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Senior School Bulletin

  • 24th May 2019

    Year 11 Students and Parents

    The inaugural Radnor House Sevenoaks Community Service Programme for Year 12 has been confirmed in the timetable for 2019-10.  This is to take place on a Monday, between 9.40am-12 midday.  The confirmed organisations where our students will be volunteering are:

    Bradbourne Riding for the Disabled AssociationLeonard Cheshire DisabilityWest Kent Mind and Radnor House Sevenoaks Lower Prep School.

    There may, potentially, still be the option of National Trust Emmett's Garden.  Attached here is a brief description of what the volunteering will entail at each organisation.  In consultation with your child, please could parents of students in the current Year 11, who are returning to Radnor House Sevenoaks for the Sixth Form, complete the attached form and select your preferences for the volunteer programme.  This will be a wonderful initiative, and the year group will be paving the way for future year groups to come.

    If you have any further questions, please direct these to Mr T. Green- Community Service Coordinator.

    Sixth Form Induction - Year 11

    I hope that the GCSE exams are proceeding nicely for your daughter/son so far. This is to remind you that we are running our Sixth Form Induction Days on Tuesday 2 July and Wednesday 3 July. Furthermore, we are also asking the 'new Year 12s' back to be part of our Sports Day on Monday 1 July.

    I will be sending out further details very shortly as I am currently finalising one or two aspects, but we will be running a visit to Cambridge and a Cambridge University college on the Tuesday, with a day of preparation lessons on the Wednesday prior to the Prize Giving that evening.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me on dleddington@radnor-sevenoaks.org

    Work Experience - Year 11 and 12

    Year 11 and Year 12 will be notified about their work experience placements when they return after half term. 

    There are a couple of placements in theatre that have been tricky to find. If there are any parents who could offer or know somebody who could offer a placement in this field, please contact Ms Read on pread@radnor-sevenoaks.org 

    Year 7-9 Core PE final rotations for Summer Term 2  - Year 7 Tues, Year 8 Thurs and Year 9 Weds 

    Mr Wilkins' Swimming Groups move onto Athletics 

    Mr Green/Mr Rock's Athletics Groups move onto Swimming

    Miss Frizoni/Mrs Hubble's groups remain on Athletics 

    Please can pupils make sure they have the correct PE kit for these lessons. 

    '10 to Sixth' Day - Year 10

    Please read the letter  attached about the upcoming '10 to Sixth' Day. Could you, with your daughter/son, consider the subjects available and make a choice for each lesson during the school day on Wednesday 12 June. Could these then be returned to their Form Tutor by Wednesday 5 June.

    If you have any questions, please contact Mr D Leddington (Head of Sixth Form) on dleddington@radnor-sevenoaks.org

    Year 10 and 12 Trip to the UCAS Higher Education Conference - Monday 17 June

    Please read the attached letter regarding this upcoming trip.

    Performing Arts Timetables

    The Performing Arts Timetables are available here.  Please check regularly as times and occasionally days are subject to change.  Timetables are also displayed on the notice boards in the Performing Arts Centre and outside the Prep School Music classroom.  The peripatetic staff do their best to look for clashes with trips, fixtures and talks, but if any of your child's lessons are scheduled for the same time as events of this nature, please inform the relevant peripatetic teacher so that lessons can be rearranged in good time.

    Please note there have been some significant changes to timetables after half term to accommodate trips and exams.  Please check, especially Speech and Drama.

    Summer Touch Typing Courses

    If you struggle to get along to the two school TTRS Typing sessions then you may want to learn during the summer holidays. Short, intensive courses are available to learn this most useful life skill.

    If you would like to know more, then contact susiepepper7@gmail.com or have a look at the attached flier and booking form.

    This is a great way to learn!

    Tick Information

    Please be aware that as the weather becomes milder the risk of ticks increases.  There is a risk of Lymes Disease and other infections from the bites so it is important to check and seek medical advice if a tick bite is found or suspected.  There is various advice online, but please find a government advice leaflet attached. It is important for pupils to check or be checked after playing in long grass and when they return from weekend trips.  This should not be a reason to avoid spending time outdoors, but it is important to be aware and to respond appropriately. 

    Radnor House Charity Triathlon - Saturday 14 September 2019

    We invite you to join our inaugural Radnor House Sevenoaks Charity Triathlon this September.  This event is open to both parents and pupils.  The Steel race has been specifically designed with our younger pupils in mind; with distances starting at 10m swim, 200m cycle and 100m run.  All children aged four and over are encouraged to take part and plenty of staff will be available to support your child on the day.  Please see the attached letter for more information, and to register your place.

    RadnorFest - Saturday 29 June 11am to 5pm

    Come along to our  Summer Festival at  Radnor House Sevenoaks.  Don't miss the family event of the summer, with BBQ, live music and (hopefully) sunshine. Email friends@radnor-sevenoaks.org for more information.  Please click here to book tickets.

    RadnorFest - Raffle Tickets

    Over the next few days, your child/ren will return from school with raffle tickets for you to purchase.  These are in books of 5 and are £1 per ticket or £5 per book.  Please, could we request that you return the raffle tickets with your payment in the envelope provided (ensuring you keep the bigger part of the ticket) to the box which is outside the Prep School Office and marked 'RADNOR FEST RAFFLE TICKETS'.  Please could we further request that if you do not wish to purchase all (or indeed any) of the raffle tickets that you return these in the envelope to the box also.  The deadline for returning the tickets is Wednesday 27 June.  Many thanks for your support.

    Parent Fitness Classes

    We are pleased to announce that parent fitness classes will be running every Monday morning, beginning Monday 13 May at the time of 8.15am-9.00am.  Each class costs £4, paid in bulk for the term which would total £28.  Please enrol for the classes by paying the £28 to paypal.me/progressfitness .  If you have any further questions please email Ricky at hello@theprogresscoach.online or via his mobile 07912 532029.  For more information you can visit Ricky's website www.theprogresscoach.online

    Lunch Menu

    Please see attached our lunch menu for the first week back.

 

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