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HELP BRIXHAM ROTARY PROVIDE FUNDS TO LOCAL SCHOOLS FACING HOME SCHOOLING EQUIPMENT BILLS


A CALL FOR DONATIONS TO ASSIST LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Brixham Rotary clubs latest fundraising initiative is a call for donations to assist local primary schools with their Home Schooling tasks.

A question to local teachers resulted in the following response “Rotary could support with the provision of physical resources for teachers to have at home to do their online classes, where they teach to camera and so need a “classroom” at home! Items such as triangular white boards and whiteboard pens and flipcharts with flipchart paper/pens would be really welcome as we obviously do not have enough of these in school for each teacher to have them at home AND in their classroom for when they are in school.

Please donate directly using this link or the form provided below:

https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/15776

ROTARY PROVIDES FUNDS TO ASSIST IN THE BRIXHAM COLLEGE BURGEE SCHEME

Brixham Rotary have provided Brixham College funds for the purchase of banners advertising the burgees that are given to students as recognition of 12 skills they have learnt during the Covid 19 lockdown that will help students in their employability on leaving college.

Brixham College Burgee’s Awards Scheme.

The Brixham College Burgee awards scheme was launched at the start of September 2020. It consists of 60 skills, experiences, and knowledge definitions, that are agreed as enhancements to a student’s Cultural Capital.

Increasing a student’s cultural capital ensures that in addition to their academic subjects, they increase their ability to become confident in new situations, cope and be resilient when dealing with challenges, and are better armed with the skills that will allow them to journey through life confident bearing the ‘edge’ to succeed.

The 60 skills, experiences, and knowledge definitions are divided up into 12 levels suitable for each year group, and age of the students.

Aim of the Burgee scheme during Lockdown.

In order to boost students moral, and re-engagement the college has initiated the Burgee scheme, which offers all students the opportunity to highlight and evidence any of the 12 skills, opportunities, experiences etc that they have completed during the period of absence from the usual college curriculum during lockdown. On presentation of evidence students are presented with a “Limited Edition” Brixham Lockdown Burgee.

Funding Aim.

Rotary plans to fund 2 Large Flag size Burgee’s that will be flown on the college sites as a reminder of what challenges are set in gaining the Limited-Edition Burgee, in addition Rotary plan to fund the smaller personal size flag/burgees that are presented to those students that can evidence and achieve this limited-edition acknowledgement of their hard work towards the Burgee scheme to date. It is proposed that the sponsored by Rotary emblem be incorporated within the Burgee flags.

BRIXHAM ROTARIANS PUT DISPLAY TRAILER TO USE AS SWABBING STATION

The Rotary Club of Brixham has thanked Rotary District for lending the use of their display trailer to provide a Covid-19 swabbing station.

President, Adrian Laurie, said: “I was delighted to ask District for the use of the vehicle in this way when Jaci Evans, one of our members who cover both Mount Stuart Hospital in Torquay and Exeter Medical, came up with the idea.

“District also saw this as another of the many ways in which Rotary clubs help their communities, and the trailer was made available immediately.

“Before the complete lockdown, I was able to collect the trailer and deliver it to Mount Stuart Hospital in Torquay and then move it to its current location at Exeter Medical, where it is being used to swab patients for coronavirus, prior to their procedures.