Highfield Blog

the power of words

10:43 - 01 Mar 2022

On Thursday this week we will be celebrating World Book Day. Everyone will all be dressing up as a word. On Monday morning I talked to the children about the power of words and how strange the world would be withoiut any. I used my assembly words on Monday to create happy...

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The Name Jar

10:20 - 07 Feb 2022

This morning I shared a fictional story "The Name Jar" with the children about a little girl who moved to the USA from Korea and decided to change her name because the children in her class found it difficult to pronounce. At the end of the story the little girl had realised t...

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Chinese New Year

09:45 - 31 Jan 2022

This morning we watched a short film about Chinese New Year. The themes of hope (lanterns), wisdom (Dragon), long life (noodles) and good luck (the colour red) have all been passed down through generations of Chinese families. The importance of who we are and where we are from...

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