Year 7 Art
Paper Sculptures & Photography Task
Mental health and wellbeing
The following organisations offer information and support on mental health and wellbeing:
- Every Mind Matters
- Public Health England
- Child Bereavement UK and the Childhood Bereavement Network
- Youth Sport Trust and Sport England
- Young Minds
- Think Ninja
- Barnardo’s See, Hear, Respond Support Hub
Your local library can also provide access to Reading Well: books on prescription, a collection of carefully curated titles for adults, children and young people to support common mental health conditions, or deal with difficult feelings and experiences. Find your local library to join up and borrow them.
Young people can get free, confidential support at any time from government-backed voluntary and community sector organisations by:
- texting SHOUT to 85258
- calling Childline on 0800 1111
- calling the Mix on 0808 808 4994
Resources for Parents of Children with SEND
We have worked with a range of other organisations to create extra resources for parents of children with SEND:
- COVID-19 educational resources from The Sensory Projects
- SEND-specific resources for learning from home from Tech Ability
- advice on supporting children with a learning disability or autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) from the Council for Disabled Children
Curriculum materials are also available:
Staff Sport Enrichment
Please see some examples of Staff Sport Enrichment challenges and achievements, look out for more throughout the week of March and do not forget to set yourself a Sports challenge in March
World, European, Commonwealth and GB international athlete
- Youth Olympic 200 metre silver medallist 1995 to my achievements. That was one of my first international achievements.
- Ten-time British 200m and 400m Champion
- 2014- World Masters 400m Indoor champion
- 2012 - South of England 400m Champion
- 2006 - 5th Place - 4x400m World Indoor Championships
- 2003 - 2008 – 4x South of England 400m Champion
- 2003 - World University Games 400m finalist (5th place)
- 2002 - Silver - Commonwealth Games 4x400m relay
- 2002 -1998 - 5x All American Athlete (400m)
- 2001 - NCAA 400m silver medallist
- 2001 - Big 12 200m and 400m Champion
- 2001 - British and European 600 yards record holder (1:17:92) and 2nd fastest time recorded in history
- 2001 - British 400m Champion
- 1997-1995 – 3 x National Junior Champion in the 400m
- 1996-1993 - English Schools Champion in the 200m, 300m and 400m
My March challenge is to do 1 hour of exercise each day for March with the intention of doing a Park run in the near future, following my time off being a new mummy.
In the month of February I set myself a Sporting Enrichment challenge of running 80miles and included a half marathon to finish!
For March I plan to run 15miles every week and complete 2 HiiT classes a week. Wish me luck!
Cultural Enrichment Healthy meal Meerab Hassan
Cultural Enrichment Art task Lilly Gryszkiewcz
Cultural Enrichment poem by Emaan Batool
Cultural Enrichment poem by Simranjit Singh
Cultural Enrichment Influential Art task by Momina Azam
Cultural Enrichment Influential literature task by Rida Abbas
STEP INTO THE NHS Competition
This week we launched the ‘Step into the NHS’ competition for all year 8 pupils. Over the next couple of months they will be learning all about careers within the NHS. They will write a job description and create an advertisement (poster, website, video, leaflet, etc) for their chosen career. All entries are due Friday 2nd April. The expert panel of judges will score them on student appeal, creativity, understanding of the NHS, and structure/presentation. The winners will receive Amazon vouchers!
More information here: https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/
Good luck year 8!
Are you empowered to create a brilliant customer experience and aspire to deliver the best content in the beauty industry?
Look no further - we need you for The Hut Group (THG).
THG are looking for digital marketing apprentices who can shout about their beauty division and be able to write passionately about their brands including Glossybox, Lookfantastic and Illamasqua.
If you’re up for the challenge, we want to hear from you!
UK University & Apprenticeship Search Virtual Fair
Wednesday 17 March 2021 | 12:00 - 18:00 (GMT)
Our UK University & Apprenticeship Search Virtual Fair will feature over 100 universities, colleges and apprenticeship providers. These will include Russell Group, Red Brick, Modern & Specialist universities, alongside higher & degree apprenticeship providers.
This event will feature brand-new exhibitors, such as the University of Oxford, Arts University Bournemouth, Brunel University and the University of Manchester.
We'll also be hosting 10 webinars on topics such as Writing a Personal Statement, Choosing a Course, and how Degree Apprenticeships differ to Traditional Degrees.
Having an Apprenticeship at Pfizer means doing work that helps millions of people across the world benefit from life-changing treatment.
It means working for a company that believes in equity, excellence and protecting your work-life balance. And it means working with colleagues who take your ideas seriously and support your learning and development.
If you want an Apprenticeship that matters, you’ll find it at Pfizer
Speakers for Schools are excited to present our weekly Broadcast schedule! This schedule will be updated regularly and talks will be targeted to different age groups and is accessible via the links below. The Inspiration Team will host these events a few times a term for students to attend at home.
A few weeks ago, we asked parents for feedback on the remote learning their children had been receiving since January.
We felt very proud reading some of the kind comments and wanted to share a few with you all
"I really would like to say to the whole school "thank you " because you have all have shown such dedication even though you are sharing the same issues as us all."
"Baylis Court sets the standard of how to keep a child informed, motivated and most importantly educated through such a crazy time"
"Thank you also to Miss Mathews who does an amazing job keeping us all up to date and also takes the time to write an excellent letter regarding my daughter's good efforts while at Baylis court, this really meant a lot to us especially during the pandemic."
"Teachers are great and doing the best they can during these uncertain times; students equally ought to be applauded."
"Thank you everyone for your efforts in providing quality education at the time of pandemic."
"Thank you for working so hard to make it possible for children to have proper learning at home even during lockdown. Much appreciated."
"Students and their teachers are doing amazing job under difficult situation. Well done to all of them."
"I would like to thank the school and the teachers for working exceptionally hard during this dire time."
"Thank you to all the teaching, support and office staff. Your efforts and resilience have not gone unnoticed."
Created with images by LubosHouska - "books bookstore book" • Krystal Ng - "untitled image"