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Our planned blog has taken a different direction with recent events and we hope parents will find the articles, links and advice shared here helpful, in supporting their children. 

Concilium is taken from Latin, meaning  plan, purpose, counsel, advice, judgement, wisdom.

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  • 14/01/21

    Don't give up - the storm ends!

    Staff and pupils were moved by Mrs Chapman's assembly this week about an inspirational book she has recently read.  We have reproduced sections below for the wider school community to enjoy.
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  • 11/01/21

    A New Year, a New Term and New Teams

    In her first assembly of term, Mrs Chapman welcomed students back to the new virtual routines associated with remote teaching and learning on Teams. Her message encouraged students to remain positive, to look after themselves and to keep in touch. An extract is shared below.
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  • 04/01/21

    PE at Home Spring Term – January

    Mrs Brazendale and the PE team have created a timetable of activities for Senior School pupils for the first two weeks of the Spring Term, commencing  4 January.   Mrs Brazendale, Head of PE  has created a January Workout video as part of the planner, exercising safe...
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  • 24/11/20

    Festive Family Activities

    We felt the lead up to Christmas would be a perfect time to relax and explore a range of alternative activities from visiting a virtual Christmas market to building a hedgehog a home, the list of suggestions are below with the relevant hyperlinks included. Please share, have fun and stay safe thi...
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  • 01/11/20

    Who are our House Saints?

    All Saints' Day (1 November) is a good opportunity to share a little of the history of the saints whose names have been used in the House system at St Gabriel's since it was founded, in Mill Hill in London, by nuns in 1929. Aidan St Aidan was an Irish monk and missionary credited...
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  • 21/10/20

    Black History Month

    Mr Smith’s last assembly of this half term reflected on events that have led to increasing worldwide awareness and understanding of the Black Lives Matter movement. He reiterated that the fun enjoyed by pupils on Wear it Red Day to support Show Racism the Red Card needs to be followed up...
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  • 14/09/20

    Virtual University Visits and Sixth Form Enrichment

    Visiting universities during a pandemic is problematic. However, our students have been encouraged to virtually visit a wide range of universities and associated enrichment events to aid their decision making on courses and locations. Some of the options available to students are outl...
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  • 01/09/20

    Return to School

    St Gabriel's is looking forward to welcoming pupils back in to school from 7 September.  To support the return both Junior & Senior School Arrangements Booklets have been created to provide guidance on how the School will operate. Junior School The staff will...
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  • 12/07/20

    Summer Holiday Competitions

    If one week into the holidays, your children are looking for a challenge take a look at the wide range of competitions open to them this summer. Entry details and deadlines vary considerable so please follow the links to find out full details. English and Drama Playwriting At a time when...
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  • 26/06/20

    PE at Home Summer Term - Week 10

    Mrs Brazendale has set up the PE Timetable outdoors for the last week of the Summer Term.  This is set for week commencing 29 June and activities are available Monday to Friday for all years. Week ten timetables can be viewed below.   Exercising safely is a priori...
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  • 18/06/20

    PE at Home Summer Term - Week 9

    As well as the Remote Sports Day running from 19-26 June, Mrs Brazendale and the PE team have created another timetable of activities for week commencing  22 June.  There are activities for each year group, from Monday to Friday. You can watch Mrs Brazendale in the v...
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  • 15/06/20

    Remote Sports Day 2020

    Sports Day is a little different this year, Mrs Brazendale has set up a St Gabriel’s Remote Sports Day.  Open to all pupils and staff, the event will run over the week 19 - 26 June. Pupils are asked to complete 6 activities from 5 sections, at home, record their results...
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