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Following the conclusion of the recent election and a series of interviews on Wednesday, I am pleased to announce the committee for the next academic year.
The committee will officially take up their positions in September, but will be doing some work towards next year in the coming weeks, including their first full committee meeting next Wednesday after school.
Thanks once again to all students that applied and took part in the selection process and thanks to all students and staff for their support.
The 2016 Gym and Dance Show has come around again and all dancers are set and ready to go for tomorrow evening’s performances. Just so everyone is aware here are the runnings for tomorrow!
11am Rehearsals will start in the hall. All dancers will meet at the hall and remain there for the duration of the day.
After School, pupils can go home after school as normal however staff will be on site and dancers will be based in the 6th form block to prepare for the show. We will be offering pizza as we always do and ask that you bring £2 if you would like some!
Tickets are on sale in the PE office. Year 7 and older tickets are £4. Younger than Year 7 £2.
The audience will be allowed to enter the hall from 5.45pm for a 6pm start and we expect the show to go on until 7.30/7.45pm.
We cant wait for another fantastic show of performances from our pupils and hope you can make it!
The PE Team 🙂
All roles have now been allocated and the Student Executive Committee for the 2015-16 academic year will be as follows:
President – Charley McInerney
Vice Presidents – Carrie Gandemer & Rebecca Reilly
CLOTS and Charity Officer (Associate Senior Committee Member) – Hannah Roberts
Student Voice Rep (Al, Be, Ca, Cl) – Felise Martin
Student Voice Rep (Fr, Mo, Th, Wa) – Rebecca Miranda
Arts Representative – Harriet St. Ledger
Community and Environment Officer – Amy Gardner
Media and Communications Officer – Ryan Chamberlain
Sports and Activities Officer – Calum Goodchild
CLOTS and Charity Assistants (Associate Committee Members) – Hope Williams & Isabella Fuller
HEADS OF HOUSE
The following students have been duly elected as Heads of House for their respective form groups and will work closely with the two Student Voice Representative Members on the Student Executive Committee:
Alban: Matthew Cranny & Anna Ferrara
Bede: Imogen Moore & Abigail Wildman
Campion: Eleanor Barton & Harry McCarthy
Clare: Elle Brooker & Sean Smith
Frances: Chennel Fernandes-Todd & Olivia Spencer
More: Michael Evans & Niamh McGrath
Theresa: Declan O’Reilly & Nicola Rogers
Ward: Megan Higgins & Molly O’Regan
Form captains for each of the forms in next year’s 7, 8, 9 and 10 will be elected in September.
Congratulations to all elected members and a huge thank you to all that applied to be part of the Committee for the upcoming academic year.
Have a great summer!
On the day of the General Election pupils in years 7 to 11 had the opportunity to experience voting in an election. The sixth form common room became the polling station and the sixth formers performed the duties of electoral officials and returning officers. This was the culmination of two weeks of discussions and analysis in tutor time and Citizenship & PSHEE lessons. Pupils were challenged to consider a range of issues that election campaigning raises such as the role of the media, the use of statistics, the question of style over substance and the importance of considering what is best for the common good. Opportunities will be made for pupils to reflect on the results of the actual General Election and how they can continue they own understanding of our democratic system.
There are so many ways that our current students and future students can benefit from the stories and experiences of our past students. These can be about job seeking, university experience, travel, sharing careers information, mentoring, supporting, the list is huge. Please sign up to our Future First alumni database. Three clicks. Starting with…….. www.joa.herts.sch.uk – “About St Joan’s” – Alumni
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Or ring David Ritchie (m) 07748 761393 to chat about it!
Back in June, we revamped our Departmental Blog and it has become increasingly popular with students both at St Joan’s and around the world (www.joageog.wordpress.com) . Deciding to propel ourselves even further into the 21st century, we now have a Twitter Account! Please feel free to Follow us to keep up-to-date with the latest geographical happenings both in the department here at St Joan’s and over the Globe! Find us @JoaGeog