As a school, we are proud of our students. Proud of their achievements, talents and commitment to not only their study, but to their extra-curricular activities and interests.
At Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School, we celebrate the whole child.
Our school colours are an important part of our student’s identity, celebrating their excellence in and outside of school.
It is important for us to not just recognise outstanding academic achievement but also the amazing work our students do in the local community, our school community and their dedication to sport, drama, music and other competitive activities. School colours will be awarded at Celebration Assemblies throughout the year.
We rely on students to apply for their colours. We welcome nominations from parents, too.
Please encourage your child to complete the link below to receive their school colours this term and celebrate their achievements outside of the classroom. For school colours to be awarded, each student must be a participant for a minimum of three months.
For external activities, we will require evidence of activity – such as an invite from a Musical Director, a reference from a coach or a rehearsal schedule. Please ask your child’s Head of Year if you are unsure.
Some examples of recent student success: -
- Gold Representative for Grade 6-8, National or International level performance in music, drama and sport.
- Grade 8 Pianist certification
- Students performing at National and International level as diverse as Rock climbing, Springboard Diving, Cheer Leading and Synchronised Swimming
- Students performing with the National Youth Orchestra
- Silver Representative for Grade 4-5 in music, county and academy level sports
- Girls County Rugby and Boys playing for London Irish Rugby Club
- Service Awards for ‘in school volunteering’ for example
- our chaplaincy team
- school librarians
- anti-bullying ambassadors
- year 7 mentors
- Volunteer awards for outside school include
- helpers at English Martyrs Church
- volunteering at local care homes
- supporting children with disabilities learn to swim
Lead a school team
Social action campaign leader
Help lead whole school event
Raise money or raise awareness for charity over a sustained period
House and School representative
Form reps or role in Form
Chaplaincy - Support mass / Liturgy
Work with younger students to help them develop skills
Helping people - Church, Community Centre
Support a local charity or community group
Coaching, teaching and leadership with a voluntary group (army cadets, Brownies, Youth club)
Working with the environment or animals
A student who takes part in an extra-curricular activity: sport, skill or activity in or outside of school
Attend practice regularly
Represent the school on a regular basis
Demonstrate good sportsmanship
Arts, Drama, Music, other:
Always present at rehearsals
Show pride in their art work