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Govardhan Puja Celebration
December 11, 2018December 11, 2018
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Govardhan Puja Celebration

The whole  school celebrated Govardhana puja. The children dressed up in traditional Indian clothes and brought an offering for Giriraj. We acted out the story, sang and danced around the hill, offered arati and enjoyed the feast. We were were also lucky to go the manor for bullock cart ride.

Dusshera Celebration in Rama Class
December 11, 2018December 11, 2018
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Dusshera Celebration in Rama Class

Rama Class re-enacted the story of Rama killing the demon Ravana. The children created a huge multi-headed Ravana, They watched it burn on Desshera day and celebrated the great victory.

Visit to London Zoo
December 11, 2018December 11, 2018
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Visit to London Zoo

Rama Class went to London Zoo. They had a wonderful time seeing lots of animals. Some of animals were familiar and some were new to them. They were very excited and asked lots of questions about the animals.

Visit to St Albans Cathedral
December 11, 2018December 11, 2018
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Visit to St Albans Cathedral

In October 2018, Jagannath class visited St Alban’s Cathedral to learn about its history and  the Christian faith. The children learnt how St Alban was a Romano-British citizen who was  inspired by the Christian teachings introduced to him by a preacher named Amphibalus .  They learnt that when the authorities came to punish  Amphibalus for illegally preaching Christianity,...

Visit to RAF Museum
October 23, 2018October 23, 2018
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Visit to RAF Museum

Recently Vrindavan class(Year4,5 and 6) got the wonderful opportunity to visit The RAF Museum as part of a school trip.  Children observed with delight the planes from World War I and II, marvelling at their size and mechanism and how greatly they differ from planes today. They were excited to consolidate their knowledge from their...

Visit to Synagogue
October 23, 2018October 23, 2018
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Visit to Synagogue

During our  school trip to the Radlett Reform Synagogue in October 2018  Baladeva Class (Year3)  learnt about Judaism, their  holy scriptures, prayer rituals,dress, artifacts, language and heard several stories from their scriptures. Our guide, Laurence, was very warm and welcoming and answered all of the children’s questions in great detail in a child friendly way. The...

Visit to Buddhist Temple
October 20, 2018October 20, 2018
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Visit to Buddhist Temple

On 12th of October Vrindavan Class (Year 4,5 and 6) visited Buddhist Temple. On their arrival they were warmly greeted by a Buddhist nun from Sri Lanka. They saw monks and nuns performing prayers and begging for their lunch. They had brought fruits with them which they lovingly gave to the monks and nuns. Then...

Visit to Buckingham Palace
October 20, 2018October 20, 2018
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Visit to Buckingham Palace

  On Friday the 12th of October Baladeva Class ( Year 3) visited Royal Mews and Queens Gallery situated next to Buckingham Palace. The children very attentively participated in the workshop on British values and the role of the Monarch in the United Kingdom. Our tour guide Sheila was very impressed with their knowledge and...

Safety Week
October 20, 2018October 20, 2018
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Safety Week

As part of the schools “Safety Week” in September, the children were visited by both the Firefighters and the local Police. The children eagerly heard and explored safety measures that they themselves can remember in order to stay safe as well as the importance of “telling an adult” and “calling 999”. They enthusiastically dressed in...

Auspicious Ceremony for Beginning of Formal Education
October 2, 2018October 20, 2018
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Auspicious Ceremony for Beginning of Formal Education

  A lovely group of nine children participated in a formal Vedic ceremony called the Vidyaramba ceremony.  Conducted by our local priest, Kripamoya dasa, the children were invited to repeat several mantras, make different symbols with their hands, draw the first letter of their name in sand and sing. They also sought good wishes and blessings...

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