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Yousafzai House - Term 5 update
This last term, the shortest one of the year, has absolutely flown by! As a house we have been focusing on living our best lives, ensuring that we do everything to get it right and to get the most our education - a precious gift that has been given to us.
One of our biggest highlights for the house was our celebration of achievement evening. It was fantastic to celebrate with parents and carers the successes of our young people across faculties and also within the house.
Head of House awards went to Will Stratton 8Y2, Edie Church 8Y1 and Elanor Tuckwell 9Y. The Steve Welch award was presented to Leah Dickinson for fantastic attendance despite difficult circumstances. Maya Maccallum, who won the performing arts faculty award and starred in Sister Act earlier in the year, did a fantastic rendition of Monster by Dodie. 
There have been a few changes to the house this term. We were absolutely delighted to officially welcome  7Y into the house. It has been good getting to know them and the seeing them every week in assembly. We have seen less of 11Y as exams have started for them. They are working very hard and are managing very well!
We finished the term with our celebration of achievement assembly. Each term two individuals are nominated from the tutor group as our Malala’s Greats. They are:
7Y - Noah Davies and Rebecca Foster
8Y1 - Lewis Furlong and Emily Want
8Y2 - Kiera Rudolf and Kenzie Findlay
9Y - Joel Wardingley and Leah Blatchford
10Y - Tony Tanner and Ruby Argo
11Y - Priscilla Lumoso and Lewis Ojo.
Ellie Mai Herbert 8Y2 was recognised for having the highest accelerated reader score across the whole house. Leon Essam 7Y was awarded a prize for being the individual who had most improved his behaviour. Bruno Thomasset and Finch Talbot-Ponsonby, both in 9Y, won the gold award for the National Biology challenge putting them in the top 5% of the country! A fantastic achievement, well done!
With Term 6 on the horizon we're looking forwead to more house sport, sports day, fun fix friday events, activities week and hopefully continued good weather!
Another big thank you from me to you as parents and carers for your ongoing support of Yousafzai House and our young people. A big thank you to Yousafzai students who are a pleasure and a joy to work with and make the house what it is!
I hope you all enjoy a lovely half term! See you all for Term 6!
Miss Andrews, Head of Yousafzai House