Category: Celebrations

Discovery Arts Award

Well done to all of our the children who achieved their Discovery Arts Award. They produced some fantastic creative work and have now received their special certificate from Trinity College. We are very proud of your achievements!

Festive Songs from Around the World

Our pupils sang beautifully, performing a range of celebrations from different religions. We enjoyed listening to songs such as: ‘Dreidel’ a Jewish celebration of Hanukkah, ‘Feliz Navidad’ Spanish Christmas song, ‘Allah Hoo’ Islamic devotional song and Jingle Bells an American song and was originally written for Thanksgiving.

Our pupils showed great talent and we enjoyed representing our diverse community. well done to our No Outsiders for organising a wonderful event.

Southwold’s Christmas Fair

Wow, take a look at the wonderful handmade gifts our pupils made to sell at the Christmas Fair.  Our families enjoyed toasting marshmallows and drinking hot chocolate, playing chocolate tombola and much more.  A great afternoon was enjoyed by all and helped to raise funds for our school. Thank you to all for your support.

Year 6 – Cross Teach experience

This morning Year 6 welcomed Cross Teach into school for their Christmas Experience workshop. Children completed different activities to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Christmas story.

Christingle – St Peter’s Church

We visited St Peter’s Church in Radford to celebrate Christingle. Revd Naeem Bahadur retold the Christmas Story. We enjoyed taking part in the service, singing and lighting our Christingle. Thank you very much Revd Naeem and your team.

Lilian Greenwood Christmas Card competition

Our pupils could hardly contain their excitement whilst Lilian Greenwood announced the runner up winners of the Christmas Card Competition.

Congratulations to our Year 6 pupil, who was awarded the runner up prize. She showed great artistic talent and skill with her creative festive artwork. We also had two other runners up, who were recognised for their exceptional artwork.

We are so proud all of our pupil entries. They are amazing!

Southwold’s Christmas trees are up!

Thank you to Santa’s helpers for making our Christmas trees look wonderful 🎄🎄

Christmas dinner day!

Our pupils and staff enjoyed a truly delicious Christmas Dinner today. Snapping crackers, Christmas cheer and laughter and music danced around the dining room. What a wonderful celebration that was enjoyed by all. Thank you to our amazing catering team too 😊

Diwali assembly

Thank you to our wonderful parents who led Diwali assembly. Our pupils listened to why Hindus celebrate the festival of lights and how it is celebrated. All pupils made a wish whilst holding a candle. Each class was given fruit to share and celebrate the event.

Children In Need Fundraising

Thank you so much to our Community Rangers for organising our Children in Need Day.  So far we have raised a whopping total of £618.40. Our pupils looked spectacular in their home made t-shirts! Our parents kindly donated cakes to sell and the whole school took part in the Pudsey Fun run.  We had a wonderful day raising funds to make a different to others. Thank you so much for your support.

Year 2 celebrate Diwali

Today we made Divas and learnt about Diwali, which is the festival of light. Happy Diwali to everyone who celebrates it. 🎆

Harvest Festival

Children had an opportunity to recall the traditional celebration held at the time of a harvest. Thank you to the generous donations from our families to support our local food bank.

Southwold Mini Police Cadets

Our local PSCOs and Education Project Support Officer visited our Mini Police Cadets. They were awarded with Vicky McClure’s children’s Book “Castle Rock Mystery Tour” for completing the programme. We are very proud of their achievements. Well done!

Black History Month – Supporting our Sisters!

Author Bemma Akyeampong visited pupils to celebrate Black History Month and the theme of ‘Saluting our Sisters’.  In recognition of Lauren James sporting achievements, Bemma incorporated traditional African dance moves with football skills. Our pupils enjoyed learning new dance moves and displayed great talent!

National Poetry Day in Black History Month

As part of National Poetry Day and Black History Month, we celebrated by listening to the Wonderful Jamaican poet, Valerie Bloom. She read her poems about her memories of Jamaica in a mixture of English and Patois.

Year 6 Into University Graduation

Year 6 have concluded their Into University Focus Week with a visit to the University of Nottingham. Children participated in a campus tour, a final presentation before GRADUATION!

Year 6 Leavers Assembly

Year 6 Leavers Assembly was pure brilliance. With performances worthy of the Royal Albert Hall, we were entertained with magic, dance, music and poetry to name just a few.

We laughed and we cried, with tears of joy and sadness.

We wish our unique and talented pupils the brightest of futures. We will miss each and every one of you!

Schools of Tomorrow – History Timeline

Our Art Ambassadors and resident artist from Nottingham Contemporary, officially opened our History Timeline this week!

Pupils from across the school, staff and parents contributed to its design as part of the Schools of Tomorrow project.  Our Art Ambassadors, worked with a graphic designer to complete the final piece.

They certainly enjoyed the after party celebration to reward and acknowledge their creativity!

Southwold Achievement Assembly

Today we recognised the amazing achievements of pupils for their behaviour, achievement and kindness. It was wonderful to hear of their successes this term and how they represent our core values.

We also celebrated pupil attendance the House Team Award, which went to Friar Tuck!

We are so proud of all of pupils. Well done!

Southwold Sports Day!

A brilliant morning where students took on an adrenaline-fueled Sports Day that had our school buzzing with excitement!

Obstacle course ✅
Skipping ✅
Egg and spoon ✅
Sack race ✅

They all had a go with buckets of energy and oodles of team spirit! Then to top things off, the children got to witness a thrilling showdown as Year 6 faced off against the staff in an epic football match! The atmosphere was electric, with cheers and laughter filling the air as both teams left it all on the pitch! We couldn’t be prouder of our talented students for their fantastic participation and for supporting their fellow students and staff.

RSE Day – ‘Launch into Kindness’

The children enjoyed taking part in kindness activities to celebrate RSE day. We discussed what kindness means to us and then the children created their own designs. Our Mental Health Ambassadors will choose 2 designs so that they can be made into material squares which will be sent away to an artist, who will create a collaborative RSE Day Kindness quilt. The classes also created their own recipes for friendship and kindness jars filled with positive affirmations.’

Young Readers Book Programme

We had a wonderful afternoon celebrating our final event with the Young Readers Programme. Paul Cookson inspired pupils with his creative and humorous poetry through a series of fun events – creating poems, making bookmarks, listening to stories and receiving their chosen book. Our afternoon finished with a celebration to showcase our class poems.  Thank you so much to the National Literacy Trust and Young Readers Book Programme.

Kings Coronation Games

To complete a wonderful week of community celebrations, pupils enjoyed an afternoon of team games and sports.  From pass the hoop and ball, floor is lava – our pupils showed great collaboration, communication and team spirit.

Year 1 – Coronation celebrations

Wow! What a celebration we had for the King’s Coronation Day. Drumming, crafting, eating, dancing and singing. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Thank you! 👑🇬🇧

End of term behaviour reward

We had a lovely end to the term rewarding children’s good behaviour with a visit from Hoots Owls. The children learnt about how they move, what they eat & how they listen to sounds. The children got to hold the owls and were surprised at how soft they were.

Attendance Awards

Well done to all our of pupils who received the Bronze Attendance Award for attending school every day this term.  We also incredibly proud of those pupils who achieved the Silver Award for attending school every day this academic year!

Freedom Dance Factory

Today our pupils performed with energy, confidence and pride for their family and friends. They sang beautifully, performed their own rap with and danced with skill and precision.

It has been a true pleasure to watch the children grow and develop over the term. Thank you to Freedom Dance Factory for the opportunity given to our pupils.

Year 6 Crossteach Easter experience

This afternoon, Year 6 welcomed Cross Teach back for their Easter experience. Children participated in a crime scene investigation about the death of Jesus before deciding who was guilty of his murder…

Comic Relief fundraising

Thank you to everyone who supported Comic Relief on Friday. We raised £152.70 through our cake sale and non-uniform. Pupils shared their favourite jokes, filling our school with laughter.

Your kindness and generosity will help to make a difference to others.

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