Members of the Welsh Club were once again delighted to take part in the Urdd Eisteddfod this half term. Entries for recitation and singing were made by Fairholme pupils Sahil, Iestyn and Emily, Emily winning her round and successfully gaining a place
On World Book Day, children were invited to attend school dressed as their favourite book character and come along to assembly ready to recommend their book to others. A full range of books was discussed from ‘The Gingerbread Man’ through to ‘Lord of
St David’s Day was celebrated once again with an assembly which included Welsh songs and hymns and a performance of a famous Welsh lullaby, ‘Suo Gân’ by the guitar group. Homemade daffodils of various design were proudly worn as all Forms demonstrated
Following a trial in Early Years, we have now installed another touchscreen ActivPanel in Form II. The panels provide a great interactive teaching resource that can be used to support learning in all subjects across the curriculum.
This has been a very hard working half term with revision and exam week for Forms III to VI and preparation for entrance exams for Form VII.
To monitor the effectiveness of our progressive spelling scheme, the children periodically undertake computer-based standardised single word spelling tests provided by GL Assessment
This half-term we held a non-uniform day, cake sale and raffle in aid of UNICEF.
We were delighted to take part, for the second year running, in the Lovelight Concert at St. Asaph Cathedral last week.
This year’s nativity play, ‘Shine, Star, Shine!’ by Niki Davies, told the traditional Christmas story from the perspective of the stars. The Big Star, played by Willow, was struggling to shine on the all important day when she needed to guide visitors
There was a splendid turnout at St Asaph Cathedral for the Remembrance Day service. The congregation included many Fairholme parents and children. After the service, the Bishop led a procession down to the war memorial. A two minute silence was held