Grapevine - Bede

Weekly News and Information - WC 8th December 2014

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We have named December – ‘Helping Others’ Month

Christmas has always been a time for helping others. SRC has decided to make this official. This December we want to encourage everyone to help each other. Doing the smallest thing for someone else can make a big difference.

Many people aren’t as lucky as we are, not everybody's family can afford to buy them presents or cook a Christmas dinner. Please take a moment this month to consider how you can help someone else to have a happy Christmas! This month please think about the little things you can do to help someone else (but don’t forget to check it out with a parent or tutor – keep yourself safe at all times!).


Make a difference The welfare and youth work team are collecting dry foods and toiletries which will go to local vulnerable people for Christmas. Please donate anything you can to help give someone else a happy Christmas.

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Vintage is the theme of this year’s Christmas Fair, as SRC Bede Sixth Form prepares itself to host a Christmas spectacular with 50 + Exhibitors booked!

So come along and grab yourself a bargain.

Doors open at 10am this Saturday.

Stay safe this christmas

Cleveland Police are working alongside schools and colleges to make young people aware of potential hazards around the growing use of technology. Raising awareness of the potential hazards that are out ther for young people.
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Sexting or Posting Intimate Images

Five reasons not to send it:

1. Once it’s gone, it’s gone.

2. Bullies go for it.

3. It’s against the law!

4. You could be blackmailed.

5. Will they keep your picture private?

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DecemBeard - Bowel Cancer Awareness

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Have you or anyone you know taken the hairy challenge of DecemBeard? If so, please let us know. SRC would love to help support you in raising funds for Bowel Cancer Awareness. If you have a story to tell, please pop into the youth / welfare office and let a member of the team know all about it.


Follow the link to take the DecemBeard Quiz:

http://decembeard.org/#section-04


http://youtu.be/mScXhMKaG7I

Time to remind yourself about the Bede Five

  1. Respect for yourself and others
  2. Attend all your timetabled sessions
  3. Arrive on time
  4. Be organised
  5. Use college resources appropriately

Climbing Wall Enrichment

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Tuesday lunchtimes with Mike Collins in the Sports Centre at 12.50pm.

Sexual Health

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C-Card What is it?

  • Need information and advice on sexual health and relationships?
  • Thinking about having your first sexual experience and need some answers to your questions?
  • Want free condoms and information on other methods of contraception?
  • Want to get clued up on how to avoid sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancies?


Get all this information and more with C card. C card is offered by the college Welfare and Youth Work team, for more information please call in to the youth work office room 109.

Student I.D.s

We ask all staff and learners to wear their ID in college at all times. This is to ensure college is a safe place, and that we can identify anyone who should not be in student only areas. If you have any concerns about wearing your ID, please speak to your tutor. Staff will ask to see your ID if you aren't wearing it visibly. If you want more information on staying safe in college, text Safe to 81025.

Student Services at Bede

The Welfare and Youth Work Team are available each day. Careers, UCAS and Progression advice is available from Kate Nicholson and College Finance advice is available from Gill Harrison, or alternatively you can contact Sue Thompson or Steph Cooper on 631337.