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Welcome to this week's news!

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Friday, 15th February, 2019       

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At last count, we had 56 different nationalities represented at Dwight. We are blessed with a diverse, international student and staff body; we truly are an international school. However, the IB concept of international mindedness goes far beyond flags, food and festivals (although these are great!) and the number of nationalities in a school. International mindedness is an encompassing concept in all three of the IB programmes we offer at Dwight. It is a lense through which to view life's experiences. International minded people understand that we share the planet and are connected to others around... Read more...

SPOTLIGHT

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International Evening

We are looking forward to celebrating the Dwight School London International Evening with you on Thursday, 7th March from 6.00pm -8.30pm in Jubilee Hall.

 

This is an evening of food and entertainment where we will be celebrating the diverse international community that we have here at Dwight. We would like to invite you to bring a national dish from your country to share. Please remember we are a nut-free school. If you would like to bring a dish for the evening, please register on this form here.

 

We will have entertainment from our Music department on the night and we cannot wait to share such a wonderful evening with you!

SCHOOL NEWS

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Stories and Valentine's in The Lodge

The story of The Three Little Pigs is quickly becoming The Lodge's favourite book as the children are showing their teamwork skills by acting out themes from the book! We celebrated Valentine's Day this week and made some lovely heart decorations where... Read more...

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Parent Partnership Workshop

We are delighted to inform you that we will be holding our third Inclusion Parent Partnership Workshop on Tuesday, 5th March from 5pm in Jubilee Hall. The workshop is an opportunity for the parent partnership community to learn more about how we can work.... Read more...
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Year 6 Exhibition and Action 

The Year 6 Exhibition is due to take place on Thursday, 28th March and many of our students have been demonstrating their independence and as they work through their concept-driven assignments. One of the key areas of the Exhibition is action. The IB encourages children to... Read more...

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M1 Upcoming French Trip

On Friday, 1st March M1 students studying French will be going to the Institut Français in South Kensington for the day. This is a cultural immersive visit including a workshop and the screening of L'école buissoniѐre, a film on wildlife in France. This is in connection... Read more...

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Forest School shows Teamwork Skills

At Forest School last week, the Reception children were surprised to find a pile of sticks and a letter from the second Little Pig complaining that the wolf had blown the house down! It wasn't long before they were working as a team and rebuilding the house for the pig... Read more...

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Spark Tank Judges Needed

Spark Tank is designed to nurture innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership skills beyond the classroom. Students can participate in the Spark Tank programme to develop their... Read more...
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Language and Literature - Lower School

From Monday, 4th March to Friday, 8th March we have Language and Literature week across the Upper and Lower School. We have several exciting activities already planned and some that we will need your help with! In the Lower School during that week... Read more...

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EAL Lessons for Parents

We have been hosting EAL lessons for Parents this term and want to continue after half term. The sessions will take place every Monday from 9-10am starting on Monday, 25th February with the final session on Monday, 25th March. All lessons are held at the Lower School and there is a cost of £10 for the term. They are for any parent, Upper or Lower School, who would like further support with their English language skills in a friendly and social context. If you would like to apply please click here.

Save the Date

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Lower School Reminders

Date Reminders

  • Today, Friday, 15th February our Lower School mid year reports will be sent out electronically.
  • We are on half term from Monday, 18th February to Friday, 22nd February. 
  • On Monday, 25th February our Year 6 classes will be visiting the Mandela Exhibition.
  • On Tuesday, 26th February we have Dance Day so all classes will be getting dance instructions!
  • From Wednesday, 20th March to Friday, 22nd March we will be having our Lower School residential trips.
  • On Thursday, 28th March we have our Year 6 Exhibition.

 

Support North London Hospice ( our neighbours)

On Sunday, 5th May, North London Hospice are putting on their biggest event of the year the Big Fun Walk.  Two-thousand people, both adults and children, will be walking from Finchley to Westminster. It is a fantastic event and raises in excess of £150,000. Students and families from Dwight are welcome to attend. Find out more information here.

Upper School Reminders

 

Dwight Global Concert Trip

This half term some of our students have gone to Shanghai for the Dwight Global Concert Trip! We wish them a lot of luck and cannot wait to hear what they experienced when they come back!

 

Ski Trip

We also have our Ski Trip this half term. We wish all of our skiers a fabulous trip! 

Whole School Reminders

 

Term Dates

We break up for half-term on Friday, 15th February and will be returning on Monday, 25th February.

SCHOOL CALENDARS

Whole School Upcoming Events

Saturday - 16 February 2019
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Sunday - 17 February 2019
All day
 

Lower School

Upcoming Events

Tuesday - 26 February 2019
All day
 
Friday - 1 March 2019
All day
 
Friday - 8 March 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
 

Upper School

Upcoming Events

Saturday - February 16, 2019
All day
 
Sunday - February 17, 2019
All day
 
Monday - February 18, 2019
All day