Nursery staff and friends have planted a lovely garden in the play area in memory of Dylan, who very sadly died during the summer break. Dylan was a popular and much loved member of The Mount Day Nursery and is much missed by staff and friends.
Not deterred by the lack of audience, our theme to culminate this term has been ‘Shakespeare’. Red group have worked on a 30-minute version of the bard’s tragedy, ‘Macbeth’, while the Blue and Yellow groups have enjoyed the comedy, ‘A Midsummer Night’
Members of the Red Group pitted their badminton skills against each other during the last week of term in a doubles tournament.
A fantastic Sports Day was had by all, this year all events filmed for online enjoyment! Children took part in a range of individual running, hurdles, cone and obstacle races alongside the high jump competition and team relay events.
Much of the term has meant, for many, more remote learning. While we had lots of fun on Zoom classes, fitness and choir, alongside creative Edmodo assignments, it was great to have everyone back in school before Easter.
It has been a pleasure to welcome Miss King, a former pupil, in the role of Sports Coach during Mr. Rees’ absence. Since returning to school, sports pitch and sports hall have been buzzing with activities.
This week we celebrate the one-year anniversary of Lockdown – celebration of the full Fairholme curriculum being available for pupils online in the form of Edmodo assignments and celebration of the independence forged by pupils in this 21st century tea
Many pupils enjoy participating in one to one music lessons. Working via Zoom, Mrs. Williams was incredibly impressed with pupils’ readiness to adapt to remote learning.
Form V managed a Lent activity we don’t do every year at school. Apologies to Enid Blyton!
This year has indeed been a special time. We felt it was very important to continue our traditional Christmas celebrations, albeit amid copious amounts of hand-washing and separation of contact groups.