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Gamma House

HEAD OF HOUSE

Miss Madge

HOUSE CAPTAIN

Osh Walton-Sylvester 

PREFECTS

Parteet Kaur
Zara Isse
Naysa Marshall
Rosa Hugil

GAMMA HOUSE NEWS

Gamma is thrilled to welcome students back this new academic year. The last few months have really hit home how important it is to come together as a school community and it has been a delight to see so many students together again. We have embraced creativity within our communication methods so this term saw us launch our first virtual assembly. We started off by celebrating those students who have started the year brilliantly by gaining the most house points in their Year group. 

These students are-
Year 7

Mustafa
Oscar
Year 8
Vasa
Abdulrahim
Year 9
Nathaneal 
Sajeeda

Year 10
Yahya
Louna
Year 11
Cassie
Barnaby

A special shout out to Mustafa who received a phone call home and special celebration because he has the most House points in the whole school! Miss Madge is very proud.

We also welcome back our new Gamma leadership - Osh, Parteet, Zara, Rosa and Naysa to introduce themselves to the rest of Gamma. They were very keen to take the lead on our new Gamma fundraising with Above and Beyond. We are pleased to continue supporting Above and Beyond as our House charity this year. Above and Beyond helps to support local Bristol hospitals and Gamma has helped specifically to raise money for the Children’s hospital. We want to say a massive thank you to everyone who has helped fundraise for us before. We have raised thousands of pounds through events and non uniform days in the last few years.

Gamma has previously worked with Bluebell ward before to help fund one of their ceiling hoists. The children and staff at the ward were really grateful for this support. Bluebell Ward does not currently have a working bathroom, and staff must take patients to other wards in order to use theirs. This involves moving patients and, with strict rules to help prevent infection, this is a highly time consuming task. The NHS can only provide a basic bathroom, which does not cater for the severely disabled children on Bluebell Ward, meaning some children may not be able to experience bath time for months. We want to give children on Bluebell ward the best experience possible during their stay in hospital, with a new, specially designed bathroom to cater to their needs. This includes a bath with adjustable height; an overhead ceiling hoist to help children in and out of the bath, or into their wheelchair; a shower trolley to wash children that cannot get into the bath, and an adapted toilet and sink.

This project will make a huge difference to the lives of children on Bluebell ward during their long stays, and transform their experience in hospital. £2,300 would pay for a ceiling hoist to help severely disabled children in and out of the bath which is what we are aiming our fundraising towards. We look forward to seeing you at our next fundraising event! 

GAMMA NEWS ARCHIVE

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  • Gamma Update

    Published 05/10/18
    This term has been bittersweet as we say goodbye to our current Year 11 Prefects and House Captain and welcome in four new ones! In House assembly this week we celebrated the successes of the past year which were led by Mossy, Haddy, Charlie and Dann
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  • Gamma News

    Published 03/09/18
    Welcome back! Gamma is delighted to be welcoming three new Year 7 tutor groups for the first time ever- 7CBR, 7RA and 7JPG. All three tutor groups were introduced to the House system in our first assembly last week which concentrated on the importanc
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  • Gamma Update

    Published 03/05/18
    Gamma has had a brilliant term focusing on their initiative of 'Teaching and Learning.' Our most recent success has been our 4 day Book Sale event. Students across the school were encouraged to bring in second hand books for other students to
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  • Gamma Update

    Published 15/03/18
    Cotham Manners In our most recent House assembly Gamma had an interactive quiz about the importance of Cotham Manners and the history behind the development of manners. Our over-arching theme this term will be focused on thanking people. We encour
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  • Gamma News

    Published 26/01/18
    Gamma House Autumn Term Gamma has had a fantastic start to this school year with many awards, competitions, events and celebrations. We have come together as a house to raise a great deal of money for charity which was one of our goals from last y
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  • Gamma News

    Published 14/12/17
    Charity Update Gamma has had a fantastic few weeks holding Spookfest on Tuesday lunchtime. Students could purchase toffee/chocolate apples and cakes with all proceeds going to Gamma charity - Above and Beyond. We managed to sell out in o
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  • October 2017

    Published 02/10/17
    Gamma is proud to announce that they will be supporting Above and Beyond as their local charity this year. Above and Beyond raises funds for Bristol hospitals to create welcoming environments, provide state of the art equipment and provide
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  • Gamma News - July 2017

    Published 29/09/17
    This summer has been a fantastic one for Gamma with inter-house charity competitions, new House leadership under our prefects and House captain and a great showing at Sports Day. Keep reading to find out more about our inspiring Gamma students!
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