Weekly Message 148 – 20 May 2022


20th May 2022

Credit Averages for This Week

Year 7                  9.40

Year 8                  9.80

Year 9                  7.81

Year 10                3.93

Year 11 have concluded their first week of exams and they have been incredible. They are tired and ready for a weekend break, but their attitude, resilience and commitment have been second to none.  There are a number of exams taking place next week and we continue to wish them our absolute best during this intense period.  Our thanks go to our invigilators – it has been well publicised in the media how stretched schools have been in securing invigilators for exams, but we have been able to retain, recruit and train a fantastic team.

We remind parents/carers that next week the school closes on Friday 27 May 2022 for the May Half-Term holiday and re-opens on Monday 6 June 2022 for the last stretch of this academic year.  There are a number of trips and other activities taking place in June and July and you can keep up-to-date by referring to our calendar.


District Athletics Championships

Two teams of Year 9 pupils, and two incredibly talented Year 8 pupils, took to the Mountbatten Centre on Thursday in the Gosport and Fareham District Athletics Championships, competing against ten other schools.

The girls’ Year 9 team was placed 4th and the boys’ team was placed 5th.

Based on their performance, individuals have been selected to represent Gosport and Fareham District in the Hampshire Athletics Championships.

F Taylor 800m
T Jennings 800m
D Barnes Shot Put

S Tiller, Year 8, was placed 1st in the Year 9 200m! An exciting future ahead of him in athletics.


House Photo Competition

The Art Department have announced their winner of the Spring/Easter Photography Competition. Congratulations to Toby in Year 8 for his stunning photo composite of flowers. We were all really impressed with the skill and time taken to digitally create this piece.


Online Self-Harm – Facts and Advice

This information has been shared by Alan Mackenzie, E-Safety Advisor

This is an area that doesn’t get a lot of attention, yet we know that it is an area which is increasing. Online self-harm can be a very serious issue and can require specialised intervention to give a child or young person the help they desperately need. Internet matters have put together some facts and advice for parents which I recommend you send out, but I would also recommend you send to your teaching/support staff also to raise their awareness.

You can find the facts and advice HERE.


Puzzle of the Week

We invite pupils, parents, and carers to enter.  To do so, please go to:  https://www.puzzleoftheweek.com/home and register.  Pupils need to use their school email address.  You will be sent a User Code to submit your answer each week.



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