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Abbotsweld Academy launch new sense of SELF

Education: Primary / Thu 8th Mar 2018 at 03:57pm

ABBOTSWELD Academy has launched their new and exciting Sense of SELF. This programme aims to widen children’s school experiences by giving them an opportunity to learn new skills that will help them to become life ready.

The programme is embedded into the curriculum and covers a wide variety of wonderful experiences. SELF cleverly encompasses Social, Life Skills, Exposure and Fascination and teachers have planned a series of engaging “out of the box” lessons to inspire and broaden children’s thinking. From crochet to egg care, pizza making to discovery of new countries and healthy living the list goes on.

Parents were invited to take part a workshop and have breakfast with the Head of school to find out about this new direction. Local businesses were invited to get involved. Abbostweld Sense of SELF launch day worked in partnership with Babylicious Balloons and Event Décor, Leannes’s Crafty Cupcakes, Hoggs Fitness, Mummy B’s Sweet Treats and The Prince’s Trust. These valuable links added a new dimension to the launch event and are at the essence of what the SELF programme is all about. Working with the local community is an essential part of Abbotsweld Academy. Educating the future citizens of Harlow underpin the SELF programme.

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The children thoroughly enjoyed the day some stating that “it was the best day ever!”
“I loved experiencing all the different lessons and learning new skills like crochet”

The level of excitement and appreciation was also felt by parents. Parents gave feedback on the day

“Such a fantastic morning and a fundamental part of learning. Brilliant idea and would be interested to come to the next one.”

“Excellent morning, very impressed – I think the children are very lucky to be given these opportunities.”
If you think you could support Abbotsweld in the future please email [email protected]

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