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Enrichment

At Grendon Primary School, we offer an Enrichment Programme to all pupils. This enrichment provides pupils with learning opportunities beyond the academic curriculum. It supports the broadening of experiences and the development of life skills. Our Enrichment programme directly meets our school aims

  • We can offer enriching activities, events and experiences
  • We can build independent and resilient learners who are able to communicate confidently

We want pupils to leave Grendon Primary School with a breadth of experience, an understanding of opportunity and a bank of happy memories.

There are various strands of our enrichment provision, each with a specific purpose. Further information is included below.

Whole School Days

  • Develop cohesion and collaboration across the school community
  • Promote school priorities
  • Link to academic subject areas
  • Provide memorable learning experiences

Plans for 2020-21
Autumn Term: PSHE – Mental Health Day – Children learn about mental health and practice ways to be mentally healthy including yoga, emotional intelligence, mindfulness and support networks.

Spring Term: Music – Sing Up Day – Children take part in a whole school singing challenge and join with schools and choirs around the world to learn, sing and perform this years Sing Up anthem.

Summer Term: PE – Children learn about the Olympics and think about healthy lifestyles, goal setting and growth mind-set.

Junior Leadership Days

  • Develop leadership skills
  • Increase pupil voice and pupil impact
  • Develop cohesion and collaboration across the school community
  • Provide memorable learning experiences
  • Promote school priorities
  • Enable action at a school, national or global scale

Plans for 2020-21
Autumn Term: Road Safety Day – We can improve Grendon Road - Junior Leaders launch our school’s road safety awareness initiative to address concerns of unsafe car behaviours on Grendon Road.

Spring Term: Red Nose Day – Junior Leaders ensure that WE CAN contribute to our global community through charity work.

Summer Term: To be decided by the Junior Leaders.

Grendon Passports

  • Broaden life experiences beyond the academic
  • Raise aspirations
  • Develop life skills
  • Celebrate interests, talents achievements and skills
  • Provide memorable learning experiences

Plans for 2020-21
Autumn Term: Pupil consultation on the future of the Grendon Passport. Explaining enrichment to pupils and asking what activities and experiences do our pupils want to see in the passports?

Spring and Summer Term: To be confirmed.

Assembly and Collective Worship

  • Build community
  • Recognise and celebrate achievement
  • Promote attendance
  • Mark religious and cultural events
  • Teaching the school's embedded principles, Children's Rights and British Values

Collective Worship Planning
Social distancing rules and time constraints from increased hygiene procedures mean that we are currently unable to gather for assembly collective worship. Once we are able to gather again, details of assembly plans for the current half term will appear here.

Calendar Events

  • Mark key events in the calendar
  • Provide opportunities for the whole school, parents and the wider community to gather, share and celebrate together.

In the Autumn term we will settle into our new classes. We will celebrate Christmas with parties, shows and a Church Nativity.

In the Spring term, we will celebrate Mothering Sunday, celebrate Easter and celebrate Eid.

In the Summer term, we will celebrate Father's Day, hold Sports Day and have a music concert.

For details of calendar events, please see the school calendar.

Clubs and After School Activities

  • Develop personal interests
  • Teach new skills
  • Work on talents
  • Develop co-operation and teamwork
  • Commit for a period of time
  • Build confidence and friendship
  • Place adults as role models
  • Promote different academic subjects
  • Provide memorable learning experiences
  • Reflect confidence and enthusiasm into other areas of school life

We run a variety of clubs and after school activities across the school year. Further details can be found under News and Events HERE.

For the most up to date images on our whole school days please click to visit the GALLERY and LATEST NEWS.

To see what is coming up, please keep an eye on our school CALENDAR.