Herts SEND News

Please find below the link to access the latest edition of SEND News, with information about what is available in Hertfordshire for children with SEND and their parents. https://sendnews.hertfordshire.gov.uk/send-news-17-november-2020/things-to-do-in-hertfordshire/a-wellbeing-extravaganza-evening-just-for-you

Poppies, Divas and Pudsey!

This week in Ash Class we have been learning about Diwali. The children watched videos of families celebrating Diwali and listened to the story of Rama and Sita. They then made clay divas and coloured in Rangoli patterns. The class learnt about the significance of Remembrance Day and took part in the two minute silence … Read more

Role Play Mosque

The children in Pine Class were learning about Islam as their classroom was transformed into a Prayer Hall. Before entering, they had to take off their shoes and wash their hands. Girls covered their heads with a scarf. The children went into the ‘Prayer Hall’ in silence and found the prayer mat they had painted … Read more

Lest we forget

Year 1 have done some wonderful learning based around Remembrance Day. Hazel class spent an afternoon learning all about the importance of it and the reasons why we wear poppies. The poppy wreath has looked beautiful in our window this week. In music both Hazel and Holly class listened to a song version of ‘In … Read more

Courses for Parents from ‘Contact’

The national charity Contact (formerly Contact a Family) has arranged a series of free virtual workshops on an number of different topics.  Please click onto the appropriate link below to book onto a workshop.  They are continually adding new dates, so if there is not a workshop suitable for you do try again later. There is a … Read more

Speech and Language Support Group

I have been informed of a new, free parent support group for parents awaiting Speech and Language Therapy for their children. There are so many referrals to the Speech and Language Therapy Service at the moment and families are often waiting for long periods without support. This not-for-profit support group, run by an excellent, private … Read more

Luscious Lunch!

In design & technology, Year 3 have been researching and designing a luscious lunch! After investigating healthy packed lunch choices, they considered and made the packaging for a dessert bar and planned toppings for a salad. They enjoyed chopping, mixing, slicing and grating to create colourful pasta salad and tasty rocky road bar. They couldn’t … Read more

We Made It!

Goodness me! What an unusual half term, but we have made it and now we have a chance to catch our breath for a week! This term wasn’t quite without incident, but we have been very pleased with how the whole school community has worked together to support one another and although we have had … Read more

We love Frida Kahlo!

Hazel class have been building up to completing a self portrait inspired by the amazing Frida Kahlo this half term. I think you will agree that they have done an absolutely amazing job! They have spent time learning about Frida Kahlo’s life and paintings and have truly been inspired by her work.