Thank you to all parents, grandparents and children who have supported us on Red Nose Day 2017. We are all wearing red, we held a special assembly and this afternoon we will be holding wacky races on the playground and school field, with tea and cakes.
Thanks to all the children (and parents/grandparents!) who supported our Fairtrade Breakfast this morning. They enjoyed hot chocolate, juice, bananas and toast and jam. Key Stage 2 tomorrow! Also, thank you to the staff and PTA who provided and organized the breakfast.
As part of their work last term on World War 1, year 6 children wrote letters from the trenches. Staff at The Keep Museum in Dorchester were so impressed with the content and style of the letters that they asked for copies to put on display in the entrance to the museum… and here they are.
Year 6 were invited to send representatives to attend a Swanage Town Council Beach Management Committee meeting. They were exceptionally fortunate as the meeting took place at the town’s new RNLI Station, which is still being completed and is closed to the public. They were the first school group to have a tour!
The School Council and Green Team members discussed aspects of the town’s tourism industry with their families and peers before each writing two questions to ask at the meeting.
Their questions were:
- Why are there no bins on the beach?
- Could we have a splash park in the town?
- Why is there no green area where we can play sport without dogs mess?
- Why do boats come so close to the shoreline?
- Can you make the locks on the toilet doors easier to use?
- Could you close the seafront all year around?
They brought the committee’s answers back to share with their classmates.
Come along to the Catholic Hall and treat yourself! Saturday 18 March from 5-8pm. More details.