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  • 13th January 2020

    Forthcoming Science Society Lectures!

    Our Science Department has organised the following lunchtime lectures this term.  Feel free to pop along to find out more on these exciting range of topics!

    Date Topic
    Wednesday 22nd January Fungal Infections
    Lecturer – Sheila Seaton
    Tuesday 11th February A Career in Medicine and Haematology
    Lecturer – Dr Perla Eleftheriou
    Wednesday 4th March Climate Change
    Lecturer – Matthew Bell
    Thursday 26th March DNA, genes and how they affect matching of treatments with our genetic profile.  This falls in the area of personalised medicine.
    Lecturer – Manu Gupta

     

  • 6th January 2020

    Spring Term Events announced!

    A Happy New Year to everyone! Our Music and Drama programme for the Spring Term has now been finalised. Please see Events for concert details and dates.

    Donate to the OSA when shopping online!

    A message from the OSA (Owen’s School Association):

    “Did you know that whenever you buy anything online, you could be raising a free donation for Owens School Association? There are nearly 3,000 retailers on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline, and Sainsbury’s – it doesn’t cost you a penny extra!

    It’s really simple, all you have to do is:

    1. Join – Head to http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/owensschoolassociation and sign up for free.
    2. Shop – Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first, pick the retailer you want and start shopping.
    3. Raise – After you’ve checked out, that retailer will make a donation to your good cause for no extra cost whatsoever!

    There are no catches or hidden charges and Owens School Association will be really grateful for your donations!

    Thank you for your support.

  • 16th December 2019

    End of Term Newsletter Now Available!

    Many thanks to our Parent Volunteer Newsletter Editor, Lynn Bath, for pulling together all the articles which reflect another amazing half term at Owen’s!  Please see our School Newsletters page!

    Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    Christmas Jumper Day!

    Just a reminder that Friday 20th  December (our last day!) is Christmas Jumper Day!

    Students are expected to wear their usual school uniform.  If they choose to, they may replace their normal school jumper and/or blazer with a Christmas jumper, and bring £1 for charity.

    Please could students give £1 to their Form Tutors on the Friday morning.

    Nine Lessons and Carol Service this week!

    You are warmly invited to our Nine Lessons and Carol Service taking place on Monday 16th December 2019 at St Mary The Virgin and All Saints Church, Potters Bar.

    Please see our Events page for full details.

  • 9th December 2019

    A Christmas Carol entertains Year 9 students!

    Year 9 were entertained with a one-hour performance of A Christmas Carol by The Globe Players last Wednesday, 4th of December.

    The dramatization was engaging with students enjoying the comical yet accurate portrayal of Dickens’ characters.

    It has become an annual event for Year 9 students, whilst studying this Dickens masterpiece, to experience a performance which aids their understanding and appreciation of Victorian literature.

    Accompanied with soundscape and imaginative set, students were transported through Dickens’ festive favourite. The actors captivated the audience with their swift change of costumes and faithful presentation of the characters, even adding some humour, just as Dickens wished!

  • 2nd December 2019

    Non Uniform Day this Friday!

    Please note that we are holding a Non-Uniform day this Friday 6th December to raise money for the Rainforest Trust UK. Please could all students give their £1.00 donation to their form tutor on Friday morning.

    Winter Term Production – tickets now on sale!

    You are warmly invited to our Winter Term Production – ‘Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Case of the Circassian Dagger’ on Thursday 12th, Friday 13th and Saturday 14th December 2019 featuring students from Years 9 – 13.

    Please see our Events page for information on how to purchase tickets.

    Royal Institution Masterclasses in Engineering

    Congratulation to Year 9 students Emilia Pantiledes, Jasmin Mac, Anna Pritchard, Benjamin Mansfield and Matthew McDonald for completing the prestigious Royal Institution Masterclasses in Engineering this term at Leonardo in Luton.  These classes took place on Saturday mornings over a period of six weeks during October and November with the aim of bringing engineering to life through a range of interesting topics.  Among the highlights was the opportunity to use an original Enigma encoding machine while learning about encryption technology.

    An Invitation to Our Nine Lessons and Carol Service!

    You are warmly invited to our Nine Lessons and Carol Service taking place on Monday 16th December 2019 at St Mary The Virgin and All Saints Church, Potters Bar.

    Please see our Events page for full details.

    Year 10 student takes bronze in U18 British National Judo Championships!

    Congratulations to Year 10 student, Oliver Almond aged 14, who  won his third national judo title in 4 years, taking Bronze last weekend at the 2019 U18 British National Judo Championships

    The U18 Cadet category is a significant step up in difficulty as it allows the use of full-adult judo rules including submissions by strangle and arm-lock which were are not permitted at U15 level. This year the double national champion, followed up his gold medal wins at U12 in 2016 and U15 in 2018, by clinching a bronze medal in the much more difficult U18 category.  Aged just 14, Oliver will compete for the next 3 years in this U18 age-band, so winning a medal in his first year at this level against much older competitors is a remarkable achievement.

    Oliver’s success at the British Championships gives him automatic selection to the England Development Squad where he has the opportunity to be selected to represent England at more advanced European events in 2020!