In July Flash Ley found out about the Muslim festival of Eid. As well as finding out how Muslim people celebrate Eid they also found out about Ramadan which occurs in the month before Eid. Each year group completed a different activity alongside learning this.
Reception children designed their own mehndi patterns.
The week beginning 15th April the children of Flash Ley learnt all about the Christian festival of Ascension Day. All of the children within school were told the story of Ascension Day and why it is so important in the Christian calendar and also completed various activities linked to Ascension Day.
On Monday 1st April the School Council performed an assembly. They told all of Flash Ley the Easter story and told them about different Easter traditions from around the world.
Islam and Christianity Conference
On Friday 8th March the Minpins, Midnight Gang and The Fellowship learnt all about Christianity and Islam. Outside providers spent a whole morning with the children teaching them important facts about these two religions.
Flash Ley celebrated Chinese New Year on Tuesday 5th February.
All of the children were told the Chinese New Year story and various activities took place in different year groups. The activities ranged from tasting Chinese food, using chopsticks, writing numerals in Chinese, making dragons, finding out what animal year they were born in and what the characteristics for that animal were to making charcoal and using it to make Chinese New Year pictures.
Christmas at Flash Ley
The children of Flash Ley have all enjoyed numerous activities based on the Christian festival of Christmas. They have performed plays and carols to audiences, learnt the Christmas story, produced some fantastic written and art work and explored the true meaning of Christmas.
On Monday 3rd December the school council led an assembly. They told the pupils of Flash Ley all about Advent and the Jewish festival Hannukah.
On Thursday 25th October the children of Flash Ley learnt all about Diwali. All classes made diya lamps and heard the story of Rama and Sita.
On Friday 19th October 2018 Flash Ley celebrated the Christian festival of Harvest.
The school council performed a Harvest assembly to the whole school, this included a Harvest play. Donations of food from our Flash Ley family were displayed.
The food donated was distributed to the local food bank at Rising Brook church and also special boxes were made up for people in the local community who had been nominated for by our parents.