CCHS Newsletter 53 - 21st March 2022
Weekly Message from Mr Harding, Executive Headteacher
This week we are holding our first ever Tie Awards Presentation Evening. I'm delighted that we get the opportunity to formally recognise the abundance of hard working, diligent and considerate children we are fortunate to have here at Codsall High School.
The awards are designed to recognise the children that may not have got the recognition they have deserved in the past. I hope that we get to host many more such events in the future.
There will be a letter coming home to parents in the near future formally announcing the appointment of our new headteacher at Codsall High along with some exciting news about a further consultation on the continued growth of the federation.

Mr Harding
Executive Headteacher
Codsall Federation of Schools
Upcoming Events
Monday 21st March - Tie Awards Evening 6pm-7pm

Wednesday 30th March - Year 11 Helping Your Child Evening 6.15pm-8.15pm

Thursday 31st March - House Litter Pick 

Saturday 9th April - Easter Holidays begin

Monday 25th April - Summer Term begins
House Rocket Competition Winners
Congratulations to the representatives from Challenger House's 9A1 on winning this year's STEM Competition!
Per ardua ad astra!
New House Competition
Collection for Ukraine
Thank you to everyone who donated goods for Ukraine.  We are very grateful for your altruism and will now ensure that these make their way to those in need.
Covid Testing Flow Diagram
Should your child test positive for Covid, please see updated guidance below.
Money Raised for Comic Relief 
Friday 18th March was Red Nose Day for Comic Relief.  It's still not too late to make a contribution, just visit our fundraising page at the link below:
On-Line Reading Platform

While the Titanic and Lusitania are both well-documented disasters, the single greatest tragedy in maritime history is the little-known January 30, 1945, sinking in the Baltic Sea by a Soviet submarine of the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German cruise liner that was supposed to ferry wartime personnel and refugees to safety from the advancing Red Army. The ship was overcrowded with more than 10,500 passengers — the intended capacity was approximately 1,800 — and more than 9,000 people, including 5,000 children, lost their lives.

The author crafts four fictionalized but historically accurate voices to convey the real-life tragedy. Joana, a Lithuanian with nursing experience; Florian, a Prussian soldier fleeing the Nazis with stolen treasure; and Emilia, a Polish girl close to the end of her pregnancy, converge on their escape journeys as Russian troops advance; each will eventually meet Albert, a Nazi peon with delusions of grandeur, assigned to the Gustloff decks.

Suitable for:  All year groups at CCHS
The link for ePlatform is:
User name and passwords can be obtained from English teachers.
Mobile phone reminder
1. Students are not permitted to carry or use mobile phones within the
school at any point during the school day, including break and lunch.
2. Phones must either be left at Student Services at the start of the school
day or switched off in their school bag.
• The school places great importance on the wellbeing and safety of all
individuals and mobile phone use during the school day has been proven
to lead to incidents of;
➢ bullying
➢ intimidation
➢ deteriorating mental health and wellbeing.
Learning is impacted upon in a negative way by issues around mobile phone use for
social purposes.
Students wishing to carry a mobile phone to and from school for their personal
safety should ensure that their phone is switched off in their bag. If students are
unable to do this they should leave it in Student Services before 8.30am and then
collect it at 3.00pm. They will be issued a ticket which can be exchanged for their
phone at the end of the day.
Mobile phones will be confiscated if seen.  Parents or a nominated adult will be required to collect the mobile phone.  
Please see details of the policy here.
Staff Commendations
Students that have been nominated for extra praise by teaching staff and will receive extra Achievement points for their Head of Year/ Senior Leadership Team nomination which can be seen on EduLink. 
The students nominated this week are as follows:  

Japneet B                   Sam D                  Ruby E
Eleanor F                   Tom H
Tom K                         Freya M                Eleanor-Mae M
Sarina R                     Sophie R
Ryan R
Freddy W

Perton FREE Uniform Exchange on Facebook

The Perton Uniform Exchange group is a community swap group for parents who may be struggling to buy uniform. Parents don't charge each other for items.
If you would like us to share a community event with others in a future newsletter, please contact the school with details email:
Have your circumstances changed recently?

Parents claiming some benefits can claim free school meals for any of their children who are registered at a Staffordshire school and who would normally be at school at lunch time. School meals are a good way to ensure that your child eats well at lunchtime and you can save yourself time and money.

Even if you don't want your children to have the meals, claiming them helps their school. The more eligible parents who claim meals, the more funding the school receives.

The phone number for the free school entitlement checking service team has changed.  Should you need to contact them regarding any claims queries, their number is now 0300 111 8007  option 3, then option 2

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