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LANGLEY SCHOOL A SPECIALIST COLLEGE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, LANGUAGES AND TRAINING Tel: 0121 706 9771 WEBSITE: www.langley-sec.solihull.sch.uk

Friday 25 May 2012 Langley School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Dear Parents and Care Givers Y8 Review Morning – Monday 11 June The Review Morning for our Year 8 students will take place on Monday 11th June – the first day back after the half-term holiday - and we request your support, as follows: • Year 8 students will be given an allotted time to meet their mentors between 8.40 - 9.25am • All other year groups will register with form tutors at 9.30am Thank you in anticipation of your continued support. Mr G Affleck, Assistant Headteacher, Teaching & Learning School Term Dates School holidays for the next academic year will be as follows. These now include the INSET days for the Autumn term only – with 3 still to be confirmed by half-term. Autumn Term 2012 INSET Days – Monday 3rd September + Tuesday 4th September 2012 Term Starts for students: Wednesday 5 September 2012 INSET Day – Friday 26th October 2013 Half Term Monday 29th October 2012- Friday 2nd November 2012 Term Ends Wednesday 19th December 2012 Spring Term 2013 Term Starts Thursday 3rd January 2013 Half Term Monday 18th February 2013- Friday 22nd February 2013 Term Ends Wednesday 27th March 2013 Summer Term 2013 Term Starts for students: Monday 15th April 2013 Half Term Monday 27th May 2013- Friday 31st May 2013 Term Ends Wednesday 24th July 2013


Boulogne Visit – 13th July 2012 Thank you to those of you who have paid in full for the above visit. May I respectfully advise you that the balance of £48 is due by Friday 25th May and that all payments must be made by ParentPay. There will be an Information Meeting for Parents on Tuesday 19th June at 6pm. Please bring your child’s passport and European Health Insurance Card to this meeting. These will be held in the school safe until the visit and will be returned to your child at the end of the visit in a sealed, named envelope. A few spaces for the visit have unexpectedly become available. If any Y8 students would like to come with us to France in July and they have a passport, they should come to speak to Mrs Jefferson as soon as possible. The cost of the visit is £88 and can be paid in two instalments. Mrs A Jefferson, French Teacher, MFL Faculty Badminton Results On Sunday 6th May pupils from Langley took part in a WSBA Singles tournament at the NIA in Birmingham. Congratulations to the following successful students: Under 17s Boys Singles George Rees Y10 1st Under 15s Boys Singles James Saunders Y9 1st Kieran Avery and Douglas Heaton both Y8 - placed in the first four Under 15s Girls Singles Emily Bache Y9 1st Megan Bache, Megan Weir, and Katie Davie all Y8 - placed in the first five All of these pupils have been selected for trials with Warwickshire County - watch this space for the results! CONGRATULATIONS to all of you. Mrs S Smith, Badminton Coach Mr Sambhi’s Summer Maths puzzle There are 2 trees in a garden (tree "A" and "B") and on both trees are some birds. The birds of tree A say to the birds of tree B that if one of you comes to our tree, then our population will be double yours. Then the birds of tree B tell the birds of tree A that if one of you comes here, then our population will be equal to that of yours. How many birds are in each tree? Solutions from students / parents to mrsambhi@mrmaths.com please Yours sincerely Mr P Talbot Headteacher


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