Year 8 Options Information

 

Year 8 Options information from yesterday's Options Evening is available on the school website.
Y8 Options Booklet - link to booklet
Y8 Options presentation - link to presentation

The deadline for completing the Options form online is Wednesday 22 March, and by form, which is handed in to Reception,  9am on Thursday 23 March.

Student information on the VLE can be found at https://cloud.guilsborough.northants.sch.uk/sites/home/YearTeams/Year8/Yr8_Options/SitePages/Home.aspx
Students will need to logon to access this information.

Online form can be found via the following links:
Options Form - GENERAL - link
Options Form - EBACC - link
Options Form - FLEXIBLE - link

If you require any further information please email Mr Harvey (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

A reminder that it is Year 8 Parents Evening on Thursday 9 March from 5pm to 7pm.

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Purple Bow Day

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This week (week beginning 6 February) has been Safer Internet Day and has also been used to promote the Academy's own initiative, Purple Bow Day, led by Year 11 students, to promote support for Cyberbullying.

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On Monday 6 February, Chief Inspector Lara Alexander-Lloyd and Shaun Johnson from the Arson Task Force led an assembly with Year 9 to promote safe use of the Internet and promote Purple Bow Day within our school. They  celebrated a group of our students, now in Year 11, who won the County Schools Challenge with their project that sought to raise awareness of Cyberbullying through Purple Bow Day.

 

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On Tuesday 7 February, Safer Internet Day,  students came to school in non-uniform. Each student paid £1 and received a purple bow and an information card. Students wore the bow on their clothing.

All this week assemblies have been run by Mr Harvey, Mr Grimsey, and the two Year 11 students who won the County School Challenge, to promote internet safety.

 

 

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Parent Information Evening - Year 11 Examination Preparation Resources

The presentations from the Parent Information Evening - Year 11 Examination Preparation evening on Thursday 2 February are now available on our website.

Please click the link to access the resources

Link: http://www.guilsborough.northants.sch.uk/for-parents/key-information/documents-hub/parent-information-sessions/y11-gcse-ready

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Police and Crime Commissioner Visit

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Guilsborough Academy were fortunate to have Stephen Mold, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire,  visit on Wednesday 8 February to discuss online safety with our students and to launch the 2017-2020 Police and Crime Plan for Northamptonshire. This coincided with National Internet Safety week which also saw the launch of Guilsborough Academy’s Purple Bow day. This was produced by our very own students who won the County School competition in 2015 and aims to raise awareness of cyberbully and help available. We are extremely proud of our students in raising this important issue, well done to all involved.

 

 

The visit by the Police and Crime Commissioner was also featured in the Daventry Express - link to external website.

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Website unavailability - 25 January 2017

Our website was unavailable from yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 25 January, until late this morning, Wednesday 25 January.

We are sorry for any incovenience the absense of our website may have caused.  

The disruption was due to technical issues with the data centre that hosts our website.

Our website host has now replaced the hardware that resulted in our website being unavailable.

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