16Jan
2020
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Keeping Safe!

This week in Reeption we carried out a UNICEF lesson about being safe and unsafe. The children considered a number of pictures depicting safe and unsafe scenarios, including crossing the road, being silly at a swimming bath and hazards in a kitchen. They had to find the children with the same picture, and then discuss […]

24Nov
2019
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Universal Childrens Day

On Wednesday we celebrated Universal Children’s Day, a celebration that takes place around the world every year on 20th November. Universal Children’s Day has been celebrated for over 60 years. It is a day for the whole world to think about and help children. The children learned about some of their Rights including the right […]

17Nov
2019
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Remembrance Day

On November the 11th we held a respectful 2 minutes silence to remember those affected by war. The children learned about the meaning of the poppy, and were encouraged to think about the children that are currently or have been affected by war. Article 6 Every child has the right to life. Article 22 If […]

17Nov
2019
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Children in Need

On Friday we all celebrated Children in Need by dressing up in spots and donating £1. BBC Children in Need is a charity that helps children all over the UK. Children in Need believes that all children should be able to play, be safe, be happy, healthy and cared for. Sadly, this doesn’t always happen but […]

12Jul
2019
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UNICEF at the Birmingham Rep

This week we were excited, delighted, amazed and very very fortunate to perform our ‘Reach out for Rights’ song on stage at the Birmingham Rep. This was because of a special celebration where all UNICEF schools were invited to perform. We saw a variety of singing, dancing and performances from children from all over the […]

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 […]

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