Comic Relief – Red Nose Day

Today we supported Comic Relief Day by wearing our red noses and coming to school dressed in red. We did this to help people in this country and abroad who are less fortunate than us. This morning we learned in assembly that it is so important to be kind and to use our talents to help one another. Our pupils have certainly done that today – so far we have raised £223. Thank you everybody.

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World Book Day

On Friday 3rd March, Seaton House celebrated World Book Day.  All of our staff and pupils dressed as their favourite character and we had great fun.  Thank you to Love Theatre Arts for coming in and helping us with our performances and to Mrs Payne for organising such a magical day.

 

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JH Trip to Museum of London and St Paul’s

On Monday 27th February, Junior House pupils travelled to London by coach to visit the Museum of London and St Paul’s Cathedral.  The girls were finding out more about the Great Fire of London and discovered what it would have been like to be living in the 1600s.  The girls had a wonderful day.  Thank you to all Senior House Teachers for taking us to London and to the mums who also came to help.

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House Day

On Friday 10th February we celebrated House Day.  Pupils dressed in their House colours – Red for Lancaster, White for York and Blue for Tudor.  The theme of the day was the Six Nations Rugby Tournament and we made fantastic flags of each country involved.  We had a House General Knowledge Quiz, which was great fun.  Tudor House won the quiz and was presented with the trophy.

 

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Form I Assembly on Mindfulness

On Friday 24th February, Form I celebrated their assembly by telling us all about mindfulness and how powerful a positive approach can be. Instead of thinking ‘This is too hard’ or ‘I give up’ FI asked us to consider thinking ‘I’ll use a different strategy’ or ‘This may take some time but I will get there’. They told the wonderful story of The Dot, written by Peter Reynolds. The girls gave excellent examples of how practice and trying hard has helped them to overcome difficulties and has given them the confidence to do well. Very well done to our FI girls for such a fantastic performance. Thank you to Mrs Hamilton and Mrs Hammond for organising the assembly and to all the parents and friends of FI who were able to attend.

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World Thinking Day

On Wednesday 22nd February, we celebrated World Thinking Day by inviting our pupils to wear their Guiding uniforms. We had a wonderful array of Rainbows, Brownies and a Beaver to represent Scouting. Our very own Mrs Bolton, Cheam Division Commissioner, led a fascinating assembly of what it is like to be a member of uniformed groups in 2017.  The girls were keen to share their very positive experiences of being a member of Girlguiding – making new friends, being part of a wider family, participating in outdoor activities and getting busy with arts and crafts to name but a few! The girls renewed their Promises and thoroughly recommended Girlguiding to their classmates.

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DT and Lego Day

This week our pupils enjoyed a day of DT and Lego. Throughout the day, Junior House and Senior House learned how to construct an entire Lego village – houses, rooftops, roads – the whole infrastructure was there! We are delighted to report there are several budding architects and engineers here at Seaton House.

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