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Year 10 Achievement Assembly

21 March 2016

Achievement assemblies for all year groups are in full swing at Leytonstone School, celebrating achievement and hard work throughout the spring term. Click below for Year 10’s achievement assembly details

Y10 Spring Achievement 2016

End of Spring Term 24/03/16 at 12:20pm

17 March 2016

Leytonstone Schools Spring term will end at 12.20pm on Thursday 24th March.

This will be a non-uniform day for students. Students not in full school uniform will be asked to pay £1.00 towards our chosen charity in Nepal that has helped to support a village in the Himalayas called Barpak.

School will restart for the Summer term on Tuesday 12th April. This is a day later than reported in our original calendar published in September and apologies for any confusion regarding this. The school is closed to students on Monday 11th April to accommodate a teacher training day.

We wish you all a very restful and peaceful Easter break.

Year 7 Parents Evening – 17th March 2016

17 March 2016

Year 7 Parents Evening will be held tonight 17/03/16 from 4:30.

Change to Address or Telephone Numbers?

11 March 2016

Just a reminder to all parents and carers that if you change address, telephone number, email or anything important the school should know please inform us as soon as possible. It is vital that we have up to date contact details in case of any emergency.

To update your details you can contact the school by email on

school@leytonstone.waltham.sch.uk

by phone on

0208 988 7420

or send a letter with your child to bring into the Main Office with details of any changes.

Leytonstone Literacy News

09 March 2016

Latest LITERACY NEWS

Lexia Students Rewarded

Success of Year 7 and 8 Lexia students has been celebrated and rewarded. Both Year Groups received invitations to attend a Lunch Pizza Party held by Ms. Jelassi-Williams and Ms. Phipps. Students were selected for progress and attendance. Very well done to all!

Lexia Pizza Party

Lexia Pizza Party

Lexia Pizza Party

Lexia Pizza Party

Lexia Pizza Party

Lexia Pizza Party

Dictionaries for Year 10

On their return to school after Work Experience, Year 10 will be receiving a Dictionary/Theasurus. This is an exciting opportunity for Year 10, which will promote literacy and independent learning.

Watch this space for pictures of their reactions.

Coming Soon…..Leytonstone Celebrates

World Book Day

World Book Day

Exciting celebrations are planned to celebrate World Book Day (In Leytonstone it will be celebrated on 4th March 2016). Events will be held in Assemblies, Departments, lessons, Library and even at lunchtime!

KS4 Ready

Literacy and Inclusion are working together to ensure our Year 9s are KS4 ready. We are planning interventions to boost the literacy levels of students who need a little boost before tackling the challenges ahead.

Big Write Event

09 March 2016

Happy World Book Day…

On Sunday 6th March 2016 Ms Khan and her family were invited to the ‘Big Write Event’ organised by the Discovery Centre in Stratford to celebrate World Book Day. The aim of the event was to encourage young people to read, write and draw! The event was attended by star illustrator Tony De Saulles. Mr De Saulles has been illustrating for the Horrible Science series for the past 20 years. His cartoon workshops allow young people to learn some key skills. One of the drawings shows the ‘disgusting digestive system’. On request, this was signed to Leytonstone School by Mr De Saulles.

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“I used to be told off at school for doodling and now I get paid for it.” Tony De Saulles

http://www.discover.org.uk/whatson/event/20-yucky-years-of-horrible-science-with-tony-de-saulles-the-big-write

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Prevent Parental Meeting

08 March 2016

In response to these parental requests, we will be holding a Prevent briefing, for parents on Wednesday 16th March at 6.00pm in the school hall to discuss some of the sensitive topics that will be covered in Diversity week. A printed copy of the letter below has been given to your child.

Prevent letter