Season of Autumn & Halloween Cafe

Date: October 21, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

On the last afternoon of Half Term, Mrs Thomas’s class hosted a Halloween Café in the nurture flat to raise funds for the local charity “The Beatrice” Narrowboat.

This was the culmination of a lot of curriculum work around the season of Autumn, encompassing studies in Design & Technology, English, Maths, Art, Science and Bushcraft.

Mrs Thomas has introduced and developed some exciting Artwork by studying the artist Andy Goldsworthy who uses natural materials in the environment to make outdoor sculptures.  It has been a pleasure to see this topic develop over the weeks.

There was a wonderful array of Halloween themed food, drink and games, with carved pumpkins for sale and many interesting decorations.  Nothing scary; just humorous!  Students in Mrs Jackson’s class visited Knivedon and carved Halloween lanterns from pumpkins which looked very season too.

All students were involved in making, serving and “cashing up” as well as clearing up!  The café raised £110.  A wonderful sum – but even more significantly a very rewarding afternoon reflecting everyone’s work.  Special thanks to Mrs Thomas and her team! Next stop…. Christmas, with Remembrance Day and Children In Need in between!