Autumn Term Round Up!


I can’t believe that this term has flashed by so quickly. I have loved getting to know all of the children, parents and staff this term and feel truly blessed to have been given such a warm welcome. This term has been very busy and I just wanted to take some time to celebrate some of the wonderful things the children have been involved with this term.

  • The whole school was successfully rewired!

  • Year 6 have been to Tubbenden for a SOLA team building day.

  • We had a very successful Car Free Friday where a lot of children walked or scooted to school.

  • We raised £172 with the sale of Cauliflower cards.

  • We made £273.90 commission from the Tempest school photographs.

  • Jeans for Genes day raised £70.

  • Year 5 and 5 had a very successful Bikeability.

  • Grandparent Harvest Assembly was well attended and the grandparents and children really enjoyed taking part in the Harvest crafts.

  • Emerald class were visited by Orpington Fire Brigade as part of their topic.

  • The Spooky bingo and Halloween disco raised £405.91.

  • We had a lovely Harvest Festival at the Church and received 91.4kg of donations for Foodbank.

  • After half term we had fantastic visits to the Royal Courts of Justice, Brixton Chocolate Museum and The Great Fire of London Monument.

  • We raised £78 for Children In Need and had a great Be Bright Be Seen awareness day

  • New windows were installed throughout the school.

  • From your donations we made £142 on the chocolate tombola at the Village Christmas Market.

  • Our fabulous Christmas Fair raised £950.

  • Emerald class enjoyed marshmallows over the Great Fire of Pratts Bottom!

  • We finished the term with Gemstones’ trip to Father Christmas, a superb pantomime of The Wiz and some cowboy singing in the Nativity!

#AutumnTerm2017

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