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Key Stage 3 Daily Bulletin

KEY STAGE 3 NOTICES

NO YEAR BOYS FOOTBALL TRAINING for next two Wednesdays,
Mr Taylor is on a fixture and away on a school trip. Restart on Wednesday 13th March.

Start the day well!

The Telfer canteen is open daily, to ALL tutor groups from 7.45am to 8.15am for breakfast baps, danish pastries and hot chocolate.  The canteen is in the Telfer building on Gipsy Lane site. 

 

World Book Day Library Celebrations

Students in years 7, 8 & 9 will receive book tokens to either exchange for one of the free books in the library/WHS/Tesco or to use against a book in WHSmiths or similar bookstores. There are spare tokens for other Year groups just come and ask in the library.

What else is happening for World Book Day?

  • KS3 Tutor Competition, complete the Book Bonanza Quiz as a tutor group to be entered into a draw for sweets!
  • Book Face competition
  • Year 7 & 8 Chris Bradford author show
  • Enter to win lunch with Chris Bradford in the library, see library web page
  • Links to FREE audiobooks below and the World Book Day Club see below

Enter the 'Book-Face' Competition for World Book Day

Take a photo so that you are part of the design of a book cover (see examples below)

OR

Draw or paint a picture of your favourite character and take a photo with it in front of your face.

Entry deadline: Wednesday 23rd February
Hand into the library or email lisa.hatchard@exmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk making sure to include your name and tutor group! Entries will be judged at College and the winning entries forwarded to the County Competition.

The winners of the individual categories will each receive a book token. The overall winning entry will win £100 worth of books for their school!

Girls Cricket Success!

Fantastic performance from our Under 13 girls  Cricket team today!

Many of the students are new to the game, they’ve been dedicated in practice after school and came runners up after making the final!

They have qualified for the SW Finals! An amazing achievement and a pleasure to coach!

Well done

Mr Taylor

 

 

Documentary Lunchtimes

Science Lunch - a documentary will be shown each Monday, bring your lunch and explore the amazing world we inhabit! Mondays in Room 332 in the Elizabeth Lee building.

Year 9 Students only - Bronze DofE

Please check your school email for your log in details from Mr Mercer if you have enrolled to complete your DofE Bronze award.  Weekly drop in sessions are now held on Gipsy lane site in ICT room 516 every Thursday lunchtime with either Mr Mercer or Mrs Cacicedo-Hough.  You only need to attend these if you are having issues logging into eDofE/setting up your account or have questions on the different sections.

Please note if you have not logged into eDofE and updated your skills/physical/Volunteering by the end of January your account will be archived.  Any problems please come to the drop in sessions and speak to Mr Mercer or Mrs Cacicedo-Hough.  Thank you.

Girls Football - #roadtowembley

Congratulations to our girls who represented @OfficialECFC @ExeterCityWFC in the @UtilitaFootball #roadtowembley competition. They produced some excellent results before unfortunately losing 1-0 in the semi final. The team should be immensely proud of their achievements!

Blue Peter Book Badge

Blue Peter have introduced an exciting new book badge, designed by one of the UKs best known illustrators, Sir Quentin Blake; who you might know from bringing to life characters such as Roald Dahl's BFG and Matilda! To earn your badge, just share your love of books by answering the questions below! 

You can apply using the online form or by post (forms are available in the library).

To earn this badge, you must:

  • Be aged between 5-15 years old.
  • Tell us about a book you have read and what you think about it. Maybe you liked the characters, or perhaps you enjoyed going on exciting adventures in faraway places.
  • Upload your illustration of a character or a scene from the story. This could be a drawing, painting or even digital artwork.
  • You will also need parent/carer permission.

Blue Peter Book badge | Find out how to earn the Book BP badge - CBBC - BBC

Official Blue Peter Book Club | Join the BP Book Club | Book badge - CBBC - BBC


Equipment - Purple Pens

Students should have a purple pen to respond to teacher feedback/show improvements in their work.Please go to the Achievement Hub if you need to borrow one. 

Homework Support

Homework Study Support will begin the week restart Monday 8th January in room 515. It is by invitation only and is currently full.

Year 7 - Monday and Thursday
Year 8 + 9 - Tuesday and Wednesday

Please email any questions to homework.support@exmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk

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