NEWSLETTER
March 2017

 
 

AGM Saturday 6th May 2017 
at The Britannia Royal Hotel, Scarborough
Please book using the enclosed form

Programme: 
10.30 Arrival. Tea/coffee and biscuits
11.00 AGM
12.30 Lunch - price is £15 for a two course lunch with tea/coffee. 
You are welcome to attend the meeting only if you do not require lunch. 
 

  • Quiz sheets will be on sale at £1.00 with profits going to Martin House Children’s Hospice. 
  • As usual, there will be a draw for a free lunch.
  • For those who might have problems with the steps at the entrance to the venue,
  • there is a lift available via a door to the right of the main entrance. Ring the bell and a member of staff will assist .
  • Scarborough Dial-A-Ride provide a helpful door to door transport service for the less mobile at a reasonable price. Ring them on 01723 354434 for information and to book in advance.
GLAUERT PRIZE

This year again two girls were awarded the Glauert Prize. Emily Butler and Hannah Marsden.  Both achieved A* in Mathematics and A in Further Mathematics at A level.

Emily, who is now reading Mathematics at Sheffield University, wrote:

I would like to take a moment to say how honoured I am to have been worthy of receiving the Glauert Award at Scarborough sixth form college and am so glad all of my hard work finally paid off!  Mathematics has been a great passion of mine from a very young age and college inspired me to have the ethic to work hard and be able to take my passion to the next level. Through hard work and determination I reached my goal and am now currently studying an Integrated Masters in Mathematics at the University of Sheffield. I am greatly enjoying my time at university and am excited to see where this may lead me.
Alongside studying mathematics, I am partaking in other activities at university. I have began rowing this year which is great fun even as a beginner. It has allowed me to integrate well in to the university environment and the socials are great fun. I am also taking the great opportunity to go travelling this summer, to Thailand. I will be attending Camp Thailand for a month in summer where I will have the
opportunity to experience Thai Culture and broaden my horizons. Whilst I am there I will be teaching in the local schools, visiting an orphanage and taking care of the elephants in a nearby elephant sanctuary. Not only that, in my spare time I will be able to visit the night markets and have the chance to admire the gorgeous scenery and stunning beaches. To end my trip I am partaking in an Island hopping tour to experience the different cultures and embrace my time in Thailand.
Thank you again for your generosity.
Hannah, who is now reading Natural Sciences at Cambridge, wrote:
I am writing to confirm I received the Glauert award and to thank you for the prize.
Along with maths and further maths I studied physics at A level and am now at Cambridge university doing a degree in Natural Sciences with plans to specialise in physics. Currently I have no real career plans, I would perhaps like to work in the science industry but my course covers such a wide range (I do physics, maths, earth sciences and materials science) that I still have plenty of options.

MEMBERSHIP NEWS

There are presently 95 members of the Association.

Since the last newsletter we have received news of the death of one former pupil:
Edith Garfield.  If you know of the death of any other pupils or staff please let our secretary Anne Davidson know.

Your membership payment of £5.00 is now due, unless you pay by standing order or are an honorary or life member. Please complete the relevant section of the enclosed form and send with your cheque.

The 2016 quiz raised £35 which, after deducting the £10 prize, means a donation of £25 to be made to Martin House Children’s Hospice. This will be supplemented by this year’s quiz proceeds. There were 4 correct entries, and following a draw the winner was Susan Inchbald. QUIZ ANSWERS

WE NEED A NEW SECRETARY!

Duties include taking minutes, keeping membership records, organising the AGM
and sending out newsletters. One to two meetings a year.
If you could fulfil this role please contact Anne Davidson or any of the Committee.