- 14th February 2020
Spring Half 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 restful half term break!
- 27th January 2020
‘Inside Out’ Day – Thursday 6th February 2020
As part of Children’s Mental Health Awareness next week we are going to support ‘Inside Out’ day on Thursday 6th February. The purpose of this day is to remind us to stop and think about how others are feeling and that we should always be kind as we don’t know how other people feel on the inside.
Students are allowed to bring in a jumper of their choice, which they are allowed to wear all day as long as it is inside out. All other school uniform rules apply.
During this week students will look at ways to support their own and each other’s positive mental health during form time.
Tickets go on sale for Chamber Concert!
You are warmly invited to attend our first musical concert of 2020 involving both Junior and Senior students in various ensembles!
Please see Events for booking details.
DAOS hosts Careers Fair!
We are delighted to announce that our second Careers Fair is going ahead on Wednesday 5th February from 12.30-3.30pm when nearly 30 employers and education providers will be in school to talk to our students in Years 9-13.
A letter has been emailed to parents and students will have a preparation session in form time about what to expect at the Fair. A report on the event will be in our next Newsletter published during February 2020.
- 20th January 2020
Year 11 History Students visit the East End!
7 registered guides took 150 students around various sites relevant to the history of the East End which included material on poverty, policing and the notorious crimes of Jack the Ripper. Although a very chilly day for a two hour walk (thankfully though we just dodged a downpour!), the students reacted superbly to the guides with precise and searching questioning which was much appreciated. The guides certainly brought the atmosphere of late Victorian London to life and gave students a real sense of the dark and sometimes treacherous underbelly of the capital.
- 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.
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