Parent Information

Southam College are considering a new digital system of setting home learning called Show My Homework. We feel it will help parents know exactly what has been set, when the deadlines are and provide the support materials that can lead to successful completion.

If you would like to see a demonstration and give feedback we are having a short meeting on Thursday 25th May between 3.40 and 4.15pm.

Please contact the school if you would like to attend to allow us to arrange a suitable sized room.
https://www.showmyhomework.co.uk

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Year 10 Parents

Year 10 students will be sitting their first English Language GCSE on June 6th. They will attend a revision event at school this Thursday morning and we are providing every pupil with a pack of revision resources, a pen, a highlighter, A3 paper and revision cards. Please could you encourage them to use this resource pack for their half-term revision.

Regards,

The English Department.

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Year 10 secure 3rd at Rounders Tournament

homepage-rounders.jpgThe year 10 rounders team had their inter area rounders tournament last week – finding the only dry day of the week.

First match started positively beating Kenilworth 7 1/2 to 6, showing some exceptional batting tactics.

Second game came against Campion, unfortunately the girls batting wasn’t as consistent in this game and saw them take a draw 4 1/2 all. Third game came against Myton a team we struggle against, unfortunately our luck didn’t change and Myton beat us.

Fourth game was against the leaders Kenilworth, Jess Griffin and Amy Carro had exceptional bats scoring 4 1/2 in this game. The girls fielded the best all day with Naomi Nicholas on 2nd getting 3 girls out in a short period of time. It came down to the final 2 balls and Kingsley managed to sneak to 5 rounders.

Final game against Aylesford saw the girls relax and enjoy their batting seeing most girls scoring in this game. Southam scored 7 1/2 and limited Aylesford to 5 rounders.

A great evening, well done girls!

Miss Warman

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English Revision Event

Year 10 will attend a compulsory English revision event on Thursday 25th May. You will miss one option lesson in order to attend. If you are on the A half, please register with your subject for period one, then head to the core. If you are on the B half, please register with your subject for period two, then head to the core. 

Year 10 the voluntary after-school revision session due to take place on Thursday 25th May will be moved and will take place on Monday 22nd May instead. We hope that you are still able to attend. English.

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YEAR 10 EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

Please check the timetables for the time and date of your Mock Interviews taking place on Friday 12th, Monday 15th and Wednesday 17th May. Please remember to take along a printed copy of your CV and Covering letter to hand to the Interviewer during your time slot. 
The final session of the CV Surgery is running on Wednesday lunchtime in the ALS. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain further advice and guidance on a one-to-one basis where you can gain tips on making a good impression through a CV and a Covering letter.
Don’t forget you can access a range of fantastic support resources to help you improve your CV, write a covering letter, but also how to prepare for a job interview. These are accessible through the year 10 blog and the Life Skills department page- “Employability Skills” leaflets 1-5 at. Best of luck for your interviews, practice makes progress. Miss Campbell, Mr Hughes and the Life Skills team.

Student Mock Interview Timetable – Friday 12th May

Student Mock Interview Timetable – Monday 15th May

Student Mock Interview Timetable – Wednesday 17th May

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Message – Technology Students

Reminder to all Technology students in years 9 and 10 sitting PPE’s (mocks) in June.
Equipment required. Black pens, drawing pencils, ruler, eraser, pencil sharpener and a set of coloured pencils. 

If you have any questions please see your Technology teacher.

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GCSE Geography Fieldtrip

Final payments for the fieldtrip are due this week, Friday 5th May. Please contact the Finance Office or Mr Clarke, Head of Geography, if there is anything you need to discuss.

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