Weekly Message 163 – 21 October 2022

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21st October 2022

Credit Averages Per Pupil for This Week

Year 7                  9.74

Year 8                  6.54

Year 9                  7.94

Year 10                5.03

Year 11                 4.11

 

Thank you to all Year 7 parents/carers who were able to join us in school on Tuesday at the Year 7 Settling-in and Learning Support Evening and to Year 10 parents/carers who came to the Year 10 Parents’ Tutor Evening.

 

There was such a lovely atmosphere in the building; tutors really enjoyed meeting with parents and carers to offer information on how their child in Year 7 has adapted to secondary school life and how their child has settled into the routine of Year 10 as they embark on their GCSE/Key Stage 4 years. We remind parents/carers that the tutor evenings are followed by a Subject Parents’ Evening later in the year (please refer to the school’s calendar).

 

This weekly message is the last one of this half-term – we wish all members of the Cams Hill School Community a lovely half-term break and look forward to welcoming pupils back to school on Tuesday 1 November 2022 (Monday 31 October 2022 is an INSET Day).

 


Year 11 Revision Workshop

Last Friday representatives from Havant and Southdowns College came into school to deliver a MFL Revision Workshop to Year 11 pupils to support them with their upcoming exams.

The session focussed the pupils on five revision techniques, and they came away with some useful transferable skills and effective strategies. Pupils commented on the usefulness of the workshop, and we thank the members of the college for coming into school to work with our pupils


Year 9 U14 Hampshire Volleyball

Last weekend two boys’ teams competed in the Hampshire Volleyball Association Junior Grand Prix. As you can see from the photos, the energy and passion on display from all boys involved was phenomenal! They played 4v4 against other teams from across the county.

The boys above finished in 2nd place 🏆

 

The boys below, after having only TWO hours volleyball in PE lessons, finished 3rd. Many congratulations for all involved.

 


Cams Creative House Competition – deadline Monday 7 November 2022

Our Annual Cams Creative Art Competition is still running and looking for more entries from Cams Hill School staff and pupils.

 

Art Club have been busy dedicating a few weeks to designing their 3D Reliefs. Please do continue working on them over the break, Ms Hutchings is eager to see your wonderful crafts. Alongside our own competition they will be submitted to the HampshireCAMHS ‘Coat of Arms Project’ for another chance to win prizes as well as have their work displayed in a public gallery.

 

Closing date for entries: Monday 7 November 2022.

 

Please see the documents below for more information.

Art Competition T&C

Art competition inspiration

Art Competition T&C

 


Parent Governor Applications – deadline Monday 31 October 2022

As advised in last week’s message, we have two parent governor vacancies for our Governing Board. Applications are welcome from parents/carers of pupils currently registered with Cams Hill School. The closing date for applications is Monday 31 October 2022.  If you have any queries about the process, or require a copy of the original email, please contact our Clerk to the Governors at govs@camshill.com

 

 

 

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CHS has INSET on 21 November 2022. We are closed to pupils unless they have a peripatetic music lesson that day.