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    What's coming up next at Brighton College?

    What's coming up next at Brighton College?

    Whole College Notices

     

    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. The Senior School “Grab and Go” 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

     
     

    *Year 11 & 13 Parent Consultation Meetings – rescheduled*

    The Consultation Meetings have been post-poned to Tuesday 6th February. A letter confirming the change has been sent home. 
     

    *Internal Summer Examinations – rescheduled*

    The dates for the Internal Summer Examinations taken by pupils in Year 6-10 and Year 12 have been changed. The new Examination Weeks will run from Sunday 27th May to Thursday 7th June. A letter containing more information can be read here in English and here in Arabic. 
     

    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 http://www.cobis.org.uk/students/cobis-student-competitions/cobis-young-scientist-film-awards/2018-young-scientist-film-awards and/or contact Mrs Edwards at jiedwards@brightoncollegealain.ae
     

    Spelling Bee

    On Saturday 20th of January, Aman Iqbal, Adrika Lal and Mira Shannah will be representing Brighton College Al Ain in the semi-final of the UAE Spelling Bee Championship. The pupils will be visiting Curtin University in Dubai to compete against pupils from across the country with the top 60 pupils advancing to the final. Teachers and pupils from across the College are sending their best wishes to the pupils involved.
     

    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. Pupils will need to bring their books for lessons 5 and 6.
     

    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