Within the month of October our students took part in the following activities:

Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of:

PSCHE topics – 

  • Year 7 –   Social media safety, awareness of ourselves and others, self-reflection, Bonfire Night
  • Year 8 –   The role of social media, awareness of ourselves and others, stereotyping, fire safety
  • Year 9 –   Personal space, awareness of ourselves and others, community, dealing with stress
  • Year 10 – Radicalisation, awareness of ourselves and others, responsibility, county lines
  • Year 11 – Relationships, awareness of ourselves and others, forced Marriage, revision skills

 

Assemblies covered:

  • Year 7 – Healthy relationships, mental health awareness, Diwali / Navratri, Bonfire Night
  • Year 8 – Healthy relationships, mental health awareness, Diwali / Navratri, Bonfire Night
  • Year 9 – Healthy relationships, mental health awareness, Diwali / Navratri, Bonfire Night
  • Year 10 – Healthy relationships, mental health awareness, Diwali / Navratri, Bonfire Night
  • Year 11 – Healthy relationships, mental health awareness, Diwali / Navratri, Bonfire Night

 

Pupils took part in several events, including:

Thursday 4th October                 Year 11 Coastal Field Trip, Walton on the Naze,

Thursday 11th October               Year 10 Introduction to GCSEs, 6.00pm – 7.00pm

Friday 12th October                    Year 10 & 11, Thorpe Park Fright Night, 12.30pm – 9.30pm

Friday 12th October                    Year 9 Kingswood Residential Trip, Isle of Wight, 8.00am – 5.00pm Sunday 14th October

Tuesday 16th October                Year 7 Stubbers, 8.45am – 5.00pm

Tuesday 16th October                Year 10, GCSE Dance Anthology Workshop, Dance Studio, 8.55am – 10.55am

Wednesday 17th October          Year 11 LSE University Trip, 9.00am

Thursday 18th October               Year 11 Coastal Field Trip, Walton on the Naze, All day

District Cross Country, Stubbers, Upminster, 9.00am – 4.00pm

Year 7 Supporting your Child Event, 6.00 – 7.30pm

Saturday 20th October –            Year 10 Ghana trip until Wednesday 31st October

Tuesday 30th October               Year 11 GCSE Dance, ENB workshop. Dance Studio, 10.00am-1.00pm

Year 8 & 9 Journey to GCSEs, 6.00pm – 7.00pm

Sporting Events:

Football Year 9 01/10/2018 Havering league Sanders W 2-0
Football Year 7 05/10/2018 Havering league Bower Park W 3-1
Football Year 9 11/10/2018 Havering league Brittons W 1-0
Football Year 7 17/10/2018 Havering league Royal Liberty W 4-2
Netball Y7 11/10/2018 Friendly Sanders W – 12 – 0
Netball Y8 11/10/2018 Friendly Sanders W – 18 – 3
Netball Y9 16/10/2018 Friendly Sanders W – 7-1
Netball Y10 16/10/2018 Friendly Sanders W – 15-12

 

Within the month of September our students took part in the following activities: –

Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of:

  • Year 7 –  Keeping Safe, Time Management, Anger Management, Social Media Safety
  • Year 8 – Keeping Safe, British Values, Respect, European Day of Languages
  • Year 9 – Keeping Safe, Time Management, Human Rights, Coping with Change
  • Year 10 – Facing the challenges of GCSEs, Time Management, Learning Skills, Taking Responsibility for your own Learning
  • Year 11 – The value of good mental and physical health when facing your GCSEs, County Lines, Mental Health, Relationships

Pupils took part in activities, including:

  • Year 11 Dance Trip to Saddlers Wells to see a production of ‘Lest We Forget’
  • Ghana Trip Meetings for Year 11
  • Year 11 Progress Potential meetings
  • Year 6 Open Evening
  • Year Council Meetings

Within the month of July our students took part in the following activities: –

Students in Years 7-10 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of:

  • Year 7 – Reflection on the Year, and Summer Opportunities and Activities in London.
  • Year 8 – Reflection on the Year, and Summer Opportunities and Activities in London.
  • Year 9 – Reflection on the Year, and Summer Opportunities and Activities in London.
  • Year 10 – Reflection on the Year, and Summer Opportunities and Activities in London.

Assemblies in Year 7-10 Covered the Topics of:

  • Year 7 – Achievement, and Awards Assembly
  • Year 8 – Achievement, and Awards Assembly
  • Year 9 – Achievement, and Awards Assembly
  • Year 10 – Achievement, and Awards Assembly

The Following School Trips and Visits Took Place:

  • Pupils from Year 8 visited the Design Museum

Pupils took part in several events, including:

  • Jessica Porter and Michael Samson were elected Head Girl and Boy by pupils across the school. Congratulations to all that took part, and to the whole Prefect team.
  • Havering District Athletics was held and three pupils from Abbs Cross emerged as District Champions, well done to Jak Wright (1500m), Demilee Joseph (High Jump) and Katie Ennis (Discus)
  • Year 10 Business and Enterprise day was held. In teams pupils spent the day designing products and businesses to present to an expert panel of judges.
  • Rewards Trip to Thorpe Park for all year groups
  • Sports Day was held on 13th July and was a huge success. Congratulations to all pupils and form groups for their competitive attitudes and excellent displays of sportsmanship.
  • Year 11 had their Prom, which was well attended. A big thank you to Mrs Moore for all her hard work helping to organise, along with the Prom Committee who helped to host a memorable evening for everyone.

Within the month of June our students took part in the following activities: –

Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of:

  • Year 7 – Healthy eating, Hygiene, Sports week
  • Year 8 – Cultural diversity, Your opinions, Healthy Lifestyles, Sports week
  • Year 9 – Cultural diversity, Women in society, You and your feelings, Sports week
  • Year 10 – Cultural diversity, Time management, What is fake news?, Responsibility

 

Sporting Events

  • Abbs Cross won against Bower Park in the Year 9 cricket.
  • The PE department ran well-attended rounders events for Years 7-10.
  • After a successful Year 7 athletics trials Joel Hutton and Katie Ennis

 

Pupils took part in several events, including:

  • Year 11 finished their GCSE examinations this month. We wish them every success in the next stage of their lives, and look forward to seeing them on Results Day.
  • In addition, the Year 11 Prom was a great success, with over 150 pupils attending and saying their farewells to Abbs Cross.
  • 34 Year 9 pupils spent a day at Havering College learning about the applications of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. They took part in programming robots, virtual reality, and design tasks.
  • The incoming Year 7 pupils had their induction day. The pupils took part in science experiments, a maths investigation and took part in taster sessions for art, French, and humanities. Their day finished with a performance from current Abbs Cross students.

Within the month of May our students took part in the following activities: –

Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of:

  • Year 7 – Anger Management, Racism and Diversity, Racism
  • Year 8 – Sexting, Mental Health Awareness, Cultural Diversity
  • Year 9 – Mental Health, Cultural Diversity
  • Year 10 – Forced Marriage, Mental Health Awareness, Cultural Diversity
  • Year 11 – Targeted Revision, Mental Health Awareness, Cultural Diversity

Assemblies covered:

  • Year 7 – Heroes
  • Year 9 – Heroes
  • Year 10 – Heroes

Pupils took part in several events, including:

  • Sir David Carter, The National Schools Commissioner visited and had a tour of the school on the 4th of May as part of a day in residence. He was highly impressed by staff and pupils.
  • Volunteers took part in a Food Bank Visit. 12 students in Year 10 helped Shelter with their charitable work in the local community.
  • 33 Year 10 pupils studying Business Studies spent 3 nights in New York visiting sights including The UN, The Wall Street Stock Exchange, The Statue of Liberty, and Broadway to see School of Rock.
  • History students took part in a Jack the Ripper tour around London.

Within the month of April our students took part in the following activities: –

Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of:

  • Year 7 – Peer Pressure, Friendships
  • Year 8 – Respect, FGM
  • Year 9 – St George and Shakespeare, Stereotypes
  • Year 10 – Mental Health, UK Government
  • Year 11 – Mental Health, Revision

Assemblies covered:

  • Year 7 – Peer Pressure, Speak Out Presentations
  • Year 8 – Peer Pressure, Speak Out Presentations
  • Year 9 – Speak Out Presentations
  • Year 10 – Peer Pressure,
  • Year 11 – Peer Pressure, Speak Out Presentations

Pupils took part in several events, including:

  • Year 10 Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge. Aaron Osas-Maxwell and Maisie Norris represented Abbs Cross at the Havering finals, with Chloe Archer and Chay Connolly also presenting to all year groups in assemblies.
  • Year 10 saw a live streamed broadcast of Macbeth.

Sporting Events:

  • U16 Football made it through to the Borough Finals.