“I don’t want control, I want to let go! What about us?” These are words sung by Pink. Our children don’t want more control, they want to let go. They want and need to be children. Are our children listening to us? We are told to talk. We are told to embrace technology. #WeAreSoWithIt. We … More The Great Divorce (the increasing distance between us and our children)
The Beast from the East brought snow – lots of it; so much snow in fact that many of us in the boarding community were snowed in over our exeat – children and resident staff. Instead of looking at it as an exeat lost, we saw it as a rare opportunity to spend some quality … More Snowed in and smiling all the way!
Another busy day. Highlights included: The Pre-Prep had a visit from Marky the Guide Dog and his owner Alex. They learnt all about how a guide dog is trained and handled, looked at some braille and tried on pairs of glasses with different lenses to simulate varying degrees of sight loss. Click here to see … More Festival of Wellbeing – Day Four
The week is racing by and today we have had another busy day with a focus on wellbeing and mindfulness. Highlights included: Local artist, Donna Vale held workshops all day for the children to make starlings. All the starlings have been attached to a 7 metre long piece of jute to form our very own … More Festival of Wellbeing – Day Three
Today was run in top gear with events crammed back to back during the day. Highlights included: A visit by Australia’s most popular childen’s author, Andy Griffiths, filled the theatre with laughter. Children from Year 1 up to and including Year 6, and also children from Baltonsborough Primary School and North Cadbury Primary School laughed … More Festival of Wellbeing – Day Two
Today saw the launch of our amazing Festival of Wellbeing. A day jam packed with events for parents and children and a week covering all aspects of mental and physical health. Some highlights today were: Our Dance-a-thon – we danced to Justin Timberlake to raise money for YCAA (Yeovil Community Arts Association). This was such … More Festival of Wellbeing – Day One
Year 3 have been enjoying getting ready for the upcoming Festival of Wellbeing by creating our own Wellbeing tree. This beautiful tree will act as the centrepiece, growing with our ideas and thoughts about how we can work towards having … Strong minds, strong bodies, Gentle thoughts, gentle minds! Mrs Bartlett. Click here to see our … More Strong minds, strong bodies. Gentle thoughts, gentle minds!
Andy Griffiths is coming to Hazlegrove as part of our Festival of Wellbeing. Andy will see children from Year 1 through to and including Year 6. There will be a book signing afterwards. Click here if you would like to authorise your child to have a book from Andy Griffiths and have it signed. After … More Australia’s most popular author is coming to Hazlegrove during our Festival
There will be lots going on during our Festival week for you and your friends. Please have a look at the list of events below. Tickets for all events are available from Mrs Hunter at the Reception Desk. Full details are in our online programme, click here to view. WELLBEING BOOK SALE We will be … More Lots of events for parents during our Festival of Wellbeing
These books will be on display at the reception desk during the festival week 5 to 11 March 2018. Please do come and have a browse. Click here to see what’s happening during our festival week.