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17/04/19

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Magna Carta Primary Academy

Welcome to those who have been offered a place for their child(ren) in September. We are looking forward to meeting all of our new families in the next few months.

09/04/19

We have benefited from this - thank you https://t.co/CO3MXmk0GB

05/04/19

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Kelly Clark

A great couple of days working with my client collecting another batch of positive to share

03/04/19

Students proved they really do have a diverse range of talents, from spinning plates to solving a Rubik’s cube. Forest Hall School held a Forest Hall’s Got Talent contest to give students an opportunity to showcase their talents. https://t.co/idRAPYZXCV https://t.co/8JlDaNpeg8

01/04/19

Very proud of our an exceptional students!! https://t.co/Pc2Kp4gNfd

01/04/19

The PTA are selling raffle tickets everyday at lunch time to win Easter Eggs. There are over 50 Eggs to be won! A whole strip of tickets is £1.00 and all money will go to the PTA. A big thank you for raising money for our exceptional school! https://t.co/GHIEKyi3Ny

29/03/19

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BMAT

A teacher’s contribution has been recognised with a Mayor’s Award. Kayleigh Trainor, acting assistant head for achievement and outcomes at , has been awarded the Mayor of Redbridge’s Contribution in Support of Young People Award. https://t.co/SPC6xEiPKO https://t.co/sKBewvwvGd

29/03/19

Young people got to explore their futures when 18 professionals shared their industries with them. Students in all year groups at Forest Hall School were able to visit a careers fair set up for them in their school hall. https://t.co/UEpTwyGDXY https://t.co/tms8ktEftl

29/03/19

A week on the ski slopes taught young people from Forest Hall School more than just the sport. Full story - https://t.co/Khpxqm1ah7 https://t.co/3HxXzQSlRp

29/03/19

Teenagers have been warned of the dangers of being recruited by drug-dealing gangs. Year 10 & 11 students and teachers at Forest Hall School worked with theatre company Alter-Ego to learn about the reality of County Lines. Full story - https://t.co/Ihb9VX5Hg1 https://t.co/t6mEqwT3kC

28/03/19

The PTA are pleased to announce the have organised the outdoor cinema! What a great choice of films!! https://t.co/BW66N93dOD

27/03/19

Matilda the musical - what an amazing experience! https://t.co/nyYbOkX5p7

26/03/19

Forest Hall School has supported the Smile of the Child charity for several years, with students getting the opportunity to visit the orphanage in Corfu. The next trip will see 16 Year 10 and 11 students visit the orphanage in July - https://t.co/Poyqf0jIzx https://t.co/8dcBJyNZvW

23/03/19

Our exceptional students, staff and parents/carers raised over £1000.00 last night for the Smile of the Child charity. The money will be used to make further improvements to the orphanage! Thanks to for being a judge!

22/03/19

Well done to all the students who performed tonight in FHS Got Talent! Students should be very proud of themselves! The back stage helpers were great as well. Lastly, the night couldn’t have happened without Miss Power and Mrs Lysons! Well done to all!

22/03/19

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⁩ ⁦⁩ exciting waiting for the talent competition to begin. All proceeds going to our favourite charity. https://t.co/EJw96fBq69

22/03/19

All ready for Forest Hall School’s Got Talent! Raising money for Smile of the Child

22/03/19

A reminder that it is our Forest Hall’s Got Talent tonight 7pm. Tickets can be purchased on the door or via Parent Pay. Please come & support the event. Students have been working hard preparing! All money raised will go to the Smile of the Child charity.

19/03/19

Forest Hall School’s Got Talent is on Friday evening from 7pm! We really hope you can make it. 16 wonderful acts will be competing to win £100! Tickets can be purchased via Parent Pay or on the door on the night. Please support our students!

19/03/19

A reminder that we have an early finish on Thursday 21st March. Students will finish at 12pm to enable staff to complete cross trust training. All Acme buses and taxis have been notified.

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Posted: 28th September 2018

Young people are being trained as peer mentors to support each other through secondary school.

A group of 20 students at Forest Hall School have been appointed as mentors as part of the new Helping Hands scheme.

The mentors, from all year groups, spent a day training with Kidscape building on their understanding of low-level mental health and wellbeing issues, such as bullying, anxiety, friendship conflict and the impact they can have on young people.

They will wear badges and be available to their peers around school during morning registration, breaks and lunch each day.

Head of school Hannah Jones said: “As a school, we already have a support network in place for students, including tutor groups with mixed year groups where older students can help younger ones. We already have a very strong pastoral support network. Helping Hands is just another way to reach out to those who may need support and would prefer to speak to one of their peers in the first instance.

“Forest Hall is a family environment. Helping Hands strengthens our ethos of community, looking after each other and keeping each other safe. That’s really important.

“We are really excited to work with an external provider who carries out lots of work across the country on antibullying.”

More Helping Hands mentors will be trained, and receive certificates, later in the year as the scheme expands.

Ross Andrews, Year 11, said: “This has been an incredible experience; learning how to keep people safe. Everyone should have the chance to be happy and to enjoy school.

“It’s good to help younger people, to make them feel comfortable, encourage them to go to study clubs to get the best grades they can and to tell them that anything is possible.”

Adama Jobe, Year 11, said: “I want to do social work when I’m older, so this is good for me.”

Ashley Rolfe, of Kidscape, said: “During our Peer Mentoring programme, young people are trained to be effective peer mentors. Training has an emphasis on the roles and responsibilities, potential boundaries and useful communication techniques enabling young people to successfully support their peers of a similar age or younger.

We discuss the benefits of having peer mentors within a school setting, encouraging them to be proactive in their school.

“We also enable them to become active listeners. We use a combination of learning styles, from drama games, to written and verbal activities. The response from young people is always super positive.”

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