The children have been very busy gardening this term and have made a really positive impact upon the school grounds already. Despite the wet weather, they have weeded, planted, litter picked, pruned and built a bug hotel, to name just a few of the activities. They are not only busy getting the Jubilee Allotments going but have tidied up the Walk and Talk garden and the Gambian garden – well done children! Also, a big thank you to all of the parents who have helped run the club; without your support this great project wouldn't be possible.
Peace One Day
You may already know that Peace One Day led the initiative to establish the first ever annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence, unanimously adopted by United Nations member states as 21 September – Peace Day. You may also know that they then proved that the day could work in areas of conflict, most notably in Afghanistan, where Peace Day agreements have led to the vaccination against polio of 4.5 million children in recent years.
These successes and many others led Jeremy to launch the Global Truce 2012 campaign: the largest global reduction of violence, and the largest ever gathering of individuals in the name of peace on one day – Peace Day 21 September 2012.
At All Saints we thought about peace worldwide and in our own lives, and what we could do to help. We wrote prayers and promises, just a small contribution but if everyone did it .......