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Year 7 Geography

Some fantastic work from 7WE2 today producing “handy” maps! They all created beautiful maps featuring symbols, contour lines, a key and compass. Well done!


7GV2 worked brilliantly on their ‘handy maps’ with some fantastic results. Well done everyone!

Lions International Peace Poster winning entries

Southam College are pleased to announce their 2020-21 Lions International Peace Poster winning entries. This year we received over 30 entries for the the theme, ‘Peace through service.’

Well done to Leilani H, Year 7, who was our overall winner and her entry will be going forward into the local round. 

Also well done to Laura J, Myles W and Sam G who were our runners up. 

Mrs Thomas 

Southam College are recruiting Global Virtues and Cultural Ambassadors

As part of your role as an ambassador, you will have the opportunity to develop democracy, mutual respect and individual liberty on a whole school basis.

Are you interested in developing cultural opportunities for all year groups?

Would you like to encourage all students to show kindness, confidence and resilience through these key virtues?

Being an ambassador is open to all year groups

First meeting to take place on Wednesday 14th October in P1 at 12:30pm

Please see Mrs Thomas for more details

European Day of Languages poster competition RESULTS


A big congratulations to all the students that entered the European Day of Languages poster competition. We’re pleased to announce the winners, who are:

1st place – 500 HAPS – Evie B Y7 GODIVA 
2nd place – 400 HAPS – Ella N Y7 WEBB ELLIS
3rd place – 300 HAPS – Emma C Y7 WEBB ELLIS 
4th place – 200 HAPS – Zahra Z Y7 SHAKESPEARE 

Everyone who entered also gets 30 HAPS each for entering. Well done to you all.

Year 7 Tutor Evening

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th October

We are really looking forward to meeting our new Year 7 parents at the Tutor event this week. All appointments will be held in The Core block with parking available outside the building, please do not arrive more than 5 minutes before your allotted time. To aide with social distancing we are also asking parents to wait in their cars or outside The Core until a member of staff invites you in for your Tutor appointment. Parents and students are more than welcome to wear a mask or face covering if they would prefer to do so.

We look forward to welcoming you to Southam College.

Extra Curricular Sport

After school clubs will restart week commencing Monday 5th October, with sessions being offered on the following dates:

Monday – Y7 Football & Netball

Sessions will run from 15.40 – 16.30, so students can take advantage of the Late Bus provision.

Students who have PE on the same day as their allocated extra curricular club are to attend in PE kit as normal.
Students who do not have PE timetabled on the day of their club, should attend school in their full UNIFORM and bring PE kit to change into after school.

FOOTBALLERS please meet in the SPORTS HALL and NETBALLERS please meet in the GYM.

SOUTHAM 10 DAY ATTENDANCE CHALLENGE

From Tuesday 6th October 2020

All students in school on time for the next 10 school days will be entered in to a prize draw to win a Samsung galaxy tablet.

*If your child is absent at any point during the 10 day attendance challenge for a COVID 19 related absence, they will still be eligible to be entered in to the prize draw.

Year 7 school photographs

Tomorrow (Thursday 24th September) all Year 7 students will have their school photograph taken by the School Photography Company. Therefore, students should attend school in full school uniform, and do not require their PE kits. We have spoken to their PE teachers, and activities will be planned to accommodate the fact students will be in uniform. Year 7 students are not required to wear or bring their PE kit in school tomorrow.

House Competition

Southam Lions International Peace Poster competition 2020
Open to all Year 7, 8 and 9 students
This years theme for all entries is ‘Peace through service’
Entries go into a international competition with cash prize
Please ensure all entries are to Mrs Thomas by Friday 9th October

what is F.A.R ?


Congratulations to Y7 students: Lucy A, Jules W, Matilda S, Dylan C, and Faye S. They were the first students to answer Mr Samra’s question: what is F.A.R at Southam College? 

F.A.R stands for Feedback, Action, Response and is used by our teachers to assess students’ work and move them on in their learning. 

Well done to those students – HAPs have been awarded!

PE lessons

On the days that students have PE on their timetable, they are to attend school in their full PE kit.


Boys

Black Southam Shorts

Black Southam Polo and/or Green Rugby shirt

Trainers

Green Southam Socks

Boys can attend school in Black tracksuit bottoms, but these must be removed for PE.


Girls

Southam Skorts

Black Leggings (underneath)

Black Southam Polo

Black Southam JumperTrainers

Green Southam Socks


If there are any issues, please contact Mr Lowdon (Head of PE) lowdon.j@welearn365.com

Welcome Year 7

First students through the gate on the first day of an extra-special school year. We’re back!

Oh my goodness! How happy were we to open our gates this morning to so many smiles?! Super smart and ready to learn.

All Year 7 student working brilliantly with everyone following our new rules and protocols to keep them safe and happy ! ⁦