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19/05/19

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Mountfitchet Castle

New arrivals today - doves have just hatched 🐣

19/05/19

Thank you to (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome) for the donation of a defibrillator. The training we received was excellent and we want this to be available to the . We have raised £300 of the £600 we need for a suitable outdoor container in which to store it. https://t.co/SKYptUqDu4

15/05/19

The reality of dementia is being explained to young children through an art project. Magna Carta Primary Academy has partnered with Volunteer Uttlesford to take part in numerous pieces of work together. https://t.co/Cjg0dkLTSt https://t.co/QVqeFBaiFD

14/05/19

Young sports stars competed against themselves to improve their health and ambitions. Year 1 and 2 pupils from Magna Carta Primary Academy took part in the Athletics Festival with other local schools. https://t.co/fIjP0hvZIq https://t.co/jVwOjOqnca

13/05/19

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Forest Hall School

A Stansted teenager is celebrating success at a regional public speaking contest. Brandon Gooding Monfries was one of 17 Year 10 students to reach the North Essex Regional Final of the Speak Out Challenge. https://t.co/mJaO8PK3Ol https://t.co/ftWUYLqhmt

13/05/19

A life cycle is happening right in front of the curious eyes of young children. Magna Carta Primary Academy has captured the attention of its Reception pupils by setting up a tank of tadpoles in their classroom. https://t.co/h8ikeAGpCS https://t.co/Qz52SOdDxh

10/05/19

It was so good working with you for the afternoon. Thank you for giving so much of your time and help.

08/05/19

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Miss McMullan

Happy 93rd birthday to this inspiring man! https://t.co/uzcyqTkoCh

08/05/19

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Welcome to Twitter ! Looking forward to seeing the achievements of the Eco club. https://t.co/tQ3StGrUlD

08/05/19

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Forest Hall School

With the GCSE exams starting on Monday please ensure your son/daughter looks after their mental health. We wish all students good luck! https://t.co/WQtvrgP9bp

08/05/19

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Join us tomorrow for a event. Find out about our various routes into a career in teaching! https://t.co/YgshalV8wi

08/05/19

Children who lack confidence to contribute in class are benefitting from a unique new form of sign language. Magna Carta Primary Academy has developed its own system to enable all pupils to give feedback during lessons. https://t.co/i7lEKc6A88 https://t.co/jFet96LYvP

07/05/19

Today pupils learned about the Islamic festival in assembly. Ramadan Mubarak to all our Muslim families.

06/05/19

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BookTrust

Today is very special... the Very Hungry Caterpillar is celebrating his 50th anniversary! It's the first book we remember getting from our nursery library 😍 In tribute to Eric Carle's creation, we're going to copy his meal plan (though hopefully not the stomach ache). https://t.co/SbYzZWWrbp

06/05/19

Congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan. Wonderful news. https://t.co/jOnG9goQIG

05/05/19

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SF Said

Why do I write children's books? Because they're the most important books of all – the ones that make us readers & stay with us forever. And you can read them at any age. Children's books are really BOOKS FOR EVERYONE! https://t.co/I0v9rgIAfF (Art: Quentin Blake) https://t.co/RUKPFVVhmj

02/05/19

Athletics Festival https://t.co/GOmEU4Otyi

02/05/19

Thank you to the USSP for organising another great sports festival yesterday. https://t.co/iL3q9rFFZQ

01/05/19

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Penguin Books UK

’In the marvellous month of May when all the buds were bursting, then in my heart did love arise.’ Henirich Heine

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Reception pupils open cafe

Reception pupils open cafe

Posted: 22nd February 2019

Waiters and waitresses are looking younger these days.

Reception pupils at Magna Carta Primary Academy donned their bow ties and aprons to open their own café.

Parents and grandparents flocked to sample the delights prepared by their four-year-old children, including cupcakes, sandwiches and drinks.

The event was part of the school’s mission to prepare young people for the real world, exposing them as early as possible to enterprise, money and work.

Headteacher Marios Solomonides said: “Our reception children have been learning about enterprise, about how to prepare food and how to serve. They have also been learning about money and the different coins we use and how to count it.

“Whether someone is four or seven or 11, they are capable of a lot more than we often give them credit for. To give children the responsibility of preparing a café environment, to understand the concept of money, serving customers, taking money; those are important skills and a four-year-old can pick them up more than you might think. If children know what is expected of them and they know what success looks like, they will do it and they will feel good about it.

“We encourage our parents to get children to do more for themselves at home as they are expected to do things for themselves at school. If they are not going to practise dressing themselves at home, for example, how can they do it for PE at school.

“Enterprise and aspiration are curriculum drivers at Magna Carta. It’s about showing children a different range of careers, businesses and the different roles people have. Also, one of our school rules is to work hard. They need to know they have to work for their money.

“It was terrific. It was so exciting for them to have their parents join them for this event. Our parents are amazing and there was standing room only as so many turned up to support their children.”

Pupils made their own menus, set up the tables and made floral decorations for the afternoon.

Hazel Crundwell, mum of Georgia, said: “The excitement has been building for today as mummy and daddy were coming to see her café.

“The children are amazing. Georgia has got quite a bit of confidence from doing this. Seeing her serving people, not just us, she is really enjoying herself which is nice to see as she is shy. To see her come out of herself is lovely.”

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