Make a difference day on Friday 17th November.

No matter who you are or where you’re from, everyone has the power to do something that enhances the life of another. Whether it’s starting a conversation that can make a difference to someone, fundraising for charities or giving your time to benefit others within school or the community, every contribution makes a difference. 

Here at Southam College, we are having our own ‘Make a difference day’ on Friday 17th November. We are looking for a selection of volunteers to help lead and support events throughout Mental Health Awareness week and on Make a difference Day. We hope the day will be filled with positivity, appreciation and compassion for all but it will only be successful if we have student volunteers!

What events can I sign up to lead/support?

  • Whole School Community Clean up
  • Positive Post
  • Positive Pledge Wall
  • Engage with the Aged residential care home visits- Sixth Form only
  • Involvement/attendance to the with the Mental Health Micro Sessions #inyourcorner
  • Baking cakes for our staff wellbeing ‘Tea and Talk Tuesday’ event.
  • ‘Crafter noon’ volunteers – making products to sell on the Friday with Mrs Keech’s Craft club.
  • Creation of resources to support the promotion of the Mental Health
  • You can create your own ideas too!

If you are interested, please see Miss Campbell or any Life Skills teacher. A meeting to sign up to events is this Wednesday 8th November, room S2- Prompt 12:30 start please.

We look forward to seeing you there.

The Life Skills and Social Science departments.

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WEBB ELLIS SPORTS CAPTAINS

We are excited to announce our Sports Captains for 2017-2018. Our new Year 7 Captains are Zak Benson and Amelia Blumberger. Well done for your great interview and applications for the role. We are excited to welcome Megan Free in year 8 to for the girls Sports captain role, alongside Ben Kay who has decided to continue his role again this year for the year 8 boys. For year 9, we are pleased that Louie Bulyka and Megan Hughes still wish to continue as they have been fantastic over the last few years. For year 10, we look forward to another year with Alice Parsons for the girls and we welcome Ryan Alexander who is our new year 10 captain for the boys. For year 11, we are very pleased that Max Hurtubise and Shauna O’Neill still wish to continue with their captain roles. I know these students will be excellent role models and will do their best to engage with all students within the House.

Once again, a big well done to Webb Ellis for becoming the House champions at the end of the last academic year. I hope to see your passion, enthusiasm and positive attitude shine through again for 2017/2018 Webb Ellis!

Miss Campbell

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Girl’s football first league matches

A mixed set of results at the first of the Girl’s football league matches.

The U15 team had an extremely successful night with 3 wins out of 3. First game against Campion saw Kacie Morby score a hatrick an the team win 3-0, Poppy Lummis pulled off some outstanding shots to ensure that Southam finished with a clean sheet. The second match against Aylesford saw Sarah Costa put one past the keeper which was enough for the victory. Olivia Constable and Niamh Purnell helped to keep a clean sheet. Final game against Myton, probably the toughest match saw Sarah again saving the day for another 1-0 victory.

Both U13 team’s had two tough matches. The year 8 team played a Myton team and unfortunately let 1 goal in to lose 1-0, however the team fought right to the end with Abbie Bourton and Poppy Hilton continuing to battle with the Myton players however they couldn’t claw a goal back. The final game saw the girls lose to a Aylesford team 2-0. The year 7 team had an equally tough night in their first match they went down 2-0 to a very good Myton team – even with some fab saves from Amy Stanley. Second match saw the girls work together and secure a 1-1 draw against Aylesford with the goal coming from Gracie’s corner and deflecting off one of the defenders.

Well done tonight, hopefully another good turn out next week.

Mrs Turton and Mr Ginger

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Year 7 Netball Mini Tournament

Tonight the year 7 netball team had their first mini tournament at NLS. This saw lots of schools from around the area attend an evening full of short matches.

First game saw Southam play a very strong Aylesford team. The girls started well with some good interceptions from Hannah Nelson but unfortunately Aylesford had a very strong GA who was able to dominate the play of the match which slightly distracted the Southam team and the final score was 4-0 to Aylesford.

Second match the girls seemed to switch on a lot more and the play was much more fluent along the court with some excellent inter play between Ellie Miller, Ruby Jackson and Holly Hart which saw the Southam team sneak ahead to a 3-0 victory against NLS.

Final match of the evening was against Campion, this is where Abby Mawby played her best game of netball at centre. She had some brilliant interceptions which allowed the Southam girl’s to take their second victory 3-2.

Well done tonight girl’s you have a lot of potential we just need to start to develop as a team.

Mrs Turton, Miss Walker, Amy and Marie.

Coach’s player: Abby Mawby
Marie and Amy’s player: Ellie Miller
Opponent’s player: Holly Hart

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