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Falinge Park High School

Opening Doors; Unlocking Potential

School Noticeboard, 7th May 2016

Well done to all the students involved in the Music Show, ‘Remix’ which took place last Wednesday. The audience feedback was overwhelmingly positive and we are tremendously proud of the hard work and efforts of all our students who took part. If parents are interested in obtaining photos or videos of the show, they should contact Ms Williams or Mr Lancaster in the first instance.

Our cake sale to raise funds for our forthcoming Dance Show ‘Back2Back’ proved to be an enormous success last Friday. The sale took place in the foyer of the Dance Studio and all the cakes were made by Year 10 Dance students and a very talented Year 7 student. The cakes proved both visually impressive and delicious and they were sold out in under ten minutes! Well done to everyone who came along or helped out and many, many thanks to our three cake makers!

Tickets for our forthcoming Dance Show, ‘Back2Back’ are available from the CEPA Office, priced £4.00 (No concessions). Tickets can be obtained at breaktimes, lunchtimes or after school. They are bought on a ‘first come, first served’ basis and are strictly limited. Please note that tickets can be purchased in advance only. The show takes place from 6.00pm until 8.00pm.

Tickets for our forthcoming dramas, ‘Scar of the Sabretooth’, ‘Dig 1916’ and Dig 2016’ are available from the CEPA Office, priced £3.50 (No concessions). Refreshments are served. The evening showcase takes place on Friday, the 10th of June 2016 and will feature a trio of prehistoric themed performances and will feature performances from Year 9 and Year 10 Drama students. Please note the earlier performance times of 5.00pm until 6.30pm. For more details, please contact Mr De Courcey.

Arts Award Club takes place every Friday after school in G3 and is open to all years. This term students will be busy preparing their folders for our Summer moderation. Good luck to all the students involved. For more details, please contact Mr Mvula and Mr De Courcey.

Our Arts and Mediterranean Night takes place on Wednesday 6th of July 2016 from 6.00pm until 8.00pm and the evening features a family quiz, themed entertainment and Greek, Spanish and Italian cuisine. Tickets cost £6.00 per person (including food and entry) and vegetarian options are available. Tickets are available in advance only and places are limited. Tickets can be bought directly from school or from the CEPA Office at breaktimes, lunchtimes or after school. See Mr De Courcey or Mr Mvula.

Our Year 7 CALL Liverpool Visits take place on Thursday the 12th and Friday the 13th of May 2016 for the two Year cohorts. It is hoped that all students can attend. The visit involves a trip to the National Maritime Museum and International Museum of Slavery, the Museum of Liverpool and the Liverpool World Museum. Details of the visit are issued with the student letter. Replies and monies should be returned to the CEPA office as soon as possible. For more details, please contact Mr De Courcey.

Poor weather caused our visit to the Lake District to be delayed for CEPA Students. The ‘Picnic At The Stones’ event will hopefully take place this week and all students should have been informed of the new date and time.

Year 9 Drama Students will be leading a series of assemblies this week as part of our ‘British Values’ work. The students have been involved in a sequence of workshops and are shortly to train a small group of Year 8 and year 10 students across school. We also welcome students from Kingsway Park and Hulme Grammar as they join us in the next two weeks for a special training and taster workshop. For more details, please contact Mr De Courcey, Ms Herdman, Mr Rhodes and Mr Ashton.

In Humanities, Year 10 RE students have been investigating the role of democratic and electoral processes in the UK as part of their GCSE Rights and Responsibilities topic. Students in 10F1 have been analysing different arguments for staying in and leaving the European Union. Further to their investigations of the arguments, they were able to give detailed arguments for how they would vote in the EU referendum, and which of these arguments. As a result of this, and further study students have been able to argue the importance of the UK as a democracy and the responsibility to vote that comes with this.

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