Year 9

Recent letters home

Red Nose Day: Friday 24 March 2017
Important safety information: Frontier Centre, Irthlingborough
Important safeguarding information: Musically and Oovoo apps
Year 9-10 trip to the First World War Battlefields: 14-15 July 2017
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 9 Pastoral Team
Pastoral LeaderMiss G Roberts
9 CMMiss C Maubert
9 HPMiss H Porte
9 SBMr S Brewin
9 JHMiss S Mott
9 SDMiss S Donald

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

Mrs H Huchet - Assistant Headteacher for PSHE & LORIC

Mrs K Letts - Head of Key Stage 4


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

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Inspirational Year 9 & 10 visit to the Caterpillar Innovation Centre

The Caterpillar Innovation Centre in Leicester invited a group of interested Year 9 and 10 students to attend an event based around apprenticeships and careers in engineering ...... Read more

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College Council at the Youth in East Northants Conference 2016

On Wednesday 9th November 2016, Huxlow’s College Council went on a trip to the Pemberton Centre in Rushden for the annual Youth in East Northants (YEN) Conference ......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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‘Girls in IT’: Huxlow students attend an inspiration event at Barclaycard, Northampton

On Tuesday 10th November 2015, a group of nine girls from Years 8 and 9 who have a specific interest in IT were invited to Barclaycard, Northampton for an inspiration event, ‘Girls in IT’. The day consisted of a seminar with a lecturer from John Moores University, followed by three breakout sessions which covered designing technology for the future, fault finding for online banking and programming robots ......Read more

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