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From the Chairman

"How it is possible for the tobacco companies even to be allowed to sell products that ultimately kill young people?"

@schoolcouncils tweet 13th April 2012

The Secretary of State for Health Andrew Lansley has announced a Government consultation on plain, standardised packaging of tobacco products on Monday 16th April. If you would like to find out more about plain packaging, here is the address: www.plainpacksprotect.co.uk


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School Councils email copy – Look, Smile, Chat

faceme.jpgLook, Smile, Chat Simple steps can make a big difference to deaf teenagers

There are 45,000 deaf children in the UK and most go to schools just like yours, where very often they are the only deaf person...

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Lord Ashley of Stoke: 6th December 1922 - 20th April 2012

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He was born into the poorest of backgrounds, yet rose to the heighest level of government. One of his passions was education, and was adamant that all children 'should get the best education possible'. Undoubtedly, Lord Ashley changed our attitudes and perceptions of disability...


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Carrying on our Chairman’s theme...

Do take just 2 minutes 21 seconds to watch this award winning video made by the Orwell High School Student Council last year:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=awUTxz6jaZk