The Posada Begins Its Journey
The Christmas Story-Yesterday was the first Sunday of Advent so, on Wednesday, Revd Child will set the Posada off on its journey around our homes. Originally a Mexican tradition, the Posada represents Mary, Joseph and the donkey on their journey to Bethlehem. Our school Posada, donated last year by Revd Child, comes with a diary for children or families to write to tell us all the adventures of the Posada either real or imaginary.
Helping others:Revd Child will lead the Christingle service on Thursday 8th December at 9.15am. Parents are very welcome to join us as it is an especially touching and beautiful service. All donations to the Children's Society are welcome. The society works with young people across Britain who are facing neglect, abuse and hardship and who have nowhere to turn so, at a time when we are putting up trees, switching on lights and amassing piles of gifts, such a service helps us to think about children who are in crisis and not feeling Christmas joy.
A Victorian Christmas
Christmas Past-Next week we will be looking at how Victorians celebrated Christmas and stories around that theme. Then in March, World Book Day, will once again be on a Victorian theme when last year's costumes can be shaken out, dusted down and worn once again.
Starlight Presented by Years 1 and 2
The "Aahhh" factor. On the afternoon of Thursday 8th December, Years 1 and 2 will be performing their Christmas musical "Starlight". I can guarantee that you'll be wiping away proud tears and leave school feeling the warming glow of a Christmas story.
A Special Evening With Santa
Feel the magic. On Thursday 15th December come along to visit Santa in his grotto, watch a Christmas film and join in with Christmas craft activities. Booking is essential -you can do this by contacting the school office. Leaflets will be sent to you this week.
Consideration for our neighbours-As the weather moves from Autumnal to Winter then traffic in Torver Crescent increases. We are appealing to you to consider our neighbours by not blocking their driveways as you drop children off at school. Thank you.