Measles – advice and update
Although there have been relatively few cases recently in our area, we have received advice from the local Public Health Service on symptoms and what to do to if someone is suspected to have measles. Please follow this link to read the advice and, if necessary, see your GP to get further information on immunisation. MEASLES HELP & ADVICE LETTER
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Poetry Success for Soar Valley student
Zahra Fazal represented the college in the regional finals of the National Poetry By Heart competition at Melton Mowbray library on Thursday 11 th March. Zahra won the competition by reciting two poems from memory: Epitaph and Two Pages.
Zahra will now receive an all expenses paid trip to the National Portrait Gallery in London next week end for the national finals. There she will compete against other regional winners and be judged by a panel of acclaimed poets headed by Andrew Motion, the former poet laureate. We wish Zahra all the very best of luck!
Success at Lord Lieutenants Award 2013 for Year 10 student
11 th April 2013 saw the presentation of the Annual Lord Lieutenants Award Winners Ceremony for Leicestershire at County Hall, Glenfield. There were five categories in all. Our Year 10 student, Ria Pahwa was nominated in the ‘Young Voice of the Year’ category by both Leicester General Hospital & the College.
Ria reached the final three within this category and at the Awards ceremony last night she won the overall award for ‘Young Voice of the Year’ – a great achievement in recognition of her work as an Ambassador for the disabled and her contribution to the campaign to keep the Heart Unit open.
Mel Berry, Principal attended the ceremony and said ‘It’s great to see young people being recognised for such great work and enthusiasm’
Each winner received a prize worth £500.
WISPA March 2013
On 6 th March 10 Y9 girls attended the annual Women In Sport & Physical Activity event at Braunstone Leisure Centre. They thoroughly enjoyed the day and participated in activities that they would not normally be given the chance to do, such as Climbing, Zumba & Fencing.
Here the girls meet British Paralympics Swimmer who achieved a Silver medal Charlotte Henshaw for 100m Breastroke
To see a more detailed report of the Challenge Partnership click here