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Newsletter 4 _ 5 March 2010

Newsletter 4 _ 5 March 2010

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Tickets available fromReception now!£5.00 per adult andconcession tickets at £4.00
Book early as tickets will be in high demand! 
LITERARY FESTIVAL
 11
TH
– 18
TH
MARCH 2010
8-12
th
March
: Swap-a-book week
11
th
March
: Whole School ReadingTime 8.40-9.00amManchester Book AwardCeremony
15
th
March
: Author Visit Joe Craig
16-19
th
March
: Book fair (Forum) withSimply Books
17
th
March
: 6
th
Form & Y11Reading GroupPoetry Workshop withVivienne Neale
18
th
March
: Reading Group inpartnership with King’sSchool Macclesfield
Keeping In Touch!
We have a new facility forcontacting parents and carerscalled Groupcall. This enables usto send urgent messagesconcerning your child directly toyour mobile phone as a textmessage. If you do not have amobile phone, the message willtransfer to your home telephonenumber. Less urgent messagescan be sent by e-mail. It istherefore very important forparents/carers to keep usupdated of any change ofcontact details, particularlymobile phone numbers. Pleaseeither leave a note of anychanges at Reception or e-mail:
vanessa.lees@whgs-academy.org 
‘At a Glance’ - Events from8
th
March – 19
th
MarchMonday 8
th
March
 
Book swap collection starts
Tuesday 9
th
March
 
Nursery Class to visit ChorltonLibrary
Wednesday 10
th
March
 
Y8 &U15 Netball tournament
Thursday 11
th
March
 
Whole School Reading Time
 
Y12 Geography Field Trip
 
 
Y1 visit to Bramhall Hall
 Friday 12
th
March
 
Y8/Y9 Finals Manchester IndoorAthletics
 
 
Swap-a-book - LRC
 Monday 15t
h
March
 
Author visit – Joe Craig
Tuesday 16
th
March
 
Book Fair (Forum)
 
Y11 ParentsRevision Session
Wednesday 17
th
March
 
Poetry Workshop with VivienneNeale
Thursday 18
th
March
 
Y7 Science Day at ManchesterMuseum
 
School Production of ‘Oliver’7.30pm Main Hall
Friday 19
th
March
 
School Production of ‘Oliver’7.30pm Main Hall
 
Newsletter
Issue no. 4 Frida, 5thMarch2010
Quote for the week:
“A man who dares to waste onehour of time has not discovered the
 
value of life
Charles Darwin
SUMMER SCHOOL 2010
Week 1: 26th - 30th JulyWeek 2: 2nd - 6th AugustWeek 3: 9th -13th August
Information on all courses will be available from April 2010 
School Productio
 
o
 
OLIVER!
18
th
, 19
th
& 20
th
March7.30pmMain Hall
‘Food glorious food’‘Where is love?’
Consider yourself’
 
 
 
COMPETITION WINNERS
Year 7 students were invitedto design an alternativebook cover. Well done tothree WHGS students whoseprizewinning designs werechosen.
Kalen Ruddock
for Blood Hunters 
Iram Raja
 
for Season of Secret
Shameer Silva
 
for Malic
 
Food Technologist of the Week 
Flapjacks
Flapjacks by 
 
Holly Shirley-Rush 7A2 
 
NEED TO RE-TAKE YOUR EXAMS? 
If you need to re-sit an exam inthe Summer you must:1 Discuss it with your subjectteacher2 Fill in a Re-sit Form (availablefrom the school reception)3 Return the completed formAND fee to Ms McNicholas(Examinations Administrator)
NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY17
TH
MARCH 2010
After this date the fees will increase to include a late entry fee! 
 
 
Mrs Lees’ World FamousSticky Toffee PuddingRecipe
Cake ingredients
2ozs softened butter6ozs caster sugar8ozs plain flour1tsp baking powder1 egg6ozs stoned dates (chopped)½pt boiling water1tsp bicarbonate of soda1tsp vanilla essence
Sauce ingredients5
ozs brown sugar3ozs butter4Tblspn double cream
Method
Cream butter and sugar together,sift flour and baking powder, beatthe whisked egg into the butterand sugar with a little of the flour,continue beating for a minute, thenadd remaining flour.Flour dates lightly and chop finely,pour the boiling water over them.Mix in bicarb and vanilla essence,add this mixture to egg, sugar andflour mixture.Turn into buttered tin 11” x 7”(bottom lined with butteredgreaseproof makes it easier toturn out) and bake for approx 40mins (180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4)
For toffee sauce coating
, heatgently the brown sugar, butter andcream and simmer for 3 mins,pour over hot pudding and placeunder grill until it bubbles (thesauce burns easily). Serve hotwith whipped cream.
NB: The cake can be made in advance, freezes well too! 
T A F A L
TEACH A FRIEND A LANGUAGE12.40 – 1.10pmClassroom Z16
 
Monday: YorubaTuesday: ArabicWednesday: Urdu1.10pm 1.40pm DutchThursday: Mandarin
 
SWAP-A-BOOK-DAY
Do you have any books thatyou have already read?Please bring them to the LRCfrom 8
th
March 2010.On 12
th
March 2010 studentsand staff are invited to the LRCto browse through thecollection and take their pick!
 
 
On Monday 1
st
February, Reception class travelled by coach to The Trafford Centreto
BUILD-A-BEAR 
.
All the children helped to make their bear, which is calledBilly. They chose to dress him in pyjamas, dressing gown and slippers. Billy nowlives in his very special house in the Reception classroom.
Fones4Schools is the UK's leading mobile phone recycling campaign for schools and groups.William Hulme's will receive £300 for every 200 phones collected. Please leave your oldphone at reception or with Ms Douglas in the Primary Phase.
 

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