7. December 2020
Last week of autumn term: ALL ONLINE
Mon & Tue (as normal)
Wed lessons finish at 1.40pm
Thu & Fri no lessons
Spring term starts on Mon 4th January (Year 2& Level 2 students face to face/ Year 1 students online)
See the calendar for the first half term: https://varndean.ac.uk/newsletterFiles/dec2020/weeksGuideJan.pdf
Wellbeing Ways for Winter Time
Parents Consultation Days (Year 2s & Level 2 Programmes ONLY)
10 min bookable slots online or via phone (can be booked from Wed 9th December
Parents will choose how they wish to speak to the teacher. If google meet - they will get a link, if by phone they will be contacted by the teacher
Help Young Enterprise Scheme students with their project!
CLUBS AND SOCIETIES This Week
A space to meet new people online and in classroom. A space to learn and be supported.
We meet on Tuesday lunch times, starting 1st Dec. it is online via the GC Meet link and live in Rm 13.
To join, use the Google Classroom 'join code' e2mjmga
Learn how to work with story. Join via Google Classroom join code flqr45f We meet every Thursday lunch time, online via the Google Classroom Meet link and live in Rm 13. A different traditional oral story will be told and discussed each week. This week Xanthe Gresham Knight tells GODDESS TALES.
Varndean College Rainbow Alliance
SPORT at Varndean
Badminton/Table Tennis/Volleyball - Monday - 12-12.50pm - Main Hall
Girl's Football - Wednesday - 2-3pm - Top Field
Boy's Football - Wednesday - 2-3pm - Top Field
Girls Only Gym Sessions - Wednesday - 12.30-1.30pm
Open Gym Sessions - Wednesday - 1.45-2.30pm AND/OR 2.35-3.20pm
Girl's Netball - Wednesday - 1.30-2.30pm - Main Hall
Boy's Rugby - Wednesday - 1.30-2.30pm - Bottom Field
Yoga - Friday - 9am - Dance Studio
Any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
WELLBEING & WELFARE
Free Sanitary Products =Period Equality=
Come and get free sanitary products from the Welfare Office in the Tutorial block at lunchtimes (except Thursdays) To contact the welfare officer email email@example.com
VARIETY OF ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRODUCTS AVAILABLE!!!
Testing Packs Tue 8th Dec 11.30am -1.00pm (with 'Lucky Dip' freebies)
STI TEST KITS, FREE CONDOMS/ C CARDS, FREEBIES
Come to the grassed quad (by the canteen) on Tuesday the 8th December 11.30 am-1pm to get a pack. If you don't come in on Tuesdays, pop in the welfare office in the tutorial block at lunchtime.
CHRISTMAS CLICK AND COLLECT
As this is your last week in college before the Christmas break, we wanted to remind you that you can use our Click and Collect service to borrow library books over the holiday period. As well as textbooks and revision guides for your courses we have a fiction collection, graphic novels and DVDs that you could borrow. Search our Library Catalogue on the library moodle page and when you find something you would like to borrow click the Click & Collect button. You then need to log in with your usual college username and password and click OK. We will email you as soon as the item is ready for collection. If you want some help or suggestions of what books to borrow just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy Christmas from the library team, do pop in for some Christmas chocolate during the week!
CHRISTMAS ON CLICKVIEW
What will you be watching over the holidays? Have you got a favourite Christmas film you would like us to add to our playlist on ClickView? Email us on email@example.com and let us know...
Below is a selection of new books added to our collection this week. Unfortunately it is not possible to browse the library shelves at present, but it is still possible to borrow books. Please ask at the library helpdesk if you would like to borrow any of these books, or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will prepare them for you to collect. For ebooks, use the direct links below.
Have you been watching The Queen's Gambit and are now hooked on chess? Well the good news is in the new year the library will have its very own chess set for you to play when you're in the library. Not only is chess a great game and fun to play, but it can also help develop memory, concentration, creativity and problem solving skills!
1-1 RESEARCH SESSIONS
If you would like some help with research for your EPQ dissertation or any other project, why not book a one to one session with one of our subject librarians? We can help you choose the best resources for your research. Contact us on email@example.com to arrange one.