For the majority of people, Christmas is a time of excitement, spending time with family and friends and maybe, if you’ve been good, opening a few presents from Father Christmas. In some cases though, not everyone is as fortunate. All around the world, including your local town and village, there are families and individuals who find this time of year difficult for a variety of reasons.
Compassion is a big part of our school vision and we continue to teach our children to show compassion and understanding to others, both inside and outside of the school environment.
Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day
Next Wednesday, 11th December 2019, we will be having our Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Save the Children. Children can wear a Christmas jumper instead of their school jumper / cardigan for a donation of £1. It just so happens that this is also our whole school Christmas Lunch day too!
Burton Hope are a local charity that help the homeless with everyday essentials, food supplies and taking them to appointments for example. Our school, together with the Pre-School, would like to show our compassion by creating a ‘box of treats’. Where possible, we would like children to decorate and fill either a shoebox, stocking or a gift bag with anything you would class as a treat yourself, i.e. biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, snacks, smellies etc.
These gift packages can be handed to Mrs Cresswell at the School office between now and the last day of term. They will then be taken to the Burton Hope event on Sunday 22nd December, Burton Market Place, at 6pm, where you are most welcome to come along.