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The City Circle is an open circle for open minds

At City Circle Saturday School we are proud of all our students but none more so than Hibba Mazhary who recently completed her A'level exams and achieved four A*s. Although we are sad to see Hibba leave Saturday School this year, we would like to wish her all the best in the next chapter of her life, studying Geography at Oxford university. This year Hibba was also awarded 'Student of the year', out of 1300 students, at Holland Park School. When asked about her experience at City Circle Saturday School, Hibba said:

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On Friday 7th June City Circle Saturday School (CCSS) organised a fundraising dinner for The Citizens’ Foundation. Thank you to everyone who attended and we hope you enjoyed the evening. With your generous donations, pledges and ticket sales we have managed to raise just over £5,000 for the Riyadh Group Campus school near Lahore, Pakistan. CCSS has been fundraising for the Riyadh Group Campus since 2011 and hope to continue supporting the school.

 

The purpose of this project is not just to support a fantastic charity providing education to underprivileged children in Pakistan but also to encourage the young students at CCSS to take part in efforts to help those less fortunate than themselves. The evening was hosted by CCSS students from last year who are now all teaching at the school. There was also an opportunity for the younger students to participate and students from year 5 and year 6 read out poems they had written themselves. This was followed by an entertaining auction hosted by two of the teachers. It was heart warming not just to see everyone at City Circle Saturday School come together for this project but also the generous support of everyone who attended the dinner and others who remain committed to this project.

 

We still have some way to go to reach our target and if you were unable to attend the event but would still like to make a donation, please go to our fundraising page http://www.justgiving.com/CCSaturdaySchool-TCF.