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Made in DagenhamCCHS Summer Musical 2017               "Made in Dagenham!"

Thursday 6th July - Saturday 8th July - Curtain Up @ 6.30pm.
Buy Tickets online HERE.........

The Principal Reports:

Neil Gallagher, PrincipalThe next two weeks are very full on in terms of the examination schedule for Year 11 and Sixth form students and then this period gradually starts to wind down. This does not mean to say that life at CCHS quietens as the summer term is a very busy time of year, preparing for many of the important annual events of the school calendar, including welcoming those students who will begin their academic life at CCHS in September.
This year we are very pleased to welcome the return of our summer musical after a three-year break; the 2017 production ‘Made in Dagenham’. Make a note in your diaries for the performance of your choice: Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th July, the curtain goes up at 6.30pm. For the first time, tickets are available to buy online, so please follow the link on the website or you can find it in this week’s edition of Parent News.
12th to 16th June is Healthy Eating Week in school. Throughout the curriculum and REAL days, indeed, at any given opportunity, we try to educate our students on the importance of eating a balanced and healthy diet. We also work on developing their common sense skills so they know and understand the impact that certain foods and drinks can have on their body e.g. energy drinks, part of the reason that we took the decision to ban them from the school site. We also understand how difficult it can be to get children to try something new, they can often can be very ‘anti’ if offered something they don’t know or recognise. This week in Clouds, students will be tempted by special taster opportunities and encouraged to think about their “5-a-day”. Lessons will feature food and drink related topics, looking at where their food comes from; beyond the supermarkets, food production and sustainable farming. A very interesting week and perhaps you might even see some broadening of your child’s taste buds!
This week is also a very busy week for our Year 12 students as they begin to think in earnest about their final year and then life after CCHS. They now need to start preparing for the next phase in their life whether this be university, apprenticeships or work. Activities this week include: an Essex University Research trip, help with UCAS application preparations and a mock interview day.
Coming up: Ninety Year 9 students are out on a Geography field trip in the local area, District Athletics Competition at the Colchester Garrison, Years 7 – 10 Girls welcome Colne Community students to our school for a rounders tournament, sixty Year 7 girls will take part in a very special ‘Women in Engineering Day’. Finally, a group of our students will be assisting Mrs Wicks with a very special Forest Schools Learning Activity, in our orchard and on the field, with a group of students from St Clares RC Primary School.
Neil Gallagher, Principal CCHS

View previous 'Principal's Blog' entries here.


Latest News

  • Parent News

    In the Latest Parent News


    • Teaching Award Recognition
    • Scott Climbs Snowdon
    • Made in Dagenham on Dream 100
    • National Healthy Eating Week
    • Art & Design Exhibition and Awards 2017
    • Year 11 Leave Clacton County High School

    Click here to read more......

  • CCHS

    Public Exams - Summer 2017

    Comprehensive information is available on our Exams Page for students who are taking public exams this summer. Exam timetables are also available for download.
    Year 11 parents can download a Revision Timetable and the GCSE/BTEC Exams Booklet 2017 - detailing all the exam information. Please ensure that your son/daughter is fully aware of the times of their exams as well as the revision sessions they need to attend.

  • CCHS

    What to do if your child is ill..

    Please contact the School on the first day of your child's illness and each day after, as long as the absence continues. (Telephone the Student Absence Line before 9.00am - 01255 424266.) Following any period of absence written confirmation must be supplied to the Attendance Office detailing the reasons for the absence, signed by the student's parent/carer. This is in addition to the notification by phone during the absence.

  • CCHS

    Clouds Restaurant
    Specials Menu


    w/c 26th June - Week 1
    See our Clouds Restaurant page for menu details

  • CCHS

    CCHS Summer Musical 2017
    'Made in Dagenham'


    Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th July
    Curtain up at 6.30pm.
    Tickets are available online, priced £6.

    Follow link to purchase tickets for each show
     

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    CCHS Events

    Monday 26th to Friday 30th June
    School Sports Week
    inc. Annual Sports Days

    Monday 26th June
    Sports Winners Trip - Essex County Cricket
    Essex CCC vs Middlesex CCC
    County Championship Match - Day One

  • Monday 26th June
    Year 10 Sigma Maths Mock Exam Day
    Morning Revision; Afternoon Exam

    Monday 26th June
    Local Governing Board Meeting.

  • Tuesday 27th June
    Year 9 Learn on Location
    English Language Gifted, Able & Talented
    Essex University Challenge Day

    Tuesday 27th June
    Sports Leaders visit.
    Willow Tree Day Nursery Sports Day

  • Wednesday 28th June
    Year 10 Sigma English Mock Exam Day
    Morning Revision; Afternoon Exam

    Wednesday 28th June
    Year 7 SIGMA Spelling Bee Competition
    @ Thomas Lord Audley School - 4.30pm

  • Thursday 29th June
    Year 9 & 10 Sports Day
    Track Finals from 2.10pm - Vista Road Rec.

    Thursday 29th June
    Year 11 Prom - Cars Arrive from 6pm;
    Group Photo @ 7pm; Finish @ 10pm

  • Friday 30th June
    Year 7 & 7 Sports Day
    Track Finals from 2.10pm - Vista Road Rec.

    Friday 30th June
    Year 10 Learn on Location
    'Why not Languages at A-Level?' conference
    @ Cambridge Univeristy.

  • Friday 30th to Tuesday 4th
    Year 10 Geography Residential Trip
    North Norfolk

    Saturday 1st July
    STEM Formula 24 Racing Team
    Testing & Race Day @
    Dunton Technical Centre & Race Track.

  • Sunday 2nd July
    'Made in Dagenham' Rehearsals
    10am to 4pm

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