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Shiplake College - Weekly Bulletin

Dear Parents

Please see below this week's notices from the College. May we take this opportunity to wish everyone a wonderful summer break and we look forward to welcoming many of you back in September!

Results Collection

Click here for full guidance on GCSE and A Level/BTEC results collection. As highlighted, we strongly encourage pupils to come into College to collect their results as staff will be on hand to discuss a range of options. Refreshments will be available in the Great Hall on both results days.

Dr Gareth Hughes
Deputy Head Academic

School Buses - Horseman Coaches

The College would like to apologise on behalf of Horseman Coaches for the inconvenience to parents and pupils affected by the late departure of their bus routes on Wednesday evening. James Horseman of Horseman Coaches has committed to making this right for parents and pupils and we will be in touch in due course to let you know their intentions.

Mr John Ralfs

Sports Photographs

If you would like to buy a sports photograph, taken on 8 June, please see the link below.

Mr Duncan Traynor
Director of Sport/Head of PE

LAMDA Classes

We are continuing to offer LAMDA classes next year but due to demand we are expanding the timetable. Saturday mornings as well as Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons between 4.45pm – 5.45pm are now available. They are open to students across all the year groups who are interested in pushing themselves in performance. LAMDA is a well-established grades-based qualification (similar to musical instrument grades) for students of all abilities. You can start at any grade (based on an internal ability assessment) and then work your way up. Once at Grade 6 and above you can earn UCAS points for university.

The details as follows:

  • Course offered – Acting Solo or Combined (click here for further details on the course)
  • Lessons – ½ lessons (in pairs) on Saturday mornings scheduled between 9.30am – 12.30pm
  • Cost – £12.00 per lesson per pupil

There will be a requirement to commit to lessons for the term with a 5 week notice period to cancel.

Occasionally some pupil’s lessons may clash with a sports fixture. Should this be the case, there will be the opportunity for pupils to rearrange their lesson time via negotiation with the LAMDA teacher.

If you are interested in your son or daughter taking LAMDA classes then please register interest (email by the start of September.

Mr Alex Hunt
Assistant Head Co-Curricular

Year 11 (Year 12 - September) - Peer Support Group

Please see attached letter regarding the Peer Support Group for September.

Mr Jonnie Howorth
Senior Housemaster (September 2017)

Shiplake College CCF Summer CampEx Caledonian Challenge 1–7 July 2017

Please see attached letter for details of the above CCF Summer Camp.

Mr Steve Macpherson
School Staff Instructor CCF/DofE Manager/Head of Outdoor Education

Reminder - Sharing Contact Details with PA

A reminder to confirm whether consent is given to pass on contact details to year reps from the Parents’ Association.

Shiplake College Parents' Association 

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