NEW XP Careers HQ Website

At XP we have always had careers at the heart of our expeditions whether it’s working together with experts, out on fieldwork or creating our products. Given the importance of our career, its time to further develop and improve our programme throughout the school, not forgetting our new XP16 provision

I would like to invite you check out our NEW XP Careers HQ Website

The website gives information on our career policy and programme we offer, helpful links and tools to aid guidance in GCSE options, post-16 & post-18 opportunities including university, apprenticeships & jobs of the future as well as details of careers related events happening throughout the school.  This website is designed to be continuously updated to make sure our learners:

  • Raise aspirations
  • Develop confidence in making decisions and career choices
  • Develop an understanding of the world of work and how to respond to changes in today’s workplace

Please explore the website and I hope you find it useful when supporting our young people with these all important decisions.  I would appreciate feedback on the website and please, do not hesitate to contact me (Dany Green) as the school’s career lead, at dgreen@xpschool.org

Enjoy!

X23 Work Placement Information Evening

On Tuesday 4th February we would like to invite you to school for the X23’s work placement information evening at 5.30pm. The evening will provide you with information on the work experience process including 1:1 career advice available in school, expectations, finding a placement, roles and duties as well as the all important health & safety measures of the placement.

XP school is working together with NYBEP to support you child through the process in allocating a meaningful placement to best suit their individual career aspirations.  If you have any questions throughout this process please do not hesitate to contact the XP Careers Lead, Dany Green.

In addition we would like to ask you for your support in finding work placements for our learners.  If you run a small business and would like to have a work placement student for one week in July, please let us know either on the information evening or email Dany Green on dgreen@xpschool.org

Looking forward to seeing you all there

Dany Green                        Marc Voltaire

XPCareers Lead                Year 9/10 Assistant Principal

Girls Football Match

Girls Football Match Thursday 30th January 3.30-4.45

Home Trinity

Faith F, Abigail, Faith P, Safi, Cerinna, Leoni, Millie, Maddie, Maddie, Sareena, Laci, Mollie,

Please tick your name off the PE notice board.

Nexus Dance Performance

On Wednesday 29th January students will be performing in the Nexus Dance performance at Hall Cross Upper school. Due to our success at the school games I thought it would be a great idea for them to perform this routine to others dance companies and schools. We will be leaving straight from school on the school minibus. The show is 6-8pm. Students have received 2 tickets each if you would like anymore tickets they are £3 on the door.

Any questions please email me on cogrady@xpschool.org

As part of their expedition “Sagas, Sailing and Steel” X24 students will be carrying out fieldwork at Sheffield Hallam University on Tuesday 25th February.

Students will be testing the strength of different materials to help them gain a deeper understanding of how Viking swords were strengthened with materials from ancestral bones.

We will be leaving school by coach at 9.00am. We expect to return at around 3.00pm.

Students will need to bring their regular stationary: pen, pencil, ruler, eraser, pencil sharpener.

They will also need to bring a pack-up lunch.

We do not expect to be outdoors for any great length of time so no specialist clothing is required.

Sheffield Hallam University have asked to take photographic and video footage of the day, but would not use student names. We will honour existing non-media consent forms. If you require any further details, or if you do not consent to Sheffield Hallam using media images/video containing your son or daughter, then please email Mr Said:

Thanks as always for your continued support.

X22 NCS parents evening CANCELLED

My apologies but we have had to cancel the NCS parent’s information evening tomorrow night due to a football match being played at Doncaster Rovers which means the car parks will not be available.

We have rearranged the evening now to Thursday 6th February at 5.30-6.30.

We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.

Many thanks.

Boys football finals this week

We have teams competing in the finals nights of the Doncaster Schools’ boys football tournament in years 7, 8 and 9 this week. The event takes place at Rossington All Saints School and we will travel there straight after school – returning at around 5:30-6pm.

Wednesday 29th January – Year 9 tournament

Finn O
Christian M
Brendan K
Denzil M
Alfie C
Kai D
milo
Aden
Sam Coates

Callum B

Thursday 30th January – Year 7 & 8 tournament

Year 7

Ben Boettcher
Lynden B
Harrison P
William L
Danny Davis
Arjun D
Sam Fielding
Josh B


Year 8

Riley Coates
Declan Richards
Evren
Ben Williamson
Alfie L
Andrew Hurst
Ricki Tomes
Harley A
Kyle SJ

Callum B

Finlay A

6 -aside finals nights this week

We have teams competing in the finals nights of the Doncaster Schools’ boys football tournament in years 7, 8 and 9 this week. The event takes place at Rossington All Saints School and we will travel there straight after school – returning at around 5:30-6pm.

Wednesday 29th January – Year 9 tournament

Finn O
Christian M
Brendan K
Denzil M
Alfie C
Kai D
milo
Aden
Sam Coates

Callum B

Thursday 30th January – Year 7 & 8 tournament

Year 7

Ben Boettcher
Lynden B
Harrison P
William L
Danny Davis
Arjun D
Sam Fielding
Josh B


Year 8

Riley Coates
Declan Richards
Evren
Ben Williamson
Alfie L
Andrew Hurst
Ricki Tomes
Harley A
Kyle SJ

Callum B

Finlay A

Beautiful art work in X22!

Ebonie has been working hard with Mr Mably to practice techniques in art to work towards her GCSE exam.

This year’s exam theme is Events -Ebonie’s ideas surround different events to do with climate change. Take a look at the result of her hard work below – some are still in progress!

 

Looking at the Australian Wildfires – a work in progress.

Practising techniques to create a realistic Sun!

My personal favourite – playing with techniques to create a Galaxy effect!

Great work Ebonie, and a big thank you to Mr Mably for your support!