John Colet

Headmaster’s weekly comment:20/7/12

Some years ago I was talking to a lady who happened to be from a particular ethnic group which had had historical, and to a lesser extent, ongoing difficulties with another dominant group.  And she was saying how this other culture was terrible because of all the evils and persecutions it had visited on others.  And how her culture was superior because of its inherent values of humanity and compassion and so on.  And I found myself pointing out that anyone can play that game.  Where we compare our best with their worst, and & Surprise!  We win! …

Soccer – what the children will learn this term

Soccer training information from Mr RoslinEquipment to be used for the term: Soccer balls, cones, bibs.  All children to have the correct sports uniform with sand shoes, soccer boots, long socks, shin pads, hats (not be worn during games situations for safety reasons) & bottles of water each. Aim: To introduce specific skills in a safe environment and in an enjoyable atmosphere.Each week will start with a warm up and end with warm down. …

From the stage coordinators 23/7/12

By Mrs Donald Infants Mistress; Mrs McKendrick Primary MistressThe school precinct is benefiting from the children s  Secret Service which involves not only performing small acts of kindness and consideration towards each other and teachers, but also keeping their classrooms tidy and spaces outside their classrooms free from clutter and rubbish.   Congratulations to all!We are encouraging the children to practise this at home also!  We will keep this service as a focus for the next week or two. …