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Flamingo Class Trip to Brio’s

4th December 2017

Flamingo class enjoyed a fantastic trip to Brio’s last week! The children had an opportunity to watch demonstrations of the chefs making pizzas and had a sensory session, playing with the dough and exploring the toppings. They were able to try a range of different foods including olives, breadsticks and pepperoni before watching their pizzas being made and put in the special pizza oven. All the children tried their pizzas and took any remaining home in their own pizza boxes. They all enjoyed ice cream or sorbet for dessert!! Lorraine, the owner of Brio’s would like to invite any child from Palatine along to Brio’s with their family as they are happy to accommodate all addition needs!

 

Albion Cup Tournament

4th December 2017

Palatine football team played in the Albion Cup Tournament at the Triangle Centre, Burgess Hill.  The team played amazingly well in all of their games and made it through to the semi finals against many other School teams.  They were only just beaten in the last minute of the match, missing the final.

All of the players worked so well as a team and the energy they put in to every game was incredible.  We are very proud of all of them for their amazing  efforts and football skills.

Paraplay Day at Chichester University

4th December 2017

On Wednesday 29th November hedgehog class attended a Paraplay Day at Chichester University.  The children experienced a variety of different sports run by Chichester University students.  All of the children joined in the wide range of activities available and thoroughly enjoyed trying out new sports! Well done Hedgehog class!

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Vote for us in the Aviva Community Fund

6th November 2017

We have applied for funding with Aviva Community Fund for refurbishing our Soft Play Room.  You can help us win the bid by registering on the Aviva Community Fund website (details above).  Once you have registered you are able to vote 10 times.  Please share the details with family and friends to give us a winning chance.

Cornfield School Students created resources for Palatine

20th October 2017

This week students from Cornfield School have been working to create sensory resources for us.  They had a board meeting with members of our school council who briefed them on what resources we needed.  Thank you to the students and staff at Cornfield School.

Bumblebee Class visit Mewsbrook Park

20th October 2017

Bumblebees have been working on developing their skills in keeping safe whilst exploring the local environment. They have visited Highdown Gardens and Mewsbrook park.

Boccia Tournament

20th October 2017

Some of our pupils in Key Stage 2 attended a Boccia Tournament with  several other local schools. They all tried really hard and played amazingly well. Well done to all of them for representing Palatine School.

 

Connor Saunders Foundation donate a defibrilator to the school

20th October 2017

The school are extremely grateful to receive a defibrillator from the Connor Saunders Foundation.  Mrs Saunders, Connors’s mum,  presented the defibrilator to the staff and children in Seahorse Class.  Below is a letter from Mrs Saunders and more information about ‘The Connor Saunders Foundation.’

“I am delighted that Palatine Primary School have been presented with a Defibrillator thanks to my son Connor’s foundation.  It was an honour to spend time in your school to help make it heart safe and we would like to thank you all; staff, governors and children  for making us feel so welcome. Special thanks to all staff that helped in making this possible for your school. We hope you never have to use it but should you need to in an emergency it is there to help save a life. Love and Blessings .

Mrs Saunders.  Connor’s extremely proud Mum x”

The Connor Saunders Foundation

On April 14th 2012 our son Connor Saunders’ life was taken after he was assaulted in Rottingdean Brighton. He was just 19 years of age.  Connor loved life and life loved Connor, he made our world a better place.

We as Connor’s Family have set up a charity to keep his memory and legacy alive! The Connor Saunders Foundation (Registered Charity No. 1148677) supports three wonderful causes that are close to Connor’s heart:

      Supplying football clubs and schools locally with Defibrillators and the required training;

Providing professional football coaching in schools for children with disabilities and learning

      difficulties;

Raising Awareness for Organ Donation     

Connor made the selfless decision at the tender age of 16 to become an Organ Donor and because of that he saved 5 lives and helped enhance the life of a 10 month old baby too. Connor was a wonderful kind gentle person who was loved by everyone – he was one of a kind – the best kind.

Please check out Connor’s website wwwconnors5.com for more info, upcoming fundraising events and how you can help to support his foundation.

We are so unbelievably proud that your school is now heart safe thanks to our Connor’s foundation.

Kind regards The Saunders Family, 5 is Alive

 

Seahorse Class play Boccia

2nd October 2017

“A Sports Coach from Oak Grove College set up Boccia for Seahorse Class this morning in the hall.  One of our Seahorses was particularly fabulous and demonstrated an awareness of the presence of an adult during the game.”

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