Hi All...

The weekly email from our Operations Director to our students

Hi all

I hope that you’ve all had a good week. Clearly all attention is being devoted to your mock exams, though I am sure the majority of you watched White Flag 1 White Lines 1 and bit your nails furiously throughout the penalty shoot-out. You’ve got my permission to watch the Sweden game tomorrow – I am pretty sure the rest of England will be screaming at the TV from 3pm.

Alton Towers Trip

Final call - there is a trip for Year 10 to Alton Towers on Tuesday 24th July and it is open also to BC6F students. Coaches leave at 7.30am from Moor Lane and you’ll be in the theme park all day until departure from Alton Towers at 5.00pm. Letters / consent form available from Melissa or reception – the cost is £25. Please note, first come, first served.

Summer Job Opportunity: Nottingham Beach photo booth operator

Are you friendly? Confident? Good with money? Looking for a job for the summer? Aged 17 or over?
Staff wanted to operate the fun photo booth at the beach on Market Square. shifts are 10.30am-4.30pm or 4.30pm-10.30pm daily with an hourly rate of pay of £8.00 (wages paid weekly). If interested please contact Charlie Traore on 07943 330 386 for further details and to apply.
Year 12 Mocks

Make sure that you have prepared properly.

INSPIRE – S IS FOR SUCCESS
Teamwork, dedication – all that practice paying off. Just like Mock Exams really.

And finally….

There are pressing questions to be answered in the wake of England’s victory over Columbia. Should Dele Alli have been subbed earlier? Is Harry Maguire becoming rather good? Does Pickford have the ‘Hand of Jord’? But for an – admittedly niche – section of the football-loving English population, one question overshadows all others: when exactly did Gareth Southgate become a style icon?

The Southgate look is the three-piece suit - tailored to within an inch of its life alongside a neat beard and expensive shoes. Tuesday night saw an impressive dark blue number, teamed with a red, white and blue tie. Who will be the first of our male staff in the Trust to adopt the same look in homage to our football manager? Steve? Tony? Mike? Or even Phil?

Have a good week.

Cheers,

James

Hi all
I hope that you’ve all had a good week I’m still a bit annoyed about Belgium’s First Team 1 England’s Reserves 0 but otherwise the World Cup has been a top event, even if you allow for the amount of referees who seem to think that it is all about them and their new VAR toy. Tuesday night awaits…..

Alton Towers Trip
There is a trip for Year 10 to Alton Towers on Tuesday 24th July and it is open also to BC6F students. Coaches leave at 7.30am from Moor Lane and you’ll be in the theme park all day until departure from Alton Towers at 5.00pm. Letters / consent form available from Melissa or reception – the cost is £25. Please note, first come, first served.

Congratulations to…
Thanks to Karsten for the following:
The 19 Y12 students who worked so hard to achieve their YCT qualification in Mandarin. This is an amazing achievement as absolutely everyone in the group passed. Particular thanks go to their teacher Jing Xie who has taught them so well since October. All the students took the exam early one Saturday morning at Nottingham University as part of our ongoing partnership with the Confucius Institute. Three students obtained full-marks in both papers which is a truly remarkable achievement. Where do they go from here ....? China, of course, in October!

Email etiquette
The modern world now runs on electronic communication but that does NOT mean that basic manners and courtesies are ditched. If you’re making a request in an email, then PLEASE make sure you use the words ’please’ and ‘thank you’. It creates a positive impression and it is much more likely to be acted upon. THANK YOU.

Year 12 Mocks
These kick-off on Wednesday for practical subjects, then written mock exams from next Thursday. Make sure that you have prepared properly.

Have a good week.
Cheers,
James