Recent Messages for Parents/Carers:
UNIFORM CONSULTATION QUESTIONNAIRE (Jan 2017)
Thank you to all those parents who have returned the questionnaire to college for the consultation on the new College Uniform.
Website copy to view 'click here'
UNIFORM UPDATE (15/9/10)
See Newsletter/Letters section of the website 'click here'.
INTERVENTION LETTERS (6/9/16)
Letters to Parents re KS3 and KS4 Intervention, now on 'Newsletters/Letters' section of the website.
MESSAGE FROM HT RE UNIFORM FOR W/C 5TH SEPT 2016 (2/9/16)
See Code of Dress section of the website 'click here'.
UNIFORM UPDATE (30/8/16)
See News Section of the website 'click here' for update on issues relating to Price and Buckland deliveries.
OPEN EVENING (15/8/16)
Our Open Evening for Y5 and Y6 parents will be on Monday 12th September from 6pm. See the Open Evening section of the website for more details.
LETTERS UPDATE (20/6/16)
Letters have been placed recently onto the 'Newsletters/Letters' section of the website, including information on the new college uniform; information can also be found under the 'Code of Dress' section.
WEBSITE UPDATED (27/4/16)
The website has been updated with the new newsletter, recent letters sent home this week and guidance regarding attendance matters.
UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD AWARDS CEREMONY (11/4/16)
Tonight: Students need to be at the Octagon Centre for 6.45 pm. If you are travelling with us from College, the bus will depart at 6.00 pm prompt.
If making own way there arrive by 6.45 pm. All students need to wear full college uniform.
Monday 11th April - Year 9 and Year 11 Meningococcal (MenACWY) and Teenage Booster Dose of Tetanus, Diphtheria & Polio Vaccinations; for all students whose parents/carers have completed their child’s consent forms.
YEAR 8 PARENTS' CONSULTATION MEETING (5/4/16)
Letters being sent home with students on Monday 11th April, please return appointment slip. Copy on website under 'Newsletters and Letters'.
LETTERS SENT HOME (24/3/16)
Letters going home with students tonight regarding Activity Day on 21st July and amendments to uniform from September 2016. Both can be found in the Newsletters/Letters section of the website.
Y11 EXTRA MATHS LESSONS (21/3/16)
Mr Naylor will be offering extra maths lessons on topics which students have asked about - see the schedule in 'Extra-Curricular Activities' section of the college website for details of dates and topics being covered.
SMART WATCHES (21/3/16)
Reminder that Smart Watches are the same as mobile phones and therefore not permitted in college. They will be confiscated as per the mobile phone policy.
TRANSPORT FOR Y11S (21/3/16)
Year 11s attending revision sessions on Thursdays can sign up for free minibus transport to centralised drop-off points at 4.15pm. Students need to sign up for a place by end of morning break on a Thursday.
EASTER REVISION SESSIONS FOR Y11 (21/3/16)
Now posted across school and can be found under the 'Extra-Curricular Activities' and 'Exams' section of the college website.
YEAR 8 OPTION FORMS (26/2/16)
Reminder: Y8 option forms were due in today. Return forms by Monday morning at the very latest. Spare forms can be found on our website. Thank you.
REVISION SESSIONS FOR Y11 NEXT WEEK (11/2/16)
Mon: 9–1pm MFL (invited students)
Mon: 9-12pm Biology
Tues: 9–1pm English
Wed: 9–1pm Maths
Fri: 9–12pm Chemistry
Please make every effort to attend.
CAREERS CAFE: LAW (5/2/16)
for Year 10s and Year 11s. Wed 10th Feb from 3.10 - 4pm in D04. Please ask your tutor or Mrs Fisher for more information.
FLEXIBLE PATHWAYS EVENING (5/2/16)
Reminder it's our Flexible Pathways Evening on Monday 8th February from 6pm for all Year 8 students and their parents.
SPIRE BOXING (11/1/16)
Starting tonight, 11/1/16, free from 3.15pm to 4.pm in the Hall for all Year 7-11 students. A brilliant way to keep fit.
STUDENTS MATTER MEETING (11/1/16)
Meeting scheduled for Tuesday 12th Jan is cancelled due to Year 11 trial exams.
CAREERS CAFE: JOURNALISM (11/1/16)
Wed 13th Jan from 3.10 - 4pm. Please ask your tutor or Mrs Fisher for more information.
YEAR 11 TRIAL EXAMS (11/1/16)
GCSE Art (not on the Mock Exam Timetable):
Mrs Codrington's group: Monday 18th P1,2,3 and 4 (11C/Ar1) in I01
Mrs Fisher's group: Friday 22nd P1,2,3 and 4 (11D/Ar1) in I01
YEAR 11 TRIAL EXAMS (8/1/16)
Student have been given a copy of their timetable starting Monday 11th January to Friday 22nd January.
A copy is also available on the College website 'click here'.
HEADTEACHER LETTER (16/12/15)
Letter from the Headteacher sent home with stduents today containing important information and key dates for end of term/start of next term.
Copy also on College website 'click here'.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER (16/12/15)
In College on Thursday 17th Dec from 3pm to 5.30pm for family photographs - perfect Christmas presents - ready on the day.
YEAR 9 PARENTS' EVENING (14/12/15)
This evening from 3.30 pm to 6.45 pm.
Copy of the latest Newsletter given to students today, copy also available on the website.
STUDENT LAPTOPS (11/12/15)
All students have been given a letter today regarding the purchase of a student laptop, following the ICT refresh. Responses to SWalton by 18th December.
CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY (10/12/15)
Please note this will take place on 18th December, NOT the 11th December as previously scheduled.
have you got your Cinderella tickets yet? Tonight, tomorrow and Friday - a spectacular performance by the students.
THE BIG EVENT (9/12/15)
Year 8 are all heading to the Big Event this morning -0 enjoy your day.
See our recent news and sneak preview pictures of the College's pantomime Cinderella on our Facebook page.
PE DEPARTMENT (8/12/15)
Message from the PE Department: There will be no girls after-College football tonight.
Two vacancies - Teaching and Learning Assistant and a Teacher of English. See our Vacancies section for more details.
ASPIRE 6TH FORM (30/11/15)
Friday 4th Dec - INSET Day at Springwell - No Aspire 6th Form lessons. Shuttle bus running as usual to and from Springwell to other sites.
THE BIG VOTE (30/11/15)
Pick up a form from Student Services if you're interested or see Mrs Walton.
GYM CLUB (30/11/15)
Notice for all Students and Parents: Gym Club after College tonight is cancelled.
HEPP INFORMATION EVENING (24/11/15)
Reminder for Y10 and Y11 parents. Tonight's Higher Education and Progression Partnership meeting is at 6pm in the College Hall.
INSET DAY (12/11/15)
Reminder College will be closed to all students next Wed - 18th November. This includes Aspire 6th Form.
Tickets go on sale to the cast tomorrow, then on sale to the general public from next Wednesday, 18th November.
Year 10 Media Students (9/11/15)
There is an opportunity for media students to go on a trip running in July 2016 to Paris. A deposit of £60 is required before the 25th November (any issues with securing the deposit please see Mrs Metcalfe to discuss). There are only 40 places available. The full cost is currently working out at £257 per pupil. Letters can be collected from C12, Media Suite and P03 from today onwards.
Armistice Day (6/11/15)
Students who attend Uniform Cadets may wear their uniform on Wednesday throughout the day.
Year 11 Raising Achievement Group (22/10/15)
Please ensure you have brought back your attendance slips for Parent Information evening on 4th November.
Year 11 Revision (21/10/15)
Revision sessions next week - Tuesday Maths and Thursday MFL, both from 9.30 am to 1pm.
Aspire Bus Service (19/10/15)
See changes to Aspire Bus Service on their website/twitter account.
Queens Park Sports (15/10/15)
Students attending the sports event tomorrow will need to come to college in full PE kit.
Secondary School Admission Applications (15/10/15)
To be completed by 31st October, see Derbyshire County Council website to complete you're entry for Springwell Community College.
Badminton Club (13/10/15)
There will be no badminton club this Friday.
PFTA Meeting (12/10/15)
Reminder it's the PFTA meeting tonight in the college conference room.
Tutor Evening Reply Slips (12/10/15)
Students to return slips no later than Wednesday please.
Post-16 Morning Letters Sent (9/10/15)
A letter has been sent to all Y11 notifying them of the Post-16 morning on Wednesday 14th October. This is an opportunity for our students to look around and discuss their future plans with potential post-16 providers.
Science Revision Sessions (2/10/15)
SCIENCE Revision Sessions every week: Tuesdays in D12, Wednesday in DO1, Thursday in D13, Friday in DO2 & DO3. Straight after College. All Year 10 and 11 students please make every effort to attend one session every week. The above Revision Sessions are open to all other year groups.
Maths Revision Sessions (2/10/15)
MATHS Revision: Every Tuesday (Y11s), Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (All Years) in Create Pod straight after College. Students to try to attend one session every week.
Year 9 Sex Exploitation (1/10/15)
Year 9 students have today taken part in workshops about child sexual exploitation. Could you please discuss these with your child. Thank You.
Parents' Forum (29/9/15)
The next meeting is on Tuesday 6th October at 6pm in the Conference Room. All parents, especially new Y7 parents welcome. Agenda is in the Parent's Forum section of the website.
Late Arrivals (20/9/15)
Reminder any arrivals after 8.42am is classed as late and will result in a 40 min detention.
From time to time we are made aware of students in College who have headlice. We ask all parents/carers to be vigilant, check your child’s hair and treat if necessary. Please find the link below to the NHS information page on checking for and treating headlice.