Parental First Aid Course

In March this year, school responded to a parent request for basic First Aid training to be better equipped to deal with emergencies such as seizures and choking . The local training company HSTS laid on a 3 hour course which 13 parents attended in school. It was an excellent hands-on course, as we practicised how to give CPR and abdominal thrusts, should the need arise. The trainer was excellent as she took into account that some of our children are non-verbal or may be wheelchair bound and she was happy to answer questions.

We all learned a lot and even received a certificate at the end of the course. It was really worthwhile and I hope that it becomes an annual training offer for Tweendykes parents and carers.

Please contact the school if you would be interested in attending a future course.

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Highly successful Christmas Fair

On Friday 23rd November we held our first Christmas fair. Pupils had made a wide range of Christmas treats including baubles, biscuits and cards. We pretty much all sold out and the pupils really enjoyed being stall holders, I think we may have a number of future top drawer sales people. The coffee and cakes also went down a treat. Pupils, parents, carers and visiting schools enjoyed the cinema experience were popcorn was shared while watching our music video. In all we made over £400 and would like to thank every one who participated.