Please note that Y5 – 8 have Mid-year Assessments from 15th – 20th January. We wholeheartedly encourage boys to relax and enjoy the Christmas holidays with their families. Therefore, the week prior to the assessments we have introduced ‘study skills week’. During study skills week, boys will not be taught any new material in examined subjects but instead will be taught the relevant study skills and strategies in the respective academic disciplines in order for them to be able to revise effectively in school with their teachers. They will also have time to revise. We suggest that boys do not revise over Christmas. Of course if the boys want to review their work that is absolutely fine, and there will be resources on Firefly that can support this. Alternatively they should enjoy a good book, relax and enjoy the break.