November 15, 2017Dear Parents, I would like to invite you to a Parents’ Morning on Sunday, 19th November 2017 from 8.00am – 9.00am with our school’s PE Department and consultation will take place in the Parents’ Office. This morning will provide an opportunity to find out more about the PE faculty; curriculum offered, facilities and fixtures. You will also have the chance to askNovember 9, 2017Dear Parents, Welcome back and I hope that you and your family had a good half term break. On Thursday, 2nd November we celebrated UAE Flag day in School. Thank you to parents and children who came in to be part of this. Many of our senior students had used the opportunity over the half termNovember 7, 2017Dear Parents, Please see below the list of Extra Curricular Activities (after school clubs) that we offer at Sunmarke. The location, teacher, year group as well as available spaces can be found in the table below. The ECA’s will take place on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday from 3.10 pm until 4.10 pm. If your son/daughter would likeNovember 1, 2017Dear Parents, This is to confirm that I/GCSE, AS & A Level certificates for June 2017 will be available for collection from Sunday, 5th November 2017. Students still currently with Sunmarke, will receive their certificates at their morning registration throughout the week. Students from Years 7, 8 , 9 & 10 in June 2017 (current Year 8,October 28, 2017Dear Parents, I would like to invite you to a Year 9 Coffee Morning on Tuesday, 10th October at 8.00 am at school’s Parents Cafe. The morning will provide an opportunity for reflection on last year as well as looking at the prosperous year ahead along with key dates and events for the rest of the year. You will alsoOctober 26, 2017Dear Parents, It has been an amazing start to the academic year. We are so proud of our students having been able to celebrate successes on numerous occasions including academic, sporting, artistic and community successes. We continue to welcome more students to Sunmarke as Parents recognise the quality learning experience offered leading to outstanding outcomesOctober 19, 2017Dear Parents, It was a very proud moment for me and the team this week seeing our students receiving a variety of awards at our Awards Evening on Monday evening. Congratulations to all. I am also pleased to inform you that two of our students achieved the Cambridge Outstanding Learner Award for High Achievement fromOctober 15, 2017Technology Parent Morning Dear Parents, This Sunday, 15th October 2017, will the first Technologies Faculty Morning. I would like to invite you to come and join us in the Resistant Materials studio to have a taster of what our students experience in technology. You will join an experienced Year 7 class and make an Acrylic earbud holder of yourOctober 12, 2017Dear Parents, This week has seen a great turnout for ‘How to Help Your Child Flourish Evening’ and all of our students looked their very best with a Sunmarke smile for the school photographs. There have been successful Parent Coffee Mornings for Years 8 and 9 as well as the Arts Team leading a parentOctober 8, 2017Dear Parents, As part of our continuing drive to develop a love for reading and raise literacy skills, we are delighted to inform you of an exciting and innovative reading programme which tracks a student’s reading, literacy and comprehension progress. Sunmarke has invested in a personalised reading programme which has been designed to engage andOctober 5, 2017Secondary – Week Ending 05th October 2017 Dear Parents, We continue to have great support for donation items for “The Box Appeal Initiative” whereby we are assisting some of the labourers in Dubai – thank you for your contributions so far. We will continuing receiving donations until 15th October 2017 (see attached for more details). IOctober 1, 2017Year 8 – Coffee Morning Tuesday, 10 October 2017 Dear Parents, It has been an excellent start to the beginning of the academic year and a delight to see your son/daughter back in Sunmarke with a strong sense of enthusiasm and motivation. For those parents with a son/daughter who joined us this year, I amOctober 1, 2017Faculty of Creative Arts – Parents Morning_Sunday, 08 October 2017 Dear Parents, I would like to invite you to a Parents’ Morning on Sunday, 8th October 2017 at 8.00 am in our school’s Art Department. This morning will provide an opportunity to participate in a Batik Workshop and listen to live music played by students. You will also have the chance to askSeptember 28, 2017Dear Parents, Firstly, thank you for your support in collecting your children at short notice on Wednesday when the school was closed. All utility issues were rectified ensuring the students safe return to school today. Due to the school closure the FOSS meeting will now take place on Wednesday, 04th October 2017. There was great support todaySeptember 28, 2017Arabic and Islamic Workshop Dear Parents, The planned workshops for Arabic and Islamic on Sunday, 01st and Monday, 02nd October 2017 have been postponed until later in the year. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Yours sincerely, Secondary Leadership TeamSeptember 27, 2017School closed 27th September, 2017 due to major utility issues Sunmarke School has experienced major utility problems this morning which has led to very limited electricity in the school. Unfortunately we have no alternative but to close the school today. Sunmarke will be contacting all families to arrange for the safe collection of their children.September 27, 2017Year 7 – Coffee Morning: 03 Oct 2017 Dear Parents, I am writing this letter to inform you there will be a Coffee Morning for Year 7 which will take place on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 in the Parent’s Room behind the uniform shop from 8.00am. This will give me an opportunity to tell you about the forthcoming events that willSeptember 27, 2017Sunmarke Resumes As Normal on 28th Sept 2017 Dear Parents, We are delighted to inform you that we have managed to rectify all of the utility issues that were experienced earlier this morning and school will resume as normal tomorrow. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all families for both their patienceSeptember 20, 2017The Box Appeal Dear Parents, My name is Layan Nashwan, Head Girl at Sunmarke School and this year I will gladly continue running the charity committee with our team of Sixth Form students. Welcome back to what will hopefully be a more giving year at Sunmarke. After the great successes of the charity committee inSeptember 20, 2017Secondary – Week Ending 20th September 2017 Dear Parents, Another great week here at Sunmarke School. Thank you to those who were able to attend the Well-Being and Inclusion Workshop this week. We also had a successful ‘How Can You Help’ together with School Educational Visits Evening. These were also live streamed by ourSeptember 17, 2017Secondary – Academic Interventions Dear Parents, Please see the list of interventions that are available for your son/daughter throughout the academic year 2017-2018. DAY SUBJECT TIMES MONDAY English 3.15pm to 4.15pm Arabic A 3.15pm to 4.15pm Arabic B 3.15pm to 4.15pm MFL 3.15pm to 4.15pm Technology 3.15pm to 4.15pm TUESDAY Islamic Values 3.15pmSeptember 17, 2017Secondary – Extra Curricular Activities Dear Parents, Please see below the list of Extra Curricular Activities (after school clubs) that we offer at Sunmarke. The location, teacher, year group as well as available spaces, can be found in the table below. The ECA’s will take place on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday from 3.10pm until 4.10pm. IfSeptember 17, 2017School Visits and How to Help Your Secondary Student with Core Subjects the Year Ahead Dear Parents, We will be hosting two information sessions tomorrow evening, Monday 18th September 2017, in the school’s Auditorium. 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm: School Trips 6:20 pm – 6:40 pm: Question and Answer session with individual providers 6:40 pm – 7:40 pm: HowSeptember 14, 2017Secondary – Week Ending 14th September 2017 Dear Parents, With almost all students having returned, it’s been a busy week of learning both in and beyond the classroom. I have been so impressed with the students’ excitement returning to school and their engagement in their learning. We have spoken a lot this week aboutSeptember 14, 2017Secondary Parents Evening: Meet the Form Tutor – Online Appointment Booking Dear Parents, I would like to invite you to attend our Parents’ Evening on Monday, 25th September, 2017. This is an important evening and provides you with an opportunity to meet your child’s Form Tutor. As the first point of contact for you and yourSeptember 12, 2017School Expectations – Use of Mobile Phones Dear Parents, Sunmarke School’s policy on mobile phones is devised with the intention of ensuring that teaching and learning can take place without interruption and also with the intention of protecting students from potential harassment or bullying. The use of mobile phones is not permitted on the schoolSeptember 12, 2017School Uniform Expectations – Footwear Dear Parents, Further to my letter at the end of last term Sunmarke School uniform expectations state that student footwear should be black, leather and formal. This is not optional and footwear with logos or trainers or trainer type footwear are not permitted. This includes but is not limited toSeptember 12, 2017Introduction from the Head of Year 9 Dear Parents, A very warm welcome back to the Academic Year! Whether you are a returning student from Year 9 or new to Sunmarke, I very much look forward to seeing you throughout the year. As a Head of Year it is my role to support, encourageSeptember 12, 2017Introduction from the Head of Year 10 Dear Parents, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and welcome your children into Year 10. I am a Humanities and Politics teacher and previously have taught in the UK for ten years holding the positions of Head of Department, Head of Year andSeptember 12, 2017Introduction from the Head of Year 11 Dear Parents, A very warm welcome back to the Academic Year! Whether you are a returning student from Year 10 or new to Sunmarke, I very much look forward to seeing you throughout the year. If your son/daughter is new to Sunmarke School, then here is a littleSeptember 11, 2017Dear Parents, We would like to offer your son/daughter the opportunity to participate in our Mathematics challenge for students at Sunmarke School. We are running a competition from the UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT), whose aims are to advance the education of young people in Mathematics. Last year over 650,000 pupils from over 4,500 schools participated inSeptember 11, 2017Introduction from the Head of Year 8 Dear Parents, A very warm welcome back to the Academic Year! Whether you are a returning student from Year 7 or new to Sunmarke, I very much look forward to seeing you throughout the year. If your son/daughter is new to Sunmarke School, then here is a littleSeptember 7, 2017Dear Parents, You are all invited to our first Friends of Sunmarke School (FOSS) breakfast meeting next Wednesday, 13thSeptember from 8.00 am to 9.00 am. For our new parents, FOSS supports the school and leads on numerous activities and events throughout the year. FOSS achieved so much last year with the dedication and commitment of its membersSeptember 7, 2017Week Ending 17th September 2017 Dear Parents, It’s been an outstanding start to the academic year and great to have the students back in school. We have been celebrating our student’s success from the summer’s external examinations. As well as the academic successes, our students have also been involved in internships and volunteer work
Sunmarke is delighted to announce the reopening of our School at the start of the new academic year.
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