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Yewstock's '7 Marathons in one day' challenge

On Tuesday 23rd January we ran a fund raising event involving all the pupils and staff, plus some parents and visitor, taking part in exercise to collectively complete 7 marathons in one day. There was running, cycling, rowing and bouncing, plus some cake eating to maintain energy levels. A big thank you to Mr Maher for organising this. The money raised is going towards the Jonny Wilkinson charity for mental health, and to the Scouts Association. 

 

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Yewstock's Marathon challenge

Mr Maher and the Pupil Voice have organised a marathon challenge. Come and support our charity day next Tuesday 23rd at Yewstock College. We are raising money to support Laura Jones ‘I can run 7’ challenge. She is running 7 marathons in continents across the world. Bring your trainers and help us reach our target of 7 marathons in one day!

Toby's fundraising

A huge well done and thank you to Toby in Year 9. He raised £140.60 from donations for his Christmas lights display at home, especially for Yewstock. We are very proud of him for his idea and grateful for his support to the school.

Presents for HomeStart North Dorset

A bit thank you to everyone who donated gifts for children in aid of HomeStart North Dorset. Jamie Keast from Home Start came into school to collect the gifts, which were then distributed in time for Christmas by their volunteers. They were really impressed with the quality of the gifts and very appreciative of everyone who kindly donated.

 

Remembrance 2017

We sold poppies in school to mark Remembrance day, in aid of the Royal British Legion.

Our Head Girl, Natasha, represented Yewstock at the laying of the wreaths at the war memorial in Sturminster Newton on Saturday 11th November.

 

DCC consultation on admissions and home to school transport

Dorset are consulting on School Admission Arrangements and Home to School Transport Policies for 2019/2020 from Monday 23rd October 2017 to Monday 4th December 2017. Details of the consultation are now available to view at https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/school-admissions-policies  . All comments should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.