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Our School Our Week - 25/10/19

Our term in pictures, Give us a HUG! and Forward Look


Denmark Road High School




Our School, Our Week


Dear parents


·         Our term in pictures

·         Give us a HUG!

·         Forward Look


Our term in pictures

Just a few hours to go now until the end of term 1, and what an exciting term it has been! Our students have benefitted from a raft of experiences within and beyond the classroom, to celebrate this we have created a gallery of pictures from the events of this term, we do hope you enjoy looking through them below.





Give us a HUG!

A major development this term which we have all benefited from is the launch of Show My Homework. The platform enables effective communication of homework to students, and parental access to their son/daughter’s account enhances the partnership between home and school in supporting progress. This system was funded by parental donations to our Help Us Grow Campaign for which we are most grateful.


The PTFA were also able to award us £20,000 towards our campaign, some of these monies have been used to develop our sixth form centre and the remainder will be channelled into improvements in IT.


We do however need further parental support if we are to reach our target and sustain and improve our offer to your sons and daughters. We would love to raise the grand total of £125,000 by the summer of 2020. All funds raised will help our school continue to provide the excellence of education your sons and daughters deserve, around £60,000 is required to maintain the curriculum offer we currently have, we therefore urge you to donate if you have not already done so. We would also love to develop our facilities by improving our performing arts facilities, lighting and sound technology would transform our Main Hall and better enable our students to showcase their musical and dramatic talents.


If all parents donated £12.50 per month we would reach our £125,000 target immediately! I am sure you will agree the experience at Denmark Road High School warrants this donation.


It is very easy to set up a regular donation through Virgin Giving, please follow the link below to enter your pledge now.


Help Us Grow



Thank you for your generosity



Future Look

Friday 25 October              

End of Term 1 at 3.20 pm

Wednesday 30 October    

MAT Entry Test for Oxbridge

Term 2

Monday 4 November        

Week 1

Start of Term 2

PTA Meeting – 6.00 pm


Wednesday 6 November  

Year 10 German Exchange in Gloucester (until 13th)

Governors’ Progress and Well-being Committee Meeting – 6.00 pm

Parents Meeting for Swiss Exchange – 6.30 pm


Thursday 7 November      

UK Senior Maths Challenge for Years 12/13

Rehearsal for Charity Concert

Charity Concert at Gloucester Cathedral – 7.30 pm


Monday 11 November      

Week 2

Anti-Bullying Week

Remembrance Service in Tutor time


Tuesday 12 November      

Year 11 and 12 Maths Inspiration Trip

Revision Evening for Year 11 Parents - 6.00-7.00 pm


Thursday 14 November     

Anti-Cyber Bullying Day


Friday 15 November          

Non uniform day for Children in Need


Wednesday 20 November  Week 1

STEP UP for Year 11 and Year 12


Thursday 21 November      

Chelsea's Choice for Year 8 and 9

KS4/5 Securing Excellence Evening – 4.30-7.30 pm


Monday 25 November       

Week 2

Year 11 Mocks


Wednesday 27 November  

Governors’ Business Management – 6.00 pm


Friday 29 November           

School closed for Staff Training

Monday 2 December           

Week 1

Year 11 Mocks


Wednesday 4 December     

Full Governors’ Board Meeting – 6.00 pm


Friday 6 December              

PTA Christmas Fair – 6.00 – 8.00 pm


Monday 9 December        

Week 2

Wednesday 11 December    

School finishes at 2.30 pm

Early finish for students at 2.20 pm

Year 8 Parents’ Afternoon and Evening – 2.30-7.30 pm


Thursday 12 December       

INVEST Day 2 – House Music


Monday 16 December          

Week 1

Thursday 19 December       

Carol Service rehearsals in the Cathedral


Friday 20 December              

Carol Service in Gloucester Cathedral – 10.00 am

End of Term at 2.20 pm