On Friday 18th June the whole school took part in a Fairtrade Royal Wedding Tea Party. In DT each class had designed and made two lots of sandwiches and two batches of biscuits or cakes using Fairtrade or local products. Parents, family, friends, the church ladies and the mayor were invited. What a wonderful afternoon we had.

The four winners of the Design a Fairtrade Bag competition had a lovely day at the Youth Zone last Friday learning about Fairtrade, modelling their bags, meeting the mayor and enjoying a delicious Fairtrade lunch.

On Thursday 10th May the whole school looked around Kirklinton Hall. We all had a talk by the head gardener about the fruit and vegetables produced there.

On Tuesday 17th April the whole school went to The Edinburgh Botanic Gardens. We had a wonderful day playing different games, looking around the gardens and in the hot houses at the exotic plants and cacti. What a brilliant day the children had.

On Wednesday morning Frankie’s mummy brought in two pet lambs to show the children in Class 1. They were three weeks old, one was called Dotty and the other we had a go at naming and we learnt that they were different breeds.

Kate and John from the Brampton Fairtrade Town Group came to our celebration assembly on Friday to present prizes to the children who had taken part in the Look for the Logo shop trail.

Lynn from Orion came to present a prize to competition winner, Lola Crouch, who was the lucky recipient of a tablet! Well done, Lola!

Last Tuesday 13th March we took a group of 24 children to the Old Fire Station for the opening ceremony of the Fairtrade Art exhibition which was attended by the lady mayor.

We had a wonderfully well supported Fairtrade coffee afternoon last Tuesday. Many thanks to the Fairtrade committee – Izzy B, Gracie, Josh, Christopher, Scott, Beth, Heidi and Amelia – who helped make the event such a success.

When we came into school on Tuesday 6th February it had snowed during the night. We had a brilliant time playing on the field making snowmen, snowballs and snow angels.

On Tuesday 6th February Zoo Lab came into school with a selection of nocturnal animals from around the world. There was a millipede, cockroaches, a frog, tarantula, snake and a hedgehog.

On Tuesday 23rd January Class 1 braved the cold, wet weather to make mud monsters and animals for Forest Schools. We collected mud, leaves, sticks and grass and in teams created our fabulous beasts! What a lot of very muddy fun we had!

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