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14th June 2019

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Results Day

Please find attached a letter about Results Day from Mrs Anthony, Exams Officer.

Oracy Day and Festival - A Final Reminder

As you will know, oracy has been, and will continue to be an important focus at Radnor House Sevenoaks. In its simplest form oracy can be defined as “the development of spoken language skills”.

During the school year the pupils have taken part in oracy activities in a variety of ways. They are familiar with the success criteria known as the oracy framework which is attached for you to read (Voice 21). They have learned to use this framework to judge their own and others’ abilities in oral tasks, to grade them from bronze to gold, and to identify areas for their own development.

To celebrate this work, we will be having our Second Annual Oracy Festival in the Performing Arts Theatre on Wednesday 19 June (refreshments will be served from 6pm with the Festival starting at 6.30pm). 

Your children will be taking part in a variety of oral challenges on the preceding day (Oracy Day) and these will be showcased at the Festival. Pupils and parents will be informed of their inclusion in the Festival via InTouch email by 6pm on Tuesday 18 June. Please do reply via the Form on the email to let us know if you will be attending.

Do please come and join us to celebrate your children’s voices.

For more information on oracy please see the following links:

University of Cambridge

BBC

Year 7s Challenge Weekend Friday 20-21 September 2019

Please find trip details in the letter attached, which includes a form to be completed.

Year 7 Activities Week Final Information

Please see the attached letter containing final details for Activities Week along with the attached itinerary. 

Year 7 Concert - Tuesday 18 June 2019

The whole of Year 7 are taking part in their end of year concert at 6.30pm in the Performing Arts Theatre.  All pupils are to arrive at school by 6.10pm.  Year 7 choir will be singing and all the pupils will be demonstrating the instruments that they have been learning during the year.

After the concert there will be an opportunity to meet some of the music staff and also to ask any final questions about Activities Week.

Year 8 Trip to Normandy

Please see the attached letter from Mr White detailing the final arrangements for this trip.

Year 11 - Sixth Form Induction and Trip to Cambridge University

Please see the attached letter from Mr Leddington regarding the Sixth Form Induction for Year 11 students and the trip to Cambridge University.

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.

ABRSM Music exams, including Year 7 Prep test exams, Friday 21 June 2019

This term we have a very large entry and the examiner will be coming to Radnor House on Friday 21 June.  A timetable is attached.  All candidates should make their way to the Performing Arts Music Classroom 15 minutes before their exam time.

Lost Property - Thursday 20 June 2019

Over the half term break, we have collected all of the lost property found around the school.  On Thursday 20 June all items named and unnamed will be laid out in the Foyer of the Sports Hall and we would invite you (and/or your child/ren) to seek out any lost items between 8 and 8.45 and again at 3.30 until 4.15pm.

Any items which are unnamed and not claimed will be sent to the school uniform shop to be sold.  Any unnamed non-uniform items will be sent to a charity shop.

Senior School Sports Day - Monday 1 July

Please see the attached letter from Mr Penlington regarding the Senior School Sports Day arrangements.

Year 11 and Year 13 - Sports Day Attendance

Students are invited to attend the school’s Sports Day from 1.00pm on Monday 1 July if they wish to take part, help to lead the events, or simply to support their house.  We very much hope that they will join us for this fun annual event.

May Bank Holiday 2020

Please be advised that May Bank Holiday 2020 is to take place on Friday 8 May and not Monday 4 May.  The change has been made to coincide with the 75th Anniversary of VE Day.

Car Park Drop off Zones

We would respectfully like to remind all parents/carers that the Drop Off Zones are for drop off in the morning and pick up only in the afternoons.  At no time should vehicles be parked in these or the zig zag areas.  This is for the safety of the children and should be adhered to at all times.

Lunch Menu

Please find the lunch menu attached for next week.

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