Thursday, 26 November 2015

Where to find everything at the Winter Festival on Friday 27 November

Cherwell School Winter Festival

27th November, 5-7pm
Celebrating our Diversity
And bringing our school community together 

Raffle prizes kindly donated by 

The Bookhouse
Cannelle Beauty
Joe's Bar and Grill
Pegasus Theatre
Phoenix Cinema
Popham Hairdressing
Portobello Restaurant
School Parents 

Lots to do:

Market stalls with prices to suit every pocket

Marieke O’Connor – Pottery
Sue Bird – Mosaics and flavoured marshmallows
Chocsford – artisan chocolate
Unique Creations – Christmas gifts & decorations
Liz Newman Pottery
Of Woodstock – organic soaps, essential oils and burners 
Chippity Cards – cards, coasters and tea-towels with whimsical animals
Maria del Carmen Ocon – Hair crafts and dolls, pens, gifts
Natalie Perna – Promoting an exciting new nutritional venture

Clubs/school stalls in Gym 1

Cheerleaders – come and see their acrobatic displays throughout the evening
Cherwell Earth – seeds on offer
Chicken Project – Cards, gifts and chocolate fountain
South Site Garden Rooms project – Official Launch
Teachers Wish List
Wattbike Challenge – bike lights and high-visibility strips on sale
Young Enterprise – selling wrapping paper, cards and cakes
Chocolate Tombola


Film Club

Year 7 Stalls in Gym 2

Guess-the-brand of a chocolate bar
Snowman Skittles
Coconut Shy
Name the Teddy
Beaded Stars
Christmas Decorations
Cups ‘n Balls
Bat the rat
How Many Sweets in the Jar
Nail Game
Cake stall
Ping pong ball in a jam jar 

Lots to do for the Whole Family!

Music – Busking by the students
Piano – bring your instruments and voices and we’ll have an impromptu jam 
Family zone (canteen) – crafts and games for younger family members
CafĂ© (canteen) – festive finger foods and hot dogs
Raffle (canteen)

See you there! 

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Winter Festival on 27 November

Cherwell School community come and bask in the warmth and sparkle of the Cherwell School Winter Festival on Friday, 27th November, 5 - 7pm, and help us raise funds for the South Site Garden Rooms Project. There's plenty to do for the whole family with festive food, drink, stalls and activities including a treasure hunt for younger children. 

Festivities start at 5pm with an acrobatic display by the Cheerleaders in Gym 1 and festive artwork from the students. 

Gym 1 - Cheerleaders Performance, followed by music around the piano. If you can play an instrument or sing, come and make festive music with us. Want a slot to perform? Email:

Corridors and Halls - Stalls offering gifts and stocking fillers, clubs selling goods to raise funds and buskers playing music

Gym 2 - Have fun with the Year 7 stalls and games

Canteen area - Cafe offering multi-cultural festive foods and a family zone with crafts and games for younger children

There's a Chocolate Tombola and Raffle and an official launch of the South Site Garden Rooms project so lots of different things to engage with

To Make the Day a Big Success You can Help By:

Market Stalls: Book a table space to sell high-quality gifts or crafts (and give us 10% in return) through Mary at

Sign up to a half hour slot at volunteer sign-up for the following:
Helping to set up at the beginning/clear away and running the festival
Serving in the cafe
Helping in the family zone
Selling raffle tickets
Running chocolate tombola stand

Raffle: Non-perishable luxury items for hampers, vouchers for Boots, WH Smiths etc, holidays in the Caribbean (one can dream) or gifts
Please bring in by Thursday, November 26th to south site reception

Chocolate Tombola: Empty those cupboards of (in-date chocolate boxes and bars and take advantage of all the discounts currently around (e.g. chocolate oranges for £1) - this is one of our most popular stalls
Please bring in by Thursday, November 26th to south site reception

Cafe: Bring buffet food that is easy to hand out on a plate, multi-cultural festive foods that celebrate the diversity of Cherwell School. Bottles of wine or non-alcoholic drinks also welcome. 
Please bring in by 5pm on Friday, November 27th to south site reception. If possible please label if vegetarian or for any allergies, nuts, gluten-free etc.

Celebrate and Spend
Help us make the Winter Festival the best ever by bringing plenty of cash to spend and your cheque books - it would be terrible if you ran out of money just as you saw the perfect Christmas gift!

See you on the 27th!

For all enquiries contact:

A reminder of CTAG meeting will take place on Monday 11th of March 2019  at 5:30 pm in the Cherwell North Site training room. Also a g...