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    Quiz Night –Tickets selling fast, don’t miss out!

    Buy your tickets for our infamous annual Quiz Night on Thursday 15 March before they sell out. Some questions will be fun, some a bit deep and others a bit trashy but they are all definitely easier than last year!

    This year the theme is anti-throwaway plastic and by coming along you'll be helping us to equip the school canteen with industrial dishwashers and reusable crockery and cutlery. Hosted by comedian David Schneider, Quiz Night tickets are £20 for a delicious supper and fabulous entertainment. Concessions are just £10 - for OAP, unwaged, teachers and students.

    Over 170 tickets already sold, just 40 left! To book, please contact . Hope to see you there!



    Raffle Prizes
    we also need nice raffle prizes for the popular Quiz Night raffle (bottles, gifts, art, books, vouchers etc etc) - so please put aside anything you could donate.


    Parents’ Forum - Thursday 8 March - 'A Bluffer’s Guide to Social Media’ - Ravin Sampat, Assistant Editor of BBC Stories, BBC News

    Do you understand your streaks from your snaps? Are you familiar with the way your child uses Instagram Stories?  Increasingly our children are living much of their lives on social media, but for many parents this rapidly evolving online world is a mystery. Ravin Sampat, Assistant Editor of BBC Stories, BBC News, has led the way in digital innovation at the BBC - creating the first ever documentary using Snapchat for Panorama.


    In a practical, hands-on talk, he'll demystify the language and tools of social media, to help parents (and their kids) avoid some of the common hazards of trolling, negative talk, bullying and inappropriate posting. He'll be joined by Natasha Bateman, BBC Stories Instagram presenter and content producer, who will give you her perspective on using and working with social media tools.


    We are aiming to make the discussion as interactive as possible and would love to get questions in advance, so we can cover issues that are concerning or of interest to parents.

    So, please do email any questions in advance to:


    Table Top Sale - Saturday 17 March (2.30pm - 4.30pm) - last tables available!

    Tables and rails are selling out, so if you'd like one, please book soon to avoid disappointment. Only a few tables (£20 each - 6' x 2'6") and one rail space (£5 each) are left. To book, please contact Irene Graham, . Once Irene has confirmed your booking, you can pay on your ParentPay account, or by cheque or cash. Make money for yourself, as well as raising money for the school.




    Specialist Antiques Sale - Saturday 17 March (2.30pm - 4.30pm) - help (and cakes) needed

    Our first Specialist Antiques Sale will run alongside the Table Top Sale - same time, same place. It'll be an amazing treasure trove of beautiful glass, porcelain, china, Wedgwood and silver items - with several pieces by Susie Cooper.  Prices to suit all purses, starting at just £5. The items have been professionally valued. If you can help with set-up on the Friday 16 March, or selling on Saturday 17 March, please email Mary, - thanks to everyone who has offered so far.



    CAKES will be needed for both events on the day too - more information in a later ParentMail.


    Thank you for ALL your support - it makes a huge difference to all the CSG students. We look forward to seeing you soon.

    The CASCA Team
    Imogen, Greg, Maia, Anna and Barbara