School will close on Friday 21st July 2017 and students will be allowed to leave at 12.15pm. Please note there will be a lunch service available if required. The school’s Learning Zone will be open until 2.45pm for students wishing to stay to catch up with work.
We have been liaising with the bus company regarding the scholar buses and can confirm the following:
The 849 to High Spen and the 847 to Lobley Hill will be at school for pick up at 12.15 pm
There will be NO 848 to Bensham or 846 to the Teams on this day; therefore students will be required to make their way home using alternative methods.
The new school term starts on Wednesday 6th September 2017 for students in years 8 – 11 and 13. Students joining Year 7 will start on Tuesday 5th September 2017 to get used to the procedures in their new school. Year 12 students will begin school on Thursday 7th September. All students are expected to be in school promptly by 8.30 am each day.
Students wishing to enrol onto Sixth Form courses should by now have received an appointment time for Thursday 31st August or Tuesday 5th September. Please email Mrs McGarry HERE if you are unable to attend.
Kingsmeadow students were rewarded with a trip to Lightwater Valley for all of the hard work and effort they put in during the year. Every student who managed to gain 700 house points was invited to take part in the day.
On Friday the 7th July a huge group of over 300 students set off at 8.30am and headed to Yorkshire to spend the day at the Lightwater Valley theme park. Kingsmeadow were first to arrive ensuring our students enjoyed a full day of fun on the rides.
On Tuesday 11th July, our Year 7 class of 2017 were given a ‘REAL’ celebration to recognise their progress and achievements in REAL this year. We had our annual REAL Graduation ceremony where students received Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum awards, based on our ‘Mastery Model’ for assessment. The awards were for their demonstration of our 6 character traits; Respect, Courage, Compassion, Integrity, Pride and Quality and for their progress and achievements in digital literacy. The ceremony focussed on a reflection of their journey in REAL this year and included photographs of the quality work produced and the presentations and exhibitions that have been the quality ‘REAL’ products of their hardwork and dedication this year. Our REAL staff have worked tirelessly to ensure that all of our students have the opportunity to excel in many different ways and are extremely proud of our youngest cohort of students.