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Headteacher's Roundup 1 February 2019

The children in Years 4 to 6 (under the guidance of Mrs Lyth) have been working collaboratively over the last three weeks to produce our competition entry for the David Shepherd Foundation Global Canvas competition, with this year’s theme 'Habitats of the World'. Included with their entry the children also had to submit a three minute video and a 200 word piece of writing to explain how they had interpreted this theme.  We have included this piece by Year 6 and a link to the video which was also posted on social media yesterday.  The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation is a highly effective wildlife conservation charity funding key projects across Africa and Asia. Their vision is : The Art of Survival: to FightProtect and Engage on behalf of endangered wildlife around the world. Their mission is to raise vital funds supporting front line conservation projects which help secure a future for wildlife in their natural habitat. Whilst the David Shepherd Foundation focus their work further afield, we took the opportunity to highlight the importance of preserving the wonderful habitats on our doorstep.  I am exceptionally proud of the entry the children and Mrs Lyth have achieved, please do pop into school (located outside the library) and take a closer look, every time I glance at this mesmerising piece of art I notice something new. 
An enormous thank you to Mrs Lyth for her vision and delivery of this project and also to Mr McWilliams who created the video with the children in less than 2 days.  An amazing achievement!
With best wishes
Cathy Trundle