GRAPEVINE 23 23/03/2012

EARTH HOUR – 31st March 2012 8.30pm

In Earth Hour 2011 more than 5,200 cities and towns in 135 countries worldwide switched off their lights, sending a powerful message for action on climate change.

Join the big Switch Off!

Save Energy!  Save Money!

To sign up online or help spread the word visit:

http://www.worldwildlife.org/sites/earthhour/index.html

CAKE AND RAFFLE SALE

THURSDAY THE 29TH MARCH iN THE REFECTORY FROM 12.30 ONWARDS.

IN AID OF BREAST CANCER AND AIR AMBULANCE.
Let’s Go Riding

We are pleased to announce that we have been successful in achieving funding from Somerset Sports Partnership through the SPORTIVATE project to provide riding lessons and stable management at Sidcot Equestrian Centre at Greatly reduced prices for Strode Students.

The activity starts on Wednesday 18 April from 12.30pm to 4.00pm and includes:

• A 45 minute riding lesson (horses provided!)

• A 45 minute stable management lesson which leads to British Horse

Association Certificates up to level 6

• Transport to and from College

• Hats and boots (although you may use your own wellies if they have a heel)

Lessons are suitable for all levels – complete beginner, rusty rider and advanced rider!

All this for the weekly cost of just £12 instead of £25!

You must complete six weeks of attendance, and if you wish to continue after the six week Programme, then the fee increases to £19 per week.

Interested? For more information see Amanda Charlton based in M2

Places are limited to just 10 so don’t delay – sign up today!

FRIDAY: STUDENTS NOT IN COLLEGE

Friday 30th March – Staff development day – No Students
SC RECORDS LAUNCH PARTY

Monday the 26th of March.

In A1 Studio at 12.15.

FREE DRINKS AND NIBBLES!!

 

Strode College 7th Annual Hairdressing Competition.

Wednesday the 2nd of May 2012

At the Wessex Hotel.

  • 7 Events
  • 1st Event is at 10.00am
  • Award Presentation at 3.15pm

Lost and Found

Remember Lost and Found is situated in the Student Support centre in the Refectory.

If you have lost or have found anything then please report to the Student Support centre.

If items/Clothing if not claimed before Half Term they are either disposed of or donated to charities.

The C Card

Not got a C CARD.

If you would like to join the CCARD scheme and get free condoms please come in to Student Support Centre and arrange to sign up.

Once your CCard is activated then you can either drop in to The Student Support centre or email us your orders on

studentsupport@student.strode-college.ac.uk

(Condom orders will be packaged in a confidential envelope)

Staying in learning next year ?

How are you going to get there ?

If you are going to college,sixth form or training next year, Somerset County Council wants to hear from you.

They also want to hear from parents,school/college staff & governors.

They welcome all views on how they provide transport for students.

To ensure your views are heard, please visit www.somerset.gov.uk/consultations and complete the further education and training transport consultation.

Or call 01823 356227 for a survey to be posted to you.

The closing date for entries is the 13th of april 2012.
Sports Hall

MIXED ROUNDERS OR VOLLEYBALL

COME AND JOIN US:

1:00PM – 3:00PM

MON 26TH & WED 28TH MARCH

For more information please visit Kelly in the Sports Hall

Or Tel: 01458 844408, E-mail: koakley@strode-college.ac.uk

 

16-18 Bursary Fund and 19+ Discretionary Support Fund

All students in receipt of materials and travel awards are requested to submit receipts for their spring term allocation to the Student Support Centre by Thursday 29 March.  Please use your allocation as any unspent money will be returned to the Young Peoples Learning Agency or Skills funding Agency, the government departments that provides the funds.

POTTERY SALE

  28th – 30th march 2012 Ceramics room (C9)

CAD REQUEST FOR MATERIALS

If you have any Sponges that you have lying around and no longer need, please could you donate to the art department.

Many thanks

Dave Merritt

2D Visual Arts Technician 01458 844549

caddmerritt@strode-college.ac.uk

The College Debating Society

The College Debating Society raised £86 for Amnesty International at the special event on the 5th March 2012 in memory of Sam Amison.

Amnesty International is a charity supported by the College and his family.

Hp Designjet

Large format printer

What we offer, a service for all…

“A superb service available to staff and students to enable all to have access to cost effective printing for both work related and personal printing on high quality media”

Pricelist and sizes available

Mid Somerset Oxfam Group BOOK FAIR

Wells Town Hall (upstairs) 10.00 – 4.00 Saturday 24 March

Hundreds of books Refreshments – Bargains for all!

(reg. charity no. 202918 England & Wales)

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