SENIOR SCHOOL CALENDAR LENT TERM 2011 Tel: 01225 721102 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 01225 721181 (Principal’s Office) 01225 721208 (Bursary) 01225 723930 (Staff Room) Web: www.monktoncombeschool.com January 2011 Fri 7 9.30am SMT Meeting 10.00am Netball Pre-Season Training 11.00am Houseparents’ Meeting 11.00am - Boys’ Hockey Pre-Season Training 2.00pm Sat 8 12.00am – Boys’ Hockey Pre-Season Training 1.00pm Hockey v Kingswood School 2.00pm 1st (Away) Week 1 January Sun 9 9.00am Boarding Houses open (for returning overseas pupils) 7.30pm Boarders return Mon 10 8.25am Chapel 8.50am Beginning of GCE exams (continue until February 1st) Tue 11 8.25am House Meetings Wed 12 8.25am Tutor Meetings 4.15pm Activity Fair (Old Hall) 7.30pm Staff Meeting (Drama Studio) Thu 13 8.25am Principal’s Assembly 8.45- Year 12 Study Skills (Assembly Hall) 10.15am 10.45- Year 11 Study Skills (Assembly Hall) 12.10pm Publication of GCSE and Year 11 Trial Exam results on the parent portal Fri 14 All Day Year 11 Art Workshop 7.00pm Ski Trip Presentation for Parents and Pupils (Old Hall) Sat 15 Years 7 and 8 Entry Tests and Anniversary Awards 11.50am Chapel - The Chaplain Hockey 12.45pm U14B v U15B (Home) Netball v Wells 2.00pm 1st, 2nd, U15 & U14 (Away) Hockey v Sherborne 2.00pm 1st, 3.30pm 2nd (Home); 2.15pm 3rd & U15, 3.30pm 4th & U14 (Away) 7.00pm Scottish Night (Dining Hall) Week 2 January Sun 16 11.30am House Badminton, Table Tennis, Volleyball (Sports Hall) Mon 17 Year 11 SMT Interviews begin 8.50am Morrisby Feedback Interviews (Careers Room) 5.15pm Year 12 Guidance on Compiling a CV - Dr Graham and Kate Abbey (Old Hall) Tue 18 8.25am House Meetings 12.00pm Morrisby Feedback interviews (Careers Room) Wed 19 Thu 20 Hockey v Beechen Cliff 2.30pm 1st (University) 2.30pm 2nd (Home) Fri 21 10.00am- Year 11 GCSE Poetry Live 3.45pm 7.00pm House Swimming Competition (Clarke Sports Centre) Sat 22 11.50am Chapel - The Principal Netball v Wycliffe 1.30pm 1st, 2nd, 3rd (Away) U15 & U14 (Home) Hockey v Kingswood School 1.00pm 1st & 3rd, 2.15pm 2nd & 4th (Away); 1.00pm U14B, 2.00pm U14, 3.15pm U15 (Home) 7.00pm Quiz Night (Assembly Hall) 7.30pm 6th Form DVD and Popcorn (Pearce Centre) Week 3 January Sun 23 8.30am Gold Duke of Edinburgh Orienteering to Tyntesfield, Bristol (return 3.30pm) depart Indoor Climbing Trip (tbc) Mon 24 1.00pm - Bristol Schools Climbing Competition (The Bristol Climbing Centre) 6.00pm Tue 25 8.25am Tutor Meetings 12.00pm Morrisby Feedback interviews (Careers Room) 6.30pm Years 10 and 11 Day Pupils Parents’ Meeting (Assembly Hall) Wed 26 Netball v Beechen Cliff 4.15pm 1st, 2nd (Home) Thu 27 8.25am Principal’s Assembly 12.15pm Food Committee (Old Hall) 7.30pm Houseparents’ Meeting (Bryans) 9.05pm Informal Concert (Assembly Hall) Fri 28 All Day U14 Hockey Tournament (Clifton College) 5.15pm Leave Weekend (voluntary) Sat 29 Week 4 January / February Sun 30 Mon 31 Tue 1 February 8.25am House Meetings 7.00pm Dearlove Society Meeting (Upper Library) Wed 2 Squash v Dauntsey’s School 4.45pm U16 (Away) Thu 3 pm Intermediate Maths Challenge Netball v King Edward’s School 2.30pm 1st, 2nd (Home) Soccer v Warminster School 2.30pm U18 6.30pm Years 12 and 13 Day Pupils Parents’ Meeting (Assembly Hall) 7.00pm Rotary Youth Speaks Competition (Bewick Lecture Theatre) Fri 4 All Day Hockey U18 Tournament (Clifton College) 8.15pm Clark Society (Drama Studio) Sat 5 7.00am Rowing: Wycliffe Big Head (Year 10-13) depart 11.50am Chapel - Mr Chris Rogers Netball v Bruton School for Girls 2.00pm 1st, 2nd, U15 & U14 (Away) Hockey v Kings School Bruton 2.15pm 1st, 3.15pm 2nd (Away); 2.15pm U15 & U14B (Away at Bruton School for Girls); 2.15pm 3rd, 3.15pm U14 (Home) 7.00pm Years 7, 8 and 9 DVD (Drama Studio) 7.30pm Spring Ball (Assembly Hall) Week 5 February Sun 6 Mon 7 Year 12 Deadline for submission of completed CVs to tutors Netball v Prior Park College 3.00pm U14 (Away) 6.15pm Netball Super League - Team Bath v Loughborough Lightning (Bath Uni) Tue 8 8.25am Tutor Meetings 1.15pm Health & Safety Meeting (Staff Dining Room) Wed 9 Thu 10 8.25am Principal’s Assembly Interim Reports available through Parent Portal 9.05pm Informal Concert (Assembly Hall) Fri 11 7.30am Sixth Form RS Revision Conference (Oxford) depart 6.30pm Monkton Lecture: Dr Harry Witchel ‘Body Language’ (Chapel) Sat 12 11.50am Chapel - Mr Chris Ashton Netball v King’s School Bruton 1.30pm 1st, 2nd, 3rd, U15 & U14 (Home) Hockey v King Edward’s School 1.00pm 1st, 2.30pm 2nd, 3.30pm 3rd (Home); 2.30pm U15, 3.30pm U14 (Away) 7.00pm In House Night 7.30pm Farm House Dinner (Dining Hall) Week 6 February Sun 13 9.30am Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Orienteering Event (Savernake Forest) return 3.30 pm 11.00am- Confirmation Retreat 4.00pm 1.00pm Cinema and Bowling Trip Soccer v Wells Cathedral School 2.30pm U18 (Home) Mon 14 10.00am e-Safety Lecture (Old Hall) Tue 15 8.25am Tutor Meetings Hockey v Bristol Grammar School 4.00pm 1st (Home) 6.30pm Biology Lecture by Researcher in Residence, Miss L McDonnell: “Effect of asthma drugs on cells in the lung” (Bewick Lecture Theatre) Wed 16 Squash v King’s School Bruton 4.45pm U16 (Home) Thu 17 Years 7-10 Personal Statements completed Fri 18 6.30am Sixth Form trip to Paris (returns Fri 21st Feb) depart 4.00pm Half Term begins 4.00pm Year 10 Rowing Training Camp, Wimbleball Lake (until 4.00pm Sunday 20th Feb) depart 4.00- Boarders Parents’ Meeting (Assembly Hall) 6.00pm 5.00pm Ski Trip to Austria (returns 6.00am Sunday Feb 27th) depart Sat 19 Week 7 February Sun 20 Mon 21 Tue 22 Wed 23 Thu 24 Fri 25 Sat 26 7.00am Rowing: Head of the Taff (Cardiff) depart Week 8 February / March Sun 27 9.15pm Boarders return Mon 28 e-Safety Awareness Week 1.30pm Rugby 7’s U14 Tournament (Prior Park College) Tue 1 8.25am House Meetings All Day Years 12 and 13 Art Trip 6.30pm Years 7, 8 and 9 Day Pupils Parents’ Meeting (Assembly Hall) Wed 2 11.00am Rugby 7s U18 (Hampshire Collegiate, Romsey) depart Squash v Dauntsey’s School 4.45pm U16 (Home) Thu 3 8.25am Principal’s Assembly Netball v Prior Park College 2.30pm 1st, 2nd, 3rd (Home) Hockey v Clifton College 3.00pm 1st (Home) Hockey v Wellsway School 4.15pm 2nd (Away) 7.30pm NCO’s Dinner (Old Hall) Fri 4 6.30pm Model United Nations Bath Conference (Kingswood School) (until 3pm Sunday 6th) 7.30pm Monkton Lecture: George Alagiah ‘A Home from Home - a personal view of multiculturalism in the UK’ (Chapel) Sat 5 7.30am Rowing: Avon County Head, Saltford (Years 10-13) depart Open Morning 8.25am Chapel - Christian Union 11.30- Period 4 (Years 7 - 11) 12.10pm Netball v Stonar School 1.30pm 1st, 2nd (Away) U15 & U14 (Home) Hockey v Prior Park College 1.30pm 1st , 2.45pm 2nd (Away); 2.00pm 3rd, 3.00pm 4th (St. Gregory’s); 1.00pm U15, 2.15pm U14, 3.30pm U15/U14B (Home) 7.30pm Monkton’s Got Talent (Assembly Hall) Week 9 March Sun 6 10.30am Confirmation Service - Rt Rev Peter Price, Bishop of Bath and Wells (Chapel) 1.15- Years 7-11 Swimming (Clarke Sports Centre) 2.30pm Mon 7 Netball v King Edward’s School 2.30pm U15 & U14 (Away) 7.00pm Year 12 Practice Interviews (Wigram Block) Tue 8 8.25am Tutor Meetings 11.30am Year 12 Biology Trip to Edward Jenner Museum (return 5.30pm) 7.00pm Year 12 Practice Interviews (Wigram Block) Wed 9 8.45- Year 11 English Literature Mock Exam 10.45am 7.30pm Houseparents’ Meeting (Bryans) Thu 10 Years 11-13 Personal Statements completed 12.10- Sports Team photos (Farm Lawn) 1.50pm Netball v Clayesmore School 2.15pm 1st, 2nd, 3rd (Home) Badminton v King Edward’s School 2.30-4.00pm 4.00- Prep Schools’ Cricket Masterclass (Sports Hall) 6.00pm 7.00pm Year 12 Practice Interviews (Wigram Block) Fri 11 1.00pm Netball U19 Tournament (Bath Uni) Sat 12 7.00am Rowing: Reading University Head (Years 12-13) depart 11.50am Chapel - Rev Tim Ling 1.30pm Whole Netball Club Tournament (Home) Hockey v Wells Cathedral School 1.15pm 3rd, 2.30pm 1st, 3.45pm 2nd (Away); 2.00pm U15, 3.15pm U14 (Home), 2.00pm U14B (Home - Prep School) 7.30pm Nutfield House Dinner (Dining Hall) 7.30pm Irish Night (Assembly Hall) Week 10 March Sun 13 11.30am- Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award training walk (Monkton Combe Valley) 4.00pm 7.30 pm ISS Cultural Evening (Dining Hall) Mon 14 Visiting Scientist Week (Chemistry) 7.00pm Drama GCSE Practical Exam (Assembly Hall) Tue 15 8.25am Tutor Meetings 1.30pm Navy Section depart for BRNC, Dartmouth Wed 16 CCF Field Day 11.30am - Year 12 and 13 Green Chemistry Symposium (Bath University) 5.30pm 1.00pm U12 Super 7s Prep School Netball Tournament (Home) Squash v King’s School Bruton 4.45pm U16 (Away) Hockey v Wellsway School 4.30pm U14B (Home) Thu 17 6.00am Schools’ Head, London (selected crews from Years 11-13) depart All Day ECB National U15 Indoor Cricket Competition for Girls 10.00am- Visit from Army Careers Officer (Careers Room) 12.00pm 12.15pm Food Committee (Old Hall) Netball v Royal High School 2.30pm 1st, 2nd (Home) Hockey v Wellsway School 4.15pm 3rd (Away) Racquet Sports Triangular v Kingswood School 4.45pm U18 (Away) 7.00pm Big Band Jazz Evening (Monkton Prep School) Fri 18 7.00am National Sculling Head, Dorney Lake (selected crews from Year 10) depart 8.00am Years 12 and 13 Particle Physics Masterclass (Oxford) (return 6.00pm) depart 8.15am Year 11 GCSE Sports Studies Revision Day (Birmingham) depart 6.30pm Monkton Lecture: Murray Watts OM (Chapel) 8.15pm Clark Society (Drama Studio) Sat 19 8.00am Women's Head of the River, London (Girls 1st VIII) depart 11.50am Chapel - Mr David Bryson Netball v Downside School 2.00pm 1st, 2nd, U15 & U14 (Away) Hockey v Colston's School 2.00pm 1st, 3.15pm 2nd (Away); 1.00pm U15, 2.00pm U14, 3.00pm U15/U14B (Home) 7.00pm In House Night 7.30pm Eddystone House Dinner (Dining Hall) Week 11 March Sun 20 All Day Governors’ Meeting 1.00pm Trip to Splashdown Mon 21 All Day Governors’ Meeting 4.30- Years 7-11 French Play (Assembly Hall) 6.00pm Tue 22 8.25am House Meetings Wed 23 2.00 - Visit from Royal Navy Visibility Team to work with RN CCF 5.00pm Thu 24 Fri 25 Visit of Spanish School (until Fri 1st April) Sat 26 All Day King Edward's School Hockey Festival 1st 11.50am Chapel - Rev John Miller Netball v Warminster School 1.30pm 1st, 2nd, U15 & U14 (Away) 7.00pm House Netball Competition (Sports Hall) 7.30pm Pearce Centre Party Week 12 March / April Sun 27 7.30pm Monkton Combe Choral Society Concert (Assembly Hall) Mon 28 10.00am Years 12 and 13 e-Safety Lecture (Old Hall) 7.00pm AS Drama and Theatre Studies Practical Exam (Assembly Hall) Tue 29 7.00am Rugby: Rosslyn Park 7s (All Day) depart 8.25am Tutor Meetings 2.30pm House Cross Country Wed 30 All Day Trip to London for pupils involved in Spanish Exchange (Years 11-12) Hockey v Wellsway School 4.30pm Hill House (Home) Thu 31 8.25am Principal’s Assembly 7.30pm Big Band Concert (Assembly Hall) Fri 1 7.30am Year 10 French Exchange to Lille depart 9.00am Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award Practice Expedition, Exmoor (returns 7.00pm 3rd April) 9.00am Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Practice Expedition, Dartmoor (returns 2.00pm 4th April) 1.00pm END OF TERM 2.00pm CCF Easter Camp (returns 2.00pm April 8th) depart Sat 2 8.00am Men's Head of the River (Boys 1st VIII only) depart 8.30am Year 12 and 13 AS/A2 Sports Studies Revision Day, Corsham (4.00pm return) depart Mon Tue W ed Thu Fri Sat 8.30 Lesson 1 8.50- 1 9.30 9.15 Lesson 2 9.35- 2 10.15 BREAK 9.55 Break 10.20 Lesson 10.45- 3 3 11.25 11.05 Lesson 11.30- 4 4 12.10 11.50 5a/ 12.15- Chapel Lu 12.55 BREAK 5b/ 1.10- Lu 1.50 Community 1.55- 6 Service 2.35 / CCF 2.40- 7 Music / 3.20 Games BREAK 3.45- 8 1st Team 4.25 Development Training 4.30- 9 / 5.10 Activities 5.15- Act 5.55 SUPPER P R E P S TIMES OF ACTIVITIES Weekdays: ICT Centre and Music School open 8.00 am - 6.50 pm Mondays: Societies and Activities 5.15 - 6.15 pm Choir 6.30pm Bible Studies - Year 9 8.35 - 9.30 pm Bible Studies - Years 10 upwards 9.05 - 10.00 pm Tuesdays: Chemistry Open Laboratory 4.30 – 6.00 pm Jazz Band/Drum Workshop 4.30 - 5.15 pm Drama, Societies and Activities 4.30 - 6.15 pm In-House Time 9.00 - 10.00 pm Wednesdays: CCF & Community Service 2.00 - 4.00 pm String Orchestra 2.00 - 3.00 pm Brass Group 3.00 - 4.00 pm Close Harmony Group 4.30 - 5.15 pm Sport Development Squads 4.35 - 6.15 pm Christian Union 6.00 - 7.00 pm Thursdays: Big Band, Societies and Activities 4.30 - 6.15 pm Drama 9.05 - 10.00 pm In-House Time 9.00 - 10.00 pm Fridays: Concert Band, Activities 5.15 - 6.15 pm Senior Society meetings 8.00 - 9.30 pm Sundays: ICT Centre open 11.00 am onwards Music School open 11.00 am onwards Transport to Bath 1.00pm Drama has first priority on Tuesdays; Big Band takes priority on Thursdays. Leave out with parents: On Sundays this is normally granted by Houseparents subject to other commitments. Attendance at School functions: Parents and friends are welcome to attend all the activities listed in the Calendar. CONTACT INFORMATION Offices Principal 311 email@example.com Deputy Head (Pastoral) 308 firstname.lastname@example.org Deputy Head (Academic) 203 email@example.com Bursar 343 firstname.lastname@example.org Catering 392 email@example.com Commercial 316 firstname.lastname@example.org Development 354 email@example.com Domestic Services 209 firstname.lastname@example.org ICT 330 email@example.com Medical Centre 337 firstname.lastname@example.org Reception 347 email@example.com Registrar 333 firstname.lastname@example.org Staff Common Room 334 Houseparents Clarendon 355 email@example.com Eddystone 386 firstname.lastname@example.org Farm 370 email@example.com Grove Grange 376 firstname.lastname@example.org Hill 01225 723596 email@example.com Nutfield 350 firstname.lastname@example.org School 307 email@example.com Note: To dial from outside the school exchange: Numbers beginning with 3: dial (01225) 7211xy where xy are the last two digits Numbers beginning with 2: dial (01225) 7212xy where xy are the last two digits DATES OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LENT TERM 2011 Sunday 9 January – Friday 1 April * Half Term: 4.00pm Friday 18 February – 9.15pm Sunday 27 February Leave Weekend: 5.15pm Friday 28 January – 9.15pm Sunday 30 January (voluntary) Notes: Boarding Houses open 9.00 am Sunday 9 January Pupils may leave from 1.00 pm on Friday 1 April but may stay until 10.00 am on Saturday 2 April if travel plans dictate SUMMER TERM 2011 Tuesday 26 April – Friday 8 July * Half Term: 4.00pm Friday 27 May – 9.15pm Sunday 5 June N.B: No Leave Weekend for May Bank Holiday Notes: Boarding Houses open 9.00 am Tuesday 26 April Term ends on Saturday 2 July for Years 11 and 13 only. Other pupils may leave from 1.00 pm on Friday 8 July but may stay until 10.00 am on Saturday 9 July if travel plans dictate. MICHAELMAS TERM 2011 Sunday 4 September – Thursday 15 December* (*amended date) * Half Term: 4.00pm Friday 14 October – 9.15 pm Sunday 30 October Leave Weekends: 5.15pm Friday 23 September – 9.15pm Sunday 25 September (voluntary) 2.00pm Friday 18 November – 9.15pm Sunday 20 November (compulsory) Notes: Boarding Houses open 9.00 am Saturday 3 September for overseas pupils who are not new to the school. Pupils may leave from 5.00 pm on Thursday 15 December but may stay until 10.00 am on Friday 16 December if travel plans dictate. LENT TERM 2012 Sunday 8 January – Friday 23 March * Half Term: 4.00pm Friday 10 February – 9.15pm Sunday 19 February Leave Weekend: 5.15pm Friday 10 March – 9.15pm Sunday 12 March (voluntary) Notes: Boarding Houses open 9.00 am Sunday 8 January Pupils may leave from 1.00 pm on Friday 23 March but may stay until 10.00 am on Saturday 24 March if travel plans dictate SUMMER TERM 2012 Sunday 15 April – Friday 6 July * Half Term: 4.00pm Friday 1 June – 9.15pm Sunday 10 June Leave Weekend: 5.15pm Friday 5 May – 9.15pm Monday 7 May (voluntary) Notes: Boarding Houses open 9.00 am Sunday 15 April N.B. Term ends on Saturday 30 June for Years 11 and 13 only. Other pupils may leave from 1.00 pm on Friday 6 July but may be accommodated until 10.00 am on Saturday 7 July if travel plans dictate. NOTE: At the beginning of term, boarders are due back here at 7.30 pm on the day stated. Day pupils should be here by 8.25am the following day. The time at which the boarding houses open is stated and boarders should not return before then.