Our friends around the World

Our friends around the World

Our school has been accredited with the International School Award, 2015-18. 

This reflects our whole school commitment to embed a rich and creative range of international work and we are very proud to have received the award.  The curriculum delivered throughout the school not only enables children to deepen their understanding of other countries, people and religions but also enables them to explore these areas through a number of global themes such as ‘identity and belonging’, ‘rights and responsibilities’ and ‘peace and conflict’. 

From learning about school meals in our partner schools in India and Sri Lanka; investigating our local environment with our partner school in Ghana, to learning how to speak Spanish and join in with their traditions, to taking part in an international week themed around Africa...our curriculum enables children to see themselves as part of one world, one that extends far beyond Bishop’s Tachbrook.

Scroll down below to see a selection of photographs from our international week that have been on display at school as well as some work exchanged with our partner schools.

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Our friends in Nikaweratiya, Sri Lanka

 

We have recently started a partnership with a school in Nikaweratiya, Sri Lanka. We will be collaborating on a project entitled ‘Our School Meals’. The children have been busy finding out about Sri Lanka, locating it on a map and looking at the different animals and foods that can be found there. The children have also been thinking about what foods they think the children in Sri Lanka like to eat at school and have been drawing and writing about their favourites too!

We have exchanged photographs and examples of work and are in the process of making a book all about our school meals which we will send to the children in Sri Lanka in the next few weeks.  Scroll below to see some of our photographs.

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We believe it is important to share cultural experiences and broaden horizons of the children we teach. Not only will this help to positively shape the children’s attitudes and aspirations, but it will enhance their understanding of the world and provide strong integration to their curriculum, bringing learning to life.

 You can read why we have friends around the world here.

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