Form 7  French Café in aid of Smile Train 

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Form 7 would like to thank all parents and friends who came to support the French Café in aid of Smile Train, the charity that helps children born with a cleft palate.  Globally, 1 in every 700 children is born with a cleft. While surgery can take as little as 45 minutes and costs as little as £150, it is out of reach for many in the developing world.

Form 7 worked hard during the last week of the first half term and by nine o’clock on Friday morning the dining room was transformed with flowers, brightly coloured tablecloths and a delicious array of baking. Chef and his team ensured that all ran smoothly by helping with an endless supply of coffee, tea and croissants and Form 7 are most grateful for their help.

The café soon filled up and Form 7 took regular breaks from serving to entertain their guests with a medley of French songs.  By the end of the morning they were delighted to find that they had raised the grand total of £704.52 - this included the £60 raised from Thomas’ egg sale.  This should pay for operations for four or five children.  Well done Form 7.

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Chef briefs the team...

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Les gateaux et les biscuits…

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A big ‘merci' to former Head Girl Lucy who came in to help with speaking practice and the café                  

Madame Syme                                   

Jules Birdsall, 22/06/2018