Wellbeing Celebrations and Events

Fun with Numbers Day

Shenstone School held a “Fun with Numbers Day” on Friday 5 February 2021. 

Children and Staff were encouraged to come to school wearing clothing or accessories decorated with numbers, we also invited our home learners to join in too.

The Teachers planned lots of fun number activities throughout the first week of February and especially on Friday 5th February.

 Thank you for your support.

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Open Week 

We were not able to hold this event in February 2021 due to COVID restrictions.

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Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 9 February 2021

We supported Safer Internet Day on 9 February. 

If you would like any symbols you feel will support your child online then please let your class teacher know and we will get some sent out to you.

For more information please visit: https://www.shenstone-tkat.org/783/e-safety

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Circus Workshops

We enjoyed circus workshops at both sites during the the Spring term 2020 with Lucas Jet, a renowned Circus performer.

The children and staff were treated to a morning circus show and circus workshop sessions. We all had lots of fun.

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Art of Brilliance Project

During the first week back from half term 2020, the children took part in our ‘Art of Brilliance’ project which incorporated activities linked to Creative Arts and Wellbeing! 

We are hoping to become an Outstandingly Happy School and will update you soon on events!

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World Book Day

We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday 4 March 2021 children and staff were encouraged to come to school dressed as their favourite book character to celebrate WBD.

Thank you for supporting this event. 

https://www.worldbookday.com/

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Sport Relief Day

We celebrated Sport Relief Day on 13 March 2020. Both children and staff wore sporty clothes and raised money towards 'Marathon Suky's' sponsorship target. This year’s theme was Spot the Dog and the children worked towards their physical development and MOVE targets. 

All donations were gratefully received, we put these towards sponsorship for Suky who is taking part in this year’s marathon to raise money for Shenstone School.

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Jeans for Genes Day 

On Friday 18 September 2020 we celebrated the 25th anniversary of fundraising by the charity Jeans for Genes by asking pupils and staff to wear their denim. 

Thank you for your support!

www.jeansforgenesday.org

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#MacmillanCoffeeMorning 

Due to COVID restrictions we were unable to hold our Coffee Morning this year but are hoping to do so next time around.

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#HelloYellow / World Mental Health Day 

We held a Non-Uniform Day on Friday 9 October 2020 to raise vital awareness for the charity YoungMinds.

It was great to see so many children and Staff wearing yellow.

https://youngminds.org.uk/

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Black History Month

The children at Shenstone took part in lots of activities during Black History Month back in October. The children looked at Black History Heroes like Nelson Mandela, Bob Marley and Martin Luther-King as well as people like Mo Farrah, Will Smith and Beyonce from more recent times! They also took part in art, music and story activities relating to Black History as well as learning about the importance of friendship and equality.

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Remembrance Activities

St Paulinus Church invited some of the children from Crayford to paint a poppy on a stone and place it on one of the war graves in their churchyard. They allocated one of their graves for Private Horace Hyland Pioneer Corps 2nd April 1942 Located in Section J, Row 10, Plot 19. 

We felt privileged to able to take part and mark this special event.

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Children in Need – Fundraising Friday 

The BBC Children in Need 2020 Appeal Show took place on 13 November, so we asked both Pupils and Staff to wear something spotty or yellow and the children took part in lots of fun activities. 

We did not collect any cash donations but encouraged everyone to support online or by donating via the links during the show.

https://www.bbcchildreninneed.co.uk

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Parent/Carer Virtual Coffee Morning

Dawn Lyman, Shenstone's Family Wellbeing Coordinator, arranged a Parent/Carer Virtual Coffee Morning on Tuesday 8 December 2020 so parents could connect, to welcome new parents/carers and for Dawn to introduce herself.

dawn.lyman@shenstone-tkat.org