Enrichment

The enrichment of the curriculum is every classteachers responsiblty, however the school has a number of specific enrichment days throughout the year.  These are supported through the school leadership team.

Please see our Twitter and Facebook page for photos of last year's (and this year's) events.  Details for parents of each event is published in our school weekly newsletter.

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2017 - 2018 ST MARGARET’S ENRICHMENT DAYS

14 September 2017 - Kenyan visitors from Thika Diocese

8 - 20 October 2017- BOLD Careers & Aspirations Week

17 November 2017 - BBC Children in Need Day

13 - 17 November 2017 - Anti-bullying Week 'All Different, All Equal': Encourages schools to tackle bullying and make schools safer learning environments. The theme will be around school and community and will provide scope to explore safer routes to and from school, community cohesion, engaging parents/carers in school life, cyberbullying, and extended school provision.

25 - 3 December 2017 - National Tree Week : A major countrywide festival founded to mark the start of the planting season and celebrate trees and woods. It includes tree planting and other events, such as tree dressing, talks and story telling.

16 February 2018 - Chinese New Year
This is the first day in the Year of the Dog
The traditional Chinese lunar year begins at sunset on the day of the second New Moon following the winter solstice. Chinese New Year celebrations last two weeks and end with Teng Chieh.

27 January - 3 February - National Storytelling Week
An annual event which aims to raise awareness of this ancient form of entertainment. Over 350 nationwide storytelling events and performances were organised this year for National Storytelling Week in Theatres, Book Shops, Libraries, Schools, Museums, Arts Centres, Storytelling Clubs, Retirement Homes

6 February 2018 - E Safety / Safer Internet Day: Safer Internet Day takes place each year in February to promote safer and more responsible us of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world

13 February - Shrove Tuesday : Christian celebration day on the eve of Ash Wednesday, which begins Lent, a time of fasting and devotions. Pancakes are often served.

27 February - 11 March - Fairtrade Fortnight : A good oportunity to encourage students to think about where their food comes from and how they can help people in poorer countries.

1 March 2018 - World Book Day

2 March 2018 - World Day of Prayer

7 March 2018 - World Maths Day: World Maths Day takes place on the first Wednesday in March. Students from across the globe unite in a celebration of numbers over the internet. The event aims to lift numeracy standards in a fun and meaningful way.

9 - 18 March 2018 - National Science and Engineering Week : National Science Week takes place every March. This year is has a new name. It is an opportunity for people of all ages to take part in science, engineering and technology activities

12 March 2018 - Commonwealth Day: Commonwealth Day is an annual event during which all the fifty-four member countries of the Commonwealth celebrate their links with one another. Commonwealth Day is held on the second Monday in March, and the day is celebrated around the world, from the Head of the Commonwealth, Her Majesty The Queen, who issues a special message, through Commonwealth Prime Ministers and Presidents to the citizens of the Commonwealth, particularly school children.

20 March 2018 - World Storytelling Day

21 March 2018 - World Forestry Day

1 - 8 April- Christ is Risen! (Holy Week)

23 April 2018 - St George's Day  (England's Patron Saint and National Day)
Christian remembrance of a person who, in the 4th century, was a martyr and became an ideal of martial valour and selflessness. Legend of killing a dragon is connected with this patron saint of England.

15 - 21 May 2018 - Christian Aid Week : Christian Aid Week is an annual door-to-door fundraising drive by the charity Christian Aid. Christian Aid works with 700 local organisations across 50 developing countries. Working with poor communities, it trains people to deal with the effects of climate change and prepares them for the threat of natural disasters.

15 - 22 May 2018 - British Sandwich Week!

8 June 2018 - Royalty & British Values (Queen's Birthday)

29 June 2018 School Spirituality & Values Day

Wk 6 July 2018 School Enterprise Week / Nairobi Baby Rescue Centre Fundraiser

6 July 2018 - Children's Art Day : Children's Art Day is held across the country. It is an opportunity for children to sample and enjoy the wide range of visual arts.

12 & 13 July 2018 - School Diversity Days

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