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May 2015 Newsletter
Please find details below regarding your timetable changes over the exam season along with information about the year 11 ball, your celebration assembly, Future First and the Maths Revision Conference!

Exam Support

You will have noticed the poster below around school which details changes to your timetables over the Summer exam season. Please note you can view view this document via the WPS GCSE site or directly by clicking here. If you have any questions about any aspect of this timetabling please speak to your form tutor in the first instance.

Future First - our alumni network

Why should you sign up? As mentioned in assembly it is important for you to note that we will not checking up on you or spamming you with information - it's just a way of staying connected and hearing about opportunities to get involved if you want to later down the line. Some of the other reasons for signing up include:

  • Building your CV: You can hear about advice/opportunities to gain work experience and learn new skills.
  • Staying connected: Updates on school news and upcoming events.
  • Getting a job: Both the school and Future First can tell you about jobs and other cool opportunities to get involved with.
  • Giving something back: Even after you have left, you can still get involved with things you enjoy i.e. coaching a sports team or editing the termly magazine.
  • Helping others: Keep in touch and, a little further down the line, you might be able to share your experiences with students in your old seats!
  • Asking for a reference.

You can sign up by clicking on the link on the home page of the school website.

Maths Revision Conference

This event will take place over two sessions (10:00 - 13:00 & 13:00 - 16:00) on Saturday 30th May and will include a 'walking talking mock' along with a maths quiz and revision on identified key topics

As food and resources will be provided on the day there is a small cost of £5 to attend. To book a place please return the reply slip (letter available from the 5th May) along with payment to Student Reception by Friday 15th May. Students will then be notified as to which session they will be attending by Wednesday 20th May.

Celebration Assembly

65% of you have now voted in for the Class of 2015 awards to be handed out in the celebration assembly on the afternoon of the 17th June. If you are yet to vote you still can by clicking here.

Year 11 Ball Update

50% of the Class of 2015 have already signed up for the ball. If you are in the other half now is the time to get a move on and return your completed forms and money! Linked to this if you would like a hooded top you must return payment to us in the next 7 school days (deadline Wednesday 13th May) in order for them to be ordered and then delivered by your celebration assembly! Spare forms are available at Student Reception.