Holocaust Memorial

“We will continue to do our bit for as long as we can, secure in the knowledge that others will continue to light a candle long after us.”– Gena Turgel MBE, survivor of the Holocaust (1923-2018) A little bit of History Each year on the 27th of January we mark Holocaust Memorial Day, to remember:…

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Holocaust Memorial

“We will continue to do our bit for as long as we can, secure in the knowledge that others will continue to light a candle long after us.”– Gena Turgel MBE, survivor of the Holocaust (1923-2018) A little bit of History Each year on the 27th of January we mark Holocaust Memorial Day, to remember:…

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Yoga- a little bit of history

Swami Vivekananda was a disciple of the Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa.  He introduced the Hindu philosophy of Yoga in Europe and America.  This week, nursery and Reception have been focusing on our body postures. We looked closely at the various different types of ‘asanas’ (postures) and what each posture meant. We practised them every single day!…

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Yoga- a little bit of history

Swami Vivekananda was a disciple of the Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa.  He introduced the Hindu philosophy of Yoga in Europe and America.  This week, nursery and Reception have been focusing on our body postures. We looked closely at the various different types of ‘asanas’ (postures) and what each posture meant. We practised them every single day!…

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Guru Gobind Singh

A little bit of history Guru Gobind Singh born Gobind Rai, was the tenth Sikh Guru, a spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher.  Among his notable contributions to Sikhism, are founding the Sikh warrior community called Khalsa in 1699 and introducing the Five Ks, the five articles of faith that Khalsa Sikhs wear at all times. Guru Gobind Singh also continued the…

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Guru Gobind Singh

A little bit of history Guru Gobind Singh born Gobind Rai, was the tenth Sikh Guru, a spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher.  Among his notable contributions to Sikhism, are founding the Sikh warrior community called Khalsa in 1699 and introducing the Five Ks, the five articles of faith that Khalsa Sikhs wear at all times. Guru Gobind Singh also continued the…

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Reception Autumn Newsletter 2020

Reception have settled in so beautifully! Every child is becoming more and more confident and independent in accessing resources around the classroom and it’s so wonderful to see lots of new friendships blossoming! The children began their learning journey by learning letters and their corresponding sounds. Lots of phonic based activities, including daily reading tasks…

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Reception Autumn Newsletter 2020

Reception have settled in so beautifully! Every child is becoming more and more confident and independent in accessing resources around the classroom and it’s so wonderful to see lots of new friendships blossoming! The children began their learning journey by learning letters and their corresponding sounds. Lots of phonic based activities, including daily reading tasks…

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