesday 23rd January (Germany resit exam worth 25%) Tuesday 29th January (British Society resit exam worth 25%). Students should attend revision sessions in A10 and A14 on a Thursday and Friday. They should use the VLE, revision packs, examiners packs and all of their notes to prepare. ADDITIONAL SCIENCE - Biology 2 Tuesday, 22nd January, Chemistry 2 Thursday, 24th January and Physics 2 Friday, 25th January. Mark Hoban MP Mark Hoban, MP visited the school on Friday. He met with Mrs Powrie to discuss the continued rapid progress of the school and then toured the site speaking to staff and students.


Newsletter Friday, 18th January 2013 Governor News The governor’s Community and Environment committee met on Tuesday . Part of the responsibility of this committee is to monitor the Health and Safety policy of the school. The site manager provides the committee with details of the works being undertaken around the school and also future works planned. Elizabeth Webb, Chair of Governors Staff News This term we are delighted to welcome to the school Lucy Sanders as Teacher of Art/Textiles, Nina Matcharadze, Teacher of Maths and Sean Walsh and Grace Rawlinson who have joined our English department. The following staff left Neville Lovett at the end of the Autumn term: Mr Fargher, Mr Clouting, Miss Grant and Miss Piper. We wish them all well for the future. Mrs Sanders

Pastoral Structure The pastoral structure at school will be as follows with immediate effect: Year group

Progress Leader

7

Mrs S Hoggarth

email: s.hoggarth@nevillelovett.hants.sch.uk

8&9

Mr N Edwards

email: n.edwards@nevillelovett.hants.sch.uk

Mr D Butterworth

email: d.butterworth@nevillelovett.hants .sch.uk

10 & 11 Alumni

This week we learnt that former student Glenn Davies, has been offered a place to study at Oxford University upon successful completion of his A level studies. This is a fantastic achievement and we wish him well in his studies at this prestigious University.

Congratulations also go to Lauren Edwins who has just won a place to study at the Performers College, an independent Further Education College for the Performing Arts, to study dance. Well done Lauren.

Dates for your Diary 18th January School Proms at Ferneham Hall - Event cancelled due to snow. 22nd January Full Governors Meeting 9.00 am 28th January Staff meeting re Academy Consultation 4th February Existing parents Academy Consultation Meeting 6.00 pm 11th February Year 5 and 6 Parents Academy Consultation Meeting 6.00 pm Headteacher Address: Website: Telephone

Nadine Powrie MA ED St Anne’s Grove, Fareham, Hampshire, PO14 1JJ www.nevillelovett.co.uk 01329 318003


Newsletter - 18/01/2013