10G Celebrate Wesak

20 May 2022

This week at Astley Park School we have celebrated the Buddhist festival of Wesak. 

In 10G we have been learning about Wesak and what the festival is about. We learnt that Wesak is the most important of the Buddhist festivals and during this time Buddhists collect food and donate it to…

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Eid Mubarak

6 May 2022

This week we have been celebrating Eid al-Fitr across school.

Eid al-Fitr (which means ‘festival to break the fast’) marks the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. Ramadan teaches self-discipline, self-control, sacrifice and empathy.

Pupils have celebrated by participating in a…

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Rowan Class celebrate Eid

6 May 2022

Rowan Class have enjoyed celebrating Eid this week, and exploring the Muslim religion.

We read stories about Eid, and discussed other religions and their special days/celebrations.

We decorated some traditional lanterns, and designed some lovely Mehndi patterns. In cooking we made some…

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Governor Blog - Mr Maher

28 Apr 2022

I was invited into school on Friday 22nd April 2022, along with a Jewish faith leader to join staff and pupils celebrating the Jewish festival of Passover. 

Passover is a major Jewish holiday that celebrates the exodus of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt.  I thoroughly enjoyed joining…

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