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Welcome to this week's news!

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Friday, 11th January, 2019       

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Welcome to 2019! I hope you all had a refreshing and festive break and that you are looking forward to an exciting and satisfying 2019. 

I was lucky enough to spend some of the break on Bronte Beach in Sydney. I was surprised to discover that before 6am on Christmas day a team of council workers were out on the beach picking up litter, bringing in additional bins and cleaning the barbecues to make sure that everything was ready for the crowds who descended on the beach to enjoy their festivities in the sun.... Read more...

SPOTLIGHT

SCHOOL NEWS

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Welcome back to The Lodge

It has been lovely welcoming everyone back after the break to The Lodge. We have had such a wonderful week welcoming new friends, building on our teamwork skills and exploring our favourite areas... Read more...

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Lower School News

We are all happy to be back at the Lower School! We finished the last term by hosting a lovely Winter fair. Many thanks to all of our parents, helpers, supporters and donors for making this a memorable... Read more...

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Community Project Support

We would like to invite parents to support our M3 Community Project initiative. We are in need of parent volunteers that can accompany students when they are meeting with charitable... Read more...

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M3 Self-esteem Workshop

On Thursday M3 students took part in a workshop on self-esteem and body image, which was delivered by BROOK, a Sexual Health and Wellbeing service. Students looked at the consequences of positive and... Read more...

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Welcome to our new staff!

We would like to welcome all of our new staff to the Dwight School London Community. Stefania Sidoli, Shameem Akhtar who join in the Upper School and Krupa Dattani and Srinanda Gupta in the Lower School and Miriam Hill who works across the whole school. Here is an introduction to each of them... Read more...

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Lower School Reminders

Upcoming Events

Next week we are excited about inviting our parent community into school - Over 30 parents are visiting us throughout the week to join us for lunch for Lunch with your Child. This is part of the Nutrition Committee initiative led by Mrs. Hornshaw and we are really pleased that so many of you will be joining us.

 

EAL Lessons

We also have 8 parents who will be starting a course of EAL lessons in the library each Monday led by Mrs. Kendal.  

 

Lunch with your Child 

We will be holding our Lunch with your Child sessions from Monday, 14th January. 

 

After School Clubs

Our After School Clubs will start from Monday, 14th January. We hope everybody is excited to start their new clubs as we are!

 

Save the Date: MYP Evening

For our Year 6 parents, save the date for our MYP Evening on Thursday, 24th January. There will be boards and Upper School Staff to inform you about:

  • Retreat trips.
  • Community and Personal Project.
  • Service as Action.
  • Learning experiences beyond the classroom.
  • Language Acquisition and Mother Tongue.
  • Performing Arts.
  • Quest.
  • Pastoral and Vertical Tutoring.

 

Date Reminders

5-aside Boys Football competition on Thursday, 17th January from 9am - 3pm.

We will have our Early Years Activity Morning on Saturday, 26th January from 10.30am-12pm in The Lodge. Please let your friends and family know and they can register their interest to attend here.

 

We pride ourself on hosting so many events for our community and are really pleased that we will have over 50 parents visiting us next week, what a great way to start 2019!

Upper School Reminders

 

Film Skool

The Film Skool Premiere at the Curzon Cinema is taking place on Saturday, 12th January from 11-12pm. If you would like a ticket to see our students 5 minute short films, please email fkennedy@dwightlondon.org.

 

D1 Play

On Friday, 18th January our D1 performance will be held in Jubilee Hall from 6.30pm.

 

DP Options Evening

On Tuesday, 15h January there will be Diploma Options Evening for M5 students. There will be a subject fair with subject leaders held in Dwight Cafe from 6-7pm, followed by a presentation on the Diploma programme from 7-8pm in the Library. 

Whole School Reminders

IB Continuum Meeting

So far we have 20 parents registered for our IB Continuum Meeting on Thursday, 17th January starting at 10am, straight after the Lower School Parent Association Meeting. 

 

If you would like to attend please sign up here. We look forward to seeing you all there!

SCHOOL CALENDARS

Whole School Upcoming Events

Thursday - 17 January 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Friday - 18 January 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 

Lower School

Upcoming Events

Monday - 14 January 2019
All day
 
Tuesday - 15 January 2019
All day
 
Wednesday - 16 January 2019
All day
 

Upper School

Upcoming Events

Saturday - January 12, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Tuesday - January 15, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Friday - January 18, 2019
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM