Newsletter-November-2014-Issue-11

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Newsletter-November-2014-Issue-11

Students and staff raise money on one of the many stalls in the hall at lunchtimeIVANHOE RAISES OVER £ 1300 FOR CHILDREN INNEEDOn 14 th November 2014, Ivanhoe College raised over £1300 for Children in Need. Studentspaid to come to school in non-uniform and held a number of stalls in the hall at lunchtime.Ivanhoe’s Under 5s alone raised over £90 as children paid to come in pyjamas and broughttheir teddies in for a teddy bears picnic. Food was also collected and donated to the Ashbyfood bank.Children in Need is a UK charity that makes a difference to children’s lives. Since 1980 it hasraised over £600 million to do this.Josh, a Year 8 fundraiser, said “I really enjoyed today and the atmosphere was great. It wasgreat to see so many people enjoying themselves whilst also helping people who are lessfortunate than them.”Mrs. Blewitt, Principal, said “A big thank you to all parents and carers who have offered theirsupport in helping our students raise money, plan their stalls and also for donating items forthe Ashby Food Bank. Ivanhoe College is keen to raise money for charities and support thosethat need help both nationally and in our local community.”If you would like to donate money to Children in Need please visit: www.childreninneeddonations.co.ukParent Newsletter - November 2014 Issue 1 2


Ivanhoe Under 5s raised over £90 from wearing pyjamas and having a teddy bears picnicThe hall was bustling with stalls at lunchtimeParent Newsletter - November 2014 Issue 1 3


STUDENTS LAY WREATH TO REMEMBER THOSELOST IN WAROn Sunday 9 th November students and staff from Ivanhoe College took part in a Remembrance paradethrough Ashby and laid a wreath from Ivanhoe College to show respect for those who have lost theirlives through war.A REMINDER ABOUT TRAFFICWe would like to take the opportunity to remind Parents and Carers that we have a 10 mph speed limiton-site. As we have very limited parking we would like to encourage any parents who wishes to droptheir child off at school to do so using the Hood Park Leisure Centre car park. Students can safely walkthrough Hood Park to Ivanhoe College.IVANHOE – THE PERFECT VENUE FO R PARTIES,CELEBRATIONS AND MEETINGSWe have many facilities available for hire here at Ivanhoe. But why choose Ivanhoe?In the heart of Ashby and the National ForestLeicestershire AcademyAmple free parking37 acre siteVaried facilitiesIdeal for: meetings, parties, concerts, training courses, seminars, wedding breakfasts,christeningsTo find out more about our facilities, booking rates and much more please visitwww.ivanhoe.co.uk/eventhireParent Newsletter - November 2014 Issue 1 5


STUDENTS VISIT LONDONLast week 40 Year 7 Students visited London as part of this year’s London Culture Trip. OnThursday they visited the Harry Potter Studio Tour at the Warner Bros. Studio and got to seemany props and scenes used in the films. Afterwards, they visited the Sealife Centre onLondon’s South Bank. On Friday everybody had a mini tour of London seeing the famousLondon Bridge Ceramic Poppies display, the Houses of Parliament and a scary trip toLondon Dungeons. Both Staff and Students had a fantastic time.Parent Newsletter - November 2014 Issue 1 6


SPORTS FIXTURESHere’s a list of this month’s sports fixtures:DATE CATEGORY DETAILS18 November Boys Rugby Trent College – Away – Year 919 November Boys Rugby Trent College – Away – Year 720 November Basketball King Ed VII / Castle Rock – Away – Year 826 November Girls Rugby Ashby Rugby Club – Away- Year 7, 8, 927 November Basketball King Ed VII / Castle Rock – Away – Year 7For a full list of sports fixtures please visit http://www.schoolfixtures.org/EVENTS CALENDARDATEEVENT10 - 14 November Year 8 Autumn Progress Reports14 November Children in Need8 December Clothes Show Trip11 DecemberChristmas LunchChristmas Performing Arts EveningChristmas Jumper Day12 December Enrichment Day 320 December –4 JanuaryChristmas HolidayFor a full list of our events please visit www.ivanhoe.co.uk/eventsLook out for our next newsletter which will be published on 28 th November.Parent Newsletter - November 2014 Issue 1 8

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