On Friday 24th June we will be having our annual Smile For Joel day. Joel Richards was an ex-student who tragically lost his life along with his Uncle, Grandfather and 27 other British tourists in the Tunisian terrorist attack of 2015.
Since then, his mum Suzie and brother Owen have set up a charity in their honour called the Smile For Joel charity. We all miss Joel greatly and try to do an event each year to raise money for this amazing charity.
Joel was a former 6th form student from 2011-13. While at Wood Green he was a model student, who was enthusiastic, hardworking and conscientious, a natural leader and everyone’s friend.
Joel’s was an inspirational student in many ways, he lived life to the full and took on every opportunity available to him both inside and outside of school to inspire sport.
What can you do to help?
On Friday 24th June it will be a non school uniform day. But you must wear sportswear.
Please bring in your £1 donation for wearing your own SPORTS clothes.
Football tops, joggers, shorts etc. NO JEANS. (If you have PE on this day you must wear suitable footwear for sport i.e. no converse or vans).
Buy a Smile For Joel wristband (remember wristbands cannot be worn to school unless it is a non school uniform day). Sixth Form students will be selling them every break in Hughes Foyer starting from Friday 17th June.
Guess how many …. In a jar. 50p a go. Sixth Form students will visit forms Tuesday 21st June to Friday 24th June. Winning guess gets a £20 Amazon voucher.
Cake sale, sweet treats available from from 5op
Sponge the teacher – 50p a go and £1 for 3 sponges.
Watch the Teachers Vs Sixth Form Student football match.
Make Wood Green and Joel proud by really supporting this day and ensuring families like Joel’s get the support they need.