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 […]

09Feb
2018
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Safer Internet Day

Every child has the right to be safe. Article 3 (best interests of the child) The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children. Article 17 (access to information from the media) Every child has the right to reliable information from a variety of sources, […]

08Oct
2017
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Protecting children’s rights

This week we are starting to discuss Rights with the children as we create our own classroom charters. So, why do we have Children’s Rights? Human rights apply to all age groups; children have the same general human rights as adults. In 1989, however, world leaders decided that children needed a special convention just for them because people under 18 years old often need special […]

06Jul
2017
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The Grand Opening

This week school council had the prestigious task of opening the new playground structure. The school council said thank you to the workers who had spent so much time and effort making our playground a lovely place to be. Each member of the school council then released a balloon in order to mark the opening. […]

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