Students have been raising awareness and talking about the importance of looking after ourselves through Mental Health Awareness week. To end the week, on Friday we had 'Make a Difference day'.
Talk and Tea at Tithe Lodge
On Wednesday 15th November for Make a Difference day, Southam College Sixth Form student volunteers had the great opportunity to visit Tithe Lodge for a 'Tea and Talk' afternoon with some of the residents.
On Wednesday 15th November for Make a Difference Day, fifteen Sixth Form students took part in a visit to Galanos house. Galanos House is a British legion care home which takes care of elderly people and people with Alzheimer's.
Head boy Chris and Head girl Georgia are supporting Make a Difference Day by leading the "Whole school Community Clean up" on Friday 17th November. We also have a selection of student volunteers in the lower years who will be taking part in this event, well done to all those who have put themselves forward!
This competition is to get you thinking about the topic of Mental health in a creative way.
- Has someone been in your corner? Campaign about being there for friends!
We'd love to have your entry as a poster, banner, storyboards, leaflets, a real life story, blog, diary entry or video.
Here at Southam College, we are having our own 'Make a difference day' on Friday 17th November. We are looking for a selection of volunteers to help lead and support events throughout Mental Health Awareness week and on Make a difference Day.
Monday 20th to Friday 24th November
COMPETITION TO WIN A £5 BOOK FAIR VOUCHER
Southam College had five guests from Galanos House visit us. The students were set the challenge of making them feel welcome and providing them with refreshments and snacks.
Southam College students have taken part in the Lyon's Peace poster competition. The competition is an international contest which follows the theme of 'The Future of Peace'. Students were asked to create their own interpretation of a 'future of peace'.
Great performances for Equestrian members at the weekend. Issy Bergendorff (yr 8)and her pony 'Dolly' maintaining their run in the ribbons with an individual 1st in the Intermediate class, qualifying her for the champs at Hickstead in May 2018.
Southam College continue to celebrate Diwali this week - Today students had the opportunity to take part in our Samosa workshop. They explored the meaning of Diwali through key cultural ingredients. Students worked together as a team and demonstrated tolerance, individual liberty and mutual respect for all.
Year 12 Business students enjoyed a visit from Mr Evans from Severn Trent today, who delivered a session on Leadership and Management.
Students were able to ask questions regarding the challenges that Severn Trent face and how both strategic and tactical decisions are made.
Make a poppy using any material. Extra haps will be awarded for using recycled materials.
Southam College and Bilton students have started celebrating Diwali today with students taking part in workshops which focus on Sikh culture, identity and the meaning of Diwali for the Sikh community. It has been great to see students showing mutual respect, tolerance and individual liberty as part of a world wide celebration.
Mrs Mellor and Mr MacGibbon took part in the Green Leek 10.5 Km Multi-terrain race over the weekend. The route from Burton Green to Leek Wootton, passes down the Greenway to Kenilworth and then across country, through fields, gates and woods before finishing around the Warwickshire Golf course.
To celebrate National Poetry Day, Southam College and Bilton School have collaborated to discover and showcase the outstanding poetic talent in both schools. Pupils have been working hard to create evocative and inspiring poems based on the theme of 'freedom'.
A fantastic effort today from everybody involved in the European Bake off. Over 50 entries made judging very difficult. The first round of judging was carried out by the Heads of House followed by our esteemed judging panel including Mr Samra, Mr Johnson, Mr MacGibbon, Mrs James, Miss Dean and Mrs Telford.
House Competition - Feeling creative?
On an A4 piece of paper we would like you to design a mascot for your House.
HAPS for every entry
Tonight we held our annual Open Evening, aimed at students currently in Year 6. We were delighted to welcome over 800 visitors who toured the school, participating in a full range of interactive tasks as well as viewing some exciting demonstrations.
Tuesday 26th September
To celebrate the European Day of Languages the Languages Department are inviting all students and staff to bake!
Tuesday 26th September
Year 8 period 1, Year 9 period 2, Year 7 period 3
HAPs for everyone that takes part!
THEME -THE FUTURE OF PEACE
This is an opportunity to encourage students to think about the importance of world peace, tolerance and international understanding.
We are proud to announce that Southam College has been accredited with the prestigious 'International Schools Award'. Southam College has been busy incorporating aspects of multiculturalism within schemes of work across all curriculum areas, including cross-curricular activities on theme days such as 'Chinese New Year', 'International Day of Languages' and 'World Kindness Day' etc.
The Philosophy and Ethics department are running a fantastic competition just for Year 7 students. The P.I team
would like you to create your own 'Island'.
Mr MacGibbon completed the 22 mile challenge up and down the hills from Caernarfon Castle to the summit of Mont Snowdon, descending down to Llanberis and then tackling the Vertical Kilometre, Abseil, water slide, quarry jump and various other obstacles.