Outdoor Team Work

Class 2 were full of the joys of Spring on their first outdoor learning session this week. The sun shone brightly as the children worked together to tackle a range of problem solving challenges using lots of the 7 Cs of Clifton: communication, collaboration, commitment, confidence and curiosity. Judging by the huge smiles and enthusiastic cheering it was a successful afternoon and great fun!

ANTARCTIC FLAGS PROJECT – UPDATE!

We have had an update from the researcher in Antarctica who received our flags ” Greetings from Antarctica and Happy (belated) Antarctica Day! I’m Ali, I work as the Bonner laboratory manager at the British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station, Adelaide Island on the Antarctic Peninsula. I was delighted to receive the task of photographing your flags to celebrate Antarctica Day. There were some excellent drawings depicting all aspects of Antarctic wildlife, landscape and science. I live at Rothera for 5 months of the year during the Antarctic summer (Nov-Mar). I assist the scientists with their projects and am part […]

Happy Antarctica Day!

Around the world the 1st of December is celebrated as Antarctica Day. The children in Class 2 have been researching and finding out about Amazing Antarctica. One of the most important things about Antarctica, is the Antarctic Treaty. The treaty ensures that no individual or country can claim ownership of the polar continent, and that it can only be used for peaceful research and exploration. After almost fifty-five years, the Antarctic Treaty continues to shine as a rare beacon of international cooperation. To celebrate this milestone of peace in our civilisation with hope and inspiration for  future generations – Antarctica Day is recognised to […]