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We are pleased to announce that the Year 6 cohort will be welcomed back on Monday 30th November, having been given the all clear by Public Health England… Our "Virtual Open Day" for 2021 Reception parents is available in the "About" section... Gates are open for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 children from 8:35am - 8:50am, Reception 8:50am-9:00am at Key Stage 1 gate, Nursery 9:00am for the Children Centre entrance... For collection, Reception gates open 2:45-3:00pm, Key Stage 1 & 2 gates open 2:55-3:10pm... Please try to keep to these times and avoid blocking the school entrance and exit points...

Remembrance

The children and staff at Downderry commemorated Remembrance Day with a special assembly and a one minute silence. We were honoured to have Pete, an ex-serviceman, introduce our silence by playing the ‘Last Post’. The children showed a huge amount of respect and understanding throughout the day.

 

A small number of pupils went to the cenotaph on 11/11 to lay a wreath on behalf of the school- lest we forget. We were delighted to be joined by Mr. Lowe, an engineer in the Armed forces, who made our service even more special.

 

Downderry are privileged to be involved in a special collaborative Remembrance video orchestrated by Bonus Pastor, featuring our Head Pupils reading two prayers. Visit the “Community’ section of our website to view the video.

 

Thank you for supporting this year’s Poppy Appeal. Slap bands were certainly a clear favourite with our children.

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