14Jun
2019
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UNICEF Soccer Aid Playground Challenge

Today we had great fun taking part in UNICEF’s Soccer Aid Playground Challenge. This is a day that revolves around our Right to Play, our Right to be healthy, and our Right to participate as part of a team. The children came to school in sports kit. They designed a football obstacle course, and all […]

19May
2019
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School Council

This week the school council met with our cook to talk about our concerns re school dinners. This forms an important part of us exercising our rights – Our right to be heard, our right to nutritious food …   17.5.19: 14.00: Interview with Mrs Harding and the school council Mrs Harding asked us what […]

12May
2019
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Walk to School Week 21 – 25 May

Beeches Infants will be taking part in walking to school week this year, promoting our commitment to reducing air pollution. It’s no surprise that the benefits of walking to school are being pushed harder than ever by Living Streets, the UK charity that sells the benefits of two feet over four wheels. Childhood obesity is […]

07Apr
2019
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Learning about Air Pollution

As part of our studies around Outright and air pollution, the children have been conducting experiments and learning about the causes and solutions. Article 24: Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can […]

30Mar
2019
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RECEPTION TACKLE THE OUTRIGHT CAMPAIGN

This week in Reception we have been tackling the concept of air pollution with the children. This relates to article 24, and ties in with our commitment to UNICEF’s OUTRIGHT campaign. We started with the ‘Empty Jar Experiment’ where we considered what was inside the jar – air! The children have been talking about walking […]

25Jan
2019
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UNICEF Ambassadors

UNICEF Ambassadors

This week I met with the school council for the first time. As part of their duties, the children are also our UNICEF ambassadors. Crocs: Miller & Tegan; Tigers: Jessica & Arjun; Monkeys: Ilkai & Ellie; Parrots: Ellie & Luca; Owls: Kenzie & Nico; Penguins: Madi & Shiv; Seals: Leo & Iona-Mae; Dolphins: Alicia & […]

23Sep
2018
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Worlds Largest Lesson

On Tuesday we will be sharing the worlds Largest Lesson with all children in the school. The Worlds Largest Lesson is an annual event, promoted by UNICEF, aiming to inform and encourage children with regards to Worldwide issues. World’s Largest Lesson    

10Jun
2018
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SOCCER AID FOR UNICEF

On Friday we took part in Soccer Aid for UNICEF. This involved us raising money for UNICEF, designing our own football assault course, and taking part in the football game. Our winning designers were: Reception – Asher (Crocodiles) Year 1 – Liam (Penguins) Max (Parrots) Year 2 – Tehzeeb (Dolphins) Every pound raised through donations […]

25May
2018
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UNICEF SOCCER AID PLAYGROUND CHALLENGE

This half term we are asking the children to complete a homework challenge – to design an obstacle course involving a football. The winning obstacle courses will be completed by their year group. Designs could include ladders, hoops, nets, cones – anything we can lay our hands on really! Children will then be asked to […]

06May
2018
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What is a rights respecting school?

1.5 MILLION CHILDREN IN THE UK GO TO A RIGHTS RESPECTING SCHOOL There are three stages to the Rights Respecting Schools Award. Its transformative and rigorous approach means the journey to the highest stage can take up to four years. Together young people and the school community learn about children’s rights, putting them into practice every day.  The […]

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