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Lockdown Literature

During lockdown, we have been so impressed with the creative writing produced by our students. Here is a collection of some that we really want to share with the wider school community. We think you’ll very much enjoy reading these excellent pieces!
Lou Martin
Literacy and Scholars Coordinator
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100K in May Certificate

Thank you to everyone who has got involved with the 100k in May challenge, it has been great to hear of so many families getting involved. For some this challenge has tested individual’s determination and perseverance and for others it has been helping with physical and mental health, whilst raising money for charity.

For those of you that have persevered with the challenge I hope you are closing in on the 100Km target. Congratulations to those who have completed the 100K in May with time to spare. But don’t stop there… why not see how far you can go in the month of May.

I think it is important that your achievements are recognised and especially the achievements of our younger family members. As we near the end of the challenge, please feel free to download and print the 100k in May Certificate which you can then present to your families and have your own achievement celebration.

If you would like to make a donation please visit our justgiving page:

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/rps100kinmay

Thank you again for all your support

Stay safe

Mr Rowlands

Head of Frank House

100k in may certificate

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Remote House Competitions

Dear students,

We truly hope that you are settling into the routines of working at home. We know that many of you are missing the ebb and flow of the school, including the many House activities that help to bring us all together as a wonderful community. We would like to continue the Roundwood ethos, despite current circumstances, to enable opportunities for collaboration, communication and challenge among the students. We are therefore introducing a series of House competitions that you can take part in, should you wish. Many subjects and areas of the school have come together (virtually) to produce the list of competitions available. The full list of opportunities can be found in the attached document. We would like to reiterate that you can opt into as many or few challenges as they wish.

House competitions:

The SLG will be communicating the different competitions each week. House Captains and School Captains will be sharing the information and promoting each competition within their Houses on social media and through House Leaders. Every participant will gain House Points for their House, along with the opportunity of winning competition prizes! There are plenty of different activities and competitions to choose from including: a 30-day creative challenge, #create30; 100k in May raising money for charity; as well as various scientific, humanities and technology challenges. Please look at the list and deadlines to see whether there’s something you think you would like to take part in.

How to take part?

Details of the competition can be found in the attached document, as well as on the website. We have set up a Google Classroom for you to upload your work – the links are included in the document and will be shared weekly as reminders. If you are having difficulty uploading, you can email housecompetitions@roundwoodpark.co.uk and we will include their submission into the relevant competition. You must include your NAME, FORM and COMPETITION on any work you upload or submit.

Celebration evening

When we are together again, we will have a presentation evening where the submissions, winners and competitor’s work will be celebrated. It will be a fabulous evening, demonstrating how students’ creativity and perseverance prevails, despite adversity and tricky circumstances.

Should you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us, we would be pleased to help.

You can find more information by Clicking Here

Kindest regards,

Mrs Gallagher, Mrs Tattersall, Mr Pettengell and the Roundwood Park SL