Can you feel it in the air? Christmas is nearly upon us, and this year we’re as excited as ever!
During the festive period, the whole school community will be involved in a variety of events and activities. Below, we’ve listed all the details you need to know about the advent season at Rodbourne Cheney Primary School. Get your diary to hand!
- On Thursday 12th and Friday 13th, our traditional nativity plays will take place. There will also be a nursery nativity on the 17th. The children have been working extremely hard this year, and we hope to see some great crowds in attendance to support all our courageous performers.
- On Monday 16th, we will host our annual Christmas fayre after school. Children will be selling items, one edible and one not, that they are currently making for the event. The Christmas fayre will have the feel of a German Christmas market and all parents, carers, and other members of the school community are invited.
- On Tuesday 17th, we will be having our annual Christmas church service at St Mary’s Church. Parents and carers are welcome to join us in singing traditional christmas hymns.
- On Thursday 19th, shortly before the winter break, we will be holding our Christmas carol service. Pupils, staff, parents, and members of the local community will be singing carols and holding lanterns. We’re sure to see lots of you there at what will be a truly heartwarming event.
Alongside participating in these marquee events, pupils of all ages will be studying Christmas stories over the coming weeks. Our year 6s are reading A Christmas Carol, year 5s The Velveteen Rabbit, and years 3 and 4 The Little Match Girl, while key stage 1 and reception are learning about the story of Christmas.
By sharing some of the best festive stories with our pupils, we teach them about the true meaning of Christmas, highlighting values such as generosity, community, and compassion.
It really is the season for coming together, and we’d love to see you all at our Christmas events this year showing your support for our wonderful pupils.