The Day the Crayons Quit

The children of Shenstone arrived at school on Tuesday 30th April to find their 'crayons' protesting at being overused! Red crayon is unhappy because she has to colour in fire engines, Santas and hearts while blue crayon is used so much, he can no longer see out of the crayon box. During an…

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Wheelchair Basketball

As part of our Diversity Week, we all had the chance to take part in Wheelchair Basketball. Local coach Alan brought in his wheelchairs for us to use and taught us exactly what we needed to do. It was so much fun but tiring on the arms! 

 

Ryan V said: "I had so much fun and had never done…

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Happy Shakespeare week

Happy Shakespeare week! We've honoured the playwright through character based art and a dress up play in the school woodland....this turned into making a small zombie film...brilliant! We've also nipped over to Cannock Chase to ramble through their woodland, paddle in the stream and explore…

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Lambing Season

It's that time of year again where Jane invites us to help with her lambs. The pupils mucked in with the feeding, washing, chasing and cuddling finding excitement in these new interactions. As well as being physically engaging, interacting with can support mental health too. Being in contact with…

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Happy Chinese New Year

新年快乐 (google translate!) Happy Chinese New everybody! We've celebrated this New Year of the Pig by heading to a Chinese supermarket, exploring the aisle's, trying new foods, creating dragons and exploring Chinese lettering. 
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Learning Through Landscapes

Learning through Landscapes is the UK charity dedicated to enhancing outdoor learning and play for children. Shenstone Lodge School is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Local School Nature Grant, thanks to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. Our pupils will be benefitting…

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Happy Diwali

This week has seen the Monday night crew head to Clubs for the first time. Although initially nervous, it didn't take long before they were joining in as if they have been members for years! We've also explored Diwali through crafts; making clay oil lamps and Rangoli patterns, and toasted…

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Have a nice break!

Wow! What a quick half-term! Our week in residence has passed with the usual excitement and activity; from Halloween discos, to badmi-tennis (new sport we discovered). We also went down the road into Lichfield to try a new dessert shop as an end-of-half-term treat! Mmmmmm!  

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School Games Award

We are delighted to announce that we, Shenstone Lodge School, have achieved the School Games Bronze Mark Award for the 2017/18 academic year.

The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to…

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Outdoor Classroom

On 17th May the whole school took part in outdoor classroom day. The students spent the whole day outside enjoying a range of activities. From Hapa zome from Japan, a harmonious blend of beautiful flowers and hammers. To making paintings using things they found in the woods, exploring the woods…

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Extra Curriculum Clubs

“Each half-term we will be producing an extra-curricular sports club timetable so that students can see what physical activities they can try out over the coming weeks. We will be trying to make the most out of the facilities and grounds that we have. Already last half term, football and…

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Children Den Day!

On Friday 16th June the Shenstone students took part in the Save the Children Den Day! The children were split up into groups of all ages and the older children had a great opportunity to help the younger ones learn some new skills. The Forest Schools team hid a range of care packages in the woods…

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