St Mary's Church
St Mary's Church
By Haddenham Webteam - 24th March 2016 11:30am
Haddenham Community Infant School had a 'Sparkle Day' on Wednesday.
Says co-head teacher, Lucy McNeil: "the concept of 'Sparkle Day' is that the children get thinking about careers and interests for the future. This time we asked the children to watch the news and chat with their parents about different things and current affairs that interested them."
"We then asked them to think about the various job roles that were associated with what they had seen and discussed, e.g., a police officer, astronaut, archaeologist, zoo keeper, doctor, etc. We then asked them to let us know four job roles each that they would like to know more about so that we could find out what our children were interested in and to source some people currently in those roles who could work with the children for a morning to give them an insight and experience in some of these jobs."
"We had a zoologist, a doctor, a well as a space dome in school for the day."
"Children also had to exercise detective skills involved in solving a crime of stolen chocolate, artistic skills in creating a group piece of art work, a photographic workshop, some carpentry skills and some wonderful baking and cake decorating masterclasses."
Featured on this page are some of the photos taken throughout the day, some taken by the children photographers too. (Click on any image to see an enlarged version).
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Haddenham Festive Trail opens tomorrow (Saturday 3rd December) with a Countdown and "Switch On" at 4.30pm. This will take place outside 6 Printers Piece (near Banks Park), which was voted the most popular festive display last year. Neighbours and village residents are all very welcome to come along to watch as the Harding Family's home becomes fully illuminated at 4.30pm. Fiona...
An Allotments Quiz will be taking place on Saturday 7th January, in the village hall.The format is the same as usual -- tables of up to ten people -- £10 per head for quiz + chilli supper -- bring your own drinks and extra snacks.If you would like to come and form a table, please can you let John Wheeler know by Tuesday 3rd January so he can plan for numbers.Contact John on...
Here are the scheduled Christmas activities and Services in Haddenham — please check individual church websites for any changes to the publicised times.Churches Together in Haddenham Fri 9th Dec 7.00pm Village carol service in HVH Sat 17th Dec 10.30am-12noon Carol singing at Haddenham Garden Centre Wed 21st Dec 7.00pm Carols at The Whistler Sat 24th Dec ..