Category: School News

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...

Govardhan Hill / Harvest Festival
October 13, 2017February 2, 2019
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Govardhan Hill / Harvest Festival

October is a time when we celebrate the Harvest and thank Krishna for all the abundance around us.   For the special festival of Govardhan the children and parents prepared sweets, biscuits, savouries, all types of fruits and made a wonderful edible hill that was first of course offered to Krishna Himself in the form of...

Multifaith Week
October 5, 2017February 2, 2019
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Multifaith Week

As part of our annual Multifaith week the children learn about other faith, and visits to their places of worship really help them to understand the key practices and understanding.  This year the KS1 group visited Amaravati Buddhist Centre in Hemel Hempstead.  The children were able to reflect on the things that attracted them, what...

Safety Week
October 1, 2017February 2, 2019
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Safety Week

In September the children participated in Safety Week and heard from both the Garston Firefighters and the local police who visited the school.  Important safety messages were communicated as well as key mantras to remember when in danger.  The children enthusiastically explored the fire truck, and the police car and were treated to demonstrations of...

Year 5/6 Camping Trip to Camber Sands
June 21, 2017February 2, 2019
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Year 5/6 Camping Trip to Camber Sands

By Nishtha Chezian (Year 6) So the day started with a 6 hour long road trip, but it was worth it. Our camping fields were 31, 32, 33 and when we finally reached there we started eating lunch. It was way past 1 o’clock. Next came the mattresses and tents. One by one we took...

Yoga For A Healthy Body and Mind
March 1, 2017February 2, 2019
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Yoga For A Healthy Body and Mind

Our school children have been taking part in Yoga classes this Spring Term to help them with their physical, emotional and spiritual development and well-being. They have a very experienced teacher who has been showing them how to focus and channel their energy whilst also creating a vibrant learning experience through storytelling and, as you...

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