It is my pleasure to welcome you to De La Salle School and Language College.
I am sure that you are all excited about starting with us in September and keen to start your school career here with us.
On this part of the website, you will be able to find information about things that you may have questions about. You will also be able to see who your form tutors are and find out what equipment you will be expected to have with you each day. 2013 is an exciting year to be starting with us. We will be using the new building for the first time and we begin a new approach to learning, using some of the latest technology available.
I look forward to seeing you at the start of term.
Mr P. Norris, Head of Lower School
Welcome from the Headteacher
De La Salle prides itself on being a ‘community school’ where each individual is valued and their contribution recognised and appreciated.
It is, therefore, with great pleasure, that I formally welcome you as new members to this community. My hope is that as parents/carers and teachers we will provide an enriching experience that leads to your student’s happiness and personal fulfilment.
Dr M. R. Curnock
Don’t forget to bring…
A strong waterproof school bag (black) that is large enough to hold A4 sized books (not a plastic carrier bag)
A pencil case containing the following items:-
Pens (blue or black)
Some coloured pencils
Your lunch money or packed lunch if you are not entitled to free lunches.
French – Collins Easy Learning French Dictionary.
English – Pocket dictionary.
Geography – The New Oxford School Atlas.
1gb memory stick (can be purchased from Student Services in House colours at £5.00).
You will be given a student planner on your first day at school. All homework must be written down in your planner.
In the column headed Subject you must write the name of the subject you have been set homework for. In the next column you can write down details of the homework set. You must write the date that the homework has to be given to your teacher in the Due In column. There is also a column for you to record the length of time it took you to do your homework.
Write Absent if you were not in school on a day when homework was due to be set.
Each week your parents are expected to sign the homework diary for that week.
Pupils attending De La Salle School and Language College are expected to wear school uniform. Here are some of the reasons:-
- You can easily be identified as a member of the school. We hope you will be proud to be recognised in this way.
- All the problems about what clothes to put on each morning are solved. You simply put on your working clothes; in other words your uniform.
- The De La Salle School uniform is plain but smart and very practicable. Your Form Tutor will check that you are wearing the correct uniform.
- Every item of your uniform and PE kit should be labelled with your name and if possible your form. This enables us to return it to you quickly if you should misplace it.
- Ties must be worn by boys and girls.