Philosophy for Senior Pupils

The study of philosophy equips a person with skills which are highly valued, universally applicable, and can complement any educational pursuit. The benefits of philosophy are widely recognised by academics and educators. There is a growing movement that aims to introduce philosophy at primary school level so children have access to these benefits as early as possible to aid them in their future educational endeavors. To this end we are privileged to have had four philosophy lessons for 4th to 6th class from Dr Alessandro Salice this term. All pupils were really engaged with the lessons and came up with some very interesting ideas. The lessons dealt with the following 'big questions' “The S

Alice in Wonderland

The middle room and senior room went on a school trip to Alice in Wonderland produced by the 4th year students in Ashton School. it was a lot of fun. Some of our past pupils were actually part of the show. We walked to Ashton and then everyone went to their seats and the show started. Alice was in the first scene and the lights went up and it was a musical !!! I think everyone was singing along and clapping their hands so not only did I love it but everyone loved it even the teachers!!!!! Even though we did Alice in Wonderland as our summer play last year it was a different version as the songs were all different.I'm already looking forward to next year's show :)

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