Last week we held one of our cross campus activities that has become a favourite for many of the teachers over the years. Traditionally we have always celebrated Loy Krathong with assemblies and dressing up in our Thai finery. This year those elements might have been missing, but what was still there in abundance was the sense of community and support for each other.
We were pleased to welcome our High School friends as they helped make our krathongs. Thanks to the preparation by tutors and Thai teachers, the session was voted by teachers as the best ever!
Wake Up Shake Up
Some of you with older St. Andrews children might remember the days when we ran a programme called “Wake Up Shake Up” to get us all moving at the start of the day. The lack of large movement spaces eventually led to its decline.
The good news is...it’s back!
Last Friday in assembly time Miss Cassie got KS1 Moving - supported by the other energetic teachers, TAs and LSAs.
Now the children know some of the routines we plan to run a Wake Up Shake Up session every MONDAY morning from 7.30am in the Red Room Sports Hall at the top of the T Block.
Parents are free to come along and join in.
As this is an initiative to promote exercise and fitness we ask that you use the stairs rather than the lift to get to the gym. Thank you for your support!
Mercy Centre Christmas Gift Appeal
The annual Mercy Centre Gift Appeal, run every year by Foundation Stage and KS1 is underway. You will notice that boxes are appearing in each area for you to drop in your donated gifts. Gifts should be labeled for a girl or a boy and indicate the suitable child age. Nothing with small parts, or toys that need batteries please.
We know that as usual St Andrews families will give generously and put smiles on lots of young faces in Klong Toey this Christmas.
An Important Date for your Diary
How many times in a restaurant have you seen the couple on the next table pull out the ipad when the appetisers arrive at the table? How many times has that been you? How many times do you give into the please for “Just one more game!” or “5 more minutes!!!”
Presentation: Positive Screen Time: How Much is too Much?
When: Monday 28 November at 1.30
Where: Exam Room (top floor) of the R building
Who For: Parents of Nursery to Year 2 children
An outside consultant, Alessandra Rode, is coming to speak about this important subject.
We all ask ourselves the question “When should we allow I Pad or TV time?” Time flies past and an hour has gone by. Is this too much? Come and discover the answer!
We will have a big audience for this presentation so please let us know so we can make the appropriate arrangements.