School Bulletin

w/c Monday 3 september 2018 - (week one)

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WHOLE SCHOOL NOTICES

Monday 3 September SCHOOL CLOSED - SUMMER HOLIDAY
Tuesday 4 September INSET DAY - SCHOOL CLOSED FOR STUDENTS AND VISITORS
Wednesday 5 September Year 7 and Year 12 New Term (see notes below)
Thursday 6 September
New School Day Timings

Students must be in FULL school uniform and arrive on site before 8.40am (warning bell)
On arrival at School students will go straight to their tutor bases - see notes below for schedule for the day

Friday 7 September Normal Timetable Applies

New School Day Timings:

  • 8.40am (Warning Bell)
  • 8.45am - 9.45am (Lesson 1)
  • 9.45am - 10.45am (Lesson 2)
  • 10.45am - 11.15am (Tutor time / Assembly)
  • 11.15am - 11.40am (1st Break - warning bell at 11.35am)
  • 11.40am - 12.40pm (Lesson 3)
  • 12.40pm - 1.40pm (Lesson 4)
  • 1.40pm - 2.10pm (2nd Break - warning bell at 2.05pm)
  • 2.10pm - 3.10pm (Lesson 5)
  • 3.10pm - 4.10pm (Period 6 / Enrichment Activities)

Changes to Public Bus Services to Oxted School from Monday 3 September 2018

Service 357 (Southdown) - Revised afternoon timetable to accommodate the earlier finish in the school day.

Service 410 (Southdown) - The afternoon journey from the school at 15:30 operating to Godstone Green, Bletchingley and Redhill will now depart from Station Road East at 15:29.

Service 594/595 (Southdown) - All journeys via Limpsfield Chart will operate in a one-way loop Kent Hatch Road via Moorhouse Road, Tally Road, serve bus stop opposite the Carpenters Arms, Tally Road, Ridlands Rise, Stoneleigh Road, Moorhouse Road, Kent Hatch Road.  Revised afternoon timetable to accommodate the earlier finish in the school day.

Service 609 (Southdown) - This service has been revised to operate between Lingfield Racecourse and Ray Lane via Station Road, Crowhurst Road and Lingfield Common Road.  It will no longer operate to/from Lingfield War Memorial and Saxby’s Lane.  Pupils from these locations can use revised service 694. 

Service 610 (Southdown) - Revised afternoon timetable to accommodate the earlier finish in the school day.  Afternoon service will continue to Felbridge if requested by passengers already on board.

Service 694 (Southdown) - This service will start from Lingfield War Memorial and operate via Church Road and Saxby’s Lane to Crowhurst Road morning and afternoons.  Passengers from Lingfield Common Road can use revised service 609.  Revised afternoon timetable to accommodate the earlier finish in the school day.

Service 695 (Southdown) - Revised afternoon timetable to accommodate the earlier finish in the school day. 

All timetables for the above changes will be available during August on Surrey County Council website or alternatively please contact the operator direct: Southdown 01342 719619


Year 7 - first day

  • 8.45am - Assembly (Main Hall)
  • 9.20am - with Tutors (Tutor Rooms)
  • 11.10am-11.40am (break)
  • 11.40am - Period 3 (normal timetable)
  • 12.40pm - Period 4 (normal timetable)
  • 1.40pm-2.10pm (lunch)
  • 2.10pm - with Tutors (Tutor Rooms)
  • 2.30pm - Assembly (Main Hall)
  • 2.50pm - Presentation of Rotary Dictionaries (Main Hall)
  • 3.10pm - Students dismissed

Year 12 - first day

  • 8.45am - with Tutors (Tutor Rooms)
  • 9.30am - Assembly (Main Hall)
  • 10.20am - Teaching and Learning Focused Workshops
  • 11.10am-11.40am (break)
  • 11.40am  - Teaching and Learning Focused Workshops
  • 12.40pm - Pastoral Focused Workshops
  • 1.40pm-2.10pm (lunch - students may leave)
  • 2.10pm - Sixth Form Team available in Common Room for individual Year 12 concerns

WHOLE SCHOOL RETURN

  • 8.45am-9.45am - All students with Tutors (Tutor Rooms) including Year 7 and Year 12 School Photographs (Eden Hall)
  • 8.45am-9.10am - Year 13 Assembly (Main Hall)
  • 9.20am-9.45am - Year 11 Assembly (Main Hall)
  • 9.45am-10.45am - Period 2 Normal Timetable
  • 9.45am-10.00am - Year 8 Assembly (Main Hall)
  • 10.20am-10.45am - Year 9 Assembly (Main Hall)
  • 10.45am-11.15am - Tutor Time (all year groups, except Year 10)
  • 10.45am-11.15am - Year 10 Assembly (Main Hall)
  • 11.15am-11.40am - first break
  • 11.40am-12.40pm - Period 3 Normal Timetable
  • 12.40pm-1.40pm - Period 4 Normal Timetable
  • 1.40pm-2.10pm - lunch break
  • 2.10pm-3.10pm - Period 5 Normal Timetable

House assemblies will commence Monday 10 September and will be at the start and end of each term.  Year assemblies will take place every week in between.

Forthcoming Important Dates:
Parent Information Evenings:

  • Year 7 - Tuesday 11 September (6.30pm-7.30pm, Main Hall)
  • Year 8 - Wednesday 12 September (6.30pm-7.30pm, Main Hall)
  • Year 9 – Thursday 13 September (6.30pm-7.30pm, Main Hall)
  • Year 10 – Tuesday 11 September (6.30pm-7.30pm, Meridian Dining Hall)
  • Year 11 - Wednesday 12 September (6.30pm-7.30pm, Meridian Dining Hall)
  • Year 12 – Thursday 13 September (6.30pm-7.30pm, Meridian Dining Hall)

 


Local Events:
Kings Centre Student Membership (16+)
East Grinstead Swimming Club – Trials 16 September
Raw Skills Football – recruiting for U13s
Lingfield Football Club – recruiting for Year 8 (2017/18)
Oxted and District Junior Football Club – recruiting for U16s
Eden Valley Museum – Free Guided Walks 
Yoga for Teens    
Pre-Teens Parenting Course
Harry’s Youth Centre  
 

Oxted Phoenix Badminton Club invites players with previous experience to join them.  New term starts 2 September, Sunday evening 7-9pm Oxted School Sports Hall. Please contact Mike 07534 925411 - text or call