Festive Events 2023
What is happening in December 2023?
Festive events running in school during December 2023 include:
Festive Online Auction
The Friends of Deer Park are running a Festive Online Auction, one of their largest fundraisers of the year - raising funds for equipment and initiatives to enhance pupils' learning across the school. The auction, which includes a range of experiences as well as physical items, opens on Thursday 30 November and closes at midnight on Friday 15 December. Find out more...
Parents, family and pupils are invited to our Carol Service on Tuesday 12 December at 7pm in the beautiful setting of St John the Baptist Church, Market Place, Cirencester. Do join us at this annual event organised by our Expressive Arts Faculty, with a variety of performances, including the Year 7 song, and readings. The service should be finished by approximately 8.30pm.
Ghana 2024 Christmas Bazaar
Three teams of pupils and staff are travelling to Ghana on a volunteering trip next summer. As part of their fundraising, they are holding a Christmas Bazaar in the Main Hall on Sunday 17 December, 12-5pm. Please come and support them and do some Christmas shopping and, hopefully, pick up some bargains! Find out more...
Christmas Jumper Day
To support Cirencester Foodbank and members of our local community, we are holding a Christmas Jumper Day on the penultimate day of term, Thursday 21 December. Wear a Christmas Jumper to school in return for a donation of a food item(s) or minimum of 50p. Please NO Christmas-related donations after Monday 4 December. Find out more...
Pupils and staff are invited to sit down with their friends in the Main Hall for Christmas Lunch on the penultimate day of term, Thursday 21 December. Roast turkey or Moroccan-style cauliflower roulade, with Christmas pudding or mince pie. Gluten-free versions need to pre-ordered by Monday 11 December. There will be sandwiches and baguettes in the Atrium. Make sure that your smartcard is topped up.
Final Day of Term
School will finish at 1pm on the last day of term, Friday 22 December. Parents/carers should look out for more information about buses in the weekly newsletter.