Headmaster’s Week Ahead November 2014 Pupil Success

Monday, 3rd November 2014
Headmaster’s Week Ahead
Sport
Pupil Success
Kick Boxing:
Result
Grace Smith (Form II H)
St George’s A 24 : 1 Bromsgrove (W)
Best Punch, Harry Smith (Form II H)
Fixtures
Brilliant Kicker, Harvey Sandars (Form II H)
Netball
Best Punch.
took part in the Island Chess competition.
Football:
Bertie Cooke (Form IV W)
received a medal for training with FC
Barcelona.
The Great Warrior
Headmaster Colin Moore
Football
GA Bonfire Night
v Trinity A & B (a)
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Great Warrior’ around the Island.
Hurry, hurry, hurry – get your tickets for the
Open Event (Yrs 5&6) at Les Quennevais on
best Bonfire Party in Jersey. Please see
Wed. 5 Nov.
School Office.
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Assemblies
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Wed. 5 Nov.
There is still room for more
John Livingstone (pm)
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Thurs. 6 Nov.
volunteers - please see your class Rep. if
you would like to offer your help or add your
Infant Assembly
Foundation Assembly
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Fri. 7 Nov.
House Assembly
name to the list outside the School Office.
Forms V & VI
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Monday 3 November
Coffee Mornings
History/Drama Workshop in the morning at
Sparklers must not be brought to the
St George’s followed by a performance of
display. Clubs are cancelled on Friday due
‘The Great Warrior’ at St John’s Primary
to Bonfire Night.
cup of coffee on (11.00am):
Pumpkin Competition
Diary Note
You are invited to bring your creatively
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sculpted squashes to School on Friday 7
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November.
Fri. 7 Oct. (11.15am)
Senior Choir
Thurs. 13 Nov. (1.30pm)
Please place your creation on
Clubs are cancelled on Friday due to the
Bonfire display.
Clubs
front entrance for judgment according to the
The sale of popcorn organised by a team of
boys in Form V raised a magnificent £85.00
for cancer research.
Thurs. 6 Nov.
No Clubs on Friday
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the designated section of wall outside the
Cancer Research
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Form II H & T
Choir Eisteddfod
Junior Choir
Parents of pupils in Forms H & T are invited
to join Mr Moore for an informal chat over a
School.
following categories:
My hopes of introducing a Ballroom Dancing
Foundation, KSI (Forms I & II), KSII (Forms
club next term have been dealt a blow due to
III – VI) and Family.
the unavailability of the coach.
We are
investigating an alternative dance school and
De Putron Challenge
JCG Exam
Entry to Year 7 exams
French Assembly (am)
KS II Poppy assembly with
Thank you to everyone who has volunteered
to help.
The Great Warrior
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Sat. 8 Nov.
Cross Country
road for five weeks with the Jersey Arts
Centre as they take their production of ‘The
Mon. 3 Nov.
Bonfire Night – Fri. 7 Nov. (6 – 8pm)
your class Rep. for tickets or pop into the
Tanya Mackay (Form VI T) goes on the
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v St Michael’s B (a)
Chess: Freddie Dentskevich (Form IV W)
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Sat. 8 Nov.
This year’s University Challenge for schools
we have the opportunity to run a ‘Mandarin’
club……..details to follow.
will take place at the Hotel de France on
Mon. 10
Poppies on Sale
Pupils in Form VI will be selling poppies at
Early Morning Maths
Nov. at 11.15am. Rhea Fletcher
will lead her team of Tamsin Hollyman and
Early Morning Maths will take place on Tues.
Madeleine Griffin with Madelaine Somay as
4 Nov. for pupils in Form VI. The last early
reserve.
morning lesson will be Tues. 18 Nov.
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the front of the School from Mon. 3 Nov.
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Mustard Seed Appeal for
For your information:-
Romania
Jersey TechFair: Sat. 8
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Friday 7[Type
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Workshops, Exhibitions & Much More.
children in Romania. All you need to do
Harbour
is cover a shoebox with festive paper
toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, brush,
warm hat, scarf, glue, pencils, pens,
paper, colours, cuddly toy, ball, skipping
Nov. – Pomme
D’Or Hotel – Admission Free 10:00-16:00
Please support our Mustard appeal for
and then fill it with assorted goodies e.g.
from the Day
a toy (new and not battery operated),
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Gallery:
Iconic
Exhibition
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Commemorating 100 Anniversary of WWI
1914-2014 – 100 Local Artists 10.00 – 5.30
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Congratulations to St Patrick’s on gaining a
pm runs until 10 Nov.
total of 429 last week.
Jersey Hospice Christmas Card: order
To mark this
achievement the weekly House Cup is on
forms are available from School Office.
display in the entrance hall dressed in green.
Motion Studies Holiday Courses: Call
rope, ball (no sweets or liquids)…and
St Patrick’s
Mr C Timothy
07797756008 or email
anything else you can think to squeeze
St David’s
Ms R Morris
2282
[email protected]
in except for glass or fragile items.
St George’s
Mrs H Sadler
2196
Junior
Leave the box open, mark on it the
expected
age
and
gender of
St Andrew’s
Mrs J Moore
2364
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the
Blitz
Jersey
Championships – Sat. 22
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Chess
Nov. – Mont
Nicolle Primary School 10.15am – entries
intended recipient and return it to
Star of the Week
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School after half term (by Fri. 7 Nov.).
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by 14 Nov. [email protected]
Well done to Dior Howlett & John Wright
or text Garry 07781 192870
but mean so much to children who have
who gained the most stars for St Andrew’s
and finally……
nothing. Please collect an empty shoe
and St George’s House the week before half
It is easy to lose sight of the influence and
box from the front entrance (subject to
term.
bearing one has as a Headmaster.
availability).
Well done to the following class winners:
the other day I was lecturing a young man
Please attach £2.00 to the lid for
Form II H
Maya Sinel
about the benefits of ‘staying focused in
transport.
Form II T
Polly O’Connor
lessons’ when he looked up and asked,
Form III S
Dior Howlett /
‘Are
John Wright
waistcoat?’ I confirmed that I was indeed
Form IV H
Jonathan Trant
wearing braces under my waistcoat before
Form IV W
Thalia Fletcher
returning to the far less interesting question
Form V M
Nesta Chinn /
of classroom behaviour. Evidently our chat
Zenab Pardey
had the desired effect as his teacher
Jay Mallinson /
happily
These basic items seem so little to us
Secure box with rubber
band or string – please do not seal.
Christmas Jumpers
Advanced notice – the last day of term,
Fri. 12
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Dec., will be a non-uniform
‘Christmas Jumper’ special. Who can
Form V P
wear the most Christmassy jumper
(tinsel, bling, sparkly etc)? Children and
staff are invited to donate a £1.00 (or
claimed from the school office.
to my study was to receive a much coveted
Jenson Stirling
‘Headmaster’s sticker’.
A few days later I bumped into the lad at
looked up to whisper, ‘I wish I had braces
Form II H
for being kind and caring
for being so helpful
his named tracksuit and rugby tops.
Andrianne Clyde-Smith
for a fantastic story
Phoebe Sinel
for a fantastic story
for excellent work in English
Lily Gardner
Oh what it is to be a guru of fashion….such
sits
heavily
on
one’s
shoulders – much like my braces.
I should point out lest I get too carried
away, it was the very same young lad who
Form V M
School Menu
world’, I replied before directing him to
responsibility
Form IV W
7.30pm
‘One day, young man, one
catch up with his classmates.
Form IV H
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like you’.
day….you have to earn your braces in this
Auden Ruelle
Jaimee Lincoln
the bottom of the main stairs when, with a
wistful, faraway glaze in his eyes, he
Seth Ruelle (Form V M) has misplaced
Tues. 4 Nov.
transformed
Form VI T
Form II T
G.A. Meeting
his
approach to lessons….indeed, his next visit
Logan Carruthers
Missing
of
Jolyon Durnford-Lloyd
Congratulations to:-
A black Nikon camera and case may be
reported
braces under your
Mateo Mullens
George Certificates
Found
wearing
Form VI M
more) with all money going to Save the
Children.
you
Just
for excellent maths
asked Mrs Moore as she was going into
last year’s Prize Giving assembly, ‘Are you
For this week’s menu please go to
dressed as a Red Indian?’
www.stgeorgesprep.co.uk
Colin Moore, Headmaster
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