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International Day of Peace

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Our first house T-shirt day!!




 Learning together
 Wild Wednesday nature painting Stage one was to draw a still life scene using oil pastels  Next we used watery paints to add colour and explore colour mixing further.









 We enjoyed making mam noodles - some of us liked them and some of us did not.  We are all different.


Coastal Clean Up Day and Green Peace Day!

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Today at GIS students are dressing like "hippies" as it is Green Peace Day. This day was started by people in the 1970's. 




Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.


Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace by: Catalysing an energy revolution to address the number one threat facing our planet: climate change.Defending our oceans by challenging wasteful and destructive fishing, and creating a global network of marine reserves.Protecting the world's ancient forests and the animals, plants and people that depend on them.Working for disarmament and peace by tackling the causes of conflict and calling for the elimination of all nuclear weapons.Creating a toxic free future with safer alternatives to hazardous chemicals in today's products and manufacturing.Campaigning for sus…

Cosmic Kids Yoga

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Reception children love to do yoga. We have been enjoying doing it as a group each Tuesday afternoon. Here is the latest one we did which was so much fun.


Foundation Information Evening

Thank you
Can I say a huge thank you to everyone who managed to come to our parent information evening it was great to see so many of you. I completely understand that some of you wanted to come but were unable to make the event. If you would like myself or Ms Elyssa to meet up with you at another time to go briefly through some of the things covered last Thursday, please do let us know as we can always make time. 
Thank you all also for your cooking donations, it makes a huge difference to the variety of things we can cook. A huge thank you in general for your support and enthusiasm in supporting your child with the 'This is me' bags and the 'building a picture of'  information sheet. 







Dear parents and care-givers,
We are delighted to invite you to our annual Foundation Information Evening. This event will give you a chance to find out more about the classroom organisation and curriculum. The group meeting will start in your child's classroom at 6pm on Thursday 3…

Welcome to Reception

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Dear Parents and Caregivers, Welcome to Reception  this year at the Garden International School. I know that we are looking forward to a great time of learning and fun with your children. I just want to outline some information that may be of interest as we begin. When your child arrives in the morning they will put their backpacks in their cubbies and put their water bottles in their class water bottle tray so that they can access them whenever they need to have a drink. They can then move to one of the open play areas. 7.30 – 8.00 The play room and back playground will be open and monitored for your child to play in. 8.00 – 8.30 The top playground and sandpit will also be opened and staffed for your child to go to. 8.30 The bell will ring and all the parents will be asked to leave promptly. The children will tidy up and come in to class ready to start their school day. Please do not leave your child in the playground if there is no one on duty. Their safety is our highest priority. If you a…
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Welcome to Year 2017-18. School starts again on Thursday August 17. Looking forward to seeing you then.