Multi Schools Council Meeting

Today we took our School Council and Inclusion Ambassadors to Holland Haven for the next Multi Schools Council meeting. There were a number of items on the agenda, including: a talk from the Essex Well-Being Team on who we can talk to when our mental health is suffering, ideas for spending Sports Premium money, voting […]

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Wild Wellbeing

We are very lucky to have Essex Wildlife Trust running some forest school sessions with us at the moment. Children, along with a family member, are learning and experiencing the benefits of getting outside for our health and well-being.

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World War II Day

Today, Year 6 have been immersed in a range of activities to do with World War II.  Over the course of the day, the children learned about the code breakers of Bletchley Park; built their own model Spitfires while learning about the aircraft of WWII; created some fabulous chocolate pinwheel biscuits made from a ration […]

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This week we were pleased to welcome Kierran Pearce from the Multi Schools Council. He gave the children an assembly on a variety of topics, including: building resilience, the importance of talking to one another (and listening), how to control our reaction to a difficult situation and not all disabilities being visible. Mr Pearce then […]

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Small, Great Things Project

Today our Inclusion Ambassadors have been working with Valerie and Clare from The Local Offer on the ‘Small, Great Things’ project. We began by watching some information on disabilities and how they can vary. We learnt that not all disabilities are visible and this is a message that we hope to spread. We also learnt […]

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United in Kind

Today our Inclusion Ambassadors met with Suzanne from United in Kind. United in Kind is a social movement that aims to spread kindness and connect people. We began today’s meeting by thinking about what is ‘kind’? The children came up with some great answers, including: “It’s helping one another.”   “Being a good friend.”  “Knowing […]

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Art Workshop Part 2

Today our Inclusion Ambassadors took part in their second art workshop with Michelle from Creative Sparks. We experimented with metallic acrylics on canvas and enjoyed mixing the colours and investigating the changes that occurred when oil was added. We talked about how calming art can be, but also how to deal with the frustration when […]

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Art Workshop Part 1

Today our Inclusion Ambassadors were excited to take part in an art workshop with Michelle from Creative Sparks (who also just happens to be our Chair of PTA!) We spent a lovely afternoon creating lanterns using a variety of materials including acrylic paint and lots of glue! Thank you for a lovely session – we […]

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