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Archive for the ‘Visitors in school’ Category

Internet Safety

Monday, 29 January 2018

PC Owen and PSCO Finney with Year 6

On Monday 29th January PC Owen and PSCO Finney visited the children from Year 6 to discuss the importance of staying safe online.

The Officers explained to the children about the importance of only using messaging apps and social media for good things and how sending unkind words and pictures can be disrespectful and upsetting.

The children thanked the Officers for taking the time to visit them and sharing with them how to enjoy the internet, social media and messaging apps safely.

 

Loud Mouth Theatre Group

Friday, 26 January 2018

Year 5 and 6 in the performance

On Friday 26th January Loud Mouth Theatre company visited St Joseph’s to share a performance with the children from Years 5 and 6.

The theme of the performance was Helping Hands which focuses on Child Sexual Exploitation and how the children can stay safe.  Following the performance the children from both classes completed a workshop which they all found very helpful and interesting.

Working with Guy

Friday, 1 December 2017

One of the natural Christmas decorations

On Friday 1st December Guy from the eZone came into work with children from Years 3 and 6.

Guy worked with the children to create some natural Christmas decorations out of willow.

The children really enjoyed making their decorations and can’t wait to put them up when they get home!

Our School Nurse

Friday, 1 December 2017

Mel our school nurse!

During the People who Help Us Week in EYFS, Mel our school nurse came to talk to the children about her job and how she works to look after both young and old people.

The children really enjoyed the session and learning all about the many roles of Mel our school nurse!

Bikeability

Friday, 1 December 2017

The children were all give special backpacks for when riding on the road!

During the week beginning 27th November the children from Key Stage Two were able to take part in the Bikeability programme.

The children from Years 3 and 4 took part in one session on the playground where they learn how to ride safely, indicate whilst riding and navigating around cones.

Children in year 5 and 6 also did a playground session but following the session went out onto the road to put what they have learned into practice.

The children had a fantastic experience and now know how to check their bikes before riding and how to stay safe on the roads!

Fire Fighters!

Friday, 1 December 2017

Having fun with the fire engine

On Thursday 30th November the children from EYFS were visited by a Fire Fighting crew.

The visitors came into school to talk to the children about how they help other people as part of EYFS’s People who help us week!

The children all really enjoyed the session – especially looking at the fire engine!

People who help us

Friday, 1 December 2017

The children with the ambulance

On Tuesday 28th November the children from EYFS were visited by an ambulance crew.

The visitors came into school to talk to the children about how they help other people as part of EYFS’s People who help us week!

The children all really enjoyed the session – especially looking at the ambulance!

Loudmouth Theatre Group

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

The children working together during the workshop

On Tuesday 21st November Years 3 and 4 were able to watch a production from Loudmouth Theatre Group and take part in a workshop all connected to our Anti-bullying week in school.

The children very much enjoyed the performance and learned a lot from the workshop afterwards about how to prevent bullying and what to do if you think either you, or someone you know, is being bullied.

 

Apple Pressing!

Friday, 17 November 2017

Pressing apples with Guy

On Wednesday 15th November the children from Nursery and Year 2 were visited by Guy from the eZone.

Guy came into school to work with the children and show them how to press and squeeze apples to make apple juice!

The children had a great time taking part and especially enjoyed tasting the apple juice!

Polish Visitors at work!

Friday, 13 October 2017

Our Polish visitors looking through children’s books!

On Friday 13th October two of our Polish visitors – Mrs Rotte the Headteacher of SP118 and Mr Bednarkiewicz, one of the teachers, spent some time looking at the children’s work and all of the activites which had taken place during Brilliant in Britain Week!

Mrs Rotte and Mr Bednarkiewicz really enjoyed spending time looking at the children’s books and all of the work the children have completed since coming back to school in September!