The latest news from Year 2
The highlight of this term has most definitely been our chicks. 39 eggs were delivered to us complete with incubators and brooders from “Chicken School” We waited in anticipation for the slightest movement, a little wobble and even listened intently for cheeping from inside the eggs. Then finally, after 2 days of waiting patiently, on the Wednesday, the first egg tooth appeared. The children were lucky enough to witness the hatching of many of these eggs and loved watching them grow into strong, healthy chicks. Not only was this an exciting experience for the children to be part of but it provided a fantastic learning tool. The children gained a great deal of scientific knowledge about a chicken’s life cycle and the opportunity provided them with a fantastic stimulus for their writing. We are all incredibly proud of your children as they have continued to work so hard this term. They have particularly enjoyed practising and performing Christmas carols to you and making delicious mince pies for you to enjoy. !
Severe Weather InformationRead more
School Closed Today
Due to adverse weather conditions Calcot Schools are closed Friday 1st February. Stay safe.Read more
Young Carer's Awareness Day 2019
On the 31st January is Young Carer's Awareness Day. Current figures are that 1 in 5 secondary children have a caring role. The figures are 1 in 10 for children under the age of 10.
A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol. They will do many tasks like:
Practical tasks, such as cooking, housework or shopping.
Physical care, such as helping someone out of bed.
Emotional support, such as talking to someone who is distressed.
Personal care, such as helping someone dress.
Managing the family budget and collecting prescriptions.
Helping to give medicine.
Helping someone communicate.
Looking after brothers and sisters.
If you would like more information as to how to help a young carer. Please click on the link below.Read more