Thank you to everyone who joined in the Shaw House fundraiser. The children enjoyed guessing the name of a small soft toy dog and designing a coat for hearing dogs. The money raised will go towards supporting the charity, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Here are some of our winning designs! The school raised a total of £384.05.
The Street Party on Saturday was a huge success, raising an enormous sum for our chosen charity Shooting Star Chase. The mixture of games, face painting, hair braiding, magic show, barbeque, music and raffle among many other activities, were enjoyed by both parents, children, grandparents and staff. Thank you to the Co-Chairs of the Parents Association, Steph and Ava, to the Street Party Committee and to everyone who helped make the day such a fantastic occasion and especially to Ling who orchestrated the event from start to finish.
The Summer Art Exhibition was a vibrant and inspiring event, enjoyed by pupils, parents and staff. The colourful and creative art pieces included watercolour paintings, batiks, sculptures, masks, hats, mosaics and exciting senses books.
Key Stage 2 children attended a very exciting ‘Internet Legends’ Assembly, which discussed phishing, being nice online, being brave, creating strong passwords and reporting unacceptable behaviour. The children had the chance to hold Collins the cat and learnt how quickly things can be spread across the Internet. The children enjoyed the interactive workshop and were a fantastic audience members. They made a pledge to be safer when Online!
The Google Team recommended ( with parental permission) that children go home and play the Interland game which reinforces the 5 key messages from the Assembly.
Form 1 participated in a drama workshop, the children were taken on an adventure back in time. They picked up clues and learnt all about dinosaurs. At the end of the workshop, they had a chance to tell and act out their dinosaur adventure story. They children were engaged throughout and loved the learning about dinosaurs.
Form 5 attended a ‘Coding Workshop’ at the Apple Store in Westfields. Children had the opportunity to use an iPad to program a Sphero (spherical robot) around a Maze. The children persevered thorough the challenge and used their problem solving skills to program the Sphero.
Form 1 had a wonderful time exploring the Wetland Centre. We had a workshop on plants, where the children learnt how to identify plants by their leaves. They had a chance to collect different types of leaves as well, which they loved doing. We were then able to walk around the wetland centre, and were lucky enough to see lots of wildlife including; Otters, Ducks and Geese