This morning's Senior School assembly enabled pupils to learn a little more about the remarkable career of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her success in slowly tackling discrimination by taking apart sexist policies and laws one by one in the US. Inspirational quotes have been shared on noticeboards to allow pupils the chance to discuss and reflect on her wisdom. These include: • "You can disagree without being disagreeable." • "Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you." • "Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time." • "So often in life, things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be great, good fortune." • "Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one's ability to persuade." • "I'm a very strong believer in listening and learning from others." • "Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams, and more reading helped me make my dreams come true." • "Don't be distracted by emotions like anger, envy, resentment. These just zap energy and waste time." • "I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability."
Our Open Morning on Saturday 3 October will be different, not least because of having no pupils on site! We have had to introduce a range of new procedures to ensure everyone's safety. Please pass on the message that advanced booking is essential even for existing parents, as teacher led tours have to be carefully staggered around the site to manage and minimise the risk for all. Thank you for your support.
It's always good to share news of pupil successes outside the classroom... Mollie in Y9 has had her handicap halved on the back of wins in both junior and senior competitions at Newbury and Crookham Golf Club. Read more on https://www.stgabriels.co.uk/newsandevents/news/hitting-the-top-driving-for-success
How exciting! It's great to share what has been going on in our different bubbles and we look forward to seeing what Y3 manage to grow. #makinglearningfun in #westberkshire #scienceinaction https://t.co/ARRkf2r0Ui
What a fabulous snapshot from the teacher bubble in Y4. #makinglearningfun #scienceinaction https://t.co/nY3aG7XTJk
This quote from #JusticeRuthBaderGinsburg was the #inspiration behind today's Senior School assembly which provided an insight into her remarkable career & pursuit of equality. Posters around the school share some of her wise words - "You can disagree with being disagreeable". https://t.co/xb5W2UlovK
Join us on Saturday 3 October for a rather unusual Open Morning. Our tours will be teacher led and no pupils will be on site. However, we hope to share our passion for excellence in all aspects of education. Booking is essential https://t.co/w4n8H1AvYn #academic #pastoralcare https://t.co/0ptwOg0Smr
Today marked the inaugural meeting of the St Gabriel's knitting club, with excellent attendance. Experienced knitters lent a helping hand to newcomers, beginning our endeavour with admirable cooperation and community spirit #craft #knitting #helpinghand https://t.co/ZPjrGLh26w
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to our fundraising for #Macmillan. More pictures of the fun across the school are on https://t.co/5iJcf4p8lj Fundraising total currently at over £1100 :-) #gogreenformacmillan #thankyou