Hermes

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Week 9: Beginning Monday 11th March

Below you will find further information on:

  • A letter from Mr J. Gould (Academic Director) explaining Target Reports (all parents)

  • Instructions for parents on how to access Target Reports through the Parent Portal and how to set up the iSAMS Parent App (all parents)

  • Information from Mr J. Gould (Academic Director) explaining Years 3-5 Parents’ Evenings (Years 3-5 parents)

  • Year 3 Trip to the Ashmolean Museum, Tuesday 12th March (Year 3 parents)

  • Tickets for the Junior Production ‘Shakespeare on Trial’ (all parents)

  • Dean Close Community Clay Pigeon Shooting, Friday 8th March (all parents)

  • Dean Close London Business Club, Thursday 14th March (all parents)

  • Dean Close Community Golf Day, Friday 29th March (all parents)

  • Ultimate Activity Camps (all parents)

  • Match Fixtures Week 9 (all parents)

General notices

A letter from Mr J. Gould (Academic Director) explaining Target Reports (all parents)

Please click here to access a letter for all parents explaining the Target reports that will be sent out next week.

Instructions for parents on how to access Target Reports through the Parent Portal and how to set up the iSAMS Parent App (all parents)

The second Target Report is now available for all pupils in Years 3-7 (the Year 8 Target Reports will be published next week). It can be accessed either through the Parent Portal or the iSAMS Parent App.

Please click here to access a document explaining how parents can download the iSAMS Parent App and how to access the Parent Portal.

Information from Mr J. Gould (Academic Director) explaining Years 3-5 Parents’ Evenings (Years 3-5 parents)

These are taking place from 4.30pm to around 6.00pm on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th March. They provide an opportunity to discuss your child’s Target Report and hear how they getting on in general. Please sign up on the blue boards in the Rickerby foyer.

Year 3 Trip to the Ashmolean Museum, Tuesday 12th March (Year 3 parents)

Year 3 are looking forward to their trip to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford on Tuesday 12th March. The trip will be within the school day and pupils will need to wear school uniform, bringing their school coat as well. We will visit the museum shop, for which pupils should bring up to £2 in a named purse.

Any questions regarding the trip should be directed to Mrs L. Hunt lahunt@deanclose.org.uk or Mrs E. Matthews ermatthews@deanclose.org.uk

Tickets for the Junior Production ‘Shakespeare on Trial’ (all parents)

Tickets for the Junior Production ‘Shakespeare on Trial’ can be purchased from the Bacon Theatre via the below link;

https://bacontheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873600717

Tickets are ‘Print at Home’ or you are most welcome to show your ticket on your phone on arrival.

Dean Close Community Clay Pigeon Shooting, Friday 8th March (all parents)

Please click here to access further information. Join Old Decanians, Staff, Current & Past Parents at Ian Coley Sporting for a morning’s shooting and tuition. Suitable for beginners and advanced shots.

Dean Close London Business Club, Thursday 14th March (all parents)

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Dean Close Community Golf Day, Friday 29th March (all parents)

Please click here to access further information.All are welcome to join us for a round of Golf at Cotswold Hills Golf Club, Cheltenham. All in aid of Nyakatukura Memorial Secondary School, a School that Dean Close has supported since 2005.

Ultimate Activity Camps (all parents)

After another successful year, Ultimate Activity Camps are returning to Dean Close Preparatory School in 2019 with their fun and engaging holiday programmes. Ultimate Activity Camps offer exciting activity day camps for 4-14 year olds with over 40 activities every week delivered by engaging and enthusiastic staff who will instruct and encourage children to try new activities and make new friends – and naturally have lots of fun!

Their dates are below

  • Easter:            Monday 8th to Thursday 18th April
  • Summer:        Monday 22nd July to Friday 23rd August

Match Fixtures Week 9 (all parents)

We are only sending match details in our weekly clarion. Team sheets, pitch location and further information can be accessed using the password DCPSsport2018 on the sports section of the School website http://www.deancloseprepsport.org.uk/

Wednesday 13th March

Hockey v Bromsgrove Preparatory School– 3rd VII, 4th VII, 5thVII and 6th VII Home 2.00pm, U11C, U10A, U10B and U10C Away 2.00pm, 1st VII, 2rd VII, U11A and U11B Away 3.00pm, 7th VII and 8th VII Home 3.00pm

Netball v Cheltenham College Preparatory School – U13A, U13B, U13D, U12A, U12D Home 2.15pm; U11A, U11B, U11C, U10A, U10B Away 2.15pm; U9A and U9B Away 3.15pm; U8 Home 3.45pm

Hockey v St John’s-on-the-Hill – U9B Away 2.00pm; U9C Away 2.40pm

Saturday 16th March

Hockey Festival at Dean Close – U9s Home 10.00am