Year R have been so excited to welcome more visitors to school this term. Last week, Ms Xin Yi (Cheri’s mum) helped the children celebrate Chinese New Year. The children heard all about this year being the Year of the Pig. They enjoyed making Chinese dragons and writing Chinese numbers. The highlight of the afternoon was eating a Chinese feast of dumplings, prawn crackers, rice, noodles and spring rolls. The children were fortunate enough to be given a red envelope which contained a chocolate coin to give them good luck in the coming year. We would like to say a huge thank you to Ms Xin Yi, who kindly cooked the food for the children and treated them to such a wonderful afternoon. The children loved learning about Chinese New Year. Gong xi fa cai!
This week, the children were treated to a visit from Miss Saunders (Oliver’s mum) and Alex who are cabin crew and a pilot for TUI airlines. The children were fascinated as they heard about how passengers are looked after and kept safe with the help of cabin crew. Alex then told us how his boyhood dream of flying aeroplanes became reality when he trained to become a pilot. Again, the children were treated with very generous gifts from our visitors – the children were given model aeroplanes to construct and paint, some pilot hats for our role-play area and a sticker! Thank you so much Miss Saunders and Alex for coming to see us.