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3rd May 2023

Dear families,

We have had an excellent few weeks in school following the Easter holiday with lots of hard work in lessons and, for some of our Year 11 and 13 students, formal examinations have already started. I would like to wish all of our students including those in Year 7 the best for their exams in the coming this weeks.

House System

Over the past two years, we have been introducing a house system at Stepney All Saints. If you are not familiar with what this is, a house system is where each year group is divided into different “houses” with each house represented in all years. This creates “vertical” teams across the school. The aim is to facilitate more mixing between the different year groups, increase community spirit, peer mentoring, boost the existing rewards system, encourage more students to get involved in competitions, and to develop leadership opportunities for students across the school.

At Stepney All Saints there are seven houses named after people or groups that have helped to form modern Britain. They are:
– Equiano

– Ignatius

– Mala

– Prince

– Seacole

– Tull

– Windrush

The home page of the school website features a weekly tally of award points gained by students and tells us which is the winning house. Through regular competitions and challenges, students will be able to contribute to their House’s position on the table and gain rewards for themselves and their peers.

Key Events for this term

The calendar on our website is regularly updated and contains dates of activities and events that are taking place in school. Key dates for the coming weeks are listed below.

To remain up to date on all school news, click HERE . You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter @StepneyAS for a wealth of content from students and staff.

Term Dates 2023-24

The full set of term dates for next academic year are available on our website, HERE. Parents should note that there is a two-week half term break in October.

Yours sincerely,

Paul Woods