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    What's coming up next at Brighton College?

    What's coming up next at Brighton College?

    Whole College news

     

    Term dates

    Half Term: Sunday 11th February to Tuesday 13th February (College re-opens on Wednesday 14th)
    Spring Break: Sunday 25th March to Sunday 8th April (College re-opens on Sunday 8th April)
    Summer Term: Sunday 8th April to 12pm Thursday 5th July 
     
    Please note that dates are subject to ADEK approval and may change. 
     

    Absence Procedures

    Please could all parents kindly remember if your child is going to be absent from school, then it is important that you let the College know. Please telephone the College Reception on 037133999 or email absence@brightoncollegealain.ae stating the name of your child, year group, reason for absence and any other details you feel are important.
     

    College Counsellor

    As existing parents will be aware, the College offers a Counselling Service. This service is confidential and is offered free of charge. For new parents, transition to a new country and/or school can be a difficult time for families and especially children. If you have any concerns about your child and think that they may benefit from seeing the College Counsellor, Mrs Heidi Jeans, please email her directly on hjeans@brightoncollegealain.ae
     

    Weekly Menu

    The Food Nation weekly menu can be found here.
     
     
     

    Junior School Notices

     
     

    Important diary dates

    Wednesday 17th January Year 1C and 1SM Zoo trip
    Thursday 18th January Year 1M and 1SY Zoo trip
    Monday 22nd January Year 5 Touch Rugby boys A team @ AAESS
    Monday 22nd January Year 5 Touch Rugby girls A team @ BCAA
    Monday 22nd January Year 2H and 2W Zoo trip
    Tuesday 23rd January Year 2C and 2C Zoo trip
    Tuesday 30th January Year 5 Touch Rugby boys A team @ AAESS
    Tuesday 30th January Year 5 Touch Rugby girls A team @ BCAA
     
     

    Senior School Notices

     

    Berlin Trip Parent Meeting - Sunday 14th January 

    An Information Meeting for parents of pupils going on the Berlin trip will be held from 5pm on Sunday 14th January in the College Theatre. This meeting will run through the trip's itinerary in detail, provide essential information ahead of the trip and give an opportunity for parents to ask any questions they may have. 
     

    Year 8 Parent Consultation Meetings

    We invite parents of pupils in Year 8 to attend the Consultation Meetings from 4.30pm on Monday 15th January. A letter containing more information can be read here
     

    Young Scientist film awards 2018

    The aim of this competition is to produce a short movie (2min 30 sec) in which pupils follow a scientific method to answer their own hypothesis, using an experiment of their choice. This short movie is aimed at pupils in KS3, 4 & 5. 
     
    The best three videos submitted to the science department will be passed on to COBIS and the National Physical Laboratory of London and will appear on their YouTube Channel. The BCAA deadline is on the 18th of February. For more information, please visit
     

    Kenya Trip Parent Meeting

    We would like to thank all for their interest in the proposed volunteering expedition to Kenya at the end of June. The expedition co-ordinator, Mr Hall, would like to invite parents to a meeting on Wednesday 17th January at 4.30pm in the College Theatre where he will detail comprehensive information about the trip and the sign-up process.
     
    If you are unable to make this meeting but are still interested in taking part, please let Mr Hall know via email at jhall@brightoncollegealain.ae
     

    Sports Day

    The Senior School Sports Day will take place from 8.00 – 12.00 on Monday 22nd January. Pupils should come to College in their PE kit and ensure they have a water bottle. 
     

    Year 11 & 13 Parent Consultation Meetings

    We invite parents of pupils in Year 11 and 13 to attend the Consultation Meetings from 4.30pm on Wednesday 24th January. A letter containing more information can be read here
     

    Winter Examinations Year 11 & 13

    The Mock Examinations for Year 11 & 13 will be taking place from the 7th to 18th January. The timetables have been shared with pupils and Year 11 have also received a Revision Guidance pack.
     
    Pupils should come into school with revision materials for the day and they must ensure they have the correct equipment for all exams (e.g. Calculator if required in a Mathematics exam). 
     

    Senior School fixtures 

    Tuesday 23rd January U19 Boys Football v AAESS
    Wednesday 24th January U14 Girls Football v AAA & AAESS
    Monday 29th January U11 Girls Touch Rugby v AAA & AAESS
                                               U15 Girls Touch Rugby v AAA & AAESS
                                               U11 Boys Touch Rugby v AAA & AAESS
                                               U15 Boys Touch Rugby v AAA & AAESS
    Wednesday 31st January U14 Girls Touch Rugby v AAA & AAESS
                                               U19 Girls Touch Rugby v AAA & AAESS
                                               U14 Boys Touch Rugby v AAA & AAESS
                                               U19 Boys Touch Rugby v AAA & AAESS
     

    Electives and ECAs

    Ms. Louiza May is now the Elective & ECA Co-ordinator. Please direct all enquiries to her at lmay@brightoncollegealain.ae