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  • Tuesday 21 May 2024 Natural History Museum Parrot Class had an eventful day last week, visiting the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. Pupils travelled by minibus to visit the Creepy Crawlies Exhibition, as part of their Creative Curriculum topic of 'Minibeasts'. Pupils were really engaged by seeing different minibeasts, listening to their sounds and seeing what they ate! Parrot Class even had time to visit the Hinze Hall, Earth Hall and spend some money at the Museum gift shop.There were lots of interactive areas and the museum staff were very helpful in showing this to us, so overall it was a packed day filled with lots of fun sensory experiences and activities.
  • Tuesday 14 May 2024 A Kitchen Garden at Godstone Van Gogh went to Godstone Farm as part of our Creative Curriculum topic, A Kitchen Garden.
  • Thursday 9 May 2024 Lending Library The Lending Library is located in Head of School Becky’s office, and each pathway has an allocated time where pupils can go and choose a book once a week, using their library card.
  • Monday 6 May 2024 Book Week Magic Our annual springtime Lower School Book Week allows an enhanced opportunity for our pupils to immerse themselves in literature, exploring a selected novel or author in an array of creative activities.
  • Tuesday 30 April 2024 Rights Respecting Reaccreditation! On behalf of our whole school community, we are thrilled to share that Perseid School has been reaccrediated for the second time, achieving the Gold Award, by UNICEF UK’s Rights Respecting School programme.
  • Wednesday 24 April 2024 Kings, Queens and Castles Tiger Class have been very excited about their new Creative Curriculum topic ''Kings, Queens and Castles''. The children have been exploring and sharing fascinating facts about Kings and Queens while seated around our royal table.
  • Friday 19 April 2024 SSSSA Dance/Movement Day Before the end of term, pupils in Orange Pathway participated in an exciting Dance and Movement Day, hosted by Surrey Specials Schools Sports Association and held at the Guildford Spectrum.
  • Monday 15 April 2024 NHM Pilot Programme Upper Key Stage 2 were very lucky to have a visit from the Natural History Museum before the end of term.
  • Tuesday 9 April 2024 Upper School Careers Week At Perseid School, we are dedicated to providing every pupil with the highest quality careers education, which is pupil-centric, raises aspirations for life, encourages independence, builds confidence and empowers all pupils to plan and prepare for adulthood. Our personalised approach to careers education aims to inspire the potential of every pupil and support every individual to discover their best next step.
  • Thursday 4 April 2024 Red Nose Day Our annual Red Nose Day celebrations saw Upper School Parliament organise a whole school vote to decide on the fundraising activities – and they voted for a movie afternoon! At Lower School, pupils wore red or pyjamas, before decorating delicious cakes and welcoming parents in for a cake and juice afternoon. Collectively we raised over £200 for this fantastic cause, and would like to thank our families for their ongoing support.
  • Wednesday 27 March 2024 Partnership Production with Kings College Wimbledon Pupils across KS4 and 6th form have been working together over the last two terms as they prepared for the Partnership Production with Kings College Wimbledon.
  • Monday 18 March 2024 Sixth Form at Cannizzaro Park During the Spring term, 6th Form classes Dali and Kusama ventured to Cannizzaro Park for outdoor fitness and trail walking, as part of the Sport and Leisure Curriculum.
  • Wednesday 13 March 2024 Merton Music Foundation and the Royal Albert Hall On March 11th, pupils from Upper School joined schools across Merton to participate and perform in ‘Change is Coming’ at the Royal Albert Hall, in partnership with Merton Music Foundation and work alongside the wonderful Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
  • Tuesday 5 March 2024 Poppy Races for SeeAbility Poppy, whose younger brother attends Perseid School, has chosen to run the London Marathon and raise funds for SeeAbility.
  • Tuesday 5 March 2024 Blues and Roots The wonderful Blues and Roots Ensemble visited Perseid Upper School for our annual Blues and Roots event with the St Helier Cluster Schools. 70 children from Perseid Lower school, Abbotsbury, Malmsbury, Morden Primary and St Teresa's Schools joined together to participate in singing, group workshops and a concert for parents.
  • Wednesday 28 February 2024 Curriculum Our Perseid School Curriculum Intent outlines the key priorities for pupils at Perseid and reflects what is at the heart of our curriculum design which has been adapted to meet the wide range of individual needs that represent our pupils.
  • 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

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