Upcoming police visit
All the secondary schools across the East Northants district are working closely with Northamptonshire police to ensure all secondary schools remain a safe place for your children. To maintain the safety of students and staff, Northamptonshire Police will be conducting patrols within schools, focusing on drugs and raising awareness of knife crime. This will include patrols with a drugs dog and the use of a knife arch and knife wands.
For full details, please download the following letter.
This is your last chance to book your place at our upcoming 'Friend or Foe?' parent forum on Thursday 30 September. The event is centered around how you can help your child to navigate both the virtual and real world safely. Book your place by completing the form below.
Online safety tips
This week's online safety guide is on the topic of social media scams. Download the file below to find out the types of popular scams and tips on how you can protect yourself/your child.
Our breakfast club will be open to all students between 8-8:30am daily from Thursday 30 September. There will be a variety of products available for purchase, with students who qualify for Free School Meals having an allowance of 60p. Students should use the side entrance to the restaurant on Mountbatten Way, rather than going through main reception.
Our weekly STEM Club is launching on Tuesday 28 September and is open to students in Years 7-9. The club sees teachers from across science, maths, technology and computing come together to offer students the opportunity to participate in a number of exciting projects.
InvestIN are offering students aged 12-18 immersive weekend experiences in 13 different STEM and medicine-related careers. This is a great opportunity to learn from top doctors, engineers, psychologists, investment bankers and more. Click the link below for full details.
Manor Maths Challenges
In celebration of this week's autumnal equinox, why not have a go at making a sundial? You'll find full instructions in this week's edition of Mrs Radd's blog, as well as a new video feature.
Our Year 11 boys took on Samuel Whitbread on Tuesday 21 September in the first round of the ESFA National Cup and despite going 1-0 up, and a valiant effort from the boys, they lost 2-1 conceding in the last 30 seconds of the game. Now our efforts are applied to the county cup and district league.
Upcoming fixtures are as follows:
- Tuesday 28 September – Year 9/KS4 netball @ home vs SCH and Rushden
- Tuesday 28 September – Year 9 football @ home vs Thomas Beckett
- Monday 4 October – Year 11 football away @ Wrenn
- Tuesday 5 October – Year 9/KS4 netball away
- Tuesday 5 October – Year 11 football away @ Parker E
- Wednesday 6 October – Year 7 football @ home vs Wrenn
- Wednesday 6 October – Year 9 football away @ Wrenn
- Thursday 7 October – Year 8 football @ home vs Wrenn
- Thursday 7 October – U16 girls football away @ Wootton
May we please remind parents, carers and other adults that they are not permitted on school site until 4:30pm to come to watch their child compete at home fixtures. All visitors to the school must have prior permission to be on school site and are required to sign in before 4:30pm. Thank you for your understanding and support.