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3rd July 2017

Author, Penny Joelson, visits DAOS!

On Wednesday 28th June we were delighted to welcome local author Penny Joelson who came to talk to students in their English lesson. Penny spoke about her book I Have No Secrets which was published in May, and has already had a fantastic reception with great reviews.

The Year 7 and 8 students really enjoyed Penny’s visit asked lots of interesting questions and were eager to buy a signed copy of the book. We are looking forward to Penny’s second visit in the last week of term.

Rampaging Chariots!

Congratulations to George Whelan, Luca Choteborsky, Wayne Lee and Maxim Lavrov for their success at this year’s Rampaging Chariots competition.  Over 20 schools and other institutions competed in the Robot Wars type competition, held on 24th June at Leonardo in Luton.

The team were overall winners of the Assault Course challenge and also progressed well in the Sumo event. Other events at the competition included Tug of War and Two-A-Side Football.

Owen’s Bake Off 2017!

Thursday 29th June saw the 7th annual lower school baking competition. 38 keen bakers from Years 7, 8 and 9 took part in a 2 hour competition to bake an item that could be served at a summer garden party. Highlights included jelly filled chocolate cake, rose pavlova and chocolate soil cakes! This year we were delighted to welcome Mrs Nemko, Mr Fry and Mrs Yunis as our guest judges who did a great job of tasting 38 different dishes!

The winners were:
Year 7: Annalisa Christou for her chocolate orange jelly cake.

Year 8: Anna Partridge with her summer platter.

Year 9: Maya Korouei for her beautifully decorated ‘Garden’ cake.

The overall winner of the competition was Year 8 student, Anna Simpson, for her beautifully decorated seaside cupcakes.

Very well done to all of the competitors!

Final Reminder: OSA Summer Fete – this Saturday!

‘We look forward to seeing all of you at the Dame Alice Owens Summer Fete on Saturday 8th July between 3-6 pm. There will be lots of fun activities, stalls and food from around the world as per the attached poster.

Please contact fete@theosa.org.uk if you are able to offer help in any way on the day. We are also looking for a parent who can help with the nail varnish stall and any donations for the cake stall and bottles for the tombola.’

The Owen’s School Association