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DARTON COLLEGE

15th April 2016
Issue 26

Unlocking potential ….Changing lives
Principal’s News

learners I have reflected on how

learners and the university visit

‘grown up’ our current Year 7

was really positive.

that our Under 16 Futsal team

suddenly seem, their work ethic

What a week! I am delighted
made it to the England U16
Futsal Final. Despite a few

and quality of literacy in
particular are notable across

Our postponed X Factor
competition is scheduled to
take place on Wednesday 27th

h u r d le s o n t he n i g h t t h e y

school.

successfully made it through to

Year 11 exam preparation is now

never ceased to be amazed at

the next stage of the

in full swing with ‘Closing the

the talents that our learners

competition! Brilliant, well done

Gap’ work being completed

here at Darton possess and it is

to all involved!

with additional revision sessions

a great opportunity for us to

We are also really grateful to

taking place both before, after

show case them, and for us to

and during school. Attendance

find those that are hidden! I

at t h ese ses sions ha s been

hope you will be able to join us!

the Kexbrough Community
Association

who have

contributed £2000 to the

astonishing as is their ongoing

April, tickets are on sale now! I

Have a great weekend!

school to support extra

positive attitude!

curricular activity - we are

A group of Year 11 learners also

hugely grateful!

had the opportunity to visit

Kate Davies

As we start to prepare for

Leeds University this week, huge

Principal

transition and our new Year 7

thanks to Mr Bond for organising

In this issue…
Page 1: Principal’s News
Page 2: Up-coming events

Check out our website: www.dartoncollege.co.uk

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Important Dates

Futsal Competition - a great result!

X Factor Final
The X Factor final will take place on
We d n e s d a y 2 7 t h Ap r i l 7 .0 0 p m.
Tickets are on sale at Reception @
£3.50.
Dance, Music & Drama Presentations
There will be presentation evenings
for the above subject areas which
will take place in April - more details
to follow.
May Bank Holiday
Monday 2nd May - the school will be
closed all day.
Bus Fare Price Increase
We have
been made
aware that
there will be a
price increase
from 10th April for learners travelling
on public transport from 50p - 60p
when using a MI Cards.

DC Futsal Team picture above with proud PE Teacher, Miss Wilkinson
Great result from the Futsal Competition held on Wednesday 13th April
in coming 2nd in South Yorkshire. The team have now qualified for a
place in the England Futsal Finals. Team line up: Lewis, Alex, Tom,
James, Kaine, and David - well done boys!

Ethic of Excellence
Please visit our website
http://dartoncollege.co.uk
to check out an
array of articles
or
scan
the
code here to
visit the school
blogs.

Attendance for 01.09.2015 to 08.04.2016

Whole School
Year 7
Year 8
Year 9
Year 10
Year 11

Target
95.50%
96.50%
96.00%
95.50%
95.00%
94.50%

Yearly

Weekly

94.60%

95.90%

96.50%

97.00%

95.70%

98.10%

93.40%

94.70%

94.00%

95.00%

92.50%

93.40%

Whole School TARGET

95.50%

Whole School ACTUAL

94.60%

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