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  • Monday 19 February 2024 Outdoor and Adventure Curriculum As part of their Outdoor and Adventure curriculum learning, 6th Form students at Perseid went to either Dragon Quest Adventure Golf or Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf centers, to develop their golf skills.This opportunity also provided students with access to the community, and utilised their skill builders learning, as students engaged in conversations with the office staff about work development and their jobs.
  • Wednesday 14 February 2024 Trip to the Zoo
  • Thursday 8 February 2024 Poppy runs for SeeAbility Poppy, whose younger brother attends Perseid School, has chosen to run the London Marathon and raise funds for SeeAbility. Below, Poppy shares in her own words why she has chosen to race and fundraise for SeeAbility.
  • Tuesday 6 February 2024 The MSSP Boccia Championships On Friday 26th January, Perseid pupils from KS3 and Sixth Form took part in the MSSP Boccia Championships, in partnership with the Merton School Sport Partnership.
  • Thursday 1 February 2024 Upper School Parliament Feedback Upper School Parliament took part in a feedback questionnaire this month. We were thrilled to learn more about their experience, and to hear their thoughtful suggestions or the school and contributions on what else we could do to improve, for all. Check it out!
  • Thursday 25 January 2024 Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) Last term, the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) came to work with Upper School Parliament. They worked with Tess and Lydia to develop a pledge for the school on how we can help the environment and climate change. School Parliament will be using the knowledge they learned to develop a poster to remind themselves and their peers of the things they can do to help protect our planet!
  • Monday 15 January 2024 In the Rainforest Parrot Class have been enjoying their new Creative Curriculum topic of The Rainforest. Pupils have been exploring the different sounds in the rainforest, tried on some animal masks, crafted Toucan art, and identified animals! It has been a great start to the Spring term.
  • Tuesday 9 January 2024 A Visit from Robin Hood To celebrate the return to school and kick start 2024, pupils enjoyed our annual tradition of a panto, on the first day back. Lower and Upper school were very excited to welcome Shooting Star Entertainments for a Pantomime performance of Robin Hood. Pupils really enjoyed the engaging show, which was filled with songs, silliness and lots of jokes. It was a lovely start to the Spring Term!
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024 London Youth Games Awards
  • Friday 22 December 2023 Visit to Hornimans
  • Thursday 21 December 2023 Winter Market Pets as Therapy (PAT) is an approach where animals are utilised to calmly promote positive wellbeing across a range of settings. At Perseid, this previously included pupils taking the dogs for walks in the grounds, caring for them, reading stories and talking to them. This initiative supports communication, language, social/emotional development and well-being and we are already seeing positive impacts. Our existing animal based provision includes our resident Lower School pet rabbits Comet and Star and KS3 horse-riding lessons at Diamond Riding Centre.
  • Wednesday 20 December 2023 Borough Market
  • Monday 18 December 2023 School Council for Climate Change
  • Friday 15 December 2023 Tina Harvey OBE
  • Thursday 14 December 2023 The National Autistic Society Following a two day visit from two National Autistic Society Consultants, in March 2023, we were please to maintain our Autism Accreditation Award in recognition of the good autism practice provided for our autistic learners.
  • Wednesday 13 December 2023 Learning with the Police Last week, our safer schools police officers visited Upper School. They had a tour of the school and then the pupils had a work encounter experience where they asked questions about the job role, the skills they need to fulfil their role and where they gained the knowledge to fulfil their role.
  • Friday 8 December 2023 Link Visits from Mainstream Peers Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Wednesday 6 December 2023 End of Year Discos Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Monday 4 December 2023 Music Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Wednesday 29 November 2023 School Council Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Monday 27 November 2023 UK Parliament Ambassador Programme Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Thursday 23 November 2023 Duke of Edinburgh Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Tuesday 21 November 2023 PE Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Monday 20 November 2023 Outdoor Learning Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Friday 17 November 2023 Schools Partnership Alliance In November 2023, Perseid School attended the School Partnership Alliance Annual conference for the first time, a demonstration of our commitment to partnership working.
  • Wednesday 15 November 2023 Careers Education Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Monday 13 November 2023 Arts at Perseid School At Perseid we know that the Arts are essential for promoting positive emotional and physical well-being. Learning through drama, dance, art and music supports pupils to make meaningful links to life experiences, form strong memories, develop a sense of self and allow learners to experiment with being creative and independent within a safe space. Our 2023 summer term arts foci included:
  • Saturday 11 November 2023 Remembrance Day
  • Thursday 9 November 2023 Online Safety Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Monday 6 November 2023 Graduation and Achievement Awards Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Friday 3 November 2023 Quality of Teaching and Learning Here we take the opportunity to look back on the highlights and outcomes of key aspects of the pupil experience and curriculum at Perseid School, Summer 2023.
  • Monday 30 October 2023 Introducing our new Head Pupil! Following his thorough job role application and successful interview, Albino has made an awesome start as Head Pupil. This is a great opportunity for Albino to develop his essential skills and take responsibility fulfilling an important role within the Upper School setting and he is already doing an amazing job.
  • Wednesday 25 October 2023 Silver Kite Mark The Kitemark, a nationally recognised award, rewards schools for their commitment to, and development of, PE, school sports clubs and competitions. Well done to each and every child that has represented Perseid School this year throughout the sporting calendar, your achievements have played a big part in us gaining the Silver Award.
  • Thursday 19 October 2023 Skills Builder Award
  • Tuesday 17 October 2023 Sport and Leisure Outdoor Lessons 6th Form Kusuma and Dali Class ventured to Morden Recreational Park, for Sport and Leisure outdoor fitness lessons and trail walking.
  • Monday 9 October 2023 Jack Petchey Awards On Monday 3rd October, Lead Practitioner and 6th Form Teacher Louise, Upper School Assistant Headteacher Rebecca and Executive Headteacher Fiona accompanied three of our KS4 and 6th Form pupils to collect their Jack Petchey awards at the Polka Theatre.
  • Wednesday 4 October 2023 Carrot Harvest Ladybird pupils have been busy with an exciting carrot harvest after sowing the seeds last year in the edible garden. We’ve also spotted some raspberries that are ready to eat!
  • Friday 29 September 2023 Starfish Class go to Morden Library Starfish (KS1) class went on their first trip of the academic year to visit Morden Library as part of their Learning Outside the Classroom curriculum! The class were lucky with the good weather and had a very successful trip to the library, sharing books with adults, exploring the soft play equipment and enjoying the bubble tube. Starfish class aim to develop their skills over the year to become more confident out and about in public.
  • Thursday 21 September 2023 Forest School Pupils across the Lower School have been spending time outside exploring the Forest School area and Edible Garden with Josie, the new Forest School Lead. We’re all particularly excited with how colourful the Forest School is looking at the moment with the growth of our wildflowers!
  • Monday 18 September 2023 Write Here, Write Now with the Polka Theatre Last term, Tiger Class have had the opportunity to take part in the Polka Theatre's Write Here, Write Now Project and on Friday attended their Celebration Event! They got to perform in a theatre to their parents, friends and other local schools.
  • Wednesday 13 September 2023 Leading Edge Framework for Exceptional Education Perseid School is an active member of the SSAT network, the largest and most active network of schools in the country, helping teachers to empower pupils to succeed, and part of its Leading-Edge Partnership Programme.
  • Wednesday 6 September 2023 Fundraising for a Sensory Studio https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/immersive-sensory-learning-studio-at-perseid
  • Thursday 31 August 2023 Wishing Tina Harvey the Very Best Tina joined what was then St Ann’s School in 1993 as Deputy Headteacher, bringing with her teaching and leadership experience in SEN schools in the London boroughs of Southwark and Hillingdon.
  • Tuesday 22 August 2023 Arts Week Arts Week allowed pupils to display their creativity, including an outstanding Art Exhibition, and Sports Week engaged pupils in a diverse array of exciting sporting opportunities. Events were a great success, were well supported by parents and carers, and we are always so pleased to see the pupils enjoy these important experiences. A special mention goes to KS4’s exceptional production of The Wizard of Oz.
  • Wednesday 16 August 2023 Thank you Banstead Downs GC! Annabel and John, current year Captains from Banstead Downs Golf Club came to school this week to see the newly installed scooter store which the club has funded as part of their second year of fundraising for us. Thank you Banstead Downs GC!
  • Monday 7 August 2023 Class of 2023! At the end of the Summer term will bid a sad but proud farewell to our Year 14 6th Form and other school leavers. We wish this group of six pupils the very best of luck in their next chapter as they enter their college placements and start new schools.
  • Thursday 3 August 2023 Head Pupil Spotlight Thank you Hamzah for your exemplary work as Head Pupil over the last two years.
  • Monday 31 July 2023 Innovation Grants We are delighted to share with you that our Careers Leader, Louise Tidey, made an application for a Leading Edge Innovation Grant 2023-2024, which has been successful.
  • Thursday 27 July 2023 Congratulations to Hannah!
  • Tuesday 25 July 2023 The Premises Team

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