Inclusion and Parliament
Inclusion is at the forefront of everything we do at our school. In preparation for our Parliament Week next week, my assembly today was focused around the right to vote. We travelled back in time, commencing with the word ‘suffrage’ and explaining how this means having the right to vote. For a long time women were not allowed to vote in General Elections but in the early 20th Century many women, and some men, began to demand equal rights for women. We discussed the impact of the Suffragettes on women today and how their protesting and their deeds meant that both women and men now have the right to vote. This right was won in 1918- but only if they were over 30! Eventually, in 1928, women were permitted to vote on the same terms as men.
Inclusion is key to our success, as is diversity and equality for all. These themes will be echoed in the wide range of activities prepared for our pupils next week.
Tonight, Miss Goodfellow kindly arranged for our Years 3 and 4 to watch a film called The Jungle Book. All proceeds of this event will go towards the cost of a theatre company coming in to perform for our children in the spring term. I would like to thank you for your continued support. The children had a super time! Thank you also to my staff, who gave up their time to attend the film night.
Preparations are underway for our Festive Fair. The office staff have already commenced their mission to gather prizes and donations form local businesses. If you too have any donations to make, please give them to our office staff.
With the weather being so unpredictable of late, may I remind you all that it is important that our pupils have both their indoor and outdoor PE kits at school all the time.
Have a great weekend!