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The School: Weekly news bulletin for parents

Updated: Fri 15 Jun 2018   Share: Share on facebookShare on TwitterShare on MySpaceShare by Email

Below is the weekly letter from Mrs Woodfin emailed to all parents/carers:

If you are not receiving this email please ring the school office on 0118 9353353 or email so that we can update your email details.

For week commencing Monday 18th June (Week B)

Running all week – year 9 exams.

Tuesday 19th – Friday 22nd June – year 7 and 8 Camp – visit the home page of our website for regular updates.


Monday 18th June

UCAS Personal Statement Workshop for year 12s, 8.45 – 10.55.

Chess Club, all years, lunchtime in the library.

Manga drawing club, all years, after school in the Library.


Tuesday 19th June

Horticulture Course for SEN students, Addington School, 8.45 – 3pm.

KS3 Programming Club, lunchtime in C4

Softball, all years, after school in PE.


Wednesday 20th June

Computing Club, all years, lunchtime in C1.

Cheerleading, all years, after school in PE.


Thursday 21st June

Public Speaking Society, all years, lunchtime in E7

Bulmershe Community Choir, after school in the Music department.

Year 10 Maths revision, 3pm – 4pm in the Maths department.


Friday 22nd June

KS3 Film and Debate club, lunchtime in B3

Badminton Club, after school at Woodford Park Leisure Centre.

Year 11 leavers assembly

We say goodbye to our year 11 in an assembly from 9am – 9.30 in the auditorium.

Students are permitted to wear leaver hoodies but uniform should be worn.

Year 11 prom

6.30pm – 10pm in the school auditorium. (Doors open to the auditorium no earlier than 6.30pm)

Tickets available from the Finance Office.

Dates for your diary

Change of date for school photographer – new date Monday 25th June.

The school photographer will be on site to take individual photos of year 10, plus any year 7s missed earlier in the year.

Monday 9th July – UCAS Information evening for parents and year 12 students, 6pm – 7pm.

Wednesday 27th and 28th June – Year 6 Transition days.

Thursday 28th June – Rising year 7 evening.

Thursday 28th June – Year 10 Maths revision, 3pm – 4pm in the Maths department.


Wokingham Borough Council Adult and Community Learning have added a few more Adult Learning courses you might be interested in:

  • Interview Skills, Wednesday 20th June, 9.30-12, Ambleside Centre, Woodley
  • Applying for Jobs, Wednesday 27th June, 12.30-2.30, Ambleside Centre, Woodley
  • Staying Safe Online, Thursday 28th June, 6.30-8.30pm, Highwood School, Woodley
  • Applying for Jobs, Wednesday 4th July, 12.30-2.30, Brambles Children’s Centre, Wokingham

All details are on their course listing online, and their Facebook and Twitter pages as well.


As part of their #WakeUpWednesday campaign, National Online Safety have created a free guide for parents & carers to share about ‘Playerunknown's Battlegrounds’ (PUBG) – a game played by millions of children and young people worldwide.

This guide is designed to inform parents and carers about the dangers and risks of letting their children play PUBG and how they can help keep their children safe online:


To read about the proposed expansion of Kendrick School click here


The Study Support Team based in the library hold a number of competitions for students each year which are very popular. If you are able to help with competition prizes (shopping or discount vouchers for example) please email the team at:

To view the school’s privacy statement reflecting the new GDPR regulations click here

To view the letters regarding mobile phones for years 7 – 11 click here

To view our full range of lunchtime and after school clubs click here

To view the Wokingham Sendiass leaflet for parents with children with EHCPs transferring from primary to secondary school please click here

To view Cucina’s menus click here

Did you know that you can set your child a daily spending limit with the Biometric system? If you would like to do this please email

Pupil Premium students at The Bulmershe School

There may be financial assistance available for Pupil Premium pupils for uniform, equipment, school trips and other activities but individual enquiries to the school should be made regarding this assistance. Please contact the school office on 0118 9353353 or alternatively, who will pass on your enquiry to Mr Staton, Assistant Headteacher who manages Pupil Premium funding.

With best wishes for a restful weekend,

Amanda Woodfin,


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