Hermes

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Week 2: Beginning Monday 13th January

Below you will find further information on:

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

  • IAPS Schools – Sports Code of Conduct (all parents)

  • Information on Swimming (all parents)

  • Term Dates (all parents)

  • Coffee Morning Invitation for Year 3 and Year 4 Parents, Monday 13th January (Year 3 and Year 4 parents)

  • Childnet Presentation, (all parents)

  • Dean Close Business Club Meeting, Friday 24th January (all parents)

  • Dance Timetable (parents of pupils who take dance lessons)

  • Match fixtures week 2 (all parents)

General notices

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

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

IAPS Schools – Sports Code of Conduct (all parents)

Dean Close Preparatory School is a member of IAPS (The Independent Association of Prep Schools) and many of our sports fixtures involve matches against other IAPS schools. We have been asked by IAPS as a member school to remind our staff, pupils and parents of their guidelines for coaching, playing, spectating and parental support at school sports fixtures.

Please click here to access IAPS Schools – Sports Code of Conduct.

Information on Swimming (All parents)

Year 3 and Year 4 Saturday morning swimming lessons will commence on: Saturday 11th January.

Early morning swim training will commence and run as usual next week – Monday 13th January Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6.

Tuesday 14th January for Year 7 and Year 8.

Term Dates (all parents)

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Coffee Morning Invitation for Year 3 and Year 4 Parents, Monday 13th January (Year 3 and Year 4 parents)

Please click here to access an invitation to all Year 3 and Year 4 parents to a coffee morning in the Centenary Hall Atrium.

Childnet Presentation, (all parents)

On Tuesday 14th January all our pupils will be spending time with one of the leading education providers of internet security, Childnet, learning how to keep themselves safe online. At 6.00pm, lasting approximately one hour, Childnet will be running a presentation for parents to which you are all warmly invited.

Pupils whose parents would like to attend this may stay for school tea and will be supervised in one of the day houses afterwards. To enable us to cater for the event please could you let the school office (dcpsoffice@deanclose.org.uk) know by Friday 10th January if your child will be staying for tea on Tuesday 14th January.

If you would like to find out more about Childnet their internet address is: http://www.childnet.com

Dean Close Business Club Meeting, Friday 24th January (all parents)

Find out more about Cheltenham’s popular high street store, John Lewis, as we meet the Manager, Martin Bundy.

All ODs, parents and friends of Dean Close are welcome to join us.

Refreshments will available in John Lewis from 8.00am with the session finishing by 9.00am.

Please click here to register.

Dance Timetable (parents of pupils who take dance lessons)

Please click here to access the Lent Term timetable for dance lessons.

Match Fixtures week 2 (all parents)

Team sheets, pitch location and further information can be accessed using the password DCPSsport2019 on the sports section of the School website http://www.deancloseprepsport.org.uk/

Saturday 11th January

Boys’ Hockey Triangular v The Downs Preparatory School, Wraxall and Cheltenham College Preparatory School – U9s Away 10.00am; U10s Home 10.00am

Netball Practice – all girls in Years 7-8 12.30-2.00pm

Hockey Practice – all boys in Years 6-8 12.30-2.00pm

Wednesday 15th January

Boys’ Hockey v Millfield Preparatory School – 1st XI Home 2.15pm; 3rd XI Home 3.15pm; 2nd XI Away 2.15pm; 4th XI Away 3.15pm

Boys’ Hockey v Cricklade Manor Preparatory school – U11A and U11C Home 2.30pm; U11B and U11D Away 2.30pm

Netball v Clifton College Preparatory School – U13C, U13D, U12C, U12D Home 2.15pm; U13A, U13B, U12A, U12B Home 3.15pm; U11A, U11B, U10A, U10B, U9A Away 2.30pm; U9B Away 3.10pm

Thursday 16th January

Swimming Gala v Cheltenham College Preparatory School – Year 7 and Year 8 Away 4.45pm

Friday 17th January

Late games session for Boys’ Hockey – 1st XI, 2nd XI and 3rd XI Pick up 5.30pm

Saturday 18th January

Boys’ Hockey v Cheltenham College Preparatory School – U8s Away 9.15am

Boys’ Hockey v Kingswood Preparatory School – 1st XI and 3rd XI Home 12.40pm; 2nd XI and 4th XI Away 1.30pm

Netball v The Dragon School – U13A, U13B, U13C, U13D, U13E, U12A, U12B, U12C, U12D, U12E Away 2.30pm