House Competitions this Term Competitions running before Christmas All year groups Art and International Design the school Christmas card competition In conjunction with Art and the International department, students from all year groups are invited to design a Christmas Card. The winning card will be used as the whole school Christmas card and professionally printed by the DT department. There will be a winner from each house and house Vivos for all those who enter the competition. All of the entries will be shared with our International partner schools. Interested students should contact Miss Maltman or Miss White for more details. The Art Department Christmas Bauble competition Students from all year groups are invited to design a Christmas bauble or a Christmas tree decoration. All of the entries will be displayed on a Christmas tree located in the library. There will be winner from each house and house Vivos for all those who enter the competition. Interested students should contact Miss Maltman or Miss Porter for more details. Best Christmas photograph Students from all year groups are invited to enter the “Best Christmas Photograph” competition. There will be winner from each house and house Vivos for all those who enter the competition. All of the entries will be displayed around the school Interested students should contact Miss Maltman or Mr Gemill for more details. The English Department Short Story Competition Open to all Year 9, 10 and 11 students. Why not enter our short story writing competition and win a pair of cinema tickets? House Vivos for all entries and prizes for the winning entry from each house. Write a short story entitled ‘The Plan’. No more than 600 words. Submit your entry to your English teacher. Remember to write your name, form and house on your entry. Deadline for entries: Friday 11th December. Good Luck! ICT Open to Year 8 students in ICT. Year 8 students are invited to design the best Scratch game. Winners to be selected pre-Christmas by class teachers/HoD. House Vivos for everybody who enters. Design Technology RAF project X is this term Tutor time Straw and Marshmallow building challenge Open to all Year 10 students. Who can build the tallest structure using only straws, marshmallows and masking tape? A prize for the winning entry from each house, and house Vivos for everybody who takes part! What do you eat for breakfast? Open to all year 8 students. House Vivos for everybody who joins in this competition and a form time breakfast for the winning form from each house. Clean your shoes for Saint Nicolas! Open to all year 7 students. All around the world children leave clean and shiny shoes out on the 5th of December ready for Saint Nicolas to pop some presents into. House points and prizes for all who take part in this fun challenge.