Mrs Timba led the children through a very lively assembly on Monday morning focusing on how very, very different the country was back in 1952 when Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne – that is, compared to life as we know it now seventy years on. Looking back to life in the fifties, the children discovered: only 8 out of 100 households owned a television, there was only one tv channel to watch, people engaged in different leisure activities back then, the average weekly wage was just £10, how shopping has changed over time but, more particularly, what rationing looked like in reality. How thankful we should be for all we have now and how important it is that we appreciate all the opportunities and experiences available to us!
Don’t forget to start planning, with your child/children, their red, white and blue outfit ready for Friday 27 May and to make a crown fit for the Queen! My letter explains everything to do with this in greater detail – if you haven’t received yours please do get in touch with the School Office.
The Courtesy Cup and Badge went to Thomas C-D (Reception) for his beautiful manners during craft club. Mrs Timba noted that he never forgets to say ‘thank you’ and how very appreciative she is of this.
Stars of the Week went to the following children:
Year 2: Ayansh for always showing enthusiasm towards his learning.
Year 1: Alfred for excellent work in maths this week – halving and doubling.
Reception: Aran for working so hard with his independent writing when creating his story, ‘The Frog Prince’.
Awards were aplenty this week and went to the following: Aran (Reception) a certificate for being Star Pupil at Choi Kwang Do, Willem (Reception) a trophy for being Player of the Week at Playball Star, Harry (Reception) a medal for being Player of the Day with his ‘rockstar batting’ at his cricket club, a certificate for Zac (Year 1) in recognition for performing brilliantly at his recent LAMDA exam, a medal for Jazz (Year 2) for this excellent participation in a recent rugby tournament and Taran (Year 2) two medals for his sterling efforts at football camp.