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28/01/21

Just read, gonna be okay, da da doo-doo-mmm Just read, turn that page, da da doo-doo-mmm Just read, gonna be okay, r-r-r-read Read, read, just, j-j-just read 💙💛📚 https://t.co/SOBhTKUReP

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27/01/21

Activity of the Week by Gibberdians: home made lava lamps 💙💛 https://t.co/sMw7t0tpPt

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26/01/21

Thank you SFG staff, you are amazing. https://t.co/5dzs0nR2s1

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25/01/21

Happy Monday 💙💛 https://t.co/BN4EHXMGtZ

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23/01/21

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Happy ! 📚 Have you got a favourite book about Bletchley Park? Perhaps today is the day to start one of these! ⬇️ https://t.co/DZ0s8PXgTP

19/01/21

Our pupils have been exercising together online after their lessons. Well done Gibberdians, we are proud of you! 💙💛 https://t.co/dq0W5o6kjy

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19/01/21

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BMAT are recruiting additional staff to support the mass testing for COVID19 across our secondary schools in Newham (London), Harlow & Epping (Essex) and Stansted (Essex). Full details and application info: https://t.co/GJjumrMOBP https://t.co/sp3KUgt9K3

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18/01/21

For Activity of the Week, Gibberdians are making breakfast. https://t.co/kKx41QKSNe

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18/01/21

ACTIVITY OF THE WEEK Have fun creating a healthy breakfast, try one of the recipes has posted in Teams. https://t.co/Ywmmu4sM6U

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17/01/21

Happy Monday, hope you have a good week 💙💛 https://t.co/zJbWDfbR95

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15/01/21

Why we teach origami: Develops hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and mental concentration. Therapeutic, boosts mental health. Well done to one of our Year 7s for her perseverance and determination. Hard work pays off. 💙💛 https://t.co/UUnoUxs7jJ

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15/01/21

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If your child is due to start primary school in September 2021 don’t forget to submit your application by Friday 15th January. https://t.co/LdmjRjxz1a https://t.co/br6yXyWAKj

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14/01/21

We are reading A book that will make us glad we read it. Happy reading Gibberdians. https://t.co/cebx8pL1EV

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11/01/21

Democracy in action at SFG is keeping our Gibberd Council going during lockdown. Your voice matters Gibberdians, one day that voice will change the world! https://t.co/YBGoRJhzzj

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10/01/21

After our online lessons both staff and pupils are encouraged to: https://t.co/Q0xRvFf6EY

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08/01/21

We will teach you in a room We will teach you on zoom We will teach you in a house We will teach you with a mouse We will teach you here or there We will teach you because we care 💙💛 https://t.co/vHCzX5rVkt

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08/01/21

January at SFG is Sir Frederick Gibberd month. We celebrate his life and achievements. Our town's architect was born on 7th Jan 1908 and passed away on 9th January 1984. We are glad he built Harlow otherwise we wouldn't be here today. https://t.co/VPi26gb1SK

06/01/21

Thank you to all SFG staff, teaching and non-teaching, for your care, dedication and hard work. Gibberdians you are so lucky to have such incredible adults looking after you. Mrs C https://t.co/TZzgkpJoYT

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School council holds virtual meeting

School council holds virtual meeting

Posted: 22nd July 2020

School councillors have not let lockdown get in the way of their mission.

The school council at Sir Frederick Gibberd College met online for their final meeting of the school year.

The Gibberd Council has put together an action plan for September, listing the ways they want to develop the one-year-old school further.

Headteacher Dee Conlon said: “They have told us how they feel the first year of Sir Frederick Gibberd College has gone, what they like, what they want to work on, their favourite and least favourite parts of the school.

“The councillors act as the voice of their peers. They know best the views of the children of Sir Frederick Gibberd College.

“We have worked together to create a plan for September.”

Students have asked to know more about what Year 8 will look like for them, for more enrichment activities and to spend more time with their teachers as they have missed them in lockdown.

Mrs Conlon said: “This was an opportunity for me to get their point of view, to find out what it has been like for them and how they feel it is going. I wanted to know what they had enjoyed, so we can continue with it next year.

“It is their school, so they should have a voice. They tell the truth, but in a very mature and sensible manner. I do not promise them they will get everything they want, but it is giving them the opportunity to express their views.

“This is democracy in action. They need to see from leaders that they are being listened to. If we do not listen to what our children tell us now, they will not learn that their opinions matter. As a result, they will not speak when it matters later on in life.

“We want our children to be active citizens. We want them to know that they have a voice and that they can, in fact they must, use it. Our children will grow up to be active citizens and that is exactly what they are doing at school; being active in their immediate community.”

Gibberd Council members, who were elected in September after campaigning for a week, have served a whole year.

They have actively represented the student body and visited the Houses of Parliament to learn more about the work of an MP, so they could understand their role better.

*photo taken before lockdown used for illustrative purpose.

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