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SCS Newsletter 06.03.2020

Dear Parents, Carers, and Families,

Lower School Updates: This Thursday saw us celebrate World Book Day. To mark the occasion, students across the lower school engaged with story-telling, literacy themed learning and costume parties full of their favourite characters from books. There was a child from Rose class dressed as the Very Hungry Caterpillar and in another class, the butterfly, Daffodil class team came dressed as the Mr Men stories, there was also Little Red Riding Hood, Alice in Wonderland, Tinkerbell, Peter Pan, Where's Wally and many many more. Snapdragon class took part in a book-themed treasure hunt. The school library was humming with activity all day as learners dropped by to explore the World Book Day resources.

Upper School Updates: As we all wait patiently for the spring weather to arrive, upper school students have been keeping busy this week with their creativity and citizenship! Students showcased some wonderful characters for world book day on Thursday as you can see below. Students from year 11 and Post 16 also had the fantastic opportunity to attend WE Day at Wembley arena and celebrate young people’s citizenship in their communities. Finally we celebrated another Jack Petchey winner and big congratulations go to Mysha in Marie Curie class!

Other News

Malala class and Post 16 have been working alongside the WE charity to collect clothes and provisions for Shelter. To celebrate their achievements and the achievements of other students across the country, we were invited to WE Day at the SSE Arena in Wembley. There we a number of inspirational speeches form the likes of Idris Elba and refugee swimming Olympian Yusra Mardini. There were also performances from Leona Lewis and Calum Scott. The learners were elated to see some of their favourite role models and inspired by the actions of some of their fellow fundraisers and young leaders from other schools across the country.

Anna Kennedy Online (AKO) Autism Expo event at Brunel University London on Saturday 28th March: AKO is a charity dedicated to raising awareness of autism to help support and inform families and carers. The tickets are £10 per adult and all children under 16 are free. For more information please use this link: https://akoautismexpo.co.uk/

Change to school meal prices from April 2020

We write to advise you that meal prices will be going up with effect from the beginning of the summer term, 20th April 2020. Primary meals will increase from £2.18 to £2.22 and adult meals and secondary meals price from £2.29 to £2.33.

In summary, the new prices will be as follows:

Primary/primary special meal price - £2.22

Secondary special school meal price - £2.33

Adult meal - £2.33

Secondary free meal - £2.33

Please note that VAT is not charged on any meal.

For any questions or queries please contact Shola Matiluko on 020 7974 4518 or shola.matiluko@camden.gov.uk

Term Dates Reminder:

Spring Term 2020: Monday 6th January to Friday 3rd April 2020

Spring Holiday: Monday 6th April to Friday 17th April 2020

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