8 October 2010
Dear Junior School Parents, Guardians The H Factor
”On Tuesday Year 3s had the H Factor. All of the year 3
School is becoming more colourful every week now as boys came to join us. We made smoothies with lots of
displays begin to go up. Equally ‘colourful’ are the girls’ different fruits. We went on the computer.
experiences outside the classroom. This week all the girls We got to taste lots of different fruits and vegetables,
some of which we had never seen before !”
have enjoyed a visit from the ‘Kinetic Theatre’, our Year
Jennifer Doyle and Paige Twidale
3’s participated in a healthy eating workshop with Park
Road and Sir Philip Craven MBE came to tour Hesketh
House and meet the girls. A normal week coming to an
end again and never boring!
Mrs R. Brierley
We congratulate the following pupils:
4T Hannah Rayner Jujitsu
4H Santina Hundle Ski Level 3
3D Paige Twidale Swimming
Kinetic Theatre – Down to Earth
On Monday our girls had a visit from a Theatre Company
touring musical plays geared to the National Curriculum
“On Tuesday the boys from Park Road came and had the
for Science to Primary schools. Aiming to supplement
H Factor with us. We did lots of fun activities. We did
science teaching practices as well as to educate, inspire some quizzes and the computers, smoothy making,
and entertain both children and teachers alike. Their story food.
making a menu, a eat-well plate and guessed food We
of the Billing and Cooing Duck Company working day have been set a challenge and every day we have to
and night to make hand-made toy wooden ducks seemed
made choose fruit and vegetables for lunch. We get a star for
to be a great success amongst all our girls. er
each one and the winner can win an ipod shuffle.”
Farah Cheema and Serena Arya
Cereal bars, pieces of fruit, packets of dried fruit,
raisins….are the type of healthy choices we encourage.
Girls quickly spot alternatives being brought into schoo
and copy those choices. I am keen to support the gi in
making and demonstrating good choices and ask that they
save the chocolates, biscuits and crisp, which tempt us all,
for treats at home.
Please note all the girls should be using the drawstring
‘black’ swimming bag for their swimming kit. They are
available from the school shop.
During this educational and fun performance, our girls Y6 Parents – Entrance Exam to Senior School
learned how shadows change throughout the day day, found
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discussed a solar eclipse and the concept of gravity, had http://www.boltonschool.org/join-
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the explanation of the water cycle in terms of molecules examination
and had a demonstration of the Moon's effect on the tides.
There will be Year 6 Prefects managing ‘Lost property’
Y6 – Admissions to Secondary School Sept 2011 on a weekly basis. A table of lost property will be placed
The Secondary School Admissions booklet is now on the playground every Friday. Please encourage your
available for all Year 6 children. Please contact daughter to use this opportunity to find lost items. They
Lancashire County Council on 01772 534263 / can of course check lost property at any sensible time.
firstname.lastname@example.org or your respective Local
Authority. Contact with the office
If you should need to contact the office and receive no
Library reply, please do leave a message on the answer-phone. It
We have been experiencing difficulties issuing and will be attended to as soon as possible.
returning books for the girls. We are hopeful that the Thank you.
software and finger printing problems are now resolved
and thank you for your understanding in this matter. Diary - Forthcoming few dates
Cross Country Thurs 14 Oct Y6 Consultation Evening (1)
The girls have taken part in two Cross Country Matches Sat 16 Oct Open Morning
this week. 9:30am – 1pm
Our runners for these two events were: Tues 19 Oct Y6 Consultation Evening (2)
Town Champs - Tues 5 Oct Wed 20 Oct Finish for Half Term at 3.55
Jessica Stiles; Hannah Stephenson; Bethany Dunbar;
Grace Haskins; Chelsea Twist; Alice Ferguson; Lauren
We congratulate all the girls and in particular on this This newsletter is uploaded to the school website. If your
occasion Jessica and Hannah for arriving 3rd and 6th child forgets to bring one home please check
AJIS – Rosall on Wed 6 Oct We have a Facebook page, where school news stories are
Jessica Stiles; Hannah Stephenson; Bethany Dunbar; posted:-
Grace Haskins; Chelsea Twist; Rachel Ibberson; Zoe
Ashworth; Lucy Rowlands; Hannah Holt; Naadiyah
Mohammed; Emily Hunt; Hannah Ferrier; Tara Wallis;
We thank all our girls for their efforts. Keep running!
Netball match v Stockport Grammar – Sat 2 Oct
A beautiful sunny morning was ordered for the netball
game on Saturday 2nd October. Both teams played
exceptionally well and although we lost both games; the
14 girls who played should be commended for their
efforts. Mrs Dunne was really proud of their attitude
Netball match v Alderley Edge – Tues 5 Oct
On Tuesday after school, 13 girls played an admirable
game of netball. The 1st team narrowly lost but the 2nd
team were victorious and beat the rivals 3 goals to 1. All
of the girls played exceptionally well.
A grey/silver long sleeved cardigan edged with sequins
has been left at Hesketh House following the Ski Trip
Meeting on Monday 4th October.
A guitar seems to be missing; if by any chance the wrong
guitar has been picked up from the Hall, please return it to