Expectations for Year 8 Girls
To work hard in all subjects and to achieve your very best
To be a friendly and supportive to your Year 7 buddy
To participate in a minimum of two extra-curricular and inter-house activities
To become a valued member of the school community
To maintain a friendly atmosphere around the school
Focus for Year 8 Girls
Year 8 Panto
Homework for Year 8 Girls
This year girls should expect between 3-4 pieces of homework each evening.
Each homework should last between 20-30minutes on average. Project work may take longer.
Homework can be in the form of writing, reading, drawing, researching or practising.
Deadlines for homework are set by the class teacher.
Homework may be due on a day when your daughter does not have that subject.
Monday – Buddying & Launch Thought for the Week
Tuesday – Assembly
Wednesday – Planner checking & silent reading
Thursday – Pastoral Programme
Friday – Thought for the Week Presentations
Important dates for Year 8 Girls
PSHE Lessons 2012/2013
Tuesday 18th September P2
Tuesday 2nd October P3
Tuesday 16th October P4
Wednesday 7th November P1
Tuesday 20th November P5
Wednesday 5th December P2
Wednesday 19th December P4
Wednesday 16th January P3
Wednesday 30th January P5
Thursday 14th February P1
Thursday 28th February P1
Thursday 14th March P2
Thursday 25th April P3
Thursday 23rd May P4
Friday 14th June P1
Friday 28th June P2
Friday 12th July P3
Wednesday 5th September – School starts
Wednesday 12th September – DACT visit to Tate Modern – 8ABC
Thursday 13th September – Hockey Squad trials
Monday 17th September – Dance Squad auditions
Tuesday 18th September – DACT visit to Tate Modern – 8DEF
Tuesday 18th September – Gym Squad trials
Wednesday 19th September - Netball Squad trials
Friday 21st September - Community Tea 3.30-5.00pm
Friday 28th September – Photograph Day
Tuesday 2nd October – School closes early to set up for Open Evening.
Friday 5th October – Non uniform day
Tuesday 16th October – HPV vaccinations round 1
Tuesday 23rd October – School council meeting at lunchtime.
Thursday 25th – Year 7/8 Inter house Netball. Year 8 Report Issued.
Friday 26th October – End of term 1
Monday 5th November – Start of term 2
Thursday 8th November – Report Reward Trip 12.30-3.10pm
Monday 12th November – Start of Beat The Bullies Week
Thursday 15th November – Year 7/8 Inter house Hockey.
Wednesday 21st November – U14 County Hockey tournament
Tuesday 27th November – HPV vaccinations round 2
Friday 7th December – Non uniform day.
Tuesday 11th December – Sports Hall Athletics
Thursday 13th December - Christmas concert walkthrough P4&5. Christmas concert 7pm.
Monday 17th December – Gym and Dance Show Auditions
Wednesday 19th December - Year 8 Panto P4&5
Friday 21st December – End of Term 2
Monday January 7th – Start of Term 3
Thursday 17th January – Onatti Theatre P2
Wednesday 6th February- Gym & Dance rehearsals (2.05-5.30)
Friday 8th February – Non Uniform Day
Tuesday 12th February – Gym & Dance rehearsal all day
Wednesday 13th February – Gym & Dance Show
Thursday 14th February – Gym & Dance Show
Friday 15th February – End of Term 3
Monday 25th February – Start of Term 4
Friday 1st March – Sports and Music group photos
Wednesday 6th March – World Maths Day
Thursday 7th March – World Book Day
Friday 8th March – Reports Issued
Tuesday 19th March – Mini Enterprise – Lunchtime
Thursday 21st March – Year 8 Reward Trip (pm)
Friday 22nd March – Non Uniform Day
Tuesday 26th March – Mini Enterprise - Lunchtime
Thursday 28th March – End of Term 4
Tuesday 16th April – Start of Term 5
Thursday 25th April – Junior Maths Challenge
Tuesday 30th April – Parents’ Evening 4pm
Tuesday 7th May – HPV vaccination 3rd round.
Thursday 9th May – Spring Concert
Friday 17th May – Non Uniform Day
Friday 24th May – End of Term 5
Monday 3rd June – Start of Term 6
Thursday 13th June – Inter-house Rounders
Thursday 20th June – Track & Field Heats
Monday 24th June – Inter-house Tennis
Wednesday 63rd July – Reports issued.
Thursday 4th July – Sports Day
Tuesday 9th July – School Play rehearsal
Thursday 11th July – School Play & Year 8 Reward Trip
Friday 12th July – School Play & 7/8 Swimming Gala
Tuesday 16th July – Activity Day & Prize Giving
Wednesday 17th July – Activity Day & Inter-house event
Thursday 18th July – Activity Day – Science Museum & London Dungeons
Friday 19th July – End of Year 8
If you would like any more information or would like to discuss any of the topics raised please feel free to contact your daughter’s Form Tutor or Mrs Campbell.