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Christmas Facts Advent Calendar: Day 2 – Christmas Cards

The first Christmas card was made by John Hornsley, an artist and sent by Sir Henry Cole, a rich British businessmen around 1843. About 1000 cards were made and sold for 1 shilling each (that’s about the same as 5p today). Today lots of people still send Christmas cards to their family and friends to […]

Christmas Facts Advent Calendar: Day 1 – Advent Calendars

Advent starts the countdown to Christmas and is usually marked by Advent calendars or Advent candles. Advent calendars originated in Germany in the late 1880s and had pictures from the Christmas Story. Advent calendars were originally made from paper or card and had 24 doors. From December 1st a door was opened every day and […]

Operation Christmas Child

As in previous years, we are taking part in Operation Christmas Child. Details below. If you would like more information, please speak to Mrs Woodcock or visit the Operation Christmas Child website.

Easter Egg Giveaway

Just before we broke up for the Easter holidays, we held our traditional Easter Egg Giveaway. Each child was provided with a raffle ticket which, if drawn out, would allow them to choose an egg. Each egg had been kindly provided by a member of staff. As you can see from the photos, some children […]

2014 Lent Appeal

As in previous years we are holding our annual Lent Appeal,  and the charities we are supporting this year are ‘The Local Food Bank’ and the ‘Forget Me Not Trust’.  Both these charities are for local families.  The ‘Forget me not Trust’ supports families with very poorly children. The aim is to fundraise but with […]

Christmas Performances

Here are some photos from this year’s Christmas performances. This year Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 performed separately to allow more parents to see each individual child. Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2  

Shoebox Appeal

The children in Class Two have been organising this year’s Operation Christmas Child shoe box appeal. To raise funds to send the shoe boxes they have even made and sold soup from our own school grown vegetables and some donated produce. The ‘soup for shoeboxes’ sold out very quickly and raised enough funds to send […]

Christmas Fayre

We are holding our annual Christmas Fayre on Friday 6th December between 4:30 and 6:30pm. Children in Reception to Year 2 will be able to meet Santa in his Grotto and receive a gift from him (you may take a photograph of your child/ren if you wish). Children in our Nursery will visit Santa in […]

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