African Week part 2…

During our African Week, the children were invited to take part in an African drumming session. This activity was thoroughly enjoyed by both the children and the adults in school.

To end our African week, the children were invited to come into school in African inspired outfits.  Mrs Clarke held a fashion show in the hall and there were small prizes for the best dressed!  Even the adults enjoyed strutting their stuff down the catwalk!

Here are just some of the best dressed…

We decided to gather on the yard and Mr McClelland took a short video ….


A big massive thank you to all of the parents and children for helping us make African Week such a great success!

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