Our Round Square Visitor and Prep School Assembly, February 2020

On Wednesday 5th February the AKS Preparatory school had a visit from Andrew Matthews the Round Square Schools Support Director for Europe and the Mediterranean. Mr Mathews is a former Deputy Head of Latymer Upper School London. His career has included various roles including Head of Department and Deputy Head in both state and private schools. He has also worked at the Department for the Environment in Westminster. Round Square is a global network of schools that prepares young people with a passion to protect the environment and acquire a global awareness through a character education. Mr Mathews, Mrs Ilhan,

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‘Sarvodaya’, the RS conference and a challenge for our students

Sarvodaya is an Ancient Indian word (still used today) meaning progress for all. The word is a combination of two terms: ‘Sarva’ meaning one-and-all and ‘Uday’ meaning welfare – combined – the word signifies ‘Universal Uplift’ – Sarvodaya is the theme for the Round Square International Conference 2019 which will takes place at Emerald Heights in India at the end of this month. Our delegation of six Year 12 pupils will be accompanied by Miss De Miranda and Mr Hayden.   Mrs Marland used the concept of Sarvodaya as a basis for introducing this half term’s Round Square focus by posing a challenge in last week’s assembly, “If sarvodaya means in its simplest form, ‘The World

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