October 2011

Forgotten items There has been an increased amount of forgotten items being brought into school during the school day. Items such as PE Kits, mobile phones, homework, and water bottles are just some of the items which reception are being asked to deliver to students. Whilst every effort is made to ensure forgotten items are delivered to students on time, the school cannot guarantee this. Please remind your child to come to school fully equiped for the day to avoid disappointment. Dates for your Diary 6 October Yr 9 and 10 Invite an Author – Great Barr School 1- 3pm AS English Literature London Theatre trip- Top Girls 10 October Y7 SEN Information evening 11 October Year 7 Parents event 7-8:30 Year 8 – Year 13 Careers Information Advice and Guidance Evening – Sutton Coldfield Town hall 4pm – 8pm 12 October Yr 10 Parents Info and Work Experience Evening 6.30pm 18 October Year 9 Parents Information Evening 6pm to 7.30pm 19 October Arthur Terry Sixth Form Open Evening 5:45pm – 8:30pm 20 October Yr12/Yr13 Frantic Assembly – Warwick Arts Centre 6pm 20 October -21 October 2011 – SCHOOL CLOSED FOR TEACHER TRAINING School re-opens – 31 October 2011 7 and 8 November Year 9 GCSE Art Trip to Liverpool Tate and Crosby beach Click to view this month’s Calendar Extracurricular activities Click here for further information PE Programme Click Here for further information SCIENCE REVISION GUIDES Revision guides will be available to buy through Parent pay or by cheque for Years 9,10 11. Year 11 ISAs Year 11 will be doing their ISAs (25%) in the fortnight commencing Monday 31st October. As it involves practical work it’s vital that students are in all Science lessons for these lessons. Year 10 ISAs will begin the fortnight commencing 21st November HPV Vaccination programme Year 8 girls will be receiving their second HPV vaccination on 7th November – appointments will be sent through shortly. DATA CHECKING SHEETS Your child will shortly be bringing home their “Student Data Checking Sheet” please can you confirm that the contact information is correct and return to school by 14 October. Music timetables are now available to view on the website. YEAR 11 MATHS Support Sessions Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Before School 8-8.45 Mrs A Williams Miss H Oglesby Ms M Feildorf Mrs S Gordon Mrs A Williams Miss H Oglesby Ms M Feildorf Mrs S Gordon Mrs A Williams Miss H Oglesby Ms M Feildorf Mrs M Challis Mrs S Gordon Mrs P Little Ms M Feildorf Mrs K Robinson Mrs S Gordon Mrs A Williams Miss H Oglesby Mrs K Robinson Ms M Feildorf Mrs A Williams Mrs S Gordon Miss H Oglesby Lunch 12.30-1.15 Mr S Walsh Miss L Riddet Mr S Walsh Miss H Oglesby Miss C Wilson Mrs M Challis Mr S Walsh Mr S Walsh Mr S Walsh After school 3.30-4.30 Mrs S Butler Mr C Bradshaw Mrs J Walker Mrs D Shelton Mrs P Little Mrs S Butler Mrs M Challis Mrs A Williams Miss H Oglesby EXAMS Click here for information about November Exams Click here to download the GCE Resit Form (deadline: 14th October 2011) Examinations ‘Arthur Terry’ Contacts Who What Where Telephone Mrs Banks Data Manager A2.15 0121 323 2221 x 2024 07976516098 (for emergencies) Mrs Phillips Exams Officer B3.9 0121 323 2221 x 2042 Mrs Gardner Exams Assistant B3.9 0121 323 2221 x 2031 SUBJECT EXAM BOARD 2011/2012 GCSE Subject Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Art OCR OCR OCR BTEC Applied Science EDEXCEL EDEXCEL BTEC Business EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL BTEC Retail EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL BTEC Workskills Level 2 EDEXCEL Business (Dbl Award) CCEA Business Studies AQA AQA AQA Child Development AQA AQA AQA Citizenship (SC) EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL Creative Media Diploma L2 EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL Dance AQA AQA AQA Drama AQA AQA AQA Electronics AQA AQA AQA English AQA AQA AQA English Functional Skills EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL English Language AQA AQA AQA English Literature AQA AQA AQA Film Studies WJEC Food Technology AQA AQA AQA French EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL Geography AQA AQA AQA German EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL Graphic Products AQA AQA AQA Health Social Care EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL History AQA AQA AQA ICT OCR (Nat) OCR (Nat) ICT (GCSE SC) OCR ICT Functional Skills EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL Mathematics EDEXCEL EDEXCEL WJEC Mathematics Functional Skills EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL Music OCR OCR OCR PE (GCSE) EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL PE (SC) EDEXCEL Philosophy Ethics EDEXCEL EDEXCEL EDEXCEL RE (GCSE) AQA AQA AQA Resistant Materials AQA AQA AQA Science AQA AQA AQA Spanish EDEXCEL Textile Products AQA AQA AQA Y7 and Y8 Drama Group Do you enjoy Performing Arts? Do you want to develop your skills? Do you want to make new friends? Are you free on Saturday Mornings? Staged@ Arthur Terry is a Saturday morning Drama School that helps develop skills in Performing Arts through workshop based classes leading to a Performance. Staged@ boosts confidence, self esteem, experience on stage and introduces you to new friends and is lot’s of fun. Find us at Arthur Terry reception, Saturday mornings 9.15am- 12.15 pm.