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6th October 2023

With open evening this week, sixth form open evening in two weeks and a successful football game on Thursday, there have been lots of opportunities for families to join us on site and see what happens on a daily basis at Chilwell School.

Field trips
Geography students have been out on field trips over the past few weeks. We plan these trips to ensure students are able to get field data to inform their studies. Mr Skelton and the team had a number of successful trips with both GCSE and A level students.

Careers assembly
On Thursday year nine were treated to a careers assembly with Enact Solutions, promoting careers within the NHS. We are currently finalising arrangements for post sixteen taster day for our year elevens on 19th October, where there will be a combination of A level taster lessons and visits to local colleges. For any advice on careers, please see our careers section of the website.

Open evening
Thank you to all of the families that joined us on Thursday. It was a pleasure to see you. Parents who were not able to join us can still take the opportunity to see us at work by booking a tour. These are available as last year up until half-term.

Y7 tutor evening
This is being held on Thursday 12th October. Please can parents of year seven students ensure they have registered for an appointment.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Wear it pink!
We will be holding a non uniform day (wear pink) on Friday 20th October to raise money for Cancer Research. Students should bring in a donation (suggested £1 or more)

Chat health
Please see the information below regarding health support for young people.

Class charts
This is another reminder to parents and carers who have not yet signed up to Class Charts to do so. Please click on the link and use your access code to sign in.

Data Collection
We will be carrying out a data check to ensure we have the most accurate and up to date information. In order to do this we will be sending you an invite to our School Information Management System which will come from This will take place next Wednesday (11th October 2023). Please could you accept this invite, check the data is correct and submit any changes. You will only see the children that live with you, each parent will need to log in and check their personal details separately, this is a GDPR requirement.

Youth Climate Social Action Week

Our students have the opportunity to take part in Nottingham Climate Assembly's five days of FREE social action and nature activities for those aged 13-25.
This runs during half-term from Sunday, 22nd October to Thursday, 26th October, the week is based on Nottingham Youth Climate Assembly’s manifesto highlighting 4 key themes addressing climate action in Nottingham:
1. Nature
2. Transport
3. Food and Energy
4. Shopping/Consumption

Activities will run during the morning, afternoon and include some early evening sessions.
The week will include:   

  • Planning and improving green spaces for young people in Broxtowe.
  • Sustainable and active transport sessions with Sustrans (a charity making it easier for everyone to walk, wheel and cycle) including LED bike rides/walks 
  • Visits to green buildings, energy projects and Beeston Repair Shop  
  • Introduction to a community garden and a community meal project 
  • Wildlife and wellbeing sessions 
  • Food will be provided throughout the week; all local travel will either be provided or re-
  • imbursed.
  • Participants should be available for the full 5 days.

We now have Instagram accounts for main school and a separate one for Lakeview sixth form. If you are an Instagram user please follow us at chilwellschool_main or chilwellschool_lakeview for pictures and updates on school life.

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