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Beanfield Primary School

SMSC Calendar

 

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Scheduled Events

Beanfield Primary School SMSC/British Values Calendar September 2019 - July 2020

This is an overview of the key events we have planned for this year. There are so many worthy charities and awareness days - we have tried to include a range of different awareness celebrations.

Ambition for All month

 

Date

Event

What are we doing

Which year groups will be participating?

Wednesday 11th September

Get Involved Event

An afterschool event showcasing all the extra-curricular clubs that will be run at the school this year internally and by external parties. Parents/children trial out the club with the aim of signing up there and then.

  • To showcase extra-curricular events
  • To engage parents
Whole School Parent Event

Friday 13th September

Roald Dahl Day

A day dedicated to learning about Roald Dahl with each year group looking at specific book and indulging themselves into the book – producing pieces of writing.

  • To  learn about Roald Dahl
  • To produce extended pieces of writing linked to year group objectives based around a chosen Roald Dahl Book.
Whole School Event
Friday 20th September

NMPAT Music Recital

A music event to encourage children to appreciate and appraise live music, identifying a range of woodwind instruments and their involvement within music ensembles

  • To learn about live music.
  • To engage children in music.

Whole School Assembly

Friday 27th September

MacMillan Coffee Morning

A coffee morning aimed at engaging parents to come in to school.

  • To engage parents in the school communityparents and raise money for charity
Whole School Parent Event

Wednesday 9th October

Black History Month

An annual observance in the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African Diaspora. Children will attend a Whole School Assembly on Martin Luther King.

 

  • To promote knowledge of black history, culture and heritage
  • To heighten the confidence and awareness of black people in relation to their cultural heritage
Whole School Assembly

Thursday 10th October   

Harvest Celebrations

Year 3 & 4 will be celebrating this special occasion with the Minister of St Ninian’s Church.The whole school will be invited to make a special offering of food produce to be donated to Corby Food bank to support those in times of hardship within our local community and create a harvest giving box for their donations.

EYFS will cover harvest through The Story of the Little Red Hen.

  • To consider those who are less fortunate than ourselves
  • To make a contribution to support these people living within our local community.
  • To share in a whole school act of worship and thanks with friends and families of the school.

Years 3 & 4 

EYFS to cover in classes

Thursday 10th October

National Mental Health Day

During this day we will explore strategies and interventions which will allow us to have good Mental health and a positive growth mind-set. We will look at ways to promote mental health in staff and children throughout various activities. We will be holding a mufti day to raise money for this worthy cause.

  • To learn about Mental Health
  • To encourage pupils to make good choices and get support for mental health
  • To learn about healthy minds
  • To promote and encourage a good growth mind-set.
Whole School Event
Monday 21st October to Thursday 24th October

History Week

A week linked to WWII encompassing all areas of the curriculum. During the week there will be a whole school Mufti where children can dress up in WWII costumes or red for Remembrance. Year 5 to hold Tea party for parents.

To promote and engage children with History  

Thursday 24th October

DEAL

Whole School DEAL on WWII 

To engage with parents and the community

 

Wednesday 23rd October

Halloween Discos

The annual Halloween disco where children dress up and attend the Disco for their phase.

  • To attend the Halloween disco
  • To physically engage with singing and dancing

Years 1 to 6

Wednesday 23rd October

Diwali - The Festival of Lights

The Festival is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn around the world. This Festival will be cover in assemblies to mark the victory of light winning over darkness. EYFS will celebrate this special occasion by making Divas.

  • To explore how Hindu’s celebrate the traditional festival of Diwali.
  • To respect the beliefs of other cultures and religions
  • To share in a whole school act of worship

Whole School Assembly

EYFS to cover in classes

Wednesday 6th November 

 

The Gunpowder Plot

Children will learn all about the Gun powder plot and how Bonfire Night symbolises this significant event in British History. During the assembly and in classes the safety aspects of the event will be discussed to ensure Children are mindful of their personal safety and wellbeing.

  • To learn about the history of bonfire night
  • To promote British Values
  • To consider safety around this event

Whole School Assembly

Monday 11th November

Remebrance/ Armistice Day

As a school we will share a collective remembrance in honour of those who lost their lives in world war one, but also reflect upon other conflicts since this time in British history.  We shall be selling poppies in school in preparation for the day and during lessons children will explore the significance of this day in our history.  At 11am we will observe the national silence and reflect on our thoughts about what we have learned. Assembly linked to Remembrance

  • To learn about the reasons behind remembrance.
  • To give thanks to those who gave their lives and be thankful for what we have.
  • To celebrate and promote British values.
Whole School Assembly

Monday 11th to Friday 15th November

Anti-bullying Week

This year's theme is ‘change starts with us’ to raise awareness of the impact of bullying by encouraging them to speak out.  Children will be engaging in a range of activities all week: initially exploring what bullying is, what it looks like and what we can do if we see it happening or it is happening to us. Our school council will take feedback from each class to see if raising awareness is having an impact. 

Assembly linked to Anti Bullying week

  • To use the 'All different/All equal - by understanding the ways in which they are powerful and encouraging individual and collective action to stop bullying and create the best world possible. To raise awareness with parents and carers to use through supporting children with issues relating to bullying and working together with schools to stop bullying

Whole School Event

Friday 15th November

 

Children in Need

The chance for the school to help change young lives across the UK. – not only will we be looking out to recognise those who really are showing a change in attitude, commitment, focus and interest in the lives of others…We will be holding our annual mufti day to raise money for this worthy cause and there will be a range of competitions held to get your children involved

  • To take part in a national fundraising event
  • To learn about those who are less fortunate than ourselve: through poverty, poor health etc.
  • To explore champing changes in ourselves.

Whole School Event

Monday 18th to Friday 24th November

Road Safety Week

This week is part of an international awareness week to focus attention on the importance of Road Safety. Children will take part in a range of activities to learn about Road Safety.

  • To raise road safety awareness.
  • To run a school campaign to make the roads in our community a safer place.
Whole School Event
The Month of December

Advent/Christmas

The whole school will take part in a range of activities and acts of collective worship throughout Advent. As well as exploring advent around the world.    Whole school assembly on advent. 

  • To reflect upon and understand the true meaning of Christmas within the Christian faith.
  • To understand how Christmas is celebrated around the world
Whole School Assembly
Friday 6th December

Christmas Decoration Afternoon

An afternoon dedicated to creating Christmas decorations with parents who are invited in to create decorations with their children. 

To engage parents with their child's learning Whole School Parent Event
Tuesday 10th December

Beanfield Carols

We will be hosting a traditional family carol service in the school day, for families and friends of Beanfield. The children will perform Christmas poems and sing traditional carols

  • To form links with our local community
  • To develop our appreciation for a range of music
  • To share in a school act of worship

 

Year 5 and 6
Wednesday 11th December

Beanfield Christmas Fayre

Beanfield welcomes back our Christmas Fayre where children and parents will be invited in to look and buy from various craft stalls. 

To engage parents and local community Whole School Parent Event
Thursday 12th December

Christmas Carol House Competition

House teams in KS2 to organise a carol singing competition which will be judged by an impartial person.

To develop our appreciation for a range of music KS2 House Competition
Friday 13th December

Christmas Jumper Day

“Make the world better with a sweater.”  A chance to get into the festive spirit and pop on a Christmas jumper/ outfit.  The perfect gift this time of year – a donation to could help the charity ‘save the children’ bring essentials like healthcare, education, protection and food to the millions of children around the world who are missing out on the most basic support. Closer to home, it could give children living in severe poverty in the UK the chance of a better start in life.

  • To take part in a national fundraising event
  • To reflect upon those less fortunate than ourselves at this special time of year
Whole School Event
Wednesday 18th December

Glee sing at Lakelands Hospice

Our jolly glee club singers will be branching out into the community by visiting our local Lakelands hospice and spreading some  festive joy in a sing along with residents and their families

  • To form links with our local community
  • To boost community wellbeing by sharing our talents
 
Wednesday 15th January

Language of the Term - French

This term we will be recapping the basics of french: hello, good morning/ afternoon, goodbye, and thank you.  We will also explore France; it’s culture, landscape, food and traditions.  We would welcome any French speaking families/community members to share any items from their home country with their child’s class to further their understanding and enrich their experiences further.

  • To continue to learn basic French
  • To use this in day-to-day routines within the school
  • To promote MfL in school
Whole School Assembly
Friday 17th January

Glee attending Young Voices

Children of Glee will be taking part and representing Beanfield school at the young voices competition in Birmingham

  • To  sing confidently in solo and ensemble contexts
  • To boost community wellbeing by sharing our talents.
Glee Members
Monday 10th Friday to 15th February

Attendance week

A week to highlight the importance of attendance across the school including a range of activities and competitions  for the children to take part in.

To Boost whole school attendance

 

To promote attendance in school

Whole School

Event

Tuesday 11th  February

Safer Internet Day

The campaign's slogan, "Together for a better internet", is a call to action for all stakeholders to join together and play their part in creating a better internet for everyone, and especially for younger users. Assembly linked to internet safety Wednesday 12th February.

Whole School DEAL

  • To explore ways to keep myself safe using modern technologies.
  • To learn what to do if I think something unsafe is happening to me or someone I know
  • To enjoy using these technologies safely.

Whole School

Event

Thursday 13th February

International Book Giving Day

This is a worldwide initiative where schools all over the world allow children to bring in their old books and give them to other children to grow their enthusiasm for reading. This is a great way for children to give something back to the whole school community.

  • To raise the profile of reading for fun.
  • To explore books that I would not usually choose.
  • To promote community and giving.
Whole School Event
The Month of March

Lent/Easter

The whole school will take part in a range of activities and acts of collective worship throughout lent and Easter.   Whole school assemblies on Lent and Easter.

  • To reflect upon and understand the true meaning of lent and Easter within the Christian  faith
  • To understand how lent and Easter is celebrated around the world
Whole School Assembly
Thursday 5th March

World Book Day

Come dressed as your favourite book character!  For world book day this year groups will be looking at the works of popular children’s authors and we will all take part in DEAR activities (Drop everything and read!) across the school to promote the idea of reading for fun at school and at home with parents.

To raise the profile of reading for fun.

 

To explore books that I would not usually choose.

Whole School Event
Friday 6th March

Beanfield Bake Off House Competition

Childre to use at least two fair trade products in their bakes as part of Fair Trade Fortnight - Monday 24th February to Sunday 8th March

The Fair Trade Scheme offers 7.5 million people in the developing world a more secure future.

Childre will learn what fair trade is and bake to enter the competition using fair rrade products

  • To encourage children to become responsible citizens
  • To understand that fair trade can make a difference to farmer’s and worker’s lives
  • To be aware that retailers do treat their workers fairly
Whole School House Competition
Monday 9th to Friday 13th March

National Science Week

National Science Week refers to series of science-related activities that will take place across the whole school. Children will take part in Science

Investigations.   Link into a house competition for homework

  • To promote and engage children with Science
  • To meet objectives linked to areas of Science
Whole School Event
Wednesday 11th March

Holi

Children will learn about this important Hindu festival. How it is celebrated and why it is celebrated.

  • To explore how Hindu’s celebrate the traditional festival of Holi
  • To respect the beliefs of other cultures and religions.
  • To share in a whole school act of worship.
Whole School Assembly
Friday 13th March

Sports relief

Sports Relief is back this year, and as well as The Sport Relief Mile, we’ve planned our PE lessons to link into Sports Relief activities with the aim to raise funds for a great cause.

  • To come together as a school to raise funds to help vulnerable people
  • To reflect upon those less fortunate than ourselves.
Whole School Event
Thursday 19th March

Spring Movie night

The annual Movie night where children dress attend the Disco for their phase.

To attend the Movie night with their friends.

Whole School

After

School Event

Thursday 26th March

EYFS Easter Service

Our EYFS pupils will be preform to parents in an assembly to celebrate Easter. They will sing a few songs, with actions and a short reading, with a special performance from the Glee Club (school choir.)

Assembly linked to Easter

  • To form links with our local community
  • To develop our appreciation for a range of music
  • To celebrate with our families.
EYFS
Thursday 26th March

Easter Bonnet Competition

We will be holding our annual Easter bonnet competition and encourage families to work together creating these master pieces.

  • To take part in a house competition
  • To celebrate with our families.
  • To share in an act of worship.
KS1 and EYFS
Wednesday 29th April

Language of the term: German

This term we will learning the basics of Spanish: hello, good morning/ afternoon, goodbye and thank you.  We will also explore Germany; it’s culture, landscape, food and traditions.  We would welcome any German speaking families/community members to share any items from their home country with their child’s class to further their understanding and enrich their experiences further.

  • To learn about the landscape, cultures and traditions of countries that speak
  • To learn basic key vocabulary
  • To use this in day-to-day routines within the school.
Whole School Assembly
Wednesday 6th May

Geography day

Geography Day a day spent on geography-related activities that will take place across year 3-5 within the school. Children will take part in activities linked to Geography

  • To promote and engage children with Geography
  • To meet objectives linked to areas of Geography
Years 3 - 5
Monday 18th May to Friday 22nd May

Walk to School Week

During this week, all children are encouraged to ‘Walk to School’ and join the Beanfield walking bus which is led by our mascot ‘Zebra’ – watch out for details in a letter

  • To raise the importance of walking to school.
  • To run a school campaign to encourage children to walk to school.
Whole School Event
Wednesday 3rd June

EID

Children will learn about this important Muslim festival. How it is celebrated and why it is celebrated and how it marks the end of Ramadan which is the month of fasting and Prayer

  • To understand what EID is and the importance of it to Islam
  • To respect the beliefs of other cultures and religions.
Whole School Assembly
Thursday 4th June

Beanfield Maths day

A day spent on Maths related activities that will take place across the school. Children will take part in activities linked using and applying their maths skills to solve problems

  • To promote and engage children with Maths
  • To meet objectives linked to areas of Maths
Whole School Event
Thursday 11th June

Whole School DEAR/Author Day

This year groups will be looking at the works of popular children's authors and we will all take part in DEAR activities (Drop Everything and Read!) across the school to promote the idea of reading for fun at school and at home with parents

  • To raise the profile of reading for fun.
  • To explore books from a range of authors with friends and family
Whole School Event
Monday 15th to Friday 19th June

Wellbeing Week

During Wellbeing week we will explore strategies and interventions which will allow us to have good wellbeing and a positive growth mind-set. During the week, we will also link in Healthy school Week where children will learn about healthy lifestyle choices too.

  • To learn about wellbeing
  • To encourage pupils to make good choices
  • To learn about healthy lifestyles
  • To promote and encourage a good growth mind-set
Whole School Event
Friday 26th June

Northamptonshire Blind association fund raiser.

A whole school Mufti wear bright colours and sunglasses to raise money for a charity that supports children within the school community.

  • To come together as a school to raise funds to help vulnerable people
  • To reflect upon those less fortunate than ourselves.
Whole School Event
Monday 29th June to Friday 3rd July

Art Week

During this week, the classes will be expected to produce work that goes on display – inside and outside of the classroom. Remember to make links with other areas of the curriculum.

  • To promote and engage children with Art and DT
  • To meet Art objectives
  • To produce work for displays in classrooms and open areas
Whole School Event
Thursday 9th July

Music  House competition

House teams in KS1 to organise a singing competition which will be judged by an impartial person

To develop our appreciation for a range of music

 

KS1 House Competition
Friday 10th July

Glee Summer Spectacular

An evening event held at school with a special accompaniment by a Brass Band – to make this a fun filled musical event.  Come along and join us for an end of year spectacular

  • To form links with our local community
  • To boost community wellbeing by sharing our talents.
Glee Members
Wednesday 15th July

End of year Discos

The annual end of year disco where children dress up and attend the Disco for their phase to celebrate the end of the year.

  • To attend the End of Year Disco
  • To physically engage with singing and dancing
Whole School After School Event

 

House Points

  • Responsibility

    11473PTS
  • Tolerance

    9820PTS
  • Pride

    11079PTS
  • Freedom

    10653PTS
  • Respect

    10308PTS