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Early Years New Intake Open Morning will be Thursday 23rd November, 9:30-11am, including a school menu tasting... on Breakfast club from 7:45am daily. Last service 8:00am, cost £2... After School Activities finish this week (Friday 13th October) and resume after half term (Monday 30th October) Activities run from 3:20pm – 4:20pm apart from Judo, which will finish at 4:30pm... Follow us on Twitter @downderryschool and check out our new blog! "I really like all my teachers at Downderry School. They do fun lessons and I always learn new stuff everyday. I hope I can stay here forever" - (Pupil in Year 2). Please can we remind all parents that due to an increasing number of allergies within our school we are unable to issue party bags and cakes. We will continue to recognise birthdays in our Monday assemblies.

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Lewisham Mayor visit

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Following the success of the Young Mayor's programme, Downderry were invited to visit with the Mayor of Lewisham, Sir Steve Bullock. Some of our year 5 and 6 pupils, along with other local schools, met with the Mayor in his chambers and asked some challenging questions!

MP Heidi Alexander

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School Council invited local MP Heidi Alexander in for assembly and to announce new Head Pupils.

 

Downderry Primary School were incredibly lucky to begin the new year with a visit from our local MP Heidi Alexander. Heidi delivered a motivational assembly to the children, talking about the responsibility of head pupils and members of school council representatives. Heidi also discussed her role as a Labour MP and answered the children's challenging questions. To finish the inspiring assembly, Heidi announced the names our of new Head Boy and Head Girl Alex and Maurisha.

 

http://www.downderryprimaryschool.com/news/detail/mp-heidi-alexander-visit/

School improvements

School council organised a competition to design some magnificent mosaics. The mosaics, pictured below, adorns the walls of the Dining Hall and school office.

 

The impact of the school council can also be seen by the installation of additional playground apparatus to the key stage 2 playground.

School Council Meets the Mayor

Read about what happened when our children met the mayor of Lewisham.

School Council's campaign for a cleaner and greener area around our school

Read here about how our children have been campaigning to improve the area around our school for the whole community.

 

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