Highfield Blog

World Hello Day

09:16 - 22 Nov 2021

Did you know that the 21st November is World Hello Day?  Today we are going to take part at school. Everyone has the challenge of saying hello to ten other people throughout the day (not in their clas). We can also try to say hello in different languages and we can also s...

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Remembrance , tolerance and liberty

09:33 - 08 Nov 2021

This morning we all listed to an orchestra playing Elgar's "Nimrod" which is a beautiful piece of music played every year on remembrance day. We took time to remember why we wear poppies every year. This year will be the 100th anniversary of the first time the public wore a po...

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Betty Campbell

08:29 - 18 Oct 2021

THis month we have been celebrating Black History Month. This morning I shared with the children the inspirational story of Betty Campbell, the first black headteacher in Wales. Betty was born in 1934 and was told at an early age by a teacher that she should not dream of becom...

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