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Community House System
We are very excited that our new Community System has now been launched. The Community System, will provide further opportunities for our students in Year 7, 8 and 9 to represent, collaborate and lead. The friendly competition will hopefully inspire students to demonstrate their ‘exceptional’ skills inline with our school Culture and Values as an essential aspect of their Personal Development.
When deciding the theme of our six Communities, we looked at the history of Woodley and the wider community, and what resonated most was the history of Waingels Copse. In partnership with Wokingham District Veteran Tree Association, we were able to find out established tress within a small radius of the school. From a compiled list of names of trees, we valued the input of our students and staff to choose their top six and from this, we now have the names of our new Communities;
Throughout the year, students will have the opportunity to represent their Community in inclusive events, not only in Sport but also other subjects across the school including a Drama festival, Flag quiz in Geography and Great Waingels Bake Off! The Community points accumulated throughout the year will lead to the grand finale – Sports Day! Events will be advertised primarily on Satchelone, but also on department and Community System boards and School social media.
Each Community will have a student voice with two captains represented, that will work alongside the School and PE Councils to support events, assemblies and charity fundraising. The aim of the Community System is to have a sense of ownership, encourage team motivation and aspire our students to achieve. We are really looking forward to seeing our students participating and seeing the Community system evolve.
House Points- December 2021
9th February 2022