Scifest 17

Yr8 pupils enjoyed a range of STEM based workshops at Scifest yesterday at St Mary’s College.  Our Yr10 team came home with the Maths and Science trophy and also the Seagate Science Award for their  project ‘Scoop on Stroop’  which they presented - Well done!

 

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On-Line Application Home to School Transport

Last year the Authority ran an extended pilot scheme for a number of schools which allowed parents to make applications for transport assistance on-line and receive an initial assessment indicating whether their child / children were eligible for transport assistance.
 
The purpose of this letter is to advise you that it is the Authority’s intention to extend this facility to include all Schools in the Education Authority, both Primary and Post Primary.
 
This means that all transport applications must be made on-line through the EA website
 
 
The on-line application service will be available from:
 
Primary School applications - 2nd May 2017
 
Post Primary School applications - 1st June 2017
 
Parents should be encouraged to apply before the 19th July 2017 as an offer of transport
 
assistance cannot be guaranteed for the 1st September 2017 if they make application after this date.

Final Revision Classes

YEAR SUBJECT MODULE  DATE  PERIODS ROOM TEACHER
12 English Literature U2 - 'Blood Brothers' Tue 16 May 2017 1-2 D46 BD
12 English Literature Unit 2- An Inspector Calls Tue 16 May 2017 1-2 D33 KK
12 Spanish Listening Tue 16 May 2017 3-4 D28 GY
12 English Literature U2 - Heaney and Hardy Tue 16 May 2017 5-6 D46 BD
12 English Literature U2 - 'Blood Brothers' Thu 18 May 2017 1-2 D46 BD
12 English Literature U2 - Heaney and Hardy Thu 18 May 2017 3-4 D46 BD
12 Tech & Design Unit 1 GTD11 Thu 18 May 2017 3-4 D40 ACM
12 Spanish Listening Thu 18 May 2017 5-6 D24 HKC
12 English Literature U2 - Unseen Poetry Thu 18 May 2017 5-6 D46 BD
12 Spanish Listening Thu 18 May 2017 4-6; 7-9 D28 GY
12 Engineering  Unit 3 GEE31 Papers 1 & 2  Tue 23 May 2017 3-4 D40 AM/ACM
12 English Literature U2  Thu 25 May 2017 3.05-4.45 S07 BD
12 French Reading Tue 30 May 2017 1-2 D26 LP
12 Spanish Reading Tue 30 May 2017 1-2 D24 HKC
12 Mathematics T6 Tue 30 May 2017 7-8 D14 RB
12 Hospitality Unit 2 Wed 31 May 2017 1-2 S19 FF
12 Spanish Reading Wed 31 May 2017 5-6 D28 GY
12 History Module 1: Germany and Northern Ireland Thu 01 June 2017 3-4 D17 MD/CD
12 Spanish Reading Fri 02 June 2017 5 D28 GY
12 Music Set Works & Unfamiliar Listening Fri 02 June 2017 3-4 D12 EB
12 Health and Social Care Unit 2 Personal Development Mon 05 June 2017 3-4 D18 ND
12 Physics Unit 2 EARTH, UNIVERSE Mon 05 June 2017 7-9 D09 SOC
12 Tech & Design Unit 3 GTD31 Wed 07 June 2017 1-2 D40 ACM
12 Further Maths Pure Thu 08 June 2017 1-2 D01 TN
12 Further Maths Pure Thu 08 June 2017 1-2 D14 RB
12 Further Maths Pure Thu 08 June 2017 1-2 D02 BG
12 Hospitality Unit 2 Thu 08 June 2017 3-4 D15 FF
12 Health and Social Care Unit 2 Personal Development Mon 12 June 2017 3-4 D18 ND
12 History Module 2: Cold War 19145 - 91 Mon 12 June 2017 3-4 D16 MD
12 Further Maths  Mechanics and Statistics Thu 15 June 2017 1-2 D01 TN
12 Further Maths  Mechanics and Statistics Thu 15 June 2017 1-2 D14 RB
12 Further Maths  Mechanics and Statistics Thu 15 June 2017 1-2 D02 BG
12 Health and Social Care Unit 2 Personal Development Mon 19 June 2017 3-4 D18 ND
12 Physics Unit 2 WAVES Mon 19 June 2017 7-9 D09 SOC
12 Physics Unit 2 ELECTRICITY Wed 21 June 2017 7-9 D06 LC
12 Physics Unit 2 ELECTROMAGNETISM Thu 22 June 2017 5-6 D06 DP
13 Geology Rocks Tue 16 May 2017 5-7 D39 NS
13 Physics AS-1 Forces, Electricity Tue 16 May 2017 7-9 D06 LC
13 Music Music for Orchestra Tue 16 May 2017 11.50-1.30 D12 BOS
13 Tech & Design Unit 1  Wed 17 May 2017 1-2 D40 AM/ACM
13 Music Sacred & Vocal Music Wed 17 May 2017 3-4 D12 EB
13 Spanish Film Wed 17 May 2017 5-6 D24  HKC
13 Music Unfamiliar Listening Thu 18 May 2017 3-4 D12 EB
13 Physics AS-1 Forces, Electricity Thu 18 May 2017 7-9 D09 SOC
13 Music Score reading Fri 19 May 2017 5-6 D12 BOS
13 Biology AS1 Mon 22 May 2017 3-4 D08 PF
13 Biology AS1 Tue 23 May 2017 1-2 D35 LH
13 Digital Technology AS 1 - Approaches to Systems Development Wed 24 May 2017 5-6 D44 SMcL
13 Biology AS2 Tue 30 May 2017 5-7 D08 PF
13 Digital Technology AS 2 - Fundamentals of Digital Technology Wed 31 May 2017 5-6 D44 SMcL
13 French Grammar & Reading Thu 01 June 2017 1-2 D28 GY
13 French Grammar & Reading Fri 02 June 2017 1-2 D28 GY
13 Biology AS2 Fri 02 June 2017 1-2 D35 LH
13 French Listening and Grammar Fri 02 June 2017 3-5 D27 LMcA
13 French  Literature Tue 06 June 2017 1-2 D27 LMcA
13 Physics AS-2 Waves, Astronomy Tue 06 June 2017 7-9 D06 LC
13 Physics AS-2 Waves, Astronomy Wed 07 June 2017 3-6 D09 SOC
13 Mathematics Mechanics M1 Mon 12 June 2017 3-4 D05 GM
14 PE Unit 2 Tue 16 May 2017 5-6 D18 RMcS
14 Geology Econ and Env Wed 24 May 2017 6-7 D39 NS
14 Geology Econ and Env Thu 25 May 2017 7-9 D39 NS
14 Geology Econ and Env Fri 26 May 2017 3-4 D39 NS
14 Health & Social Care Unit 9 Providing Services Fri 26 May 2017 5-6 D15 FF
14 English Literature A22 Fri 26 May 2017 5-6 D33 KK
14 PE Unit 2 Tue 30 May 2017 5-6 D18 RMcS
14 Health & Social Care Unit 9 Providing Services Tue 30 May 2017 5-7 D15 FF
14 Spanish Reading/listening/grammar Tue 30 May 2017 8-9 D24 JC
14 PE Unit 2 Wed 31 May 2017 3-4 D18 RMcS
14 Geology Econ and Env Wed 31 May 2017 5-6 D39 NS
14 History A2 1: Ireland 1800 - 1900 Thu 01 June 2017 1-2 D17 BQ
14 Geology Fossils Thu 01 June 2017 7-9 D39 NS
14 Tech & Design AAV21 Product design  Fri 02 June 2017 1-2 D40 AM
14 Biology A21 Fri 02 June 2017 1-2 D08 PF
14 Mathematics Statistics S1 Fri 02 June 2017 1-2 D04 GM
14 Geology Econ and Env Fri 02 June 2017 3-4 D39 NS
14 Biology A21 Fri 02 June 2017 5-6 D35 LH
14 English Literature A22 Fri 02 June 2017 5-6 D33 KK
14 ICT A2 1 Fri 02 June 2017 5-6 D44 SMcL
14 Geology Econ and Env Mon 05 June 2017 5-6 D39 NS
14 Tech & Design AAV21 Systems Mon 05 June 2017 7-9 D40 ACM
14 Spanish Reading/listening/grammar Tue 06 June 2017 8-9 D23 JC
14 Geology Fossils Wed 07 June 2017 5-6 D39 NS
14 English Literature A22 Fri 09 June 2017 5-6 D33 KK
14 English Literature A2 1: Chaucer Mon 12 June 2017 1-2 D30 AM
14 History A2 2: Partition of Ireland Mon 12 June 2017 7-9 D17 BQ
14 Music Music for Orchestra Tue 13 June 2017 1-2 D12 BOS
14 French Grammar & Reading Tue 13 June 2017 3-4 D28 GY
14 Spanish Reading/listening/grammar Tue 13 June 2017 8-9 D23 JC
14 French Grammar & Reading Wed 14 June 2017 5-6 D28 GY
14 Music Jazz in the USA 1930-1960 Thu 15 June 2017 1-2 D12 EB
14 Biology A22 Thu 15 June 2017 1-2 D08 PF
14 Physics A2-1 Thu 15 June 2017 1-2 D06 DP
14 Biology A22 Thu 15 June 2017 3-4 D35 LH
14 Spanish Reading/translation/literature Thu 15 June 2017 5-6 D24  HKC
14 Music Unfamiliar Listening Fri 16 June 2017 1-2 D12 EB
14 French Prose and Literature Fri 16 June 2017 4-6 D27 LMcA
14 Mathematics Core Mathematics C3 & C4 Fri 16 June 2017 5-6 D04 GM
14 English Literature A2 2: Women in Society Mon 19 June 2017 1-2 D30 AM
14 Physics A2-1 Mon 19 June 2017 7-9 D06 DP
14 Spanish Reading/listening/grammar Tue 20 June 2017 8-9 D23 JC
14 Physics A2-2 Mon 26 June 2017 7-9 D06 DP
14 Physics A2-2 Tue 27 June 2017 1-2 D06 DP

 

Foyle PE/Sports Kit

With Foyle College moving to a new single site it was decided to review the branding of the PE kit. When reviewing the kit there were two objectives

1.            A single identity for Foyle Sport.

2.            Ensuring the kit is affordable without affecting the quality.

From July the new Foyle PE/Sports Kit will be available to order through the school website.

More information will follow on pricing and how to order kit. You can keep up to date through the school website and the school social media pages.

 

Ulster Scots Scientists Across Ireland.

Yr8 pupils and primary school pupils from Ebrington PS and Drumahoe PS  enjoyed the Science show from Science 2 Life this week at our Springtown assembly hall . The show has been launched by the Ulster – Scots Agency with an objective to encourage pupils to engage with science by learning about famous Ulster-Scots scientists and inventors.

It proved to be a fun and interactive opportunity to learn about science with pupils participating in experiments which explained the science behind the inventions of famous Ulster-Scots like Harry Ferguson and John Dunlop; and the discoveries of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, who was the greatest British scientist of the 19th Century. 

 

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Education to Employment Festival (E2E)

 

Friday 26th May , from 1pm until 6pm at Ebrington Square.

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to ‘Education to Employment ‘E2E’ Festival of Hope, the North West’s most exciting community based festival which aims to inspire, ignite hope and ambition as we make the connections between Education, Training and the World of Work.

This is a fantastic opportunity to speak to industry leaders and see the best of the North West in one place. A festival atmosphere, music, demos, modelling, you name it all under 3 huge marquees. There will be prizes to support progression into education or work.

This is a real family afternoon of fun and entertainment. The E2E event is being supported by Derry and Strabane District Council, the Chamber of Commerce, and local businesses. Queen's University, University of Ulster and many other employers such as Seagate, E&I Engineering, NI Fire Service and Western Health and Social Care Trust have confirmed they are going to be attendance. 

This one-day event on May 26 will be a real opportunity to engage with CEO’s, HR managers and recruiters, industry specialists, restaurateurs, hoteliers, to hear their views and to drive an economically relevant curriculum.
Meaningful industrial links and conversations can be facilitated. This is our time to take the lead.
A number of events will take place on the day and will include the North West’s top employers across a range of industries, team events, competitions, a ‘catwalk’ model agency, big engineering firms, digital giants, talks by former pupils and workshops facilitated by our own college staff.

Below is a link if the form teachers want to have a look at the event details. 

/https://discovernorthernireland.com/E2E-Education-to-Employability-Festival-Londonderry-Derry-P64940/

Protégés of Peace 2017

Congratulations to our Class of 2017 pupil, Sophie Doherty, who has been awarded the prestigious Protégés of Peace Scholarship to study at The Lawrenceville School in September. 

Jack Taylor, Class of 2015, was a previous recipient of the scholarship and we are delighted to strengthen our connection with Lawrenceville School and the Protégés of Peace scheme.