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Year 10 Parents’ Evening - Wednesday 11th February 2015 – 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Dear Parent/Guardians

You are invited to attend an evening on Wednesday 11th February to discuss your child’s progress so far. Obviously this is an important time in your child’s education and we feel an opportunity to discuss his/her progress with individual subject teachers is important.

We plan to run the evening as follows; those with surnames starting with the letters A – M are encouraged to come in between 6.00pm – 7.00pm and those with surnames starting with N – Z will be between 7.00pm – 8.00pm.  However, should this not be convenient please come anytime during the evening.

Should you feel that you need a longer discussion with any teacher; a separate interview can be arranged through the school office.

I very much look forward to seeing you on the 11th February.

 

Yours sincerely

Mr Sexton, Assistant Headteacher.

 

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Denim Rogues - Poisoned Love

In early September, Keelan Layton and Declan Fields – then in Y11 – took part in the Kent Cultural Celebrations as the DENIM ROGUES.
The standard of all the competitors in the show was very high indeed and the panel of judges for the event included Craig Revel Horwood (Strictly Come Dancing) and Kaddy Lee Preston (BBC South East television presenter).

The video they perform of one of their own songs in this clip – POISONED LOVE - was their live performance in front of an audience of 700 people at The Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells.

Competition for places in this County-wide competition was very stiff so the boys did amazingly well to earn their place in the finals. They have since gone on to play and sing together and separately.

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In October last year the sixth form students of The Ellington and Hereson School in Ramsgate staged a musical show “Bringing it Back” which raised over £820 for the Motor house project, designed to resurrect the sadly derelict former motor museum in Ramsgate.

Last month a local awards show, hosted at The King’s theatre in Ramsgate recognized the hard work of the students and staff with the honour of a glass obelisk: The Obelisk Award for “The Best Community Spirit”. The group were also nominated for the award for best entertainment, with their routine from Chicago.

Thanks to Mr. Ralph Hoult for organising this and to all those who supported the students’ hard work.

6th Form Core Studies at Work

A handful of Ellington and Hereson’s Year 13’s, Nikiece, Shannon, Hayley and Mercedes, recently went to visit students from Years 3 and 4 at Christ Church Junior School to listen to them read and record feedback in the student’s book records. The sixth formers gained experience of representing our school and giving valuable time to the community.

The experience will go towards the student’s IBCC core studies of community service. The visit was so successful that future arrangements have been made to visit the school on a weekly basis to continue the voluntary reading and listening.

Read more: 6th Form Core Studies at Work

Project MotorHouse Quiz NightMH2

Here is a Headline and photos of the evening, we raised £277 for the Project MotorHouse and the event was a massive success.

Both Janet Fielding, Project MotorHouse Director and former Dr Who Assistant, along with multi award winning Actress OBE and star of ITV Drama Vera, Brenda Blethyn, commented that it was a fabulous night and the profile of the Project MotorHouse has been significantly improved with the marvellous Ellington and Hereson School organising the superb Christmas Quiz.

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Ellington and Hereson students say: We Will Remember ThemRDay 01

Ellington and Hereson students observed the passing of Remembrance Day with a variety of activities and services.

The school council attended the main Ramsgate town centre service, accompanied by SAS veteran Alistair Thomson. The students all joined in with the service of hymns and behaved impeccably and were an asset to the school. Meanwhile History Year 13 students visited World War One graves at St Peters Church, Broadstairs. Kevin and Janet Sayer of the Lions Club guided the group around stories of more than 40 soldiers from the local area that were fatally wounded in the conflict.

Read more: We Will Remember Them

Changing Seasonsuniform 02

As the weather starts to get cooler, students are reminded of the Ellington and Herson School uniform expectations.

  • Students who are feeling cold are advised to wear the school black V-necked jumper or cardigan underneath their school blazer. Other types of jumpers, cardigans and hoodies are not allowed to be worn underneath school blazers.
  • Woolly hats may be worn outside in the playground but must be removed when entering the building. Caps and other styles of hats are not permitted.
  • Plain black leather shoes should be worn by all students.

Thank you for helping us to maintain Ellington and Hereson’s high expectations.

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Year 7 Book Review Competitionreview 02

Over the Summer Holidays all our new Year 7 pupils were encouraged to read two books of their own choice and write a review about their favourite one to enter the Library Book Review Competition.

For the first time this year we had four winners, one from each House, so well done to Lily (Deal), Anthony (Dover), Charlotte (Hever) and Emily (Walmer). They all received book prizes, vivos and certificates and attended the viewing of Tarzan at the Vue Cinema as part of the National Into Film Festival.

Read more: Year 7 Book Review Competition 2014

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