What a change in the weather this week. I hope that you all had a wonderful week’s break from the the school run last week and enjoyed the lovely weather that we had. I was so pleased to see 20% of our pupils attending the commemoration of Private Mile’s Victoria Cross. It was a truly emotional experience and one that I hope the children will remember forever. Their singing was wonderful and the fellow attendees were truly impressed. Thank you to Mrs Griffiths for taking the time to come and lead the singing.
With Remembrance in mind, we have been spending some time thinking about the end of the Great War and have made some poppies which will be displayed in St. Peter’s Church, Clearwell. This is one of the reasons we have made the decision to attend the Remembrance service at Clearwell as opposed to Coleford Clock Tower. We have also put 11 large poppies outside the school as a mark of respect to those who lost their lives in any war.
New play equipment
We have used some of our Sports Premium funding to install this apparatus. Please encourage your children to use it safely and sensibly. I am hoping that we can add to it, it is just where we can put it.
Once again pupils have been learning new skills at craft club with Mavis. They were weaving ivy to create wreaths, the finished products were stunning.
Independent learning activities
Once again we have been overwhelmed with the work produced at home linked to out topic of the Greeks, whether it is something where they have collaborated with a family member or completed it independently.