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10/05/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Miss M Koker

Very proud of our two Gibberdians for getting their poems published! Thank you 💙💛 https://t.co/nwOStTsMpe

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09/05/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Dee Conlon 💙💛

Could this be your next challenge? https://t.co/nU3x6zX0QB https://t.co/wazo3VH6qO

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08/05/21

What a perfect day to lose ourselves in a good book. 💛💙📚📚📚 https://t.co/3oO0EBZ73t

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08/05/21

Yr 8 are studying Macbeth. What lovely work by one of our Gibberdians. Why ? Themes he explores are just as relevant today. They are related to basic human nature, which remains constant regardless of evolutionary, industrial or scientific developments. https://t.co/kd5C63jxOs

07/05/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Miss M Koker

All signed up and can’t wait! 💙💛

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07/05/21

Getting ready for September 🥳 https://t.co/E920UGLBPt

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07/05/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Miss M Koker

Books & Breakfast Club ready for our wonderful students! 📚😊 https://t.co/DK37MXajl3

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06/05/21

In Art club this week, we have been learning how to draw anatomy using basic lines and shapes. 🎨🖌️💛💙 https://t.co/tESMzsXsaX

06/05/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Miss M Koker

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05/05/21

Happy Wednesday 💙💛 https://t.co/kri426IgDm

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28/04/21

we are looking forward to our forensic workshop in June. 💛💙 https://t.co/YEx6Tuslvf

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28/04/21

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Our SEND director is on twitter so please follow for SEND specific content. You can read more about the role here: https://t.co/jWIcjKLtxl https://t.co/slQON8gLZw

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27/04/21

Library at the heart of our school. Our own Narnia... Gibbarnia 😊 💛💙📚📚📚 https://t.co/WDZ8wL0Jl1

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26/04/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Dee Conlon 💙💛

Loved doing maths outside . Loved the discussions! "9 and 17 don't have any common factors." "17 is a prime number so we can't simply this fraction". A true yessss moment. 😎 https://t.co/iCzVhV5Ct3

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26/04/21

This morning our children spoke to the whole school to raise awareness of global warming and inspired us to act. 💛💙 https://t.co/2yg1yHeuTR

23/04/21

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BMAT

Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Harlow, Essex, have a vacancy for a Deputy Headteacher - Sixth Form (KS5 experience essential) For more information visit: https://t.co/K106OD9oCl

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21/04/21

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Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Harlow, Essex, have a vacancy for a Deputy Headteacher - Sixth Form (KS5 experience essential) For more information visit: https://t.co/YBzVH7Pi3b https://t.co/4ZJbTyy8rC

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18/04/21

Enrichment is back 🥳🥳🥳 💛💙 https://t.co/FiIhOqQzww

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16/04/21

Loving our puzzles this morning 👍 https://t.co/Kzr66hHnz3

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Daily walks lead to 100km challenge

Daily walks lead to 100km challenge

Posted: 26th March 2021

Daily walks in lockdown have inspired three teachers to take on a physical challenge to promote positive mental health to their children.

The colleagues from Sir Frederick Gibberd College began enjoying walks after work during the pandemic to clear their heads and get fresh air.

Katy Tyler, pastoral lead, Claire Tidd, head of Year 8, and Cheree Leverington, assistant headteacher, found their daily 10km walks had a positive impact on their own wellbeing.

They have since upped their steps and are walking for several hours at a time.

They now plan on taking on their biggest challenge yet, walking a 100km route from London to Brighton to raise funds for MIND.

The charity provides services and support to students at Sir Frederick Gibberd and their families.

Mrs Tyler said: “The wait for mental health support is so lengthy as funding is continuously cut from these vital services. In the current climate, mental health issues are on the up and children are suffering. We want to provide as much effective support as possible.

“Lockdown has brought up a range of emotions in our children; some struggled being at home and not seeing their friends and losing their routine. They expressed feeling lonely, anxious and scared. Others thrived at home and have struggled to return to school and are suffering separation anxiety from their care givers. Of course, bereavement and grief has also affected some of our students.

“We are all novices when it comes to this walking event, but are all passionate about the wellbeing of our students. We want to lead by example to show our children that you can achieve anything if you put your mind to it.

“We all found an enjoyment for walking in lockdown when we had to find simple pleasures. We continuously work to build resilience and self-belief in our children and hope we are demonstrating that by taking on this challenge.”

MIND offers the school talking therapy for children, helping them to understand their feelings and learn techniques and coping mechanisms.

The charity also offers parent to parent support for families.

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