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VOSH Meeting 13/11/17

VOSH Minutes

Monday 13 November 2017

Topics Discussed:

Verdict On The Clocks

Improvements

Updating Photos of VOSH members

Cleaning Certain Areas OF The School

 

Photos- Lee Chilvers will NOT be taking photos instead Mr Hopkins will be taking photos of members to update the VOSH wall down the English corridor.

 

Improvements- Last week we discussed clocks and Mr Kosla is happy to…

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VOSH Meeting 13th November 2017

VOSH Minutes

13 November 2017

Topics Discussed last week:

Feedback for Children In Need

Girls Assembly on 15th November

Updating Photos of VOSH members

Girls’ Assembly

 

Photos- Lee Chilvers will be taking photos of ALL members to update the VOSH wall down the English corridor.

 

Children In Need- As we have left this rather late we have decided to…

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VOSH Meeting 9/10/17

VOSH Minutes

Friday, 13 October 2017

Topics Discussed:

Improvements On The Agenda

Air Conditioning in All Rooms

Door for the Boys Toilets

Sanitation for the Girls Toilets

More Charity Days

Litter

Shorts

 

Boys Toilet Door – When we discussed this, issues such as privacy came up. Henry, James and Thomas are going to speak to Mrs Millar about this issue.

 

Sanitation in Girls Toilets-…

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VOSH Meeting 25/9/17

Present:  We welcomed 25 members, many of whom were new faces.

We created a new register and discussed and wrote down ideas we have for the coming year.

 

We discussed:

 

  • What we like about Stradbroke High School
  • What we would like to improve
  • What we want VOSH to achieve
  • What we think are the roles for our senior students and prefects
  • What we would like to contribute to VOSH this…
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VOSH Minutes 23/6/17

Vosh minutes

23/06/17

 

Shorts

VOSH discussed introducing shorts to the school uniform, these would be a set length, 129 year 7s, 8s, 9s and 10s thought it would be a good idea. We also said that we should ask the future year 7s what they thought as this would affect them too. The next stage is for Mrs Hurren to take the idea to Senior Management for consultation by the Governors.

Fundraising

For the dove…

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VOSH Meeting 16/6/17

Shorts



Rachel is going to ask students who would want to be able to wear shorts and then we can give this information to Mr Axtell and ask whether it might be possible. If there is a majority this might then go to Governors.

Distributing VOSH minutes



We discussed how important it is to let the school know what we are talking about. It was agreed that Emily would take the minutes (and possibly also Zak), and then Megan would type them up and…

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Autumn Term 2016

What VOSH have accomplished so far this year

 

Autumn Term 2016

 

  • Waveney Charity Day, Non-Uniform, Cake Sale
  • Discussed the school Motto and responded back to Senior staff
  • Took part on an interview panel for a new cook
  • Gave out a food questionnaire to all forms to find out what we would like the kitchen to provide
  • Gave out School Council Badges for all members of…
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VOSH Meeting 16/9/16

  • We discussed about having a rota for bin collecting, we thought about having a weekly pair of people from VOSH going round the rooms to collect and empty the bins.
  • We also brought up the idea about the senior prefects reading out the minutes during form time, the senior prefects would join into pairs of three’s, and go round a couple of form rooms and read out the notes from the previous meeting.
  • The school…
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VOSH Meeting 13/5/16

In today's meeting it was decided that the remaining money should be given to our new gardening club for equipment or plants.  We will get them to let us know how it is spent.

We also had a discussion about charity events in the coming year.  There was a debate about whether we should have a whole week of charity events organised by the Houses which could then be a competition to see how much money they can raise, or whether there should be three main events spread out throughout the…

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VOSH End of Year Assembly 12/05/16

Today VOSH took a full school assembly and each member talked about what we have achieved this year and what we would still like to do in the coming year.  This year we have changed the name and logo of the school council, we have made the council optional and have a large number who choose to come on a Friday morning.  We have raised money for charity, allocated specific roles such as website officers who update the website each week.  We have members who take minutes of the meetings and…

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Summary of VOSH Meeting (15/04/16)

The table tennis bats and balls have arrived and are in the courtyard available to play with. Following the purchase there is currently £200 left in the VOSH budget.

The gardening club has been given the go ahead and will take place in two separate courtyards after school once a week. Further arrangements will be discussed next week.

The three heads of house will attend next week’s meetings to discuss the details of the house charity…

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Summary of VOSH Meeting (11/03/2016)

Main issues discussed this week was a possible fundraising event, an email expressing the idea of a gardener’s club and research into funding table tennis and table football equipment.

 

The table football table is due to be repaired by the caretaker and will cost very little because of the minor damage. Table tennis bats cost around £10 each and 72 balls would cost £20.

 

Harry Abblett suggested a fundraising event for people with neurofibromatosis. The day would…

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Summary of VOSH Meeting (04/03/2016)

In the first VOSH meeting of March, there were new topics of discussion. A gardening club was suggested which would involve improving the flowerbeds in the courtyards. We are looking into finding a gardener to lead it – either a teacher or a professional and we will be sending out an email to ask which staff might like to be involved.

 

Also in the courtyards, the idea of an additional table tennis table was suggested as well as replacement bats for the existing one as they are…

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Summary of VOSH Meeting (26/02/2016)

On Friday, 26th February VOSH met up and further discussed how to spend VOSH’s £300 budget. New ideas included a meditation club for GCSE students in order to relieve stress, private facilities for Year 11s such as a kettle and money toward air conditioning improvements in certain areas. Another idea was to fund replacement resources in English due to a large amount of missing pencils and other equipment.

 

New signs will be placed above recycling bins and light…

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VOSH Meeting 05 February 2016

In order to install the charity house idea, each head of house will be invited to a VOSH meeting in the near future.

 

The eco-group plan to meet on Monday break times, with anyone interested welcome to join and attend.

 

One issue raised was that some form tutors do not always read out notices. This issue will be addressed with a polite letter to all form tutors alerting them to the issue.

 

Secondly, there is an issue concerning soap dispensers in…

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VOSH Meeting 22 January 2016

On Friday 22nd January 2016 VOSH announced that the GCSE Pods has been purchased and will be available to pupils in the upcoming month. There will be an assembly regarding GCSE Pods next week which will provide further information.

 

Another success was that the recycling posters have been put up around the school and more posters with information on what to recycle will soon be displayed.

 

Mrs Rowe has suggested a charity which we could support: “A…

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Summary of VOSH Meeting (15/01/2016)

VOSH’s suggestion of the GCSE Pods was hugely popular from both pupils and staff and as a result, it has now been given the “Go-Ahead”. This will allow pupils to revise at home and teachers to set specific revision topics with greater ease due its portability. It is available as an app on Android, Blackberry and iOS platforms.

For more information on GCSEPods, visit https://www.gcsepod.com/

 

The Eco-Group has also completed…

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Summary of the VOSH Meeting (08/01/16)

In the first meeting of 2016, VOSH discussed the recent visit from Parting Seas (a charity from Kenya). One idea brought up was to help raise money for a home tutor for the girls at the home. Whether or not this will take place will be further discussed.

 

Another topic raised was GCSE Pods. The results were hugely in favour of the mobile application. Over 85% voted in favour. If agreed by staff, it will be investigated further.

 

The Eco-Group has also formed and…

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Visitor from a charity in Kenya

On Wednesday 6th January we had a visit from Jane Hutt, from the non-profit organisation, Parting Seas who is based in Kenya.

 

Jane tal ked briefly in assembly about the work of their home, The Beehive which houses young pregnant girls and their babies.  The home has been open since…

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Summary of the VOSH Meeting (04/11/15)

 In recent VOSH meetings we have discussed about how we can improve the recycling at the school. We came up with the idea of a new poster as a replacement to the current blue one which can be displayed above all recycling bins around the school. In addition, all eco-group members will take it in turns to take the recycling to the outside bins.

We have also discussed about a possible new resource called “GCSE Pods”. A survey has been carried out for Years 9,10 &11 to have…

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