Vist from Jacob’s Well Charity

Vist from Jacob’s Well Charity

In line with the charitable donations collected by the school at Harvest, Year 3 and Year 4 were visited by The Jacob’s Well charity to find out more about where some of the charity donations will be going. They took part in some inspirational team building with the charity. Jacob’s Well VIsit Set up in 1982 by Dr Beryl Beynon  OBE, a doctor from Beverley, the charity aims to help people that are disadvantaged around the world. Their moto is ‘ Changing lives…One life at a time’ and the charity is currently raising funds for many projects including building a hospital in Burkina...
RE Day – The Big Frieze

RE Day – The Big Frieze

As the RE curriculum changes, we have had the opportunity to delve into the new ‘ Understanding Christianity’ elements of the new forthcoming curriculum. To guide us through the big story of the Bible, Emma Yarlett was commissioned to create a large frieze to cover 7 of the core Christian concepts highlighted by the new documentation. The aim of the frieze is to give Biblical background to these concepts and hidden within the frieze are references to different Bible stories. Each year group was challenged to create a picture to represent one of these concepts, giving reference to key Bible stories. Deepening the understanding of the stories within the Bible, helps to give context and background to these key concepts which include: Creation, Salvation, God, People of God, Incarnation. For more information please...
Annual Chocolate Yule Log Competition Year 6

Annual Chocolate Yule Log Competition Year 6

Once again the standards for the design of the individual Yule logs, created by Year 6, have been fantastic. The children used a variety of skill such as cooking, DT, problem solving also enterprise skills (including teamwork, debate etc). It was wonderful to see the flurry of excitement as children and family came in to add the finishing touches to their creative designs. Each log was as unique as the children and I am sure that the chocolate was enjoyed by...
Visits from Reverend Chris.

Visits from Reverend Chris.

It feels as though Reverend Chris Van Straaten has been part of the school for a long time but in fact he has only joined us in the last couple of years. It has been wonderful to have him visit each year group throughout the year delivering class and year group worships both at school and our school church, St Andrew’s. We are very grateful for the vigour he delivers to the life of the school...

Year 3 Visit to The Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Year 3 Visit the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster Following on from the wonderful success of project Cecil and Project Genesis, the children in Year 3 visited the Yorkshire Wildlife Park to get up and close with some of the wild creatures at the park. The park is part of a series of wildlife conservation projects which fuelled their interest and passion about the world we live...
Project Genesis

Project Genesis

The Genesis Project is a school wide initiative that encourages children to see the beauty in the world around them and to remind them that it is theirs to share, respect and enjoy. The Project was split into two parts: Part 1 – Children were encouraged to share an idea that to help look after the world. In less than 30 words, children puts these ideas in many forms, letters, statements, poems. These ideas and creative suggestions have now been sent to embassies all over the world including: Russia, China, USA, and a selection of European and African countries worldwide. We look forward to hearing back from the officials at the Embassies. Here is a selection of the ideas: Part 2 – Design Project We asked each family to think about how they care for the world. Each family was challenged to create a design to logo similar to the ‘Keep Britain Tidy Logo’ that will reflect our aim to show how we can ‘Save our World’. Examples of some of the fantastic art work: The Christian belief that God has created a beautiful world for all to share and respect is important to the St Andrew’s School community. Our world is a place of diversity in all its many forms and we cherish it. We look forward in hearing back from the embassies who we contacted and will be taking part in more challenges to highlight our desire to improve and protect the wonderful world we live...