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Fantastic Friday

Every Friday is a Fantastic Friday!

At both Foston and Terrington schools we have an Enhancement Day on a Friday - known as Fantastic Friday!

 

The school have researched the impacts of alternative timetabling and the findings were that academic studies undertaken during four days of the week, followed up by a creative enhancement day leads to increased progress and attainment for all.

As a result of this, our timetable now involves more exciting curriculum enhancements on Fantastic Fridays.

Each Friday morning the children take part in whole school problem solving maths and drama activities, led by Audrie Woodhouse. In the afternoon children select workshops in advance, run by staff from across both schools throughout the year. Workshops change half termly and staff will move across schools when required so they can share their strengths with all children. Examples of workshops we have completed are:

Dance, Jumba, Roman battles, history of weapons, cooking, sewing, recorders, CIS to name a few.

At the end of every half term we take the children on an enhancement school trip. Some of the places we have visited include:

A trampoline park, indoor climbing and theatre. Alongside this we have enhanced our PE provision by investing in new playground equipment, workshops for children to experience archery, Go-Karting and Golf.

(Summer First Half Term)

 

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