Hasland Super Stars – Summer Term 2015
30 of our students from Year 7 to 11 who have shown excellent sporting potential have been involved in a ‘Living for Sport’ initiative, aimed at developing leadership, communication and teamwork skills. They have taken part in 20 weekly sessions after-school sampling a variety of different sports from mainstream activities such as badminton and trampolining to alternatives such as Handball, Ultimate Frisbee and even Muggle Quidditch!
As all the students possess strong practical abilities, they were able to test their skills against each other in various competitive challenges. They were also given the opportunity to help inspire and educate peers who are less confident in PE.
During the project, students had two visits from England Basketball Player, Andrew Bridge who spent time with the group sharing his story and ideas which have motivated him. He also spent time inspiring other groups around school, leading assemblies and setting up physical and mental challenges.
“It was a fantastic way to develop the life skills of young people whilst doing something they loved. From week to week, you could really see an improvement in the way they interacted socially. Not only within the sessions but also around school in other situations and with other groups of people.” Mr Lye (Project Leader).
The pupils’ achievements will be celebrated soon at our Sports Awards Evening, on the 14th July.
Wednesday 16 January
(Surnames A – I)
Thursday 17 January
(Surnames J – Z)
Year 11 Parents’ Evening provides parents with a valuable opportunity to speak to teachers about their son/daughter’s progress. We would, therefore, ask that all parents attend. Students will be booking appointment times for their parents between 4.15pm and 7pm. If for particular reasons you are unable to attend, please contact the school to arrange an alternative time.
We would like to invite parents of all Year 9 students to come into school on Wednesday 23 January at 7pm to attend the GCSE Guided Choices Evening. The evening provides an opportunity for you to find out more about the Key Stage 4 Curriculum and the subjects that are part of it. Subject teachers and the Careers Advisers will be attending to answer your questions and offer advice. We look forward to seeing you.
The Community Craft Club meets every Thursday from 6.00pm in the School dining room. The aim is to bring together people from the community who would like to share the enjoyment of crafting. They are currently undertaking a variety of craft projects which will lead to a sale for charity.
If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Bev Kershaw on 01246 273985 or by email: email@example.com.
Thursday 17 January
Y11 Parents’ Evening
Surnames J – Z
Wednesday 23 January
Y9 GCSE Guided Choices Evening
Tuesday 5 February
Y9 Parents’ Evening
Thursday 14 February
End of Term
Friday 15 February
Monday 25 February
Students return to School
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