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Archive for November 2011

Year 9 retreat day at Wisdom House

  Year 9 had their chance to visit Wisdom House in Romsey for their retreat day on Monday.  The whole year group enjoyed a day focusing on God’s creation and their role as stewards over it.  Activities included producing a piece of art work, leaf collection and discussion based activities too.  All the students seemed…

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Success at Public Speaking Competition

On Monday evening, the St Mary’s team enjoyed great success at the first round of a Public Speaking Competition organised by the English Speaking Union. Natasha Howls (chair), Grace Chaplin (speaker) and Anna Godsell (questioner) travelled with Mr O’Farrell to the Bournemouth School for Girls and performed with confidence and clarity in a highly nerve-wracking…

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Founders Day Mass

to educate the young and “to make Jesus Christ better known and better loved”. – Jean de La Mennais Form 8 helped the College celebrate this years Founders Day Mass with a re-enactment of the events in the the life of Jean de la Mennais. This mirrors similar events that take place within the global…

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Year 7 Retreat Day to Wisdom House; Romsey

Year 8 had their retreat day on Monday 21st November.  The whole year went to Wisdom House, run by the Daughters of Wisdom, for their day of reflection.  The main theme for the day was God’s creation and our stewardship.  The students first received a talk from one of the sisters about the reasons why…

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St Mary's Fashion Show and Craft Fair

London, Paris, Milan and now St Mary’s,the ‘cat-walks’ of the fashion industry had better watch out! Friday evening saw the College Sports Hall transformed into a professional  fashion house, with lights, music and ‘cat-walk’. Parents and students from Charlton House and St Mary’s College enjoyed an entertaining evening watching and participating in the show. Parents…

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