We continue to immerse ourselves in our local community; finding out more about Shrovetide, it’s history, it’s purpose and place in our society now. Simon and Tim visited us with this years Shrovetide Balls.
We collaborated with the Schools in Ashbourne on a ‘Sing Together Project’ it was a fabulous few weeks of learning new songs, collaborating and working together, learning new skills and songs.
We had lots of fun taking part in activities to raise money for the Global Community through Sports Relief. We danced until our feet couldn’t dance anymore! We were gymnasts and long distance runners!
A Visit from Leek Building Society- The children learnt about banks, how to save and thought about what they could be saving for!
Playing Shrovetide in our Year groups 2018
Look at our ‘Sparkle and Shine’ Group!
Our Art Master classes! Tim is our resident artist and gives children the inspiration to paint and draw.
The Tradition of Shrovetide continues…..
At St Oswald’s we pride ourselves in ensuring traditions and the heritage of Ashbourne ensures. Each year we are privileged to have Tim and Simon visit with the Balls which will be ‘Turned up’ on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, this culminates in our annual Shrovetide lunch where members of the Shrovetide committee join our children and then the children play their own Shrovetide game.
‘There’s Something Amazing Going On!’ Was the name of our Christmas Production and clearly there was something Amazing going on! Take a look at our pictures.
Visiting Tissington Hall which has been turned into a magical world of Beauty and the Beast.
Remembering the fallen soldiers. Key Stage 1 and EYFS walked to the
Memorial gates and laid their Poppy Wreaths. Key Stage 2 have taken part in the Remembrance Parade in the community.
Alice In Wonderland Inspired our creative juices!
Meeting HRH Prince Edward the Earl of Wessex
What a Privilege- we had the opportunity to meet Sir Steve Redgrave. we were able to look at and hold his medals. A true inspiration in resilience, hardwork and commitment.
We have celebrated Roald Dahl day by dressing up as a Roald Dahl Character and finding out lots of favourite facts and information. Which is your favourite Roald Dahl Character?
Look at all the fun things we have been doing at St Oswald’s!