Music as Therapy when Nursery sang for elderly residents at Highfield House

The Nursery children visited Highfield House in Castle Cary to sing to the residents there. Both the elderly residents and the Nursery children had a great time. It was lovely to see the old folks eyes light up as the children sang and acted out their songs. We really saw Music as Therapy in action. A memorable first … More Music as Therapy when Nursery sang for elderly residents at Highfield House

PSHE – Let’s relaunch, rethink and revitalise

Our schools and timetables still largely reflect the past. Okay, maybe there are subjects that didn’t feature when we were children, like Digital Design, Outdoor Ed, Drama and Dance or Chess but in essence, the old faithfuls are still here and hogging the lion’s share of the day. Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) was … More PSHE – Let’s relaunch, rethink and revitalise

Prep School Harvest Sale in aid of Mary’s Meals raised £349.00

To celebrate our annual Harvest Assembly, pupils brought in a vast range of produce. It made an excellent display and helped us all appreciate the many gifts we enjoy. The produce was sold at the sign out hut in aid of Mary’s Meals, as we made sure we, as a community, remember the needs of … More Prep School Harvest Sale in aid of Mary’s Meals raised £349.00

Coffee and cake for everyone in aid of Macmillan

Julie T from our catering department put on a wonderful coffee morning in aid of Macmillan. From sumptuous chocolate cake, to scrummy lemon drizzle cake and delightfully moist Somerset apple slices to exotic and delicious orange cup cakes and much more, it was difficult to know what to choose as they all looked so delicious. “I … More Coffee and cake for everyone in aid of Macmillan

We sponsor Jenneh Appiah and Samuel Tagba in Sierra Leone

The Hazlegrove Community sponsors two Ebola orphans in Sierra Leone, Jenneh Appiah and Samuel Tagba through the charity Wharf Kids. Jenneh’s father, mother and sister died of Ebola. Jenneh had Ebola but survived. She lives in a tiny little house (two small rooms) in Magazine Wharf, a really disadvantaged slum area on the sea front … More We sponsor Jenneh Appiah and Samuel Tagba in Sierra Leone

We sponsor Sebastian Lekurtut Kurwaki in Kenya

The Hazlegrove Community is sponsoring Sebastian Lekurtut Kurwaki through four years of secondary education in Kenya. Sebastian comes from a single-parent family; his father died when he was a toddler. Sebastian’s home is with his mother and brother in a village North of Segera called Sukutan. He is attending Maranda High School in Bondo in … More We sponsor Sebastian Lekurtut Kurwaki in Kenya

Year 4 make maps of Hazlegrove out of materials scavenged from the woods!

Members of year 4 spent Wednesday afternoon thinking about what a map of Hazlegrove would look like if it were made out of materials scavenged from the woods! They started with a sketch diagram, then moved on to hunt for building materials wherever they could find them. Some focused on the little details (flowerbeds, the … More Year 4 make maps of Hazlegrove out of materials scavenged from the woods!