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09 Jul 2021

Return to School - Autumn 2021/22

Return to School - Autumn 2021/22   Friday 9th July 2021   Dear Parent / Carer   Return to School - Autumn Term: 2021/22   Following the government announcement earlier this week on Step 4 of the COVID Roadmap, I am writing to outline our plans for the start of the new academic year.   No doubt many of you ... (click to read more)

08 Jul 2021

Multi Academy Trust Update

On 1st July, Ivanhoe College joined the LiFE Multi Academy Trust and its schools; Bosworth Academy, The Winstanley School, Kingsway Primary, Braunstone Frith Primary, Countesthorpe Academy, Ashby School and Ibstock Community College, The vision and values of LiFE are based on a commitment to a collaborative approach of working.  Under ... (click to read more)

08 Jul 2021

Ivanhoe Awards Night

Despite the fact that we had to hold them virtually, we felt it was so important to recognise the hard work of our students across all year groups. All students across the school should feel incredibly proud of everything they have achieved in challenging circumstances. Students that had been  nominated ... (click to read more)

08 Jul 2021

Using Board Games for Computational Thinking

Using board games to support your child in developing their Computational Thinking. Computational Thinking is an essential skill set for 21st Century learning and working. Computational Thinking is not about thinking like a Computer, it is about problem solving so that a final solution could be completed using a computer. We ... (click to read more)

08 Jul 2021

Generous Donation

Many of our parents (and former Ivanhoe students) will fondly remember that many years ago Ivanhoe was used as a site for a Summer School, offering wonderful experiences for young people and childcare for families. It had come to light that there was still money in their old bank account ... (click to read more)

08 Jul 2021

Brilliant Club

This year a selection of students from Year 7 and 8 have been taking part in a ‘scholars programme’ in conjunction with Cambridge University. The scholars programme provides pupils with an experience of university through tutorials from a university PhD tutor. Bridget from Year 7 said, “The thing I enjoyed ... (click to read more)

29 Jun 2021

Uniform Update

School Uniforms Please take time to familiarise yourself with the Ivanhoe Uniform standards on our website: We will expect all students returning in Autumn to have full correct uniform, including correct shoes and P.E. kit. All of our uniform suppliers are offering online ordering, and you can also buy in ... (click to read more)

10 Jun 2021

Year 8 into 9 Options

Dear Parents/Carers and Students Year 8 into 9 Options Process We are nearly at the end of the academic year and what a strange year it has been. Well done to Year 8 on managing this year so well and making such good progress. As we transition back to a more ... (click to read more)

28 May 2021

Vote for us

The National Book Trust are currently running a prize draw for a school to win £5,000 of National Book Tokens.  We would be very grateful if parents/carers took the time to nominate Ivanhoe as an entrant for the prize draw.  You can do this by clicking the picture below.  The closing date ... (click to read more)

28 May 2021

Ashby Rotary Club Young Artist 2021

Over lockdown the ADT department set a competition on behalf of the Ashby Rotary Club to find the Young Artist of 2021. Year 8s were asked to create a piece of art work based on the theme ‘Wild Nature.’ We had lots of entries and on Friday 21st of ... (click to read more)

28 May 2021

Year 7 Photography Competition

As part of Mental Health Awareness week our Year 7’s were invited to take part in a Nature themed photography competition. We’ve created a short slide show for you to enjoy some of the entries, and we’re sure you’ll agree the standard was astonishing. Congratulations to Nicole who was ... (click to read more)

28 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week

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28 May 2021

National Reading Quiz

Congratulations to our Year 8 and 9 teams who jumped in at late   notice to take part in the live National Literacy Trust Reading Champions Quiz. Competing over 10 rounds against 34 other schools in the East Midlands region they came a respectable 14th(Y8) and 16th(Y9) place. The questions were tough ... (click to read more)

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