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  • Operation Christmas Child 2018

    Published 15/11/18

    This year’s Shoebox Appeal has now launched! This is a great opportunity to be involved in making a significant difference to a disadvantaged child’s life at Christmas time. This has been hugely successful in the past and I am always extremely proud of the involvement that young people like to have in causes such as this. If you or any students would like to take part please come along to pick up a leaflet from me in The Bridge which gives all the instructions you will need - wrap a shoe box and fill it with a few inexpensive small gifts. Please then drop completed shoeboxes into me by Tuesday 13th November. I can offer a collection service within school if this is helpful!

    Please check out the website for more information;

    Samaritan's Purse - What We Do - Operation Christmas Child

    Thank you to all those that have already dropped in completed shoeboxes!

    You may consider doing one shoebox as a tutor group which makes it a lot easier for more people to be involved.

    Please spread the word with students! Posters are up around school and you can also collect a leaflet from the main reception as well as from me. Tutors might like to share some of the many resources of information that are available on the website too, including videos.

    I have lots of empty shoeboxes waiting to be wrapped and filled.

    The more shoeboxes, the merrier!

    Ruth Packman, Bridge SEN Teacher

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  • Thought of the Day ~ We must learn to live together as brothers and sisters or perish together as fools. Martin Luther King Jr

    Published 15/11/18

    The theme this year is ‘Choose Respect’.

    Respect means to ‘have due regard for (someone’s feelings, wishes, or rights)’.

    Students will be reminded of this throughout the week, in tutor time, lessons, assemblies and around the school.

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  • 100th Anniversary of the Great War

    Published 14/11/18

    This Sunday marks the hundredth anniversary of the ending of the Great War on:

    11th November 1918

    As always at Prospect, we have spent the week thinking about what Remembrance means to us in the twenty first century and the continuing value of honouring the lives of all men and women who were killed in the many conflicts of the twentieth century.

    On Friday, as is customary, we will be holding a short ceremony and a two minutes silence at 11 o'clock at our own war memorial:

    ‘The Prospect 1000'

    All students are welcome to join us and share this time for quiet reflection.

    Mr D. Ridgus (History Teacher)

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  • Sixth Form Information Evening - 14th November 2018

    Published 09/11/18

    Invitation to all Parents/Carers and Students who would like to know more about joining Prospect School Sixth Form.

    The evening will be to provide information on how to apply, what grades you need, how the admission process works and much more.

    Staff from the Sixth Form will be available to give you all the information you need and on hand to answer any questions or queries.

    There are two presentations. The first is at 5.00pm and the second is at 6.00pm.

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  • Teachers in boiler suits at a crime scene help Year 6-Year 7 transition students overcome their nerves, a published blog by Ms Ray

    Published 18/10/18

    Katie Ray, English Teacher, at Prospect School, describes their use of a particular poem to create excitement about English and an experience of success.

    To see the published blog please click here (external website)

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  • Year 7 Ufton Court Adventure

    Published 09/10/18

    From 10th-14th September Miss Ralston, Mrs Vacy‐Ash, Year 7 Tutors and students had a wonderful 􀆟time teambuilding at Ufton Court.

    Despite only having been at Prospect for 3 days, students were asked to take themselves out of their comfort zones, leave mobile phones at home and take part in various activities designed to help them get to know each other, work as teams and develop their confidence.

    We had lots of fun swinging across obstacle courses in the woods, making survival bracelets, learning circus skills, building campfires and making hot chocolate, before spending the night sleeping in the (haunted) Tudor manor house.

    All the Prospect Staff who attended Ufton Court were very impressed by our students who were positive and tried everything – including all the vegetables at dinner!

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  • Year 13 Trip to the UK University and Apprenticeship Search Fair

    Published 02/10/18

    On Friday 28th September 2018, our Year 13 students had the opportunity to visit the Emirates Stadium for the UK University and Apprenticeship Search Fair.

    This event is the first step in the process of investigating opportunities for university courses and apprenticeships that they may wish to pursue following completion of Level 3 courses.

     

    The exhibitors were featured in four large halls all of which overlook the famous pitch. The fair is for students of all ability ranges and aims to widen participation as well as cater for higher academic achievers.

     

    Students had the opportunity to meet representatives from Higher Education establishments and Apprenticeship organisations to gain information about the courses and opportunities available in 2019.

     

    This event is the perfect way for students to choose which university or apprenticeship is right for them.

     

    UK University and Apprenticeship Search Fair | External Website

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Sixth Form Trip to the Globe Theatre, London

    Published 24/09/18

    On Friday, 7th September 2018 some of the Sixth Form students visited The Globe Theatre in London to see The Taming of the Shrew.

    Reviews from some of the students:

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  • Visit to Peter Brett Associates

    Published 20/09/18

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  • Find Your Future Day at Reading University

    Published 05/09/18

    Trip to Reading University 28th June 2018

    A day where we looked at ourselves, how we make decisions, debating ethics and understanding our values.  The students were a credit to themselves and asked some fantastic questions.  We were given the chance to look deeper at Heath Care related careers. 


    As part of our ongoing work to provide real life work experiences for our students, students were invited to a Find your future Day at Reading University.

    The purpose of the day was to give an insight into the variety of Health Care related careers.  The day ran from 09:30-15:00 and had a variety of hands on activities and debates run by professionals in the field.  Careers professionals that were represented  included Nursing Pharmacy Medicine Physiotherapy and Research.

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  • Year 11 into 12 Induction Day - Monday 16th July. Open for more details ...

    Published 11/07/18

    Sixth Form Induction

    (DAY ONE)

    Monday 16th July

    9.45am-2.45pm

    We are holding our first Induction Day for Year 11 students who have applied to Sixth Form.

    This will be held on Monday, 16th July 2018.

    This will be an informal welcome to the Sixth Form, where students can find out information and staff will be available to answer any queries or worries students may have. We will also be holding a BBQ in the afternoon as a welcome to our new students. The day will start at 9.45am and finish at 2.45pm.

    Please RSVP by Friday 13th July, to either Miss Holt; aholt@prospect.reading.sch.uk or Mrs Jeffery; jjeffery@prospect.reading.sch.uk or call us on 0118 9023191.

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  • Trip to Peter Brett Associates, 26th June 2018

    Published 03/07/18
    Trip to Peter Brett Associates, Tuesday 26th June 2018

    Following the success of the mentoring programme with Peter Brett Associates, the students were invited to visit their business premises in Reading.

    The purpose of the visit was to allow students to see what the role of their mentors are, within the workplace.  The day included a short walk along the River Thames to look at the pedestrian/cycle bridge.

     

     

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