Year 7

Recent letters home

Red Nose Day: Friday 24 March 2017
Year 7: Acting Pastoral Leader
Important safety information: Frontier Centre, Irthlingborough
Important safeguarding information: Musically and Oovoo apps
Letter to parents re. severe weather conditions


E-safety advice for parents/carers

E-safety parent and carer advice booklet from Northamptonshire County Council (updated April 2016)

Think U Know A website especially for parents/carers, launched in December 2015, offering a completely refreshed suite of articles and guidance on all aspects of child internet safety and how to keep children safe from sexual abuse, both online and off. Users will find films, downloadable guides and useful links to support organisations:

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

CEOP Safety Centre Families can report abuse and exploitation directly to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP):

www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

NCA Cyber Crime Advice from the National Crime Agency on how to help young people avoid the risks of getting involved in cyber crime

www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk

Educate Against Hate brings together the best advice, support and resources available for parents, teachers and school leaders who want to learn how to protect young people from extremism and radicalisation, and is the result of successful collaboration between the Department for Education, the Home Office, the NSPCC, Internet Matters, Childnet, ParentZone, UK Internet Safety Centre, and the many other organisations who have contributed resources.

www.educateagainsthate.com

Useful advice for parents/carers

Child Employment Guidance from the Education Entitlement Service at Northamptonshire County Council
The Common Assessment for Families in Northamptonshire: What does it mean for your family?
Getting into Homework: A complete guide to helping your child's learning at home
Coaching your Teenager: A booklet to help parents/carers of teenagers aged 14-18

Information pack

Home College Agreement
eSafety Information
Privacy notices
Cashless payment system for school meals
Biometric payment system for school meals
Free school meals

E-safety information for parents (from CEOP and Parent Zone)
Meet the Year 7 Pastoral Team
Acting Pastoral LeaderMr M Coutts
7 CBMr C Blanch
7 MBMiss M Burn
7 TDMr T Davis
7 NDMrs N Dube
7 WCMr W Curran

Mrs L Gauvrit - Assistant Headteacher for Pastoral Care & Guidance, Inclusion

Mrs H Huchet - Assistant Headteacher for PSHE & LORIC, Head of Key Stage 3


LORIC Time Topics: Year 7

LORIC stands for Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative and Communication. All students spend time with their form group each morning building on these skills.

LORIC time overview for 2016-17 Term 4: Year 7
LORIC time overview for 2016-17 Term 3: Year 7
LORIC time overview for 2016-17 Term 2: Year 7
LORIC time overview for 2016-17 Term 1: Year 7

Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's school

Parents / Carers, please click on the image above to access the Ofsted Parent View website and give them your views on Huxlow Science College.


Huxlow's shoebox gifts are sorted and shipped

Year 7 and the Sixth Form would like to thank the whole Huxlow community for their generous donations towards shoebox gifts this year to be sent to communities in need across Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia through Operation Christmas Child ......Read more

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“Secondary school isn’t scary!” Huxlow Year 7-8 talk transition with Year 6 students

A group of six Huxlow students have been visiting local primary schools recently to talk to Year 6 about transition. “I remember being in that situation and it’s really fun to tell them that secondary school isn’t scary and help them not to worry so much, because Huxlow is a really good school” ......Read more

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Year 7’s phizz-whizzingly inspirational visit to the Roald Dahl Museum

Year 7 students had a “phizz-whizzingly inspirational visit” to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre to support their recent work in English. “It was fun to see how Roald Dahl imagined up all his stories and how he took inspiration from everything around him” said Louis (Year 7) ......Read more

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Year 7 are knitting baby blankets for Special Care Unit

Year 7 students have spent some of their tutor time recently learning to knit. They are making baby blankets to donate to the Special Care Baby Unit at Kettering General Hospital. “It’s very frustrating learning to knit but it’s worth it because it’s for a really good cause” ......Read more

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Going the extra Huxlow mile for Sport Relief

The whole Huxlow community including students, staff, parents and governors have been getting active and fundraising a total of £763 for Sport Relief! Well done everyone, and thank you all for your continued support in helping us encourage our students to become active citizens ......Read more

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Year 7 Huxlow students “Clean for the Queen”

Clean for The Queen is a national campaign to tidy up Britain in time for Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday, which will be officially celebrated in June. Year 7 students from Huxlow Science College blitzed the school grounds on Thursday 3rd March 2016. They did a fantastic job, clearing away 27 bottles, 70 pieces of paper, 436 plastic bags or packaging items, 11 cans and 34 pens in all......Read more

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Huxlow students show support for the “Stamp Out Stigma” campaign

Northamptonshire’s annual Mental Health Awareness Day took place on Friday 12th February 2016, and Huxlow Science College students showed their support for the “Stamp Out Stigma” campaign. Balloon releases took place simultaneously at 12 noon from schools, colleges and community settings across the county including Huxlow......Read more

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