Weekly News

Weekly News
CCHS and Sigma Sixth Tendring

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The latest issue - Thursday 30th June

Summer Term 2022

  • Thursday 30th June - Issue 36

    National School Sports Week 2022; Year 13 Say Goodbye to Sigma Sixth; Year 11 Leave School in Style; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’

  • Friday 24th June - Issue 35

    Year 11 Conclude their Summer Exams; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Year 12 focus on Post 18 Pathways; Year 9 District Football Finals; School Closed Next Friday, 1st July

  • Friday 17th June - Issue 34

    CCHS Summer Musical – Legally Blond; PROUD Sessions Captivate students; Tendring Youth Award Nominations; Sailing Solo – A Fantastic Achievement; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; How does a Business Actually Work?; Careers Insight – Where are they Now?

  • Friday 10th June - Issue 33

    A Fantastic Return to Live Performance – House Full!; Year 7 Rap and Poetry Slam; Talented Artists Win Awards; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Sports Clubs After-school; Young Men’s Achievements Celebrated; Learning about our local Library

  • Friday 27th May - Issue 32

    PROUD Silver Awards; Pearson Teaching Awards 2022 - Double Celebration; Multi-School Council - Inclusion Day; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Leaving Us; Half Term & Platinum Jubilee Holiday

  • Friday 20th May - Issue 31

    Year 8 – Attitude to Learning; A Record number of Revision Sessions; Music Concert – Thursday 26th May; Inspiring PE Teachers of the Future; Colour Run Fun; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; One more week until Half-Term

  • Friday 13th May - Issue 30

    Jack Petchey Speak Out Final; Racing Car Team Return to Competition; Coastal Athletics 2022; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’

  • Friday 6th May - Issue 29

    Duke of Edinburgh Award – Ready for their Final Assessment; Extra Curriculum Clubs & Activities – Summer Term 2022; Winners Trip to Wembley; National Online Safety – Group Chats; A Welcome Return to Athletics; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’

  • Friday 29th April - Issue 28

    Spring Term Awards 2022; Careers Focus Helps Inspire Students’ Aspirations; Launching our new Instagram Feed; Clouds Restaurant - New Menu; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’

  • Friday 22nd April - Issue 27

    Summer Term 2022; Summer Exam Information; Publicising Exam Success; Jack Petchey Speak Out 2022; Sports Leaders in Action – Again!; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Rewarding Outstanding Commitment; Thank You and Good Luck


Spring Term 2022

  • Friday 1st April - Issue 26

    Don’t be Fooled – It is the End of Term; Happy Easter!; Sports Leaders in Action; Navigation is ‘Easier’ in the Sunshine!; Sigma Sixth Tendring - Sixth Form Blog; Mathematic Geniuses; Thank You and Good Luck; Red Nose Day – Disco Fun; Computer Science Code Cracking; Sigma Sixth Lecture Series

  • Friday 25th March - Issue 25

    Star of the Multi-School Council; Spring Term Ends next Friday; Science Week on Location; Spring Term - Sports Round-Up – Part 2; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’

  • Friday 18th March - Issue 24

    CCHS in the Community; End of Term Fundraising Appeal; Analysing Human Performance; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Spring Term - Sports Round-Up – Part 1

  • Friday 11th March - Issue 23

    World Book Day – 25th Anniversary; The New Sigma Sixth Tendring Website; Please Drive Slowly; Sixth Form Appeal for Ukraine; SEND Roadshow – North East Essex; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; A novel way to help Promote a Healthy Mind

  • Friday 4th March - Issue 22

    Year 7 – Attitude to Learning; Attendance Rewards – January 2022; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; National Schools’ Football Week

  • Friday 25th February - Issue 21

    Passport to the Prom; Exams Summer Timetable 2022; Year 11 Prom Dress ‘Hire’; COVID-19 Testing; World Book Day Take Over!; CCHS Virtual and On-Site Library; World Book Day - £1 Books; World Book Day - CCHS Staff Recommended Reads; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’

  • Friday 11th February - Issue 20

    PROUD to Empower our Students; Life After Sigma Sixth; Half-Term & Non-Pupil Day – 21st February; Children’s Mental Health Week; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Sigma Sixth Lecture Series

  • Friday 4th February - Issue 19

    Year 9 NEMO Team Victory; Under 14 Essex Cup Run Comes to an End; Half-Term & Non-Pupil Day – 24th February; Safer Internet Day – Tuesday 8th February; CCHS Mental Health Influencers; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’

  • Friday 28th January - Issue 18

    Business in Action; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Attendance and Reporting an Absence; Contacting the School; Sigma Sixth Tendring - The Head of College Reports; Learn to Study & Fit Everything Else In; Utilita Under 13 Girls Cup; We Want your Football Boots

  • Friday 21st January - Issue 17

    Song Writing Workshop – Nurturing the next Adele or Ed Sheeran; Girls on the Road to Wembley; Sigma Sixth Charity Event; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Non-Uniform Collection for Charity; Interform Indoor Football

  • Friday 14th January - Issue 16

    School Building Expansion Update; STEM Crest Awards; CCHS Clubs and Activities – Spring Term; Sigma Sixth Scholars; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Interschool Indoor Athletics

  • Friday 7th January - Issue 15

    Welcome Back & Happy New Year; All the Fun of the Fair; Broader Curriculum Fundraising Christmas Concerts; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Citizen Card – UK Identity Card


Autumn Term 2021

  • Friday 17th December - Issue 14

    Season’s Greetings from CCHS; The Joy of Giving at Christmas – CCHS in the Community; Heartfelt Thanks from Holly Court; CCHS Christmas Card Competition; Year 7 and 8 – Attitude to Learning; Duke of Edinburgh Award; Leaving CCHS; The CCHS F24 Racing Car

  • Friday 10th December - Issue 13

    Christmas Lunch 2021; Teaching Netball Skills; Football Talent spotted by Scouts; Autumn Term Draws to a Close; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week'; Sigma Sixth Scholars @ Cambridge Uni

  • Friday 3rd December - Issue 12

    Year 11 Sigma Sixth Experience Day; Under 14’s through to Essex Cup Third Round; Last Call for the CCHS Christmas Appeal; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week'; Year 7 Interform Athletics

  • Thursday 25th November - Issue 11

    Non-Pupil Day Tomorrow; Promoting Student’s Charity Events; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Cyclists praised during Bike Courses; Year 11 – Help your Child Revise; The New CCHS Gym and Classrooms; The Holly Court Christmas Appeal; Sixth Form Product Design Inspiration; Dangers of Gambling & Online Gaming

  • Friday 19th November - Issue 10

    Mathematicians of the Future; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Broader Curriculum - More Charity; Focusing on Reading; Year 11 Sigma Sixth Experience Day; Careers Advice @ CCHS; Anti-Bullying Week – 15th to 19th Nov; Friday 26th November - Non-Pupil Day

  • Friday 12th November - Issue 9

    We Will Remember Them; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’; Sigma Sixth Open Evening; CCHS Holly Court Christmas Appeal; District Cross-Country 2021

  • Friday 5th November - Issue 8

    Broader Curriculum Charity Walk; The CCHS ‘Word of the Week’ Initiative; GCSE Music Success at 14 years old; Sensible Parking Plea; School Site opens from 8am; England Netball Initiative Launch; Essex Cup Football Victory

  • Friday 22nd October - Issue 7

    CCHS Celebrates at the Tendring Youth Awards; Showcasing the Creative Talent @ CCHS; Year 11 – Help Your Child Revise – Thursday 18th November; Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award – Assessment Hike in Thetford Forest

  • Friday 15th October - Issue 6

    Mental Health Support; Dedication Pays Dividend; Revision Tips Assist with Home Study; One More Week until Half-Term; Essex County Schools Football – Under 14 Knockout Cup; Sigma Sixth Derby; Netball Round-Up

  • Friday 8th October - Issue 5

    School Council wins ‘Preparing for Adulthood’ at Multi-School Awards; Promoting Respect and Consent; Sigma Sixth Open Evening; Sigma Sixth Tendring - The Head of College Reports; PROUD – PSHEE Learning

  • Friday 1st October - Issue 4

    Annual CCHS Open Evening; Year 10 - Help Your Child Revise; Year 12 Settle into their new Surroundings; Literacy Through Drama; Essex County Schools Football Association Knockout Cup Competitions 2021-22

  • Friday 24th September - Issue 3

    Safeguarding Tip of the Week; LFD Testing - Continued Vigilance; Summer Reading Challenge; A Fantastic Return to Competitive Sport

  • Friday 17th September - Issue 2

    Open Evening – Thursday 23rd Sept - School finishes at 12.10pm; CCHS picks up STEM award; Grab Every Opportunity; Music Department Instrument Lessons; Extra-Curricular Clubs & Activities

  • Friday 10th September - Issue 1

    Welcome and Welcome Back; The Start of a New Chapter; Outstanding Summer Exam Results; Student Mentors Support our new Year 7 students; Class Charts Portal - Homework at CCHS; Year 6 Summer School; COVID-19 – Lateral Flow Device (LFD) Home Testing; Support for Parents, Carers, Guardians and Grandparents; CCHS Weekly News & Website; Term Dates for this Academic Year